The meet was held at Mike Myers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas.
Murphree out-distanced his nearest opponent by a full foot and one inch. His winning height is a new personal record, as well as a new school record. He tried unsuccessfully on three attempts at 17 ft., 1 in.
Murphree, a junior, has one more year of eligibility for his high school career. In addition to his prowess in track and field, he is also a starter and defensive mainstay on the Eagle football team.