Staples High School junior Lexie Schachne finished third in the pole vault Thursday in the Emerging Elite division at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals.
Schachne cleared 11 feet, 5 ¼ inches. Chelsea Vaughan of Manahawkin, N.J., won with a leap of 12 feet, 3 ¼ inches. Kristen Lee of Raleigh, N.C., took second.
Last Saturday, Schachne won the New England championship in the pole vault. She has been selected one of the team captains of Staples girls track and field, along with Nina Lochoff, Courtney Mullen, Alex Popkin and Caroline Smith.
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