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Peak Performers 2016-17

Photos of the Gazette's Peak Performers for the 2016-17 school year.

Gina Coleman
Fountain-Ft. Carson's Gina Coleman is the Peak Performer is week. Monday, March 13, 2017. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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big school prep girls basketball Chole Welch
Chloe Welch is the Gazette's 2017 girl's big school basketball player of the year. She helped her girls' basketball team advance to the 4A state quarterfinals. She plays for a club team in South Denver, Boulder Rockies, that has won national championships. Carol Lawrence, the Gazette

Carol lawrence

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Meredith Rees Swimming and Diving Peak Performer of the Year
Meredith Rees is the Gazette Girls' Swimming and Diving Peak Performer of the Year. She is photographed at Woodmoor Country Club where she swims for Lewis Palmer High School. Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Carol lawrence

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big school prep girls basketball Chole Welch
Chloe Welch is the Gazette's 2017 girl's big school basketball player of the year. She helped her girls' basketball team advance to the 4A state quarterfinals. She plays for a club team in South Denver, Boulder Rockies, that has won national championships. Carol Lawrence, the Gazette

Carol lawrence

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big school prep girls basketball Chole Welch
Chloe Welch is the Gazette's 2017 girl's big school basketball player of the year. The 17-year-old junior plays for Mesa Ridge High School and helped to bring her team to the 4A quarterfinals. Carol Lawrence, The Gazette Carol Lawrence, the Gazette

Carol lawrence

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big school prep girls basketball Chole Welch
Chole Welch is the Gazette's 2017 girl's big school basketball player of the year. The 17-year-old junior plays for Mesa Ridge High School and a club team in South Denver, Boulder Rockies, that is very competitive and has won national championships. Carol Lawrence, the Gazette

Carol lawrence

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Meredith Rees Swimming and Diving Peak Performer of the Year
Meredith Rees is the Gazette Girls' Swimming and Diving Peak Performer of the Year. She is photographed Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Woodmoor Country Club where she swims for Lewis Palmer High School. Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Carol lawrence

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big school prep girls basketball Chole Welch
Chloe Welch is the Gazette's 2017 girl's big school basketball player of the year. She plays for Mesa Ridge High school. Carol Lawrence, the Gazette

