Titans’ Hightower tops LCC mark in high jump again

04/25/2014 19:06

Dakarai Hightower broke the Lane men’s high jump record for the second time in six days during the Titan Twilight track and field meet on Thursday night.

Hightower, a freshman from University Place, Wash., cleared 7 feet, 1 1/2 inches to break his own mark by 1 1/4 inches. The previous record was 7-0 by Kelly Graham in 1976.

Double winners for Lane were Rohan Cain in the men’s 100 (11.05 seconds) and 200 (22.55), and Madison Seaman in the women’s discus (142-9) and shot put (42-8 1/4).

Other Titan men’s winners were Zach Olivera in the pole vault (15-7 3/4), Alex Sattley in the triple jump (45-1/2), Trever Walker in the shot put (48-9 1/2), Sean McGarrick in the 110 hurdles (14.82) and both relays.

Other Lane women’s winners were Janella Noga in the pole vault (11-5 1/4), Lean Wilson in the hammer (148-3), Gabrielle Head in the javelin (132-9), Kristin Clark in the triple jump (36-1/4), Kara Hallock in the 100 hurdles (14.74), Jahzelle Ambus in the 100 (12.67), Kristine Dunn in the 400 (58.13) and the 4x400 relay.

Northwest Christian’s best finish was Kereena Emerald’s second place in the long jump (16-11 1/2).


Courtesy The Eugene Register Guard