Storming the National Rankings

Ana Holland currently owns two national #1 rankings and one national #2 ranking in the sprint events. Photo by Alan Versaw.

Colorado's state track meet for 2013 was a success on a number of fronts. In addition to a grand total of 36 new state meet records, athletes from Colorado found their way into the national top 20 rankings in numerous events. Although the high school track and field season is not yet complete in all states, here is a quick look at the Colorado athletes who have found their way into the national top 20 rankings:


100 Meters - Ana Holland, 1st (11.33); Marybeth Sant, 2nd

200 Meters - Ana Holland, 2nd; Marybeth Sant, 12th; Alleandra Watt, 14th

400 Meters - Ana Holland, 1st (52.49); Alleandra Watt, 8th; Nicole Montgomery, 14th

800 Meters - Elise Cranny, 8th; Katie Rainsberger, 9th; Jordyn Colter, 10th

1600 Meters - Elise Cranny, 8th

3200 Meters - Erin Hooker, 19th

100 Hurdles - Dior Hall, 8th

300 Hurdles - Carly Lester, 13th; Erin Bowers, 15th

Long Jump - Chyna Ries, 7th

Discus - Valarie Allman, 1st (184-2)

4x200 - Pine Creek, 11th

4x400 - Arapahoe, 11th

4x800 - Arapahoe, 11th; Monarch, 15th


200 Meters - Zac McCoy, 20th

400 Meters - Tanner Townsend; 13th, Zac McCoy, 18th

High Jump - Colt Sessions, 8th (tie)

Shot Put - Daniel Weirich, 19th

4x200 - Valor Christian, 7th; Cherokee Trail, 8th