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Rifle boys dominate the track (and field) at Eagle Valley Invitational

Jim Ryan Special to the Post IndependentGlenwood Springs' Annie McGraw competes at Saturday's Eagle Valley Invitational track and field meet.
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Rifle’s boys track and field team did little wrong at Saturday’s Eagle Valley Invitational.

Finishing well ahead of second-place Glenwood Springs, the Bears coasted to a team title in Gypsum.

Event wins came in droves for Rifle.



Andrew Proebstle won both the 200-meter dash (22.96) and the 400 (49.93).

Taylor Webb won the 110 hurdles (15.93), the 300 hurdles (41.61) and the high jump (6-3).



Ryan Moeller was first in both the long jump (22 feet) and the triple jump (45-0 1/4).

Brandon Kittle won the 100 (11.34) and Aaron Wagler the 800 (2:07.66).

Elsewhere in individual events, John Coombs took third in the 3,200 (11:10.74), and Kittle was second in the pole vault (12-1).

The relays belonged to the Bears.

Behind Kittle, Moeller, Kellin Leigh and Lee Harrison, they won the 4×100 in 44.02.

Proebstle, Kittle, Moeller and Leigh teamed up to win the 4×200 relay in 1:30.22.

Proebstle, Webb, Tanner Rust and Brendan Wagler won the 4×400 (3:27.27) and Adam Rice, Jake Statler, Aaron Wagler and Rust won the 4×800 in 8:41.42.

Rifle finished fourth in the girls team standings.

Joey Kuheim enjoyed a dominant run in the throwing events, winning both the discus (111-2) and the shot put (38-6 1/4).

Teammate Brittany Neuroth took third in the discus (102-4).

Elsewhere in the field events, Carsyn Copeland won the high jump (5-1).

On the track, Carly Bare, Copeland, Antonia Booth and Allie Magee teamed up to place third in the 4×100 relay (54.64).

Glenwood Springs secured a pair of second-place team finishes at Saturday’s Eagle Valley Invitational.

The girls finished second behind only Battle Mountain.

Madi Goodstein dominated the hurdles, winning both the 100 and 300. She zipped to a time of 15.33 seconds in the 100 and to a 46.43 clocking in the 300.

Goodstein also finished second in the 100 dash (13.17).

Also placing second for Glenwood in individual events were Delaney Gaddis (triple jump, 32-7 1/2) and Kenzie Nelson-Buehler (shot put, 35-10 1/4; discus, 106-7).

Ally Tapp nabbed third in the 200 (28.25). Gaddis placed third in the 400 (1:03.17).

Goodstein, Tapp, Gaddis and Jaime Crowley combined to take third in the 4×400 relay (4:20.63).

The Demons were second in the boys team standings behind Rifle.

Vinson Marr outpaced the field in the 3,200, gutting out a time of 10:46.32. He added a silver showing in the 1,600 (4:46.56). Teammate Andrew Mansfield was right behind him, placing third in the 1,600 (4:50.96).

Mansfield was also second in the 800 (2:08.62).

Auston Tribble placed second in both the 300 hurdles (42.13) and the 100 dash (11.56).

Christian Leverson ran to second in the 400 (51.19).

Travis Alderson logged a leap of 40-7 1/4 to take second in the triple jump. Mike McGraw cleared 5-11 to place third in the high jump.

Leverson, Mike Mills, Tribble and McGraw linked up to take third in the 4×400 relay (3:32.51).

Coal Ridge’s boys and girls both placed fifth in the team standings at Eagle Valley.

Kelsey Gasaway, Kayla Hinkley, Alicia Hampton and Becca Mitchell combined on a win in the 4×100 relay (53.2). Hinkley, Hampton, Mariela Martinez and Mitchell ran to second in the 4×200 relay (1:50.91) and Hinkley, Hampton, Martinez and Mitchell linked up for third in the 4×400 relay (4:23.75).

Britni Allen took third in the shot put (33-5 1/2).

For the boys, Cody Walls placed third in the 200 (23.46). Tyler Guettler was third in both the long jump (20-4 1/4) and the triple jump (39-8).

Chris Contreras, Raul Oyarzabal, Walls and Samuel Diedrich teamed up on a second-place finish in the 4×200 relay (1:31.5). The same quartet took second in the 4×400 (3:28.97).


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