Delta's girls and boys scored in the top five at last weekend's Montrose Invitational track meet. The girls placed fourth with 68 points in a field of 23 teams. Host Montrose High School won the meet with 136 points. Delta's boys scored 50 points and finished fifth. Glenwood Springs had 133 points to win the 22-team boys' division.
Sophomore Remi Baldwin was the only first-place winner for Delta's girls with her 48.96 in the 300m hurdles. Her winning time replaced the old season best mark of 49.60 which she established at the Hotchkiss Invitational. Baldwin also reset her season best time for the 100m hurdles with a time of 16.87 (old mark was 17.31) and finished third. Teammate Kaley St. Peter finished fourth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 16.96.
Baldwin had a busy day in Montrose with the hurdles and relays. She helped the Panthers reset their season best mark for the 400m relay with a time of 52.54 to finish third. Delta's old season best was 52.69. Other members of the team included Kat Rodriguez, Kaley St. Peter and Marcy Schaal. Baldwin was also a teammate of Rodriguez, Jessica Dexter, Hannah Sterns and Jada Lannon on Delta's 3200m relay team which finished sixth in a time of 11.09.63.
St. Peter collected second-place points for Delta in long jump (15-11.5) and was fourth with Beki Atchley, Baldwin and Schaal in the 800m sprint medley relay (1:54.03) which was more than four seconds faster than the Panthers previous best time.
Delta received second-place points from Keely Porter in shot put (35-0) and a fourth from Reagan Clay in shot put (33-8).
Ylissa Gilliam finished fourth in high jump (4-7.5) and Schaal was sixth in the 200m (27.72) who had a previous best time of 28.00.
Clay collected points for her eighth place finish in discus (93-4) bettering her season best mark of 90-11.
John Ames and Cameron Schaal claimed top points for Delta's boys in Saturday's competition in Montrose.
Ames won the 3200m run with a time of 10:37.59 and Schaal spun the discus 134-8 to win that event.
The Panthers' Brandon Butler was sixth in discus with his throw of 111-1 and bettered his season best mark of 107-3.
Schaal was a double top-five placer with a 41-4.5 in shot put to finish third and better his previous best effort of 40-8.
Other third-place finishers included Jacob Wear in the 800m run with a time of 2:01.26 and Logan Freed in the 300m hurdles with his season-best time of 42.73 (old time was 43.92).
Delta's 400m relay team (Kula Moo, Dah Wah, Kole Granger and Colton Galvin) placed seventh with its time of 47.49. Moo had an eighth-place finish in triple jump (38-2.5) and Logan Church was eighth in shot put (38-10).
Delta's 800m sprint medley relay team (Noah Nortnik, James Goff, Colton Johnson and Galvin) finished fourth in a season-best time of 1:45.81 (old mark was 1:47.05).
During a preliminary hearing in Delta District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 15, Judge Steven Schultz found probable cause for second degree murder charges against Heather Jones.
Jones previously faced three counts in the shooting of Ryan Redifer in Paonia on Jan. 12, 2018 -- assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree and violation of a protection order.