https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sports/rss.xml en 4A state track: Hewitt deals with back-to-back events https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/4a-state-track-hewitt-deals-back-back-events <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hewitt_triple_jump.jpg" alt="Frederick’s Michela Hewitt takes a stab at the class 4A triple jump May 18 during the state track and field championships at Jefferson County Stadium. Her jump was 33 feet 4 inches." title="Frederick’s Michela Hewitt takes a stab at the class 4A triple jump May 18 during the state track and field championships at Jefferson County Stadium. Her jump was 33 feet 4 inches." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> LAKEWOOD &ndash; The good news for Frederick&rsquo;s Michela Hewitt was qualifying for two events on the last day of the state 4A track-and-field meet May 18 at Jeffco Stadium.</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The bad news was she had to run her 400-meter finals, then compete in the triple jump in almost back-to-back fashion.</p> 4A state track: Frederick’s Chacon takes in first experience as a sophomore https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/4a-state-track-frederick%E2%80%99s-chacon-takes-first-experience-sophomore <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_4708.jpg" alt="Ryan Chacon, right, heads for a ninth-place finish in the 200-yard dash May 18. He registered a time of 22.99. " title="Ryan Chacon, right, heads for a ninth-place finish in the 200-yard dash May 18. He registered a time of 22.99. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;LAKEWOOD &ndash; Frederick&rsquo;s Ryan Chacon was happy with his first performance at the state 4A track-and-field meet at Jeffco Stadium.</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; His debut appearance netted him an eighth-place finish in the 400-meter dash (50.85 seconds_ and a ninth-place finish in the 200-meter dash (22.99 seconds). He also helped the 4-by-400 relay team to a 13<sup>th</sup>-place finish in a time of 3:30.29.</p> Six Warriors sign on for college athletics https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/six-warriors-sign-college-athletics <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8595.jpg" alt="Cole Hoffman of Frederick listens in during a letter-signing ceremony May 15 at the school. Hoffman is heading to Northwest Kansas Technical College to continue his wrestling." title="Cole Hoffman of Frederick listens in during a letter-signing ceremony May 15 at the school. Hoffman is heading to Northwest Kansas Technical College to continue his wrestling." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="font-size: 9pt;">FREDERICK -- A half-dozen Frederick High School athletes chose their colleges and signed their athletic letters of intent May 15 at the school.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:.1in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in; margin-left:0in"> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;; color:#494949">Here&#39;s a synopsis:<o:p></o:p></span></p> 3A state track: Fort Lupton's Marquez debuts with 15th-place finish https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/3a-state-track-fort-luptons-marquez-debuts-15th-place-finish <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8804.jpg" alt="Fort Lupton&#039;s Antonio Marquez makes his way down the back stretch during the state 3A 800-meter run May 17 in Lakewood." title="Fort Lupton&#039;s Antonio Marquez makes his way down the back stretch during the state 3A 800-meter run May 17 in Lakewood." align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> LAKEWOOD &ndash; Fort Lupton&#39;s Antonio Marquez is no stranger to the state cross country meet. He&#39;s been there all three years he&#39;s been in high school.</p> <p> This year, he added the state 3A track meet to his resum&eacute;. Marquez finished 15th in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:04.31.</p> And now, two baseball teams wait https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/and-now-two-baseball-teams-wait <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8505.jpg" alt="FLHS&#039; Ivan Ledezma slides into second base after an overthrow. RRHS&#039; shortstop is Ethan Mccormick." title="FLHS&#039; Ivan Ledezma slides into second base after an overthrow. RRHS&#039; shortstop is Ethan Mccormick." align="left" hspace="6" width="146" height="85" /><p> <strong>THORNTON --</strong> Fort Lupton and Riverdale Ridge high schools played the last regular season baseball game of the year May 13.</p> <p> Afterward, both teams entered the world of state rankings and strength of schedule to see whether either would make the state 3A district playoffs, which start Friday, May 17.</p> <p> Fort Lupton entered the game as the 32nd team in the Colorado High School Activities Association RPI poll, the poll that determines the top 32 teams to qualify for postseason. Riverdale Ridge was 35th in that same poll.</p> Baseball: Holy Family takes two from Frederick https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/baseball-holy-family-takes-two-frederick <img src="https://www.ftluptonpress.com/sites/www.ftluptonpress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8470.jpg" alt="Frederick&#039;s Cole Hoffman dives back to first base ahead of the tag from Holy Family&#039;s Cord Kringlen during the first game of a May 11 doubleheader in Frederick. Holy Family built an early lead in the opener and held on for a 4-3 win. The Tigers won the nightcap 10-3." title="Frederick&#039;s Cole Hoffman dives back to first base ahead of the tag from Holy Family&#039;s Cord Kringlen during the first game of a May 11 doubleheader in Frederick. Holy Family built an early lead in the opener and held on for a 4-3 win. The Tigers won the nightcap 10-3." align="left" hspace="6" width="92" height="85" /> Frederick HS athletic schedule Jan. 25 https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/frederick-hs-athletic-schedule-jan-25 <p> Here is today&#39;s sports schedule</p> <p> <font color="#000000" face="Arial, Verdana, sans-serif"><b>Wrestling: </b>Frederick/Holy Family @ Erie, 6:30 p.m..</font></p> Fort Lupton scoreboard – May 12 https://www.ftluptonpress.com/content/fort-lupton-scoreboard-%E2%80%93-may-12 <p> <b>Track/field</b></p> <p> LONGMONT &ndash; Fort Lupton&#39;s Antonio Marquez turned in a season-best time of 1:58.73 in the 800-meter run at the St. Vrain Invitational meet May 11.</p> <p> Marquez finished seventh in the field.</p> <p> The top finisher for the girls team was Melia Coleman. She was 43rd in the 300-meter hurdles, where her time was 52.89 seconds.</p> <p> <strong>Baseball</strong></p> <p> Conifer took a doubleheader from Fort Lupton by scores of 9-3 and 11-0 May 11.&nbsp;</p>