May 24, 2013
Recent Tonganoxie High grad Jenny Whitledge won her third state high jump title in Saturday, making her the school's first-ever three-time state champion.
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A three-time 4A state champion high-jumper, the Chieftains senior holds the school record in the event, with a mark of 5-6.5. Whitledge finished sixth in long jump at state in her senior year, holds school records in the 100 and 300 hurdles and long jump, and leaves Tonganoxie as its all-time career points leader, with 773.
THS grad becomes school's first three-time state champ
In her last two trips to state, Tonganoxie High's Jenny Whitledge left Wichita State University with a high jump title. The stakes reached an all-time high in her final visit to Cessna Stadium, but once again, she found herself on the top step of the podium.