Jace Posey, the son of former NBA participant James Posey, set the brand new UIL Class 6A state monitor meet file in the course of the excessive leap championship on Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.
Jace, a junior at Houston Strake Jesuit, hit the mark of seven toes and 4 1/4 inches to win the state title.
He beat Plano East’s Aiden Hayes, who hit 6 toes 8 inches.
Posey was practically good, solely lacking one in every of his first 10 makes an attempt. He cleared 6-10, 7-0, 7-1, 7-2 and 7-4.25 multi function attempt. But he couldn’t fairly set the nationwide file of seven toes 5 inches.
Posey is a 3-star basketball participant with presents from TCU, A&M and Vanderbilt.
His dad, James, performed 13 seasons with seven groups and was one of many higher 3-point shooters. James Posey was a two-time NBA champ with Miami (2006) and Boston (2008). He additionally received as an assistant coach with Cleveland (2016).