Dunkirk’s Hanlon Wins State Indoor High Jump
STATEN ISLAND — Dunkirk senior Emilee Hanlon is now a New York State Public High School Athletic Association indoor champion after taking home the high jump title at Ocean Breeze Track and Field Facility on Saturday.
Battling it out with Sharde Johnson of Emma Willard out of Section II, Hanlon completed both her jumps at 5 feet and 5 feet, 2 inches on the first try before passing on 5-3.
From there Hanlon hit both 5-4 and 5-5 inches on the first try before needing a second attempt to hit the mark at 5-6.
In the end, Hanlon hit her final mark at 5-7 on the first try while Johnson needed a second attempt to hit that mark.