Coal Ridge relay teams fare well in Cedaredge |

Coal Ridge relay teams fare well in Cedaredge

CEDAREDGE, Colorado – Coal Ridge High School’s track and field team had a banner day with its relay squads, winning three relay races and finishing second in two others during the Cedaredge Invitational on Saturday.

The Titans’ 4×400-meter relay team of Edgar Enriquez, Chris Contreras, Jorge Hernandez and Raul Oyarzabal won the event convincingly in 3 minutes, 36.87 seconds. Michael Shaw, Hernandez, Gunnar Pagni and Contreras also took first in the 4×100 in 44.84.

Coal Ridge’s 800 medley relay team of Yeralde Ugalee, Pagni, Oyarzabal and Shaw won in 1:43.72, more than three seconds faster than second-place Olathe (1:46.86).

Finishing second was the Titans’ 2×200 relay team of Oyarzabal, Andy Bowles, Shaw and Hernandez, whose time of 1:32.72 was just behind the winning time of 1:32.45 posted by Eagle Valley.

Amber Bowles, Amanda Wentzel, Paige Ryan and Mariela Martinez combined in the girls’ 4×400 to take second behind Hotchkiss in 4:22.27.

The Titans’ girls’ 4×200 relay took third in 1:49.63, and their 800 medley relay team of Becca Mitchell, Ryan, Martinez and Alicia Hampton took second in 1:55.91.

Eagle Valley won the boys team title with 152.5 points, with Coal Ridge (118) and Cedaredge (84.5) following. The Coal Ridge girls took sixth in the team standings with 51 points. Eagle Valley won the girls team title with 113 points, with Paonia (93) and Delta (73) following.

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