Durango High School’s record-breaking pole vaulter Jessica Lee

Durango High School senior Jessica Lee chased down a goal that was four years in the making in last Friday’s pole vault competition at the Southwestern League Championships.

Lee broke the Durango High School record and won the pole vault competition after clearing the bar at 9 feet, 10 inches. Her performance kicked off a dominant weekend for the Demons girls who ran away with the league title. The DHS senior has worked toward the record throughout her high school career – and it was unclear if she’d ever make it – but the effort paid off as she hit her mark in the last home meet of her high school career.

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