Miami Gardens Xpress eighth grader, Jason Olivera, vaulted 3.66m (12-0) at the Westminster Christian MS Early Bird FLYRA Qualifier a few weeks back. This vault earns him the top eighth grade spot and the top ranked middle school pole vaulter in the state of Florida. Olivera is eyeing the 12-7 Florida middle school record.
Florida has some mighty elite youth. We took a look at the top ten middle school athletes per event by grade to see who is the head of their class.