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McPherson, Buchanan post top Fenceline marks

Staff Report

The future of the Glenwood Springs High School track program gathered Wednesday in the Glenwood Springs Middle School All-Star Fenceline Run.

Eighth-grader Alex McPherson posted the day’s top time on the 660-yard course around the middle school grounds with a mark of 1 minute, 56 seconds. McPherson won a sprint to the finish line, narrowly defeating seventh-grader Dakota Stonehouse and eighth-grader Dillon Felkey who tied for second with a time of 1:57.

Ulises Balleza (eighth grade) and Jono Moreau-Bearce (seventh grade) tied for fourth place at 2:01.

Other top 10 finishers in the boys race include: 6, Keenan Hartert (seventh), 2:03; 7 (tie), Blake Newby (eighth), Kevin Screen (seventh), 2:04; 9, Hunter McCallum (seventh), Jordan Ciani (seventh), 2:09.

On the girls side, seventh-grader Melissa Buchanan ran away from the competition, winning by 6 seconds with a time of 2:04. Eighth-grader Ayla Dobbs was second at 2:10 and sixth-grader Leah Mansfield was third at 2:12.

Aimee Elliott (seventh) and Bryttnie Evans (sixth) tied for fourth at 2:19.

Other top 10 girls finishers include: 6 (tie), Sasha Rice (seventh) Michelle Stripp (seventh), 2:21; 8, Gina Odom (seventh), 2:28; 9, Taylor Goodstein (sixth), 2:29; 10, Anna Wiltse (seventh), 2:40.

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