MileSplit All-Americans - Boys Pole Vault

Devin King remained undefeated against high school competition throughout his season year after setting the national record indoors and claiming his first national title, King maintained his steady rise into this spring. Over 17 feet in all of his outdoor meets including another national title at New Balance Nationals Outdoor, the Sumner High School vaulter from Louisiana then made his second straight US team (following up his World Youth Championships appearance last summer) with a 2nd place finish at US Junior Nationals to earn a spot on the World Junior team. Just this past weekend, King joined the 18 foot club in a street vault competition in Mobile, Alabama.

The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the boys pole vault from the 2014 outdoor season. They have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

MileSplit All-American Boys Pole Vault Team

1. Devin King (Sumner LA - 2014)

Pole Vault (Graph) 18-0
18-0 1st   2014-07-19 Dauphin Street Vault »
17-6.5 2nd   2014-07-05 USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships »
17-7 1st   2014-06-13 New Balance Outdoor Nationals »
17-8 1st   2014-05-10 LHSAA Class 3A-4A-5A State Outdoor Championships »
17-0 1st   2014-04-28 Region III-3A Championships »
17-0 1st   2014-04-23 District 8-3A Championships »
17-3 1st   2014-04-11 Episcopal Josten's Invitational »
17-4.5 1st   2014-03-26 Texas Relays »
17-0 1st   2014-03-21 Sugar Bowl Track & Field Classic »
17-10.25 1st   2014-03-14 New Balance Nationals Indoor »
17-5 1st   2014-03-07 West Feliciana Saints Relays »
17-0 1st   2014-02-22 LHSAA Indoor State Championships »
17-8 1st   2014-02-15 LSU Last Chance Qualifier 2/15/14 »
17-4 1st   2014-02-08 LSU High School Last Chance Qualifier »
16-6 1st   2014-02-01 McNeese State University High School Indoor II »
17-0 1st   2014-01-17 Reno Pole Vault Summit »
16-6 1st   2014-01-04 Ice Breaker Invitational 5A-6A »

 

2. Luke Winder (Plainfield Central IL - 2014)

Pole Vault (Graph) 17-5
17-0 2nd   2014-06-13 New Balance Outdoor Nationals »
13-9 1st Prelims 2014-05-29 IHSA Boys State Track & Field Championship »
17-3 1st   2014-05-29 IHSA Boys State Track & Field Championship »
16-0 1st   2014-05-22 3A Joliet West Sectional (Boys) »
17-0 1st   2014-05-09 Bill Jackson Invitational »
17-3.75 1st   2014-05-01 Plainfield Central Hunt Invitational »
16-6 1st   2014-04-25 Red Granger Boys Invitational »
17-1.5 2nd   2014-04-16 Kansas Relays »
15-6 1st   2014-03-28 Illinois Top Times »
17-5 1st   2014-03-22 Bolingbrook Fast Times Invitational »
17-2.5 1st   2014-03-08 Windy City Pole Vault Summit »
17-0.75 1st   2014-02-16 USATF Wisconsin Indoor Track & Field Championships »
16-1 1st   2014-02-08 Naperville Central Pole Vault Invitational »
16-8 2nd   2014-01-17 Reno Pole Vault Summit »
16-4.75 1st   2014-01-03 First to the Finish Northern Indoor Championships »

 

3. Brandon Bray (China Springs TX - 2015)

Pole Vault (Graph) 17-8.5
16-4 4th   2014-06-13 New Balance Outdoor Nationals »
17-8.5 1st   2014-05-09 UIL Track and Field Championship »
16-6 1st   2014-04-25 Region 3-3A Meet »
15-6 1st   2014-04-16 District 17-18 Area Meet 3A »
16-0 1st   2014-04-09 District 17-3A Meet »
17-6 1st   2014-04-03 Mexia Scotty Neal Relays »
16-2.75 7th   2014-03-26 Texas Relays »
16-0 1st   2014-03-07 Waco Connally Max Hibbitts Relays »
15-0 1st   2014-03-01 Troy Invitational »
14-0 1st   2014-02-22 Copperas Cove Meet »
15-9 2nd   2014-01-25 Zero Gravity Elite Club Competition »
15-6 3rd   2014-01-18 Carl Lewis Invitational »

 

4. Deakin Volz (Bloomington South IN - 2014)

Pole Vault (Graph) 17-3
17-0.5 1st   2014-06-07 IHSAA Boys Track & Field State Championships »
17-3 1st   2014-05-29 IHSAA Boys Track & Field Regional 2 - Bloomington North »
17-2 1st   2014-05-22 IHSAA Boys Track & Field Sectional 3 - Bloomington North »
16-6 1st   2014-05-02 Conference Indiana Championships »
16-6 1st   2014-04-26 Mustang Invitational »
16-6 1st   2014-04-22 Bloomington South vs. Brown County »
17-0 1st   2014-04-17 Bloomington South vs. Martinsville »
14-6 1st   2014-04-08 Columbus North Triangular »
16-9 1st   2014-03-12 Bloomington South Indoor Invitational »
16-0 1st   2014-03-08 Bloomington North Cougar HSR Qualifier »
16-0 1st   2014-03-06 Monroe County Warmup »
16-6 1st   2014-02-22 UK High School Invitational »
16-6 1st   2014-02-15 Trine University High School Invitational #3 »
16-8.75 1st   2014-02-08 Indiana Track Club High School Open »
16-4 1st   2014-01-26 USATF Midwest Zone Meet Indoor Youth Championships »
15-6 1st   2014-01-18 Western Indiana Indoor Invitational »
 

