Proebstle leads Bears to team win at Montrose |

Proebstle leads Bears to team win at Montrose

Post Independent staff report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

With Andrew Proebstle turning in wins in the 200- and 400-meter runs, Rifle’s boys rolled to a team triumph at Friday’s Montrose Invitational track and field meet.

Proebstle sped to victory in 22.27 seconds in the 200 and then took the 400 in 50.7.

The Bears also racked up points on a pair of second-place finishes. Taylor Webb nabbed silver in the 110 hurdles (15.31) and Ryan Moeller covered 20 feet, 3 1/2 inches to finish second in the long jump.

Jose Salazar nabbed third in the 300 hurdles (40.97) and Rifle’s 4×400 relay quartet placed third (3:38.21). Moeller took bronze in the triple jump (41-5).

Glenwood Springs’ boys finished third behind Rifle and second-place Grand Junction in the team standings.

Chad Montover paced the Demons with second-place finishes in both throwing events. He covered 47-2 1/2 inches in the shot put and 147-11 in the discus.

Ryan Buchanan scored a second-place finish on the oval, speeding to silver in the 300 hurdles (40.67).

Glenwood relay teams took second in the 4×200 (1:31.95) and in the 800 sprint medley (1:37.86).

Coal Ridge finished third in the sprint medley (1:43.69).

Glenwood’s girls rolled to victory at Montrose, besting second-place Grand Junction by more than 20 points.

Three relay wins – the 4×400 (4:12.73), the 4×800 (10:32.01) and the 800 sprint medley (1:52.91) – helped the Demons to victory.

Glenwood also got event wins from Jolie Dubois in the 400 (59.9), McKenzie Hill in the 3,200 (12:40.63) and Kristy Moore in the 300 hurdles (47.22).

Placing second for the Demons were Delaney Gaddis in the long jump (15-10) and the school’s 4×100 relay team (50.85).

Dubois took third in the 100 (12.77) and Michaela Mansfield ran to third in the 800 (2:25.41).

Rifle’s Joey Kuheim took second in the shot put (36-9). Teammate Abby Orgill placed third in the discus (109-3).

Coal Ridge relay teams took third in the 4×200 relay (1:51.24) and the 800 sprint medley relay (1:58.36).

Colorado Rocky Mountain School struck for two goals in the first half and two more in the second in a 4-2 girls soccer win at Rangely on Saturday.

Hannah Horn, Esmee Osario, Katie Grant and Josie Horn all scored goals for the Oysters.

Putting up 28 runs, Rifle swept a Saturday baseball doubleheader at Gunnison.

The Bears won by counts of 17-14 and 11-1.

Rifle pounded out 20 hits in its 17-run performance. Luke Buss had four of those hits and drove in four runs.

Danny Bartels also finished with four hits. Cody Chick and Nate Schilt had three apiece and Triston Quigley had two.

Bartels tossed a complete game in the Bears’ 11-1 win. He allowed just one run on six hits and struck out five.

Quigley collected three hits at the plate, with Chick and Schilt chipping in two apiece.

Rifle pushed its record to 10-5 overall and to 9-5 in the 3A Western Slope League with the wins.

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