HHS track teams battle

By Tamie Meck

The Hotchkiss girls scored 34 points at Cedaredge. Hotchkiss placed in four relays, with Kaiya Firor, Jasmine Gaub, Fatima Rodriguez and Jordan Tamayo earning silver in the 800-meter sprint medley with a time of 1:57.61.

In three other relays the girls posted their best times of the season. Firor, Gaub, Rodriguez and Tamayo placed fourth in the 4x200 with a time of 1:55.24; Morgan Miller, Rodriguez, Tamayo and Elsie Vasquez took fourth in the 4x400 (4:34.46); and in the 4x100, Shay Glaser, Rodriguez, Vasquez and Gaub placed sixth (54.84).

In individual events, Firor placed third in the high jump with a jump of 4 feet, 11 inches, and fourth in the 100m hurdles; Gaub placed eighth in the 300m hurdles

Hotchkiss Boys

The Hotchkiss boys scored 42 points to place fifth at the 17-team meet. Cedaredge won the team title with 148 points.

Zack Allen won his third high jump of the season after clearing 6 feet, 3 inches.

Also winning gold for Hotchkiss was the 800m sprint medley team of Colton Peebles, Coe Keaton, Jace Peebles and Sam Rodriguez with a time of 1:42.41.

In individual events, Darrin Young placed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 39 feet, 6.25 inches. Colton Peebles placed fifth in the 100-meter dash. In the 300m hurdles Colton Peebles placed fifth and Jace Peebles finished eighth.

Sam Rodriguez took fourth in the 800m run with a time of 2:12.21. The 4x200 relay team of Allen, Caesar Camacho, Colton Peebles and Jace Peebles placed fourth.