The 5A boys pole vault competition started at 12’6” Saturday. Taylor passed until the bar was raised to 13’6”. He cleared his starting height and each height up through 15’ on his first attempt. He was in the lead without a miss and three vaulters left at 15’6”. All three vaulters missed on their first attempt. Thomas Paige from Fort Dorchester cleared it on his second attempt and won when Taylor and Dillon McCarthy from Wando missed all three attempts. Taylor finished second beating Dillon on misses. He was named ALL-STATE in Track and Field by SCTCCCA, the SC Track and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Click below for videos of two angles of his 15’ vault