Both the boys and girls Fort Collins High School track and field teams cruised to first-place finishes at the Runners Roost Invite it hosted on Friday.
The Lambkins’ boys team cleared the 18-team field convincingly with 194 points, 97 ahead of runner-up Cheyenne Central. The Fort Collins girls took the title among 19 teams with 122 points.
Leading the Fort Collins boys were strong relay performances, including first-place finishes in the 400, 800 and 1,600-meter relays. Thomas Robillard won both the 300 hurdles (40.57 seconds) and 110 hurdles (14.84), the latter with a personal record.
The Lambkins went 1-2-3 in the boys 3,200, lead by Antonio Calderon (9:59.10), Blake Salvador (10:01.95) and Jack Conlon (1:02.42), respectively. John Ingraham also contributed a first-place finish in the boys long jump with a mark of 20 feet, 10 inches.
Leading Fort Collins’ girls team were Audra Koopman and Becca Schulte, who each won two individual events.
Koopman claimed both the 100 (12.33) and long jump (18-07.75), while Schulte took the 200 (25.29) and 400 (56.50). Emma Dern won the shot put (37-10) and the Lambkins took the 1,600 relay in 4:05.41.
Windsor’s girls team placed fourth with 79 points and its boys team was fifth with 52.83.
The Wizards won the 400 and 800 relays on the girls side and had four pole vaulters placed in the top six, including Sierra Coonts, who won with a mark of 9-06.
The Windsor boys posted a victory in the 3,200 relay in 8:34.74.
WINDSOR 2, FREDERICK 0 — Jake Greenwalt pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out 11 batters in the Wizards’ win at home.
Jake Barker had a double and an RBI, and Mitchell Watson went 2-for-3 with a double to help Windsor — ranked No. 8 in Class 4A in this week’s Associated Press media poll — improve to 3-1 overall with a 3-0 mark in Tri-Valley League play.
POLY PREP (NEW YORK) 10, ROCKY MOUNTAIN 7 — The Lobos dropped their third game of the National High School Invitational at the USA Baseball Complex in Cary, North Carolina.
Jadon Uhrich had three hits and two RBIs, while Austin Alarid added two hits and two RBIs. Brady Morris contributed one RBI as Rocky Mountain, ranked No. 4 in 5A, fell to 0-3 on the season.
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