Weather a factor in Panthers’ performance at two track meets

Troy Allred scored second place in the triple jump and fifth place in the long jump, setting seasonal records. Matt Scoggins photo

RANGELY | The Rangely Panthers track and field team headed to Glenwood Springs on Tuesday, March 28 for a JV meet, then traveled to Cedaredge on Saturday, April 1. The weather was not in the athletes’ favor for either meet.
The girls’ team had two placers for the varsity meet: sophomores Makenzie Cochrane and Raelynn Norman. Cochrane placed seventh in the discus with a throw of 89-1 and 29-4.5 in the shot at the Cedaredge meet. Norman competed in both meets running the 3,200-meter for both of them. At the JV meet her time was 14:23.00, placing fifth, and at the varsity meet 14:26.57, placing eighth. She also ran the 400-meter at the varsity meet with a time of 1:15.49.
Sophomore Breanna Davis placed first in the JV meet with a shot throw of 29 feet 3 inches and then had a throw of 72-1 in the discus. At the varsity meet she threw 28-8.25 for shot and 70-1 in discus. Senior Mikayla Filfred threw the shot for 24-4. Elena Forbes, sophomore, competed in both the JV meet and Cedaredge meet. For the JV meet she threw 60-2 in discus and 20-8 in the shot. At Cedaredge she threw a 22-5 in the shot. Freshman Jayleen Kenny threw the shot for a distance of 23-8.5 at the JV meet then 24-3.5 at the varsity meet. Kaylee Mecham threw the shot 22-6.5 in Cedaredge. Phalon Osborn competed in the JV meet placing fourth in both the 100 hurdles with a time of 19.50 and the 100-meter dash with 14.60. She also ran the 200-meter in a time of 31.70. At Cedaredge she ran the hurdles in 19.65 and the 200 in 31.32. Miekka Peck was able to get a PR in the shot with a throw of 26-11.5 and had a good throw in the discus of 72-1. Freshman Zoey Peck is always trying new events and doing well in them. At the JV meet she placed fourth in the 100 with a time of 14.60, ran the 400 in a time of 1:14.90 and the 200 in 31.15. At Cedaredge she improved her 200 time with a new personal record of 30.90 and she long and triple jumped. Chloe Filfred ran the 400 at the JV meet with a time of 1:31.90 and the 1,600 meter in 8:36.
The boys’ team placed seventh at the Cedaredge meet. Austin Ficken scored third and fourth place finishes and set new personal records in both throwing events. In the shot put he threw a 41-6.5, placing third, and in discus a 122-4 for fourth place. Troy Allred scored second place in the triple jump and fifth place in the long jump. In his jumps he didn’t hit personal records but did hit a seasonal record; for triple jump he jumped 39-5 and in long 18-7. He also ran the 200 with a time of 25.73. Patrick Scoggins placed first in the 400 with a time of 51.84. Marshall Webber is coming along strong in the hurdles and placed sixth in both the 110 high and 300 hurdles. For the 110 highs he ran a 19.83 and in the 300 a 44.32 which was a new personal record. He also ran at the JV meet, placing third in the 110, second in the 300 and ran a 25.90 for a 200-meter dash. Riley Boydstun turned in two new personal records in the throws. He threw at 112-5 in discus and 33-9.5 for shot at Cedaredge. At the JV meet he was able to take seventh place in the discus with a throw of 96-3 and threw the shot for 32-5, he also ran the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.60. Cameron Filfred got a personal record in the discus of 93-9 and then threw the shot for 33-8. For the JV meet he placed fifth in the shot with a throw of 33-11.5 and then threw 90-9 for discus and also ran the 100 dash in 14.80. The boys put together a 4×100 in Cedaredge made up of Webber, Boydstun, Filfred and Ficken. They ran it in 53.96. Brady Bertoch threw at the JV meet, getting a new personal record in the shot put of 23.9.5; he also threw the discus for 58-7. He threw at Cedaredge but wasn’t able to get a mark. Tytus Coombs wasn’t able to run in the Cedaredge meet but had several new personal records at the JV meet.. He ran a 13.00 in the 100 and 26.80 in the 200 dash. He jumped a foot further in the long jump with a jump of 16-1 and cleared 5-0 in the high jump. David Fox tried out the sprints at the JV meet running the 100 dash in 13.40 and the 200 in 26.10. He also long jumped for a distance of 17-0 and cleared 5-4 in the high jump.
The Panthers will be at the Frank Woodburn meet next weekend in Grand Junction.