Colorado Shines At Region 10 Junior Olympic Championships


Colorado picked up two of the top-four spots in the 13-14 1,500. 

On the middle school side of the competition Kahari Wilbon led Colorado in the 11-12 400. Wilbon ran 58.75 to finish third in the event, while Andrew Muncy finished second in the 13-14 division, running an eye-opening 52.20. 

Leading Colorado in the 11-12 800 was Jacoby Ennis, who finished second in 2:24.78, just ahead of Kai Luna, who ran 2:24.85. 

Winning the 11-12 1,500 was Benjamin Swanson of Glenwood Springs. Swanson won the event by four seconds, running 4:53. He also doubled back to win the 3,000 in 10:31. 

Colorado went 2-3-4 in the 13-14 division, led by Brennan Draper's 4:38. Ian Wilson and Bryce Reeburgh were the next two across the line, running 4:40, and 4:44. Draper and Reeburgh also doubled, finishing second and third in the 3,000 in 10:13, and 10:25. 

Highlights on the girls side included Brooke Wilson winning the 13-14 800. Wilson ran 2:23 for the win. Six seconds back was teammate Alexandria Collins, who ran 2:29. Wilson also won the 1,500 in 5:05, while Lily Mourer was fourth in 5:19. 

Leading the way in the 11-12 1,500 was Lucy Voss, who ran 5:11 to finish third. Hot on her heels was Olivia Washington, who was fourth in 5:14. Voss did get a win before the weekend was over, however, as she dominated the 3,000 by nearly 30 seconds. Voss ran 11:14. 

Colorado went 1-2-3 in the 13-14 division, led by Riley Stewart's 11:11. Ella Johnson and Mourer finished second and third, running 11:31, and 11:42. 

In the 13-14 100 hurdles Alexis Gutches took the runner-up spot in a tight, tight race. Gutches ran 16.04, just behind the 16.03 winning time. 

Kilah Freelon led a 1-2 Colorado charge in the 13-14 200 hurdles, running 28.81 to Jo Sees's 29.61. 

Claiming the 11-12 high jump was Sky Thompson, who went 4-9 for a four-inch victory. Likewise, there wasn't anyone who could go the distance with Symone Adams in the 13-14 long jump. Adams went 16-9.25, a seven-inch win. 

Megan Kelleghan beat all-comers in the 13-14 pole vault, going 9-2.25 for the win, while Kajsa Borrman claimed the 13-14 discus in 120-6. 

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