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Spokane alum Tyler Blakely wins NAIA Indoor High Jump Championship
Blakeley wins national high jump title
03.02.2018 | Source Article
PITTSBURG, Kan. – Lewis-Clark State College's Tyler Blakeley cleared six feet, 10¾ inches to win the NAIA Indoor High Jump Championship Friday afternoon.
Blakeley, a junior from Spokane (Freeman High School by way of Community Colleges of Spokane), won by 1½ inches over Qua Stocks of Reinhardt. In the dual between the meet's final two jumpers, Blakeley had one miss on the way to 6-9½. He missed twice 6-10¾ before clearing the winning height, while Stocks knocked down the bar on all three of attempts.
Blakeley was a two-year standout at Spokane, winning the NWAC High Jump Championship in 2017 with a jump of 6’9 1/2”.