LEC's Jamil Dudley wins USA Junior Outdoor high jump title

Lake Erie College freshman Jamil Dudley won a national championship on Friday at the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore.

Dudley claimed the high jump title, clearing 7 feet, 21⁄2 inches on his third try, beating out Maalik Reynolds and David Smith.

The Massillon native earned a spot on the 2011 U.S. Pan American Junior Team that will compete at the Pan Am Junior Championships July 22 to 24 in Miramar, Fla.