Delta High School was highly successful at last week's Grand Valley Open on April 3.
The boys finished the meet with 97 points to outdistance the 12-team field while Delta's girls finished in second place with a total of 84 points to Cedaredge's 117.
Fifty of Delta's 97 points came on first place finishes from freshman Hezekiah Huff (400m dash - 53.24), junior Jacob Wear (800m run - 2:04.34), junior John Ames (1600m run - 4:41.90), Cameron Schaal (discus - 132-01.75) and the 800m relay team of Logan Freed, Wear, Jarret Hernandez and Huff (1:35.01).
Eight points each went to second-place finishers, including Logan Church in shot put competition. Church tossed the shot 42-08.5 for his second-place finish and in doing so erased his previous best effort of 39-06.
Third-place finishers for the Panthers included junior Jesse Phillips (110 high hurdles - 19.30) and Schaal in shot put (40-08).
A couple of fourth-place finishes went to sophomore Ed doh Htoo in the 400m dash (55.70) and Freed in the 800m run (2:09.46).
Fifth-place finishes were awarded to Hernandez (200m, 25.21), Ames (800m, 2:10.99) and senior Colton Galvin (300m hurdles, 50.55).
Sixth and seventh place finishes were earned by sophomore Evan Baier (6th place - triple jump, 36-02.25) and sophomore Shad Lewis (7th place - 1600m run, 5:00.91).
Delta's lone first-place finish in Parachute was junior Kaley St. Peter's win in the 100m hurdles (17.29)
Second-place points went to junior Beki Atchley (400m, 1:03.79), sophomore Remi Baldwin (100m hurdles, 17.40 and the 300m hurdles, 49.94) and the 3200m relay team (freshman Grace Hall, freshman Jada Lannon, freshman Jessica Dexter and freshman Hannah Sterns) with a time of 11:28.48.
Picking up fourth-place points were freshman Marcy Schaal (400m, 1:06.06), sophomore Madison Gieck (long jump, 13-10.75) and freshman Keely Porter (shot put, 33-01.25).
Sophomore Kendall Somers (200m, 29.96), senior Kat Rodriguez (high jump, 4-7), junior Reagan Clay (shot put, 32-04) and Porter (discus, 89-05.25) all earned fifth-place finishes last Saturday.
Panthers earning sixth-place points were freshman Tayler Huntley (400m, 1:06.56) and Sterns (high jump, 4-7).
Delta will host the Delta Twilight Meet on Friday, April 13, with running and field events beginning at 3 p.m.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.