Ponte Vedra High School senior Matthew Quintal placed third in the state for Division 3A pole vaulting at the Florida High School Track & Field State Championships on Saturday at the University of North Florida.
Quintal jumped 14 feet, 3¼ inches to finish in third place. During the season, he set a new school record at 14 feet, 7½, and placed first in the district meet.
Quintal has been part of the Ponte Vedra Track & Field team for four years. He recently signed to be part of the University of Notre Dame Track & Field team.