The Paonia girls track team made its best showing of the season, scoring 93 points to place third at Saturday's Cedaredge Invitational.
Senior Mckenna Palmer set a mark of 34 feet, 6.5 inches to win the long jump. A two-time state placer who finished ninth her junior year, Palmer also ran a personal best time of 16.95 seconds to place second in the 100-meter hurdles.
Senior Kassidy won the long jump, leaping into the wind to clear 14 feet, 5.25 inches.
Brooke Hillman finished third in the 800m run with a time of 2 minutes, 35.52 seconds.
In 300m hurdles, McKenna Johnson, Randi Rapke and Alexandra Eaton finished third, fourth and fifth, respectively (53.24, 53.75 and 53.92 seconds).
The girls also finished second in the 4x100m relay, third in the 800m sprint medley relay, fourth in the 4x200 relay, and fifth in the 4x400 relay.
Lyla Hayutin-Baril placed fifth in the triple jump with a personal best mark of 30-7, and freshman Lauryn Kiefer placed fifth in discus with a personal best mark of 90-2.
The boys team placed seventh out of 15 teams. Cyrus Malek-Madani set a new personal best mark to place second in the discus with a throw of 127 feet, 6 inches.
In the 400-meter dash, junior Harley Ewert placed third with a personal best time of 54.27 seconds. Senior Caden Meilner placed fourth in the 1600m run with a season-best time of 4:56.51.
First-year junior Anthony Felice finished fifth in the 100m dash with a time of 12.36 seconds.
Paonia also placed fifth in the 4x800m relay.
In other individual events, freshman Simon Cox shaved more than two seconds off of his previous time to place sixth in the 300m hurdles with a time of 49.23. In the 1600m run, Ethan Bartlett placed sixth, and in the 800m run, Logan Green finished seventh. Marco Carrillo finished seventh in the shot put.
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.