Carol lawrence

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SHELBY MEGYERI PPOY BASKETBALL
Manitou Springs basketball player Shelby Megyeri is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Year for girls' small school basketball. She was photographed in Garden of the Gods Wednesday, March 16, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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SHELBY MEGYERI PPOY BASKETBALL
Manitou Springs basketball player Shelby Megyeri is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Year for girls' small school basketball. She was photographed in Garden of the Gods Wednesday, March 16, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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SHELBY MEGYERI PPOY BASKETBALL
Manitou Springs basketball player Shelby Megyeri is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Year for girls' small school basketball. She was photographed in Garden of the Gods Wednesday, March 16, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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Peyton's Britton Holmes is The Gazette Peak Performer Wrestler of the Year in the lower weights. Pictured Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Peyton High School.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Peyton's Britton Holmes is The Gazette Peak Performer Wrestler of the Year in the lower weights. Pictured Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Peyton High School. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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Peyton's Britton Holmes is The Gazette Peak Performer Wrestler of the Year in the lower weights. Pictured Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Peyton High School.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Peyton's Britton Holmes is The Gazette Peak Performer Wrestler of the Year in the lower weights. Pictured Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Peyton High School. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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Coronado wrestler Jimmy Weaver is the 2017 Peak Performer of the Year for the upper weights. Pictured Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Coronado High School. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Coronado wrestler Jimmy Weaver is the 2017 Peak Performer of the Year for the upper weights. Pictured Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Coronado High School. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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Coronado wrestler Jimmy Weaver is the 2017 Peak Performer of the Year for the upper weights. Pictured Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Coronado High School. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Coronado wrestler Jimmy Weaver is the 2017 Peak Performer of the Year for the upper weights. Pictured Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Coronado High School. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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Coronado wrestler Jimmy Weaver is the 2017 Peak Performer of the Year for the upper weights. Pictured Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Coronado High School. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Coronado wrestler Jimmy Weaver is the 2017 Peak Performer of the Year for the upper weights. Pictured Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Coronado High School. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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Gina Coleman
Fountain-Ft. Carson's Gina Coleman is the Peak Performer is week. Monday, March 13, 2017. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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PEAK PERFORMER MEGAN ENGESSER
Colorado Springs Christian School sophomore basketball player Megan Engesser is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the week. She was photographed at the school Monday, March 6, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMER MEGAN ENGESSER
Colorado Springs Christian School sophomore basketball player Megan Engesser is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the week. She was photographed at the school Monday, March 6, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMER MEGAN ENGESSER
Colorado Springs Christian School sophomore basketball player Megan Engesser is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the week. She was photographed at the school Monday, March 6, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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Peter Isais pine creek
Pine Creek wrestler Peter Isais , for the second year in a row has won his competition in the 160 lb. category. He is the Peak Performer for the week. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Peter Isais pine creek
Pine Creek wrestler Peter Isais , for the second year in a row has won his competition in the 160 lb. category. He is the Peak Performer for the week. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN SWIMMING PEAK PERFORMERS
The State Champion Cheyenne Mountain Medley Relay Team members are The Gazette's Peak Performers of the Week. They are, left to right, Harper Lehman, Sophia Bricker, Cat Wright and Maggie Tibbitt and they were photographed at the Cheyenne Mountain pool Monday, February 13, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN SWIMMING PEAK PERFORMERS
The State Champion Cheyenne Mountain Medley Relay Team members are The Gazette's Peak Performers of the Week. They are, left to right, Harper Lehman, Sophia Bricker, Cat Wright and Maggie Tibbitt and they were photographed at the Cheyenne Mountain pool Monday, February 13, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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Cherie Cree
Cheyenne Mountain's Cat Wright is the Peak Performer for the week. Monday, February 6, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Cherie Cree
Cheyenne Mountain's Cat Wright is the Peak Performer for the week. Monday, February 6, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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CORPUS CHRISTI HOMELESS
St. Mary's basketball player Olivia FLorek is The Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. She was photographed at the school Moday, January 30, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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CORPUS CHRISTI HOMELESS
St. Mary's basketball player Olivia FLorek is The Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. She was photographed at the school Moday, January 30, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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African dance
Mesa Ridge wrestler Deric Cruz won his 195-lb division at Metros this weekend. JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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African dance
Mesa Ridge wrestler Deric Cruz won his 195-lb division at Metros this weekend. JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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CARE AND SHARE
Coronado High School sophomore wrestler KJ Kearns is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographerd at the high school Monday, January 16, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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CARE AND SHARE
Coronado High School sophomore wrestler KJ Kearns is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographerd at the high school Monday, January 16, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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CARE AND SHARE
Coronado High School sophomore wrestler KJ Kearns is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographerd at the high school Monday, January 16, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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CARE AND SHARE
Coronado High School sophomore wrestler KJ Kearns is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographerd at the high school Monday, January 16, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMERS LEHMAN TIBBITT
