The Hotchkiss boys scored 99 points to finish second at Saturday's Cedaredge Invitational track meet.
Hotchkiss won two events and placed in the top five in 10 other events. Senior Colton Peebles had a top-two finish in two individual events, winning the 200m dash in 24.46 seconds and taking silver in the 300m hurdles with a time of 42.89 seconds.
The 4x800m team of Sam Rodriguez, Myles Zoutte, Robert Cochran, Jesus Macias won gold in 8 minutes, 56.89 seconds. The 800-meter medley relay team of George Arroyo, Elijah Patrick, Saul Cortez and Malykai Klaseen took first with a time of 1 minute, 47.17 seconds.
Sophomore Jace Peebles won bronze in the 110m hurdles with a time of 16.66, and senior Sam Rodriguez won bronze in the 800m run with a time of 2:03.91. Robert Cochran placed fifth in the 200m (25.01)
In relays, the 4x400 relay, Malykai Klaseen, Oliver Mendoza, Saul Cortez and Myles Zoutte took third in 3:53.74, the 4x200 relay team of Colton Peebles, Jace Peebles, Oliver Mendoza and Sam Rodriguez placed fourth (1:38.06); and the 4x100m relay race the team of George Arroyo, Robert Cochran, Oliver Mendoza and Jace Peebles combined efforts and placed fifth (46.90).
In throwing events, in the discus, Nolan Egging and Kevin Chavez placed fourth and fifth, respectively, with throws of 115 feet, 10 inches, and 111 feet, 6 inches. Chavez also placed fourth in shot put with a throw of 39-5.25, and Jacob Stucker placed sixth.
Placing in the top five in jumping event, Oliver Mendoza placed fourth in the long jump (17-11.75) and Elijah Patrick placed fifth in triple jump (38-0.75).
On the girls side, the 4x800m relay team of Yasmine Gaub, Jordan Tamayo, Mariah Griffith and Nadia Hill finished fifth in 11:30.68. The 4x200 team of Adair Ela, Electra Lovato, Damin Harrison and Isabella Spano placed seventh, and the 800m sprint medley team of Spano, Lovato, Harrison and Morgan Miller gave the Bulldogs an eighth place finish.
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.