Jacob Blankenship Clears 17-1 for New State Record in the Pole Vault

Jacob Blankenship set the OHSAA All-Division record in the Pole Vault by clearing a height of 17-1 (OH #1,US #3) Thursday night at the Division 1 Central District Meet at Hilliard Darby.  Blankenship's vault bests the previous state record of 17-0 that he and Joey Uhle (Olentangy Liberty) both set last year.  Blankenship has a personal best vault of 17-6.5 that he set during an indoor competion at Oberlin this year.