Two East Texans head to Pan Am games

Friday, July 5, 2013 - 9:10am

Two East Texans will represent their country in the 2013 Pan Am Junior Championships.

Andre Jefferson from John Tyler will compete in the long jump.

Harmony's Daven Murphree is a pole vaulter.

Both will head down to Colombia in August and compete against some of the best athletes in the world.

Murphree will stay in East Texas for college, he signed with SFA in Nacogdoches.

This year's Team USA squad will look to best the 72 medals won by Team USA at the 2011 Pan Am Junior Athletics Championships.

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