Glenwood girls take third at Mustang Invite |

Glenwood girls take third at Mustang Invite

Post Independent staff report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

DENVER, Colorado – Glenwood Springs’ track and field team held its own with the Front Range schools at Saturday’s Mustang Invitational, held at Mountain Range High School.

The Demons showed up with what coach Blake Risner dubbed a “skeleton crew” and still managed to place third in the girls team standings. Numbers were down due to spring break.

Jolie Dubois had quite the day in the sprints. She won both the 100-meter dash (12.65 seconds) and the 200 (26.24).

Joining her in the top three was Theresa Gabriel, whose leap of 35 feet, 3 1/2 inches landed her third in the triple jump.

The Demons’ 4×400-meter relay girls took second in 4:17.92.

Andrew Mansfield had a solid distance day on the boys side. He claimed second in the 1,600 (4:44.44) and third in the 3,200 (10:19.66). Chad Montover was third in the shot put (47-4).

Glenwood’s boys 4×400 relayers were second (3:34.5).

CEDAREDGE, Colorado – Rifle cleaned up at Saturday’s Cedaredge Invitational.

The Bears finished third on the boys side, placing behind only first-place Fruita Monument and Cedaredge. Rifle’s girls were sixth.

Leading the charge for the boys was distance phenom Dustin Ross, who nabbed first in the 1,600 (4:41.61) and second in the 800 (2:04.82).

Rifle’s boys dominated the relays, winning the 4×200 (1:32.11), 4×400 (3:30.08) and 4×800 (8:26.42).

James Martinez, Tyler Rust, Joe Burgess and Andrew Proebstle ran the 4×200, while Ryan Davis, Proebstle, Rust and Burgess made up the 4×400 unit and Jeo Mendez, Davis, Humberto Guerrero and Ross comprised the 4×800 team.

Proebstle and Burgess picked up second-place finishes individually, with the former crossing second in the 200 (23.47) and the latter speeding through the 400 in 51.79.

Makayla Wilkins picked up an event win for Rifle’s girls, zooming across the line in the 400 in 1:03.84.

Natalie Whitmore placed in the top three in three events – the 100, 200 and 400. Whitmore timed in at 28.81 to take second in the 200. She ran to third in both the 100 (13.68) and 200 (28.81).

The Bears’ girls 800 sprint medley team took home gold in 1:58.36. Sadie Christienson, Melissa Crow, Whitmore and Wilkins made up the team.

CEDAREDGE, Colorado – Chelyn McCain and Ashlie Bowles took home a pair of top-three finishes for Coal Ridge at Cedaredge.

McCain won the 300 hurdles in 49.54 and nabbed second in the 100 hurdles (16.21), while Bowles scored gold in the long jump (15-10 1/2) and silver in the triple jump (33-8 3/4).

Coal Ridge’s girls, who finished fifth overall, ran to third in the 4×200 relay.

The Titans’ Brandon Schlegel was third in the triple jump (40-3 1/2) for the boys, who placed ninth overall.

CEDAREDGE, Colorado – Taylor Browning led the way for Roaring Fork in Cedaredge. The junior took third in the 400 (52.25) to pace the Rams.

CEDAREDGE, Colorado – Sam Whelan posted Grand Valley’s top finish at Cedaredge, taking second in the 3,200. He clocked in at 10:46.2.

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