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Layton perseveres in pole vault after heartbreaking hurdles finish

SHIPPENSBURG – Picking himself up after suffering a bloody knee, bruised ego and dismantled hopes of winning the 110-meter high hurdles, Waynesburg’s Daniel Layton crossed the finish line last in the event that he earned the top seed.

Less than five minutes later, Layton was ready to walk over to PIAA officials and scratch himself from the pole vault competition, which immediately followed the heartbreak he suffered on the track.

He just couldn’t get himself to do it.

It was a good thing he didn’t.

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