Curtis High School triple jumpers Lexi Ellis and Saudia Heard, right, are close friends share a laugh together at track practice at Curtis High School. Ellis has the fourth-best triple jump in the nation so far this year and hopes to win her first state title, while Heard won the state title two years ago.
Curtis High School triple jumpers Lexi Ellis and Saudia Heard, right, are close friends share a laugh together at track practice at Curtis High School. Ellis has the fourth-best triple jump in the nation so far this year and hopes to win her first state title, while Heard won the state title two years ago. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer
Curtis High School triple jumpers Lexi Ellis and Saudia Heard, right, are close friends share a laugh together at track practice at Curtis High School. Ellis has the fourth-best triple jump in the nation so far this year and hopes to win her first state title, while Heard won the state title two years ago. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer

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