Sophia Mena subdued the resistance for second before taking on the challenge of the lead.
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Durango's Abby Scott will be a vital piece to her team's run at claiming the Southwestern League title.
Andrew King beats Levi Chambers and Christian Fagerlin to the finish line in 3A Region 4.
Matthew Roberds is one of those athletes whose lower profile early in the season can't be trusted to reflect what will happen later in the season.
One of the teams that quietly had a very good meet this weekend was the Rock Canyon girls. Nina St. John and Shannon Osoba were a big part of that.
Ivory Espinoza added to her growing collection of meet titles with a win at the Anna Banana.
Joshua Simpson has already begun his impact on Montrose High School cross country fortunes.
Sydnie Main and her Meeker teammates beat down the 2A competition in the throws with depth, never finishing higher than fourth in any of the four throwing events, but piling up points all along the way.
Sarah Yocum took her show on the road to Grand Junction, meeting with rave reviews.
Keenan Hildebrandt had a career day in the rings for Moffat County.
Once again, it appears to be distance by committee at Palmer Ridge High School.
Madisyn Minerich and Abigail Renfrow might have been guilty of burning the competition a little on Saturday.
Brandon Pappas will be one of the 4A athletes to watch this spring. Watch for him especially in the 800 and 4x800.
Everyone knows about Montrose's distance presence, but Sam Distel gives the Indians a substantial presence in the rings as well.
Teagan Garand should keep Durango very much represented this spring in the sprint events.
Simon Kelati led his Greeley Central Wildcat teammates to an overpowering team title at the Greeley City XC Championships on Wednesday. Photo by Ron Eberhard.
Emma Willadsen is the first face of the Eaton Red Scourge sweeping across northeastern Colorado. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Evan Graff was one of two--from the same team, no less--to break the existing Anna Banana course record today. Photo by Michele Bisbee.
After running all around the state to start the season, Jared Leblow gets another turn close to home on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Durango's Anna Smagacz led the Demons to a crushing defeat of the assembled field at Saturday's running of the Joe Vigil Open. Photo by Don Scott.
In case you missed, or otherwise overlooked, Widefield's show of force at the Run for Rwanda, the Gladiators will be doing their thing again--this time in uniform--at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede on Friday. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
If you're looking for a most-improved team from last year to this, Montrose should be high on your list. Evan Graff figures as a leader on a very good Montrose team this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Abby Scott enters her junior year, a year full of hope and promise for her and her Durango teammates. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Bailey Rosenstrauch is one of the many pieces to the state championship puzzle who returns for Palmer Ridge this spring. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jordan Swango might be more important that you'd first suspect to Palmer Ridge's title hopes. Photo by Alan Versaw.
When it came down to the final battle for third in 5A Region 3, Karina Mann, Cami Kennedy, and Claudia Burgess were all still in it. Photo by Ashley Green.
Gordon Gianniny has been running well this fall, but he's also had a lot of support from some other guys in red. All told, it makes Durango a very tough team to beat. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Aubrey Till cruises to a win at her home invitational on Thursday. Photo by Joel Hawkins.
Despite what the arrow might suggest, Mykayla Music was headed fast in the direction of the finish at this point. Photo by Michele Bisbee.
Ian Meek and Ashley Bock came up with big wins at Delta and Fossil Ridge this past weekend. Photos by Alan Versaw and Mitch Bock.
Josh Braun is one of several returning runners for Battle Mountain that make them a team of no small concern this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
Ruthie Boyd has quietly emerged as oneof 4A's best on the cross country course. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Runners from Montrose, Grand Valley, Coal Ridge, Delta, and Ouray make their way up the first of the never-ending Hotchkiss 'dobies. Photo courtesy of David Emory.
It was a spectacularly loaded field for Thursday's Coronado Cougar Classic girls race. Photo by Tim Hilt.
Eagle Valley's Gregg Salaz figures to be among the top contenders for the 4A Region 6 individual title. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Alicia Nelson, this year DII Steeplechase champion, is a graduate of Moffat County High School. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Hunter Burnham has combined forces with Gregg Salaz to give Eagle Valley a potent 1-2 that few western slope teams have been able to counter. Colorado Track XC file photo.
In one season of cross country, Adrian Lovato and Haydyn Pike get to see more of Colorado than most of us do in a decade. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Desmin Ramierez, Alex Pawlak, Gerardo Rodriguez, Nic de Herrera, and Jack Burger mix it up at the front of the pack at Friday's Pat Amato Classic. Photo by Kelli Noto.
Call it a hunch, but Kali Maxwell is probably hoping she never again sees a meet as cold as last year's Falcon Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Coronado's Dusty Solis and Arapahoe's Connor Winter break away from the pack at Thursday's Coronado Cougar Classic. Photo by Mark Weeks.