Winslow’s Olivia Wright, Shevell Higgs, Jordan James ALL record monster triple jump PRs at Varsity Classic!!!!!

Junior Olivia Wright jumped 36-8 3/4 and Winslow teammate and classmate Shevell Higgs 36-5 for a 1-2 finish at the Varsity Classic Monday at the Armory. Both are PRs. And sophomore teammate Jordan James wasn’t far behind, placing sixth with a PR of her own!

The Wright and Higgs marks are No. 8 and No. 11 in South Jersey history. They’re No. 1 and 2 in South Jersey this year and No. 6 and 9 state-wide.

Wright’s previous PR was a 36-0 last month at the Hispanic Games, also at the Armory. She jumped 34-11 1/2 at the Woodbury Relays for an official outdoor PR, although she has surpassed 37 feet in summer track.

Higgs’ previous PR was 35-5 1/2, also from the Hispanic Games. Her outdoor triple jump PR is 36-2 1/2 from states last spring.

She also ran a PR 8.51 in the 55-meter hurdles trials Monday before taking 4th in the final at 8.53.

James placed sixth with a jump of 35-7 3/4. Her previous overall PR and indoor PR was a 34-3 1/2 at the Bishop Loughlin Games in December at Ocean Breeze.

Only 17 South Jersey girls have ever jumped 36 feet indoors, and Winslow is now 4 1/4 inches from having three in the same year – and all underclassmen.

Wright, Higgs and James give Winslow three of South Jersey’s top five triple jumpers this winter and three of the top 14 in the state.

Wright and Higgs are the No. 3 and 5 juniors in the state and James is the No. 2 sophomore, behind only Millville’s Leah Ellis (36-0 1/2 last month).

As you can see from the list below, Winslow now has five of the top 13 indoor triple jumpers in South Jersey history, and there’s plenty of season to go!

ALL-TIME S.J. INDOOR TRIPLE JUMP LIST
40-1 1/2 … Claudine Smith [Atlantic City], 2019
38-4 … She’quell Higgs [Winslow Twp.], 2013
38-0 1/2 … Shaya Wilkerson [Lenape], 2012
37-10 … Cidae’a Woods [Winslow Twp.], 2013
37-7 … Elizabeth Montague [Cherokee], 2014
37-1 … Ashley Edwards [Northern Burlington], 2015
36-9 1/4 … Jasmin Jones [Kingsway], 2016
36-8 3/4 … Olivia Wright [Winslow Twp.], 2020
36-8 1/2 … Leah Ellis [Millville], 2019
36-6 1/2 … Maryn Hess [Winslow Twp.], 2017
36-6 1/2 … Janell Rowe [Sterling], 2016
36-6 … Javona Ford [Millville], 2010
36-5 … Shevell Higgs [Winslow Twp.], 2020
36-4 … Rachel Montague [Cherokee], 2008
36-2 3/4 … Kiah Walton [Burlington Twp.], 2014
36-0 1/2 … Taliya Rogers [Rancocas Valley], 2016
36-0 1/2 … Keyanna Meade [Burlington Twp.]. 2018

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