Five pole vaulters from Michigan made the trip west to Reno, Nevada from the 30th annual UCS National Pole Vault Summit. Over 1,100 pole vaulters, 275 coaches and 600+ parents all ascended to the Reno-Sparks Livestock Event Arena where 13 vault runways and pit were set-up to one of the largest pole competitions in the world.
Friday night's Elite Competition had two Michigan natives. Gabby Leon, who is a recent University of Louisville graduate and former East Kentwood high school state champion tied for fourth behind winner and U20 World Record Holder, Amanda Moll who cleared 4.61m (15'1.5").
Three high school athletes competed in the all day competition with their indoor club teams.
Also competing for KTC was Freshman Reece Emeott who competed in the high school open competition clearing 12'2".