Cheyenne Mountain swimmers Harper Lehman, left, and Maggie Tibbitt are The Gazette's Peak Performers of the Week. They were photographed at the school Monday, December 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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S PPOYFBBIG
Pine Creek quarterback Brock Domann, the Gazette Peak Performer of the Year for 5A-4A football, is pictured at the school on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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S PPOYFBBIG
Pine Creek quarterback Brock Domann, the Gazette Peak Performer of the Year for 5A-4A football, is pictured at the school on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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S PPOYFBBIG
Pine Creek quarterback Brock Domann, the Gazette Peak Performer of the Year for 5A-4A football, is pictured at the school on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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PEAK PERFORMERS LEHMAN TIBBITT
Cheyenne Mountain swimmers Harper Lehman, left, and Maggie Tibbitt are The Gazette's Peak Performers of the Week. They were photographed at the school Monday, December 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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PEAK PERFORMERS LEHMAN TIBBITT
Cheyenne Mountain swimmers Harper Lehman, left, and Maggie Tibbitt are The Gazette's Peak Performers of the Week. They were photographed at the school Monday, December 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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PEAK PERFORMERS LEHMAN TIBBITT
Cheyenne Mountain swimmers Harper Lehman, left, and Maggie Tibbitt are The Gazette's Peak Performers of the Week. They were photographed at the school Monday, December 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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UCCS GARAGE
Air Academy softball player Payton Romines is The Gazette's Peak Performer of the Year. She was photographed Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in Garden of the Gods. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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UCCS GARAGE
Air Academy softball player Payton Romines is The Gazette's Peak Performer of the Year. She was photographed Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in Garden of the Gods. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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S HSPPOYGXC
Air Academy's Maria Mettler is the Gazette Girls' Cross Country Peak Performer of the Year, pictured at Holmes Middle School on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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PEAK PERFORMER ROSS NORWOOD
Colorado Springs Christian School soccer goalie Ross Norwood is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographed Sunday, November 6, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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S HSPPOYGXC
Air Academy's Maria Mettler is the Gazette Girls' Cross Country Peak Performer of the Year, pictured at Holmes Middle School on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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S HSPPOYGXC
Air Academy's Maria Mettler is the Gazette Girls' Cross Country Peak Performer of the Year, pictured at Holmes Middle School on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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S HSPPOYGXC
Air Academy's Maria Mettler is the Gazette Girls' Cross Country Peak Performer of the Year, pictured at Holmes Middle School on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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S HSPPOYGXC
Air Academy's Maria Mettler is the Gazette Girls' Cross Country Peak Performer of the Year, pictured at Holmes Middle School on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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MOORE PEAK PERFORMER
Pine Creek football player David Moore IIIis the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographed at the school MOnday, December 5, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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S HSPPOYFH
Palmer Ridge's Shannon Snediker, the Gazette Field Hockey Peak Performer of the Year, is pictured at the school on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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S HSPPOYFH
Palmer Ridge's Shannon Snediker, the Gazette Field Hockey Peak Performer of the Year, is pictured at the school on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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S HSPPOYFH
Palmer Ridge's Shannon Snediker, the Gazette Field Hockey Peak Performer of the Year, is pictured at the school on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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DISCOVERY CANYON GOLF
Discovery Canyon's Luke Trujillo, the golf Peak Performer of the Year, is pictured at The Club at Flying Horse on Friday, September 30, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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DISCOVERY CANYON GOLF
Discovery Canyon's Luke Trujillo, the golf Peak Performer of the Year, is pictured at The Club at Flying Horse on Friday, September 30, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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DISCOVERY CANYON GOLF
Discovery Canyon's Luke Trujillo, the golf Peak Performer of the Year, is pictured at The Club at Flying Horse on Friday, September 30, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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MOORE PEAK PERFORMER
Pine Creek football player David Moore IIIis the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographed at the school MOnday, December 5, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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PEAK PERFORMER ROSS NORWOOD
Colorado Springs Christian School soccer goalie Ross Norwood is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographed Sunday, November 6, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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PEAK PERFORMER ROSS NORWOOD
Colorado Springs Christian School soccer goalie Ross Norwood is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographed Sunday, November 6, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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Tanner Norman
Tanner Norman, TCA, won 3A state cross country with the best time of the day regardless of class and set a course record for 3A. Norman is this week's Peak Performer. He runs through a stream along the course near Norris Penrose Event Center on Monday, October 31, 2016. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Tanner Norman
Tanner Norman, TCA, won 3A state cross country with the best time of the day regardless of class and set a course record for 3A. Norman is this week's Peak Performer. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Tanner Norman
Tanner Norman, TCA, won 3A state cross country with the best time of the day regardless of class and set a course record for 3A. Norman is this week's Peak Performer. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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TENNIS PEAK PERFORMERS DAWID RADEMACHER
Lewis-Palmer High School tennis doubles partners Isaiah Dawid, left, and Garrett Rademacher are the Gazette's Peak Performers of the Week. They were photographed at the school Monday, October 17, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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TENNIS PEAK PERFORMERS DAWID RADEMACHER
Lewis-Palmer High School tennis doubles partners Isaiah Dawid, left, and Garrett Rademacher are the Gazette's Peak Performers of the Week. They were photographed at the school Monday, October 17, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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TENNIS PEAK PERFORMERS DAWID RADEMACHER
Lewis-Palmer High School tