Summerset skies into the record books - Tucson News Now

Summerset skies into the record books

Justice Summerset's high jump of 7'2.5 inches is the best in the nation this season. (Photo courtesy: Jeff Bohnenkamp) Justice Summerset's high jump of 7'2.5 inches is the best in the nation this season. (Photo courtesy: Jeff Bohnenkamp)
  • Also on the WebMore>>

  • OVERTIME: Schedules, results for 2015

    OVERTIME: Schedules, results for 2015

    Thursday, August 13 2015 8:52 PM EDT2015-08-14 00:52:47 GMT
    Monday, November 16 2015 9:25 AM EST2015-11-16 14:25:34 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    The schedules were taken from the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Game times and location are subject to change.
    The schedules were taken from the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Game times and location are subject to change.
MARANA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Justice Summerset told me three weeks ago that he felt like he could break the Arizona state high jump record of seven-feet-two inches before the end of the prep season.

He did just that on Saturday at the Southern Arizona Track and Field Championships, held on his home track at Mountain View High School in Marana.

Summerset on his third and final attempt jumped seven-feet-two and a half inches to not only shatter the 27-year old state record (Gabriel Beecham-Casa Grande-1989), but set the top national high school mark for this season.

It’s the third time this season that the Mountain Lions senior and 2016 UA signee has cleared the seven-foot plateau.

Summerset is the only jumper in Arizona to clear seven-feet this season.

Copyright 2016 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

    Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:02:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-04-25 03:33:55 GMT
    (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP). Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred takes questions from the media before a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP). Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred takes questions from the media before a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    MLB commissioner Rob Manfred 'positive' about impact of mound visits rule change, shorter inning breaks.
    MLB commissioner Rob Manfred 'positive' about impact of mound visits rule change, shorter inning breaks.
  • Territorial Cup Series: Movement Monday

    Territorial Cup Series: Movement Monday

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:46:45 GMT

    Both the Arizona men's and women's golf teams lead the Sun Devils heading into Tuesday's final rounds of the Pac-12 Championships.

    Both the Arizona men's and women's golf teams lead the Sun Devils heading into Tuesday's final rounds of the Pac-12 Championships.

  • Arizona Cardinals to host NFL Draft party

    Arizona Cardinals to host NFL Draft party

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-04-12 17:38:45 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:11:24 GMT
    The Cardinals are set to host their draft party on April 26. (Source: Arizona Cardinals)The Cardinals are set to host their draft party on April 26. (Source: Arizona Cardinals)
    The Cardinals are set to host their draft party on April 26. (Source: Arizona Cardinals)The Cardinals are set to host their draft party on April 26. (Source: Arizona Cardinals)

    The Arizona Cardinals 2018 Draft Party, presented by Arizona Ford dealers, will take place on the Great Lawn outside the University of Phoenix Stadium from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26.

    The Arizona Cardinals 2018 Draft Party, presented by Arizona Ford dealers, will take place on the Great Lawn outside the University of Phoenix Stadium from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26.

Powered by Frankly