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Newton's Carla Forbes Takes Two More National Titles

This is not the first national title for the Newton North junior.

After earlier this year, junior Carla Forbes has added two more titles to her long list of accolades.

Forbes finished first in both the long jump and triple jump at the New Balance Outdoor Track National Championships on Friday and Saturday, June 15-16. The championship meet took place at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, NC. 

The track star started the weekend with a triple jump title on Friday, finishing in first place with a jump of 42'09.5'', nearly seven inches more than the second place spot. 

Forbes also took first place in the long jump with a jump of 19'9", five inches longer than the second place finisher.

Aside from her long list of titles, Forbes has also been a part of a championship girls track team; this year, both the Newton North and  finished as well as in the state.

Information provided by ma.milesplit.com.

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