5. Paulo Benavides (El Paso Franklin TX - 2015)

Pole Vault (Graph) 17-2.75
17-2.75 4th   2014-07-05 USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships »
16-8 3rd   2014-06-13 New Balance Outdoor Nationals »
17-0.75 1st   2014-06-08 Sam Clemmons Invitational »
17-1 1st   2014-06-05 Great Southwest Classic »
16-6 1st   2014-05-09 UIL Track and Field Championship »
16-6 1st   2014-04-25 Region 1-5A Meet »
16-0 1st   2014-04-17 District 1-2 Area Meet 5A »
16-0 1st   2014-04-09 District 1 - 5A »
16-8.75 3rd   2014-03-26 Texas Relays »
17-0.75 1st   2014-03-22 UTEP Springtime Invitational »
16-6 1st   2014-03-21 Clint Invitational »
16-5 1st   2014-03-08 El Paso Socorro Chatto Relays »
16-1 1st   2014-02-28 El Paso El Dorado Aztec Invitational »
16-0 1st   2014-02-14 El Paso High Meet »
16-6 1st   2014-02-08 Cherry & Silver All-Comers (HS, Open) »
16-5.75 1st   2014-02-01 New Mexico Open (HS, Open) »
16-2 6th   2014-01-17 Reno Pole Vault Summit »
 

 

6. Gavin Gautreaux (Catholic LA - 2014)

Pole Vault (Graph) 17-1
15-0 1st   2014-05-09 LHSAA Class 2A-1A State Outdoor Championships »
16-0 1st   2014-04-29 Region II-2A Championships »
15-0 1st   2014-04-04 Battle of the Bayou »
17-0.75 2nd   2014-03-26 Texas Relays »
17-1 1st   2014-03-07 Catholic New Iberia / Abbeville Panther Relays »
16-2 2nd   2014-02-22 LHSAA Indoor State Championships »
16-0 2nd   2014-02-08 LSU High School Last Chance Qualifier »
16-0 2nd   2014-02-01 McNeese State University High School Indoor II »
16-8 2nd   2014-01-17 Reno Pole Vault Summit »

 

7. Tommy Dial (Jenks OK - 2015)

Pole Vault (Graph) 17-1.5
16-0 2nd   2014-06-05 Great Southwest Classic »
16-7 1st   2014-05-20 OTCA Meet of Champions »
17-1 1st   2014-05-16 OSSAA 5A-6A State Track Championship »
14-0 1st   2014-05-10 6A Regional - Tahlequah »
16-9 1st   2014-05-01 Frontier Conference Track Meet »
17-1.5 1st   2014-04-16 Kansas Relays »
16-6 1st   2014-04-11 Owasso Ram Relays »
15-8 1st   2014-04-04 Reasor's Track Classic »
16-3 1st   2014-03-14 Jenks Invitational »
15-6 1st   2014-02-14 Oklahoma High School Invitational »
16-3 1st   2014-01-31 Oklahoma High School Invitational »
16-8 2nd   2014-01-17 Reno Pole Vault Summit »
15-1.5 3rd   2014-01-10 Texas A&M High School Indoor Classic »
 

 

8. Carl Johansson (Lutheran (Orange) CA - 2014)

Pole Vault (Graph) 17-0
15-9 8th Prelims 2014-06-06 CIF State Track and Field Championship Prelims and Finals »
17-0 1st   2014-06-06 CIF State Track and Field Championship Prelims and Finals »
15-8 3rd   2014-05-30 CIF Southern Section Masters »
16-9.5 1st   2014-05-24 CIF Southern Section Division Finals »
13-6 1st Prelims 2014-05-17 CIF-SS Division 3 Prelims »
14-6 4th   2014-05-09 Trinity League Finals »
15-3 2nd   2014-04-26 Orange County Championships »
15-6 4th   2014-04-17 Mt. SAC Relays »
16-8 1st   2014-04-11 Arcadia Invitational »
16-0 1st   2014-04-04 Trabuco Hills Invitational »
16-7.5 1st   2014-03-28 Mater Dei vs. Orange Lutheran »
15-6 1st   2014-03-21 California Relays »
15-0 2nd   2014-03-20 Orange Lutheran vs J Serra »
16-6 1st   2014-03-14 South County Classic »
16-0 1st   2014-02-17 California High School Indoor Invitational »