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Swanson, Nevin win GSMS All-Star Fenceline Run

Josh Carney
Post Independent

Sixth-grader Benny Swanson and eighth-grader Sophia Nevin clocked the fast times Wednesday at Glenwood Springs Middle School in the boys and girls races in the annual fall edition All-Star Fenceline Run.

Swanson won the boys race with a time of one minutes, 53 seconds, outdistancing eighth-grader Edwin Olave, who clocked a time of 1:54.9 in the run.

The boys race was a tightly contested one as eighth-grader Gus Heisel placed third with a time of 1:55.6, while seventh-grader Luis Vanegas finished just behind Heisel with a time of 1:55.9. Things opened up from there as sixth-grader Jack Berkheimer placed fifth with a time of 2:05.3, while eighth-grader Erick Cordero was sixth with a time of 2:05.5. Eighth-grader Aiden Peters placed seventh with a time of 2:07.2, while sixth-grader Ty Hesse placed eighth with a time of 2:08.1

Sixth-grader Jordan Sorensen placed ninth in the boys race with a time of 2:09.5, while seventh-grader Jan Carlo Arreola rounded out the top 10 with a time of 2:11.6.

In the girls race, Nevin ran away from the competition, finishing 15 seconds ahead of the next closest competitor. Nevin clocked a time of 1:55.4. Finishing behind Nevin in second was eighth-grader Joslyn Spires with a time of 2:10.9, while fellow eighth-grader Breauna Sorensen placed third with a time of 2:12.1.

Eighth-grader Mykel Backofen placed fourth with a time of 2:15.4, and eighth-grader Jessie Spires placed fifth with a time of 2:15.7. The run of eighth-graders continued in the girls race as Elise Cox (2:17.8) and Bailey Risner (2:19.2) placed sixth and seventh before sixth-grader Jorneli Vargas placed eighth in the race with a time of 2:26.9.

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Seventh-grader Charlee Hertzog placed ninth with a time of 2:27.3, while sixth-grader Ana Shea rounded out the top 10 with a time of 2:28.7.