Fossil Ridge High School’s Chloe Woest cleared 10 feet, 10 inches in the girls pole vault Friday to tie for second place at the prestigious Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan.
Woest moved up from seventh to sixth in Colorado’s Class 5A rankings with the 6-inch improvement over her previous best.
Fossil Ridge’s Tyler Russell set a school record in the boys 110-meter hurdles with a preliminary time of 14.71 seconds, the third-fastest time by a Colorado athlete in all classifications this season, to earn a spot in Saturday’s final. Russell also finished second in the high jump, clearing 6-8 — one inch shy of his season-best, which ranks third in the state for all classifications.
Fossil Ridge teams finished fourth in the girls distance medley relay (12:50.53) and sixth in the girls 6,400 relay (22:15.58). Marah Guzman, Kate Leatherman and Ashley Bock ran legs on both relay teams. They were joined by Emily Weber in the distance medley and by Michaela Bonenberger in the 6,400 relay.
The SaberCats also qualified for the final in the girls 1,600 relay with the fourth-fastest preliminary time (4:04.48).
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