AULT – Fort Lupton's Isaiah Padilla captured the long-jump crown at the Highland Invitational track meet April 14.
Padilla's top leap was a season-best 21 feet 8 1/4 inches. Padilla entered the meet as the 17th-rated long jumper in class 4A. The top 18 qualify for the state meet next month.
He also took second in the 100-meter dash, where his time was 11.35 seconds.
His teammate, Johnnie Hearon, took second in the 300-meter hurdles (51.83 seconds) and third in the 100-meter hurdles, posting a time of 17.75 seconds.