Sabino senior Azariah Foster won Division-III state titles in the triple jump (38 feet, 3.50 inches) and long jump (18 feet, 5.50 inches) on May 14.
The Southern University-bound track and field star is the Jet Sports Training Female Athlete of the Month for May because of her state-championship performances.
Foster’s championship in the long jump is one of seven titles she achieved throughout the year, which includes a personal-record mark of 19-4.5 in the Southern Arizona Region championships in April.
The triple-jump state championship on May 14 is her personal-record mark and was one of seven titles she achieved this year.
Sabino senior Azariah Foster is headed to compete for Southern next year. Foster put up elite marks in the lung jump and triple jump at the Southern Arizona Championships #azpreps365 pic.twitter.com/wMUe4hhx6E
— Andy Morales (@AZPreps365Andy) April 24, 2022
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