The top three finishers all achieved 5.82m but Kendricks and Lavillenie had to settle for the second and third places respectively on countbacks.
Brazil's Santos also moved within sight of a berth in the next round with a 2-1 win over 10-man Delfin in the Ecuadorian port city of Manta.
Struggling Schalke has been shaken to its core yet again. Several possible successors have been named at a time when the club is also having to deal with significant financial problems. The current mood has hit rock bottom.
Diego Martinez's side go into the match after a flying start to the season that has seen them will all three of their matches: as well as their win in Albania, Granada have won La Liga matches at home to Athletic Club and Alaves and are currently league leaders in Spain (a position they have held just three times in the club's history.)
The pay-tv stations covering the game, Sky and DZAN, announced they would not be sending reporters to Budapest but instead would commentate on the game from Germany.
The two games ended a round of matches that saw Liverpool win 2-0 away to Chelsea on Sunday, while Arsenal beat West Ham United 2-1 and Manchester United were beaten 3-1 at home to Crystal Palace in their first league match of the campaign. Enditem
Forward Deng Ziming had injected new energy for Shijiazhuang in the second half. Goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei was sent off in the 46th minute after receiving a second yellow card, and Zambian defender Stoppila Sunzu converted the penalty kick for Shijiazhuang to pull one back.
In a message posted on Weibo, China's twitter-like platform, Guangzhou R&F spoke highly of the 33-year-old Zahavi who arrived in 2016 and scored 103 goals in 117 appearances for the Guangzhou-based club.
In addition, Mohamed Buya Turay and Brazilian Marcos' goals helped Hebei China Fortune locked up the final seed in Suzhou Division on a 2-0 win over Wuhan Zall. Enditem
Optimism never seems to dry out for the Royal Blues, not even now, as many expect the club to react as they always do by sacking their coach and prepare to welcome coach number 11 since 2009. Enditem
The National Biathlon Center will hold 11 biathlon events of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, and the National Cross Country Center will witness 12 gold medal events in cross country skiing.