Two school records fell Saturday at the Aggie Invitational at Washington in Pensacola, including one by 2019 state qualifier Talin Griffin in the pole vault. Griffin went 14-feet-5 1/4 inches to set a new mark.
However, that might just be a holding point for Griffin.
“I am very surprised that it took to my third attempt to make 14-1,” Griffin said. “I was very scared that I was going to go home today and wait two weeks to try again. The 14-5 bar was just a blessing.”
He’s been salivating over that school record for more than a year, and Griffin hollered and fist pumped on the way down to the pit after the clearance.
Later, after soaring over 14-5, he had enough time on the free-fall to find and point at his coach – Schuyler Field – with a look of “I knew I could.”
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