Franklin’s Abby Jones Wins National Title In High Jump

June 17, 2013
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Franklin High School athlete Abby Jones captured the championship in the girls’ high jump on Sunday at the New Balance Outdoor national track-and-field event at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Jones and Germantown Academy’s Megan McCloskey, from Lower Gwynned, both posted top jumps of 5 feet, 8-and-a-half inches.  Jones won the title after having first having been successful on her second attempt.

Jones has won the District 10 titles in both her freshman and sophomore years at Franklin, and followed that feat by finishing as silver medalists for the second year in a row at the PIAA championships at Shippensburg University.

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