Solid showing for Glenwood track and field at Central Relays |

Solid showing for Glenwood track and field at Central Relays

Post Independent staff report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado – The Glenwood Springs track and field team took home a bevy of top-three finishes from Friday’s season-opening Grand Junction Central Relays, held at Mesa State College’s Stocker Stadium.

Glenwood’s boys took first in the 800-meter medley relay (1 minute, 39 seconds; Chad Montover, Willy Pelland, Travis Whitman, Wyatt Israel), the long jump relay (Israel, Whitman, Kellin Casey, Auston Tribble) and the shot put relay (115 feet, 9 1/2 inches; Montover, Pelland, Jake McPherson, Billy Steele).

Demon boys teams took second in the 4×1,600 relay (20:32; Jared Peltzman, Andrew Mansfield, Garrett Brown, Ryan Buchanan) and the 4×800 relay (8:46; Buchanan, Israel, Brown, Whitman).

Taking third was Glenwood’s 110 shuttle hurdles relay team (1:13; Christian Leverson, Buchanan, Andy Gauldin, Josh McKee).

The Demon girls racked up four event wins, claiming the 100 shuttle hurdles relay (1:12.96; Anna Gauldin, Brooklyn Fullenwider, Allison Brown, Theresa Gabriel), the 800 medley relay (1:54; Connor Adams, Gabriel, Brown, Jolie Dubois), the 4×200 relay (1:55.52; Adams, Kaila Fox, Gauldin, Dubois) and the 4×800 relay (11:16; Brown, Madi Goodstein, Adams, Kristy Moore).

Glenwood’s 4×400 relay team took second (4:22; Goodstein, Cassidy Gaddis, McKenzie Nelson-Buehler, Moore), as did its long jump relay (42-2; Gabriel, Gauldin, Gaddis, Kielee Alexander).

The Demons’ shot put (Rachel Orosz, Nelson-Buehler, Lyndsay Fangman, Brown) and 4×1,600 relay teams (27:48; Fullenwider, Gamba, Kellogg, Thrun) took third.

Rifle’s girls won two events on Friday, taking the 4×100 relay (55.21) and the triple jump relay (82-0).

The Bears were second in the throwers relay (58 seconds) and third in the 800 medley relay (1:58) and the 4×800 relay (12:03).

Rifle’s boys took first place in the 4×400 relay (3:39) and second in the 110 shuttle hurdles relay (1:11.3), the 800 medley relay (1:41.2), the throwers relay (58 seconds) and the 1,600 medley relay (3:56).

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