Lady Cat junior pole vaulter Claire Bybee wrapped up a strong season of competition with a 3rd place finish at the State Class 5A Track Meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas at Austin Friday afternoon (May 7).
Bybee cleared 12 feet and 6 inches. She is the SSHS record holder in the pole vault.
Her best mark this season was an incredible 12 feet 9 inches that was good for 1st place at the Regional Track Meet on April 24 at UT Arlington.
That mark was 6 inches more than her previous personal best. Bybee also took first place at the District Meet in Pine Tree on March 31 and at the Area Track Meet at Hallsville on April 14.
Bybee also took 1st place in every meet she competed in leading up to the district meet winning in Sulphur Springs, Royse City, Mount Pleasant, Lindale and Paris.