Orth earns spot at state meet in pole vault

Charles Orth went into the pole vault competition at the Region 1-3A meet Thursday at Chiles High School confident he could earn a spot at state.

Still, the Navarre sophomore admits he surprised himself a bit with the final result.

Orth placed second at the regional with a height of 12-feet-6-inches and will compete at state Saturday at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.

“I thought I had a pretty good chance. But I thought I would get fourth, not second,” Orth said. “It felt really good. I wasn’t expecting to do what I did. I was impressed with myself.”

Orth, who won the district championship earlier this month, will be making his first appearance at the state meet.

Read more in the April 30 issue of the Navarre Press or subscribe online here.

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