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Western Ohio Officials Recap Jan 4, 2009

Erik Kynard soars to a leap of 7'2.5" in the high jump to set the current US #1 mark in that event, and besting the rest of the US by over six inches. (Photo by Mike Fernandez) The opening meet of the 2009 Ohio High School Track and Field Season opened up with two very impressive performances in the field events.  Senior Erik Kynard (Rogers) recorded a US-leading high jump of 7'2.5", adding to his field house record from last year by an inch. In the Weight Throw, junior Justin Welch (Eastwood) threw the US #2 mark in the 25lbs. Weight Throw with a heave of 70'11.75".

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