The pole vault has long been a Yerington High school track strong point under coach Gary Stone, and that trend continued at last week’s season-opening Silver Stage Meet.

This week, Stone and his Lions will look for more top performances as they compete at the Fernley Meet Saturday (9 a.m.).

“Overall, it was a good first meet. We were able to shake the dust off a little bit,” Stone said of the Silver Stage meet.

Senior Riley Neville, a defending state champion, did not record a miss in the boys pole vault, and stopped jumping after clearing 12-feet, as Stone said the wind came up and they didn’t want to risk further jumping.

Neville won the event by 2-1/2 feet.

Meanwhile, sophomore Dominique Lucier won the girls pole vault at 7-6, with Stone saying that was good for Lucier’s first time out and he sees good things from her this season.


Yerington Vaulter Magazine
Yerington Vaulter Magazine

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