Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

April 20, 2013

Jacksonville's Franklin, Parson qualify for regional track meet

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

LANCASTER — Franklin finished first in both high jump and triple jump in this week's District 15-4A/16-4A Area Meet, which was staged at Beverly Humphrey Stadium in Lancaster.

Franklin cleared 6' 8" in high jump to win by four inches.

His winning leap in triple jump was 47' 3" and was just under six inches better that that of the runner-up.

Parson came in fourth in long jump, with a leap of 17' 6".

The top four finishes in each event earned the right to move on to regionals.