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Whitledge wins state high jump title

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Tonganoxie High sophomore Jenny Whitledge won a Class 4A state championship in the high jump at Cessna Stadium in Wichita on Friday with a mark of 5 feet, 4 inches.

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Championship high: Whitledge outleaps defending state champ

After hearing her coach shout a joke, Tonganoxie sophomore high jumper Jenny Whitledge made her third run at 5-4 calmly and finally cleared it to claim a state championship.

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Whitledge wins gold in high jump

Sophomore's state title highlights Tonganoxie's Friday at Wichita

Tonganoxie High sophomore Jenny Whitledge hoped to set a new school record in the girls high jump Friday at the state track meet with a leap of 5 feet, 6 inches. She settled for 5-4 and a Class 4A state championship.


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