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Sports Wrap Up


April 19, 2017

Julie Jones

Tristan Riffe, in the tight tuck on a reverse dive, also met the state qualifying score for six dives with a 200.10.  His 3rd place finish at the invitational with a score of 342.70 also guaranteed his spot at state.

There was plenty of local high school sports action last week.


Fountain-Fort Carson Wins

Red Wave Invitational

The Fountain-Fort Carson boys swim team had a busy and successful week in the pool. 

The Trojans defeated the Palmer Terrors 95-90 on Tuesday, winning the meet with a victory in the final event, the 400 Free Relay.  They followed that victory with a win at the Red Wave Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Pueblo Centennial, bringing home the hardware with a score of 368.  The Trojans won all three relay events, and had at least one swimmer or diver in the finals in 8 out of 9 individual events.

The top 12 placers in each event at the Red Wave Invitational scored points for their team at the Red Wave Invitational. FFC swimmers placing in the top 12 included:

*200 Yard Medley-1. (Dahlton Hazlett, Daniel Palis, Mitchell Stevens, and Matt Vera), 1:54.76

*200 Yard Freestyle-1. Brenan Bloyd, 1:52.17; 2. Brent Keller, 2:05.97; 6. Jackson Moore, 2:22.20; 8. Gunner Yelton, 2:31.80.

*200 Yard IM-7. David Palis, 2:41.01

*50 Yard Free-2. Daniel Palis, 24.61; 5. Johnathan Brown, 25.93; 9. Tristan Ridge, 28.10

*1 Meter Diving-2. Kyle Fowler, 392.10; 3. Tristan Riffe, 342.70

*100 Yard Butterfly-4. Stevens, 1:10.82; 8. Pedro Cortez, 1:17.86; 9. Cameron Martinez, 1:26.56

*100 Yard Freestyle-1. Bloyd, 51.16; 4. Vera, 58.09; 7. Ridge, 1:03.64

*500 Yard Freestyle-1. Keller, 5:45.10; 3. Moore, 6:52.47; 5. Juan Monroy, 7:46.40

*200 Yard Freestyle Relay-1. (Bloyd, Vera, Hazlett, and Daniel Palis), 1:38.69

*100 Yard Backstroke-2. Stevens, 1:07.55; 4. Pedro Cortez, 1:13.08; Josh McDuffee, 1:21.59

*100 Yard Breaststroke-7. David Palis, 1:25.62; 10. Jordan Green, 1:30.40; 12. Keaton Nunnelly, 1:34.60

*400 Yard Freestyle Relay-1. (Daniel Palis, Keller, Stevens, Bloyd), 3:43.97; 4. (Ridge, Yelton, Moore, Brown)


Widefield Boys Second, WHS Girls Fourth at Petrelli & Hunt Invitational

The Widefield boys won the Petrelli & Hunt Invitational Saturday at Garry Berry Stadium.

Widefield finished with 97 points. Mesa Ridge was sixth with 45 points. Coronado won with 126 points.

On the girls' side, Widefield finished with 77 points. Mesa Ridge was seventh with 44 points.

Tracksters finishing in the top eight places scored points for their teams. Local tracksters scoring points included:


100 Meter Dash-1. Damion Bailey, MR, 11.32; 5. Trevon Walker, MR, 11.63

200 Meter Dash-3. Jaquaireus Grant, WI, 23.05; 5. Walker, 23.42

400 Meter Dash-2. Grant, 49.81,

800 Meter Run-1. Stephen Agenbroad, WI, 2:04.18

1.600 Meter Run-1. Max Martinez, WI, 4:28.85; 5. Cole Munoz, WI, 4:40.22; 8. Matthew Arbegast, WI, 4:44.74

3,200 Meter Run-6. Ryan Outler, WI, 10:33.97; 8. Beslim Torres-Valle, WI, 10:39.06

110 Meter Hurdles-4. Elijah Whatley, WI, 16.66; 6. Jaxton Dees, 17.54

4x100 Meter Relay-1. WI, 43.08; 4. MR, 43.66

4x200 Meter Relay-1. WI, 1:31.00; 2. MR, 1:31.99

4x400 Meter Relay-8. WI, 3:43.46

4x800 Meter Relay-2. WI, 8:39.26

Long Jump-5. Jordan Whitley, MR, 20-9

Discus- 1. Nathaniel Miller, WI, 153-2

Shot Put- 2. Miller, 47-8; 3. Daniel Mullineaux, MR, 43-3


100 Meter Dash-3. Shynesti Johnson, WI, 12.91; 8. Carmen Thomas, WI, 13.48

200 Meter Dash- 4. Brooke Moore, WI, 27.24

400 Meter Dash-8. Tiffany Lafromboise, MR, 1:03.41

1,600 Meter Run-7. Caitlyn Anderson, WI, 5:59.65

3,200 Meter Run-Katrina Menge, MR, 12:51.72;

