* Westlake's (CA) Paige Sommers re-set her own national pole vault record on Wednesday
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Paige Sommers' climb up the all-time leaderboard isn't over just yet.
The Californian continued her ascent up the national high school girls pole vault rankings on Wednesday at the Marmonte League Prelims/Finals, capturing a new outdoor national record of 14 feet, 9 inches.
The mark re-set her own national mark of 14-8.5, which she secured in April at the Vaulter Magazine Championships.
And it now also ties the overall national pole vault record of 14-9, which is also held by Seattle native Chloe Cunliffe. The West Seattle graduated cleared that bar indoors in 2019.
Sommer's clearance comes nearly two months after she registered a national record of 14 feet, 8.5 inches in Menifee at the Vaulter Magazine Championships.
But this is no new coincidence.
The Duke University signee cleared 14-feet for the fourth time in 2021 and for the seventh time over her high school career.
Deciding to enter the competition at 12-feet, she cleared four straight heights before missing her first attempt at 14-feet.
Sommer then struck gold on her next two clearances, capturing first-jump bars at 14-4 and 14-9.
Her next three attempts at 14-10 came up short.
Sommers once again showed the climb to 15-feet may not be impossible for a high school girl.
Sommers would have to clear 4.60 meters (15-1) in order to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials.
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