Frederick's Chacon returns from injury for state track meet

Posted 6/23/21

FREDERICK -- Ryan Chacon of Frederick High School had a tougher road than most to qualify for the state 4A track-and-field meet this weekend.

He, like everyone else in prep track, dealt with …

This item is available in full to subscribers.

Please log in to continue

Username
Password
Log in

Don't have an ID?


Print subscribers

If you're a print subscriber, but do not yet have an online account, click here to create one.

Non-subscribers

Click here to see your options for becoming a subscriber.

If you made a voluntary contribution in 2021-2022, but do not yet have an online account, click here to create one at no additional charge. VIP Digital Access includes access to all websites and online content.


Our print publications are advertiser supported. For those wishing to access our content online, we have implemented a small charge so we may continue to provide our valued readers and community with unique, high quality local content. Thank you for supporting your local newspaper.

Frederick's Chacon returns from injury for state track meet

Posted

FREDERICK -- Ryan Chacon of Frederick High School had a tougher road than most to qualify for the state 4A track-and-field meet this weekend.

He, like everyone else in prep track, dealt with COVID-19 impacts and all its relatives. But Chacon also had to deal with something else .. a partially torn mensicus he sustained while playing basketball in mid-February.

Fast forward to the Boulder County championships June 5. He ran his first race of the season, the 800-meters, and finished 20th in a time of 2:11.89. Before the season was finished, Chacon, a senior, qualified 10th for the state 200-meter dash (preliminary race at 12:05 p.m. June 24) and was the third-fastest runner in the 400-meters, where his best time was 49.59 seconds.

Chacon, who finished eighth in the 400-meter dash (50.85 seconds) and ninth in the 200-meter dash (22.99 seconds) at the state track meet in 2019, signed a college letter of intent to run  at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas.

Wyatt Schroth of the Warriors has the eighth-fastes timte in the 400-meters. He qualified for this week's state meet. The Warriors' 4-by-200-meter relay team, with the 10th-fastes time in the state this year), runs its preliminary race at state at 9:25 a.m. June 24.

The boys 4-by-400-meter relay team takes the third-fastes time (3:26.78) ionto the prelims at 4:38 p.m. Friday, June 25.  Isablla Hewitt has the 15th-best distance in the long jump (16-5 1/4). She'll compete at state starting at 8:30 a.m. June 24.

Comments

Our Papers

Ad blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.

The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.