Area teams take to the track for Montrose Invitational |

Area teams take to the track for Montrose Invitational

Post Independent staff report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Tamie Meck contributed photo

MONTROSE, Colorado – The Glenwood Springs track and field team scored plenty of top-three finishes at Friday’s Montrose Invitational.

Winning events for the Demon girls were Jolie Dubois (200, 26.92 seconds), Jackie Knott (400, 1:01.11) and Theresa Gabriel (triple jump, 33-11 1/2).

Taking home silver for Glenwood were Sarah Treese (3,200, 13:12.37) and Lexie Warkentin (high jump, 4-8). Finishing third were Kristy Moore (300 hurdles, 47.34) and Connor Adams (100, 13.85).

The Demon girls were dominant in the relays, winning the 4×100 (50.96) and 4×800 (10:12.54) and finishing second in the 4×200 (1:49.91).

Glenwood’s boys shared in the girls’ success on Friday.

Chad Montover led the way by sweeping the throwing events for the Demons. He topped out at 47 feet, 11 1/4 inches in the shot put and chucked the discus 131-11 to win both events.

Wyatt Israel won the long jump (21-1 1/2) and Andrew Mansfield hung on for a win in the 3,200 (10:01.96).

The Demons placed two in the top three in the 300 hurdles, with Ryan Buchanan taking second (40.83) and Israel third (41.11). Travis Whitman placed second in the 200 (23.71).

Glenwood boys relay teams won the 4×400 (3:27.82) and claimed second in the 4×100 (44.96) and the 4×800 (8:28.38).

Andrew Proebstle led Rifle’s boys in Montrose, cleaning up in the sprints. He zipped to first in the 200 (23.34) and to second in the 100 (11.9).

Jake Massey took third in the shot put (43-9 1/2) and Rifle’s 4×800 relay team was victorious (8:24.14).

Coal Ridge’s girls had a slew of top-three finishes on Friday, with Chelyn McCain taking silver in both the 100 hurdles (16.22) and 300 hurdles (47.19).

Ashlie Bowles took second the 200 (28.12) and the triple jump (33-10 1/2) and third in the long jump (16-0 1/4).

Coal Ridge’s girls won the 4×200 relay (1:48.21) and nabbed third in both the 4×100 (52.59) and the 4×400 (4:24.51).

Brandon Schlegel soared to first in the triple jump for the Titans’ boys team, earning a mark of 40-11 1/4.

Coal Ridge’s boys took second in the 4×400 relay (3:31.17).

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