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Longhorns post solid marks at Class 3A state meet

Staff Report

The Basalt Longhorns didn’t have any medalists at last weekend’s Class 3A state track and field championships, but they did put up some of their best marks of the season.

Of the eight events in which the Longhorns qualified athletes, three personal bests were set at the meet at Dutch Clark Stadium in Pueblo.

Senior John Tucker had personal bests in both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs, finishing with times of 4 minutes, 37 seconds and 10:22, respectively.

Junior Hank Kindell, who qualified in both the shot put and discus, had a career-best mark of 44 feet, 4 inches in the shot put. His best toss in the discus was 125-5.

Freshman Felipe Sanchez qualified for the 100-meter dash and finished with time of 11.86 seconds, while sophomore Haley Stumpus was a qualifier in the 100 hurdles and posted a 17.69.

Senior March Thompson ended her high school career with a time of 12:36 in the 3,200 and sophomore Rianna Robertson cleared 4-8 in the high jump.

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