The Cedaredge Bruins were participants at last weekend's Montrose Invitational. Glenwood Springs won the 22-team field in the boys' division with 133 points and Cedaredge finished sixth with 44 points. Cedaredge's girls scored 42 points to finish seventh in a field of 23 teams.
Ty Grant, the Class 2A 100 and 200m top qualifier, won the 100m dash in Montrose with a time of 11.34. Grant's 11.14 is the best time amongst Class 2A 100m sprinters. He has a 2A best 22.45 for the 200m and was 12th (52.97) in 400m competition coming into last week's meet.
Wyatt Camp's time of 11.85 was good for eighth place in the 100m race on Saturday.
Cedaredge's 400m relay team turned in a 46.65 to place fourth Saturday and Zach McMillan ran a 53.73 to place fifth in the 400m dash and better his previous season-best time of 54.43.
The Bruins' 800m sprint medley team was second in Montrose with a time of 1:38.21, which was just over eight seconds faster than Cedaredge's previous season best time of 1:46.41.
Bruin hurdler Danny Mendoza finished the 110m high hurdles with a time of 16.63 to place fifth and long jumpers Josh Jenkins finished fifth (18-6) and Alex Barron (18-2.5) was sixth.
Kaleb Berardi had his best triple jump effort of the season with a leap of 40-9 to place sixth.
Tevin Keller bettered his season mark in the 800m run with a time of 2:07.93, with his previous best being 2:11.09.
Katie Hyke turned in Cedaredge's best finish of the day with a second-place throw of 115-0 in discus competition. The Bruins were dominant in the event with Grace Andrews placing third (111-4), Dalia Alejandre sixth (96-9) and Holly Jenkins seventh (93-8). Alejandre's effort was nearly six feet better than her previous best.
Merielle Comerer finished fourth in the 3200m run (14:25.62).
In relay competition, the Bruins were third in the 3200m (10:48.97 with 10:49.85 being the previous best). Sixth-place finishes went to the 800m relay (1:53.24, .07 better than the old mark), the 400m relay (54.41) and the 800m sprint medley relay (2:00.31 to better the old mark of 2:03.20).
There were several eighth-place finishes for the Bruins. Aspen Furubotten and Baylee Harris tied for eight with times of 18.0 in the 100m hurdles; Harris was eight in long jump (14-4.5); Makayla Kehmeier in triple jump 30-4.5 and Darrian Bulbulian three-way tie for eighth in high jump (4-7.5 ... a season best).
The Bruins are in Grand Junction this week for a league meet at Stocker Stadium on Friday and Saturday. Athletes who haven't already qualified for the state meet at Jeffco Stadium in Denver will have another opportunity to do so at this meet and next week's Bruin Invitational in Cedaredge on Friday, May 11, at 2 p.m. or the Tiger Invitational in Grand Junction.
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