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Union Freshman Smith Headed to PIAA State Track & Field Meet

RIMERSBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Union High School Freshman, Hayden Smith, will be making his debut at the PIAA State Track & Field Meet on Friday.

(Photos courtesy of Hayden’s mother, Tressa Smith.)

Smith, just a first year Varsity Track & Field competitor, is headed to the State Track Meet for the first time in his career in the high jump.

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Jumping at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, Smith is seeded 4th with a 6’4″ jump. He is the only freshman seeded within the top 15 competitors. He recently won the District 9 High Jump Title with the 6’4″ jump.

This season, Smith also broke the Union High School high jump record previously set in 1985 with a jump of 6’5″.