Tag: to seize the lead but Uckermark was first over the bar at 15 feet for the decisive tie-breaker. It was no matter since both vaulters qualified for states

Section 9’s top pole vaulters ready for state meet

WEST POINT — When the pole vaulting competition reached its end Friday evening, two exhausted club teammates, Warwick’s Todd Uckermark and Ellenville’s Justin Farrenkopf, playfully wrestled one another in the pit. The state’s top two scholastic vaulters put forth a tremendous warm-up performance for next Saturday’s state championships. Farrenkopf went…