Maestretti returns to ‘Summit’ |

Maestretti returns to ‘Summit’

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Nick Maestretti

Douglas High School graduate Nick Maestretti will return to Nevada this weekend to compete at the National Pole Vault Summit in Reno.

Maestretti, a 2012 Douglas graduate and now a senior at the University of Kansas, is entered in the collegiate flight that will jump on Saturday at the Reno Livestock Events Center.

The two-day Pole Vault Summit kicks off on Friday with events for masters and elite athletes starting at 5:30 p.m.. The elite field includes Ashton Eaton, world decathlon record holder and 2012 Olympic decathlon gold medalist; Trey Hardee, two-time world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medalist in the pole vault; and Shawn Barber, the 2015 world pole vault champion.

Maestretti competed unattached and cleared 17-feet, 1-inch to place second in the men’s pole vault Dec. 4 at the Bob Timmons Challenge inside the Anschutz Sports Pavilion in Lawrence, Kan. Maestretti finished in a tie for the lead, however, Kansas teammate Casey Bowen was awarded first-place on fewer misses.

Kansas hosted the Bill Easton Classic on Friday in Lawrence.

indoor track and field

DUSTY FISHER — Boise State University, 2013 Douglas graduate: Fisher led the Broncos’ 1-2-3 sweep of the men’s 300-meter dash on Dec. 12 at the Jacksosns Open in Nampa. Fisher, a redshirt sophomore, was clocked in 33.89.

Boise State is hosting the Ed Jacoby Invitational/Multi on Friday and Saturday at the Ford Idaho Center.

Editor’s note: Please email to Dave Price at if a student-athlete has been left out of this column.