Hector Ortega made it two wins on the season with another 6-4 triumph at the Mountain Range Mustang Invitational.
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Valor Christian's Camille Peisner claimed two league titles in last year's 4A competition.
Broomfield's Sydney Swanker and Lauren Felknor went 1-2 to elevate their squad to a runner-up finish.
Lakewood's Chase Dornbusch returns as one of the top distance runners in the state.
As we enter the 2018 season, Ralston Valley's Maya Provencal is one serious contender for top-athlete honors for Jeffco 5A.
Andrew King beats Levi Chambers and Christian Fagerlin to the finish line in 3A Region 4.
Drew Johnson has enjoyed a sensational season to date and is not to be overlooked among the candidates for the Jeffco 5A Boys individual title.
If anyone is to be able to keep pace with Pomona this spring, it appears to fall to Tyler Shannon and his Ralston Valley teammates to get it done.
Carley Bennett is the top distance representative on a deep Lakewood roster.
Individual qualifiers are likely to be in short supply for 5A Region 3, but Greeley West's Andrew Wethington will be one to watch in that regard. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Civianna Gallegos finished fourth at this meet last year. She figures to be focused on higher this year. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Branden Bohling will be taking his race to Saginaw Valley State in Michigan this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
London Evans adds sprint punch to a well-rounded Ralston Valley team. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Long after most former state champions have hung up the spikes, Melody Fairchild is still at it, and going strong. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Dakota Ridge figures as the top Jeffco 5A team heading into the season, and Mia Valerio is one of the bigger reasons for that. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It's not precisely clear yet to whom the Arvada West mantle of leadership will pass this fall, but Max Sevcik is certainly one of the candidates. Photo by Alan Versaw.
At the top of the straight, it was Castle View and Douglas County, but it was DC that took the 4x100 win and the heady time. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Sam Hopfe helped Woodland Park to a team title in Salida on Saturday with an individual title of his own. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
What are Mackenzie Howie and Heide Baron looking so relaxed about? Oh, just a pair of sub-25 200s. Photo by Ashley Green.
After a standout sophomore season, Noelle Cobb returns as the top-ranked runner among Jeffco 5A girls, but Columbine has a tall order ahead of them to come out on top of this league next year.
If you were already figuring that Joe Berg and his Dakota Ridge teammates might be trouble next year, you were onto something. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Alicia Thompson has been a big part of Ralston Valley's success for four years running now. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Katherine Bearup got Ralston Valley rolling toward a team title with a fourth-place finish in the 5A girls race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It's been Monarch's region for a few years running, but Morgan Aurich, Lilly Stumb, and Zetta Mason are three examples of why the Coyotes might be sneaking glances back over their shoulders this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
Paul Moore leads a ThunderRidge team that just keeps getting better. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Freshman Brock Miller of Lakewood enjoyed a stellar league meet, taking two firsts and a ninth in the 5A sprint events. Photos by Ben Hershelman.
Tyler Trout wasn't throwing the shot put 54-7 when this photo was taken, but he is now. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Katie Bearup is one of several returning Ralston Valley Mustangs who threaten to upset the established order of things in the Jeffco 5A League. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Joseph Horen steps into the very large shoes that will be left by the graduation of Connor Lockwood as Arvada West seeks to climb to the top of the Jeffco 5A mountain next fall. Photo by Alison Lively.
If you were figuring on the Arvada West girls rolling over and playing dead for the Jeffco 5A title, you'd be sadly mistaken about that. Photo by Della Moore.
Cerake Geberkidane had his usual show-stopping routine, but it was the efforts of guys like Chris Coyle that made Denver East the team champions. Photo by Michele Bisbee.
Kyle Lewis figures to be among the top talents in 5A Region 3 this fall. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Rounding the first turn at the Arvada West Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo.
No road that takes you to the Air Force Academy is an easy road, but that's where you'll find Giulianna Vessa next fall. Contributed photo.
Study these faces well. If they run at the Desert Twilight this weekend, you'll want to know who they are. Photo by Margot Kelly.
While the Liberty Bell course qualifies as tame on just about every count, things are never tame from the report of the starter's pistol to the finish of the race. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Freshman Caroline Kawula was the top finisher for a vastly-improved Kent Denver team at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Kiah Leonard, Mercy Bowen, Betzabeth Garcia, Victoria Milano, and Birdie Hutton stake out an early lead at the Wiggins Invitational. In the end, Hutton would lead them all. Photo by Mario Garcia.
The water crossings are the primary attraction at the Horizon Runners Roost--for competitors and spectators alike. Photos by Bill Stahl.
With Alaina Anderson and Desmin Ramirez running, Pomona should keep a highly visible profile this fall. Colorado Track XC file photos.