By Liz Wood 

Oiler takes first at state in 2A pole vault competition

Other athletes set personal bests at state competition

 

Liz Wood

Senior Andrew Oiler capped his high school track and field career with a first place pole vault Thursday morning, breaking the Saratoga school record at 13 feet.

Last weekend, the best in the state competed for state track and field titles with only the top eight in each event to medal.

The competition was fierce, the weather was lousy, but the athletes pushed hard to compete in Casper for the Wyoming High School Athletic Association's State Track and Field Meet.

Andrew Oiler broke his own school record with a 13 foot pole vault Thursday. Three weeks ago, he broke the school record at 12'8".

Oiler has been a student of the pole vault since his freshman year, Saratoga head coach Rex Hohnholt said.

"He's on cloud nine right now," Hohnholt said.

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