100 Meter Hurdles-4. Tiana LaToree, WI, 17.05

300 Meter Hurdles-3. Kori Johnson, MR, 49.78

800 Meter Sprint Relay- 4. MR, 2:00.93

4x100 Meter Relay-1. WI, 50.66

4x200 Meter Relay-1. WI, 1:45.94

4x400 Meter Relay-4. WI, 4:20.45

4x800 Meter Relay-6. WI, 10:43.21

Long Jump-2. Aaliyah Ricketts, WI, 16-6; 3. Lafromboise, 16-0; 8. Starr Fritsch, MR, 15-10

Triple Jump-3. Ricketts, 35-11; 5. Fritsch, 34-2

Discus-1. Kelly Farnham, MR, 107-4; 3. MacKenzie King, WI, 101-1; 6. Michaela Kamberis, WI, 92-0

Shot Put-1. Williams, 39-1; 5. King, 31-7.5; 6. Kamberis, 31-4

Fountain Boys win

Pomona Invitational

The Fountain-Fort Carson boys track team won the Pomona Invitational Friday and Saturday.

The Trojans finished with 113 points. Cherry Creek was second with 56 points.

On the girls' side, FFC finished ninth with 39 points. Cherokee Trail won with 78 points.

The top eight placers scored points for the Trojans. FFC's tracksters scoring points included:


100 Meter Dash-1. Donovan Williams, 10.80

200 Meter Dash-1. Williams, 22.10; 2. Jaden Lyon, 22.17

800 Meter Run8. James Thomas, 2:01.61

110 Meter Hurdles-2. Jequan Hogan, 14.94

300 Meter Hurdles-4.Jason Farrell, 39.69

4x100 Meter Relay1. 41.96

4x200 Meter Relay-1. 1:28.33

4x400 Meter Relay-1. 3:24.56

4x800 Meter Relay-2. 8:08.00

High Jump-1. Hogan, 6-4; 2. Lyon, 6-2

Triple Jump-1. Hogan, 47-8

Shot Put-7. Iosua Maika, 46-8


400 Meter Dash-5. Afrasia Robinson, 59.51

4x200 Meter Relay-5. 1:46.89

4x400 Meter Relay-4. 4:09.23

Long Jump-1. Kierra Jackson, 36-5.24

Discus-3. Gina Coleman, 136-3

Shot Put-4. Coleman, 36-7



Thurs., April 20-Fountain-Fort Carson vs. Palmer-4PM

Thurs., April 20-Mesa Ridge at TCA-4:30PM

Thurs., April 20-Widefield at Canon City-4PM

Sat., April 22-Palmer at Fountain-Fort Carson-10AM

Sat., April 22-Coronado at Mesa Ridge-11AM

Tues. April 25-Liberty at Fountain-Fort Carson-4:30PM

Tues., April 25-Woodland Park at Mesa Ridge-4PM

Tues., April 25-Mitchell at Widefield-4PM


Fri., April 21-Fountain-Fort Carson vs. Pine Creek-4PM


Thurs., April 20-Fountain-Fort Carson at Lancer Invite at Pine Creek Golf Course-9AM

Mon, April 24-Fountain-Fort Carson at Doherty Spartan Invitational-9AM

Mon., April 24-Mesa Ridge vs. Elizabeth at Spring Valley Course-9AM

Wed., Fountain-Fort Carson, Mesa Ridge vs. Palmer at Patty Jewett-9AM


Thurs., April 20-Palmer at Fountain-Fort Carson-6PM

Thurs., April 20-Mesa Ridge at Harrison-4:15PM

Thurs., April 20-TCA at Widefield-4PM

Sat., April 22-Fountain-Fort Carson vs. Rampart at District 20 Stadium-2PM

Sat., April 22-Mesa Ridge at Woodland Park-11AM

Tues., April 25-Liberty at Fountain-Fort Carson-6PM

Tues, April 25-Canon City at Mesa Ridge-4PM


Thurs., April 20-Liberty at Fountain-Fort Carson-3:45PM

Julie Jones

Brent Keller had 1st place finishes in the 500 Free at both the dual and the invitational.  He also swam on the winning 400 Free Relay at the Red Wave.

Thurs., April 21-Fountain-Fort Carson at Pueblo East-3:45PM

Thurs., April 20-Widefield at Canon City-4PM

Fri., April 21-Mesa Ridge at Colorado Springs-4PM

Fri., April 21-Widefield at Fountain Valley School-4PM

Sat., April 22-Pueblo Centennial at Fountain-Fort Carson-10AM

Tues., April 25-Coronado at Fountain-Fort Carson-3:45PM

Tues., April 25-Mesa Ridge at Canon City-3:30PM

Tues., April 25-Sierra at Widefield-3:45PM


Fri. & Sat., April 21 & 22-Mesa Ridge, Widefield at Fountain-Fort Carson Invitational


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