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Simpson breaks state record, wins Belding’s first state title in 60 years

Belding freshman wins high jump title, clears 5-10

Brook Simpson had three minutes to get ready.

The Belding freshman walked off the track and straight to the high jump pit after winning her heat of the 200-meter dash preliminaries at the MHSAA Division 2 state finals on Saturday. She was the last remaining competitor to jump 5 feet, 3 inches, one of just four left in the competition.