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Allan Gramajo of Birmingham won the City Section boys' pole vault championship on Friday, clearing 14 feet, 8 inches at Birmingham.
Teammate Axel Menjivar finished second at 14 feet.
The girls' champion is Ashley Peykar, who cleared 11-0.