Jordan Sloan, a rising senior at Anderson County High School, competed in the high jump at the World Youth Trials track meet last Wednesday.
The event was held on the campus of Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.
Sloan had qualified for the event by jumping 6-04 during the regular season.
He has a personal best of 6-07.
Eleven jumpers from across the nation took part in the event with David Smith of Georgia winning with a jump of 7-02.5.
Sloan finished with a jump of 6-03, disappointing to him.
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