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Jacob Wiedrich of Moorhead placed fourth in the pole vault Friday at the Minnesota Class 2A state track and field meet in St. Paul. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Moorhead's Wiedrich places fourth in state pole vault

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ST. PAUL – Before each vault, Moorhead senior pole vaulter Jacob Wiedrich prays to his grandpa for a little help in the upcoming vault.


Friday, at the Minnesota Class 2A state track and field meet at Hamline University, Wiedrich nailed a vault of 14 feet on his final attempt to finish fourth in the state.

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Chris Murphy
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