Girls Track: Bentonville's Neal Named Newcomer of the Year
Posted: June 2, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.
BENTONVILLE -- Isabel Neal said her mind would have been blown had somebody walked up to her in January and began to foresee what she would do as a pole vaulter in the next few months.
Girls Track Newcomer of the Year
Notable: Became interested in the pole vault after seeing a track meet on television and decided to try it. … Cleared 10 feet, 10 inches to finish fourth in the state Class 5A-7A indoor meet in February. … Broke the school record by clearing 10-6 in her first outdoor meet, the Springdale Schools Invitational, on March 13, then went 11-6 the following week in the Tiger Relays. … Won the 7A-West Conference title by clearing 11-0, then took third in the Class 7A state meet by clearing 11-6.
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