Track and Field: Hendersons win titles at USATF meet

Brighton, N.Y. —

Father – son pole vaulting duo Reggie and Shawn Henderson won their divisions at the USA Track & Field Niagara District Championships ( held Sunday at Hilton High School.

Shawn won the pole vault event in the Open Championship with a vault of 13-6, and Reggie won for the Master’s division (40+) with a vault of 12-0. Reggie is the pole vault coach at Brighton High School and Shawn is a 2011 BHS graduate entering his junior year at UConn.

They’ll both be competing every Tuesday night this summer at the all-comers community meets at Penfield High School ( and will be competing in the Rochester Rockback Beach Vault at Charlotte on July 13 (

Brighton students from seventh to 12th grade are invited to join pole vault practices at 5:30 p.m. on July 7 and 21 at the high school, e-mail Reggie at if interested.


Shawn Henderson
Shawn Henderson


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