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Ten Bluedevils punch tickets to state 3A track meet

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            FORT MORGAN – Fort Lupton High School will send 10 members of its track-and-field team to the state 3A meet this weekend at Jeffco Stadium, U.S. Highway 6 and Kipling Street. The 3A meet begins at 1:30 p.m. May 15.

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            The Bluedevils’ 4-by-800-meter relay team (Luis Guerra, Fabian Lujan, Justice Vargas and Brye Windell) go in as the 16th seed with a top time of 8:44.18. The relay starts at 4:40 p.m., May 15. The 4-by-200-meter relay team (Gerardo Botello, Ismael Sanchez, Cruz Tijerina and Angel Salcido) is in the first of three heats after posting a top time of 1:33.65 this season. That relay starts at 3;15 p.m., May 15.

            Owen Mellen goes into the state high jump with a top height of 5 feet 9 inches. The event begins at 8:30 a.m., May 17. Mellen is in the first flight of jumpers. Salcido qualified for state in the long jump. Salcido’s top distance is 19-10 ¼, which puts him in the first of two flights. The event starts at 10 a.m., May 17.

            Sanchez qualified for state in the triple jump. He recorded the third-best distance in the state this year (41-4 ¼) and is in the second flight of triple jumpers. That event starts at 2:30 p.m., May 14. Tijerina qualified in two dashes. The 200-meter dash (Tijerina is in the first of two heats with a top time of 23.51 seconds) starts at 6:05 p.m., May 15. The 400-meter dash, where Tijerina holds down the 11th-fastest time in the state at 51.95 seconds, starts at 7:08 p.m., May 15.

            Windell is in the state 800-meter run. He has the fourth-fastest time in the state at 2:04.27. The one-heat finals start at 1:05 p.m., May 16. Michelle Seiler is the only FLHS girls track team member to punch a ticket to state. She is the 10th seed in the field with a top height of 5 feet ¼ inch. The high jump starts at 1:30 p.m., May 15.

            Here are Fort Lupton’s results from the Colorado 7 League track meet at Fort Morgan High School May 6.

 

Fort Lupton Track Results (League Meet)

Girls:

100-meter hurdles: 3. J. Hearon, 18.36 seconds, 100-meter dash: 14. M. Tipton, 15.08. 15. L. Prieto, 15.34. 17. K. Williams, 15.52. 200-meter dash: 11. L. Prieto, 32.22. 300-meter hurdles: 2. J. Hearon, 50.32. 4-by-100-meter relay: 5. 58.4. High jump: 1. M. Seiler, 5- ¼. 3. K. Boyd, 4-5. Long jump: 8. K. Boyd, 12-7. 9. C. Wells, 11-1. 800-meter sprint medley relay: 5. 2:20.95. Triple jump: 7. K. Boyd, 28-9 ¾. 9. C. Wells, 23-8 ½.

 

Boys:

100-meter dash: 12. D. Salcido, 11.89. 14. J. Queada, 12.82. 19. E. Torrez, 18.74. 110-meter hurdles: 11. D. Macy, 19.37. 1,600-meter run: 7. E. Vargas, 5:13.11. 11. J. Martinez, 5;43.22. 12. D. Navarro, 5:43.93. 200-meter dash: 8. C. Tijerina, 24.4. 300-meter hurdles: 11/ D. Macy, 47.74. 400-meter dash: 3. C. Tijerina, 52.31. 17. J. Torrez, 1:03.01. 4-by-100-meter relay: 4. 47.09. 4-by-200-meter relay: 1. 1:34.63. 4-by-400-meter relay: 4. 3:50.83. 4-by-800-meter relay: 3. 9:28.97. 800-meter run: 1. B. Windell, 2:05.91. 2. L. Guerra, 2:11.15. 6. J. Vargas, 2:16.82. Discus: 5. M. Garza, 109-5. 6. O. Mellen, 108-11. High jump: 3. O. Mellen, 5-3. Long jump: 6. D. Salcido, 19-2 ½. 7. A. Salcido, 19-1 ½. 10. E. Torrez, 18-4 ¾. Shot put: 1. J. Ornelas, 42-3 ½. 12. C. Johnson, 33-10. 13. J. Browne, 32-3 ½. Triple jump: 3. I. Sanchez Loya, 39-7. 4. A. Salcido, 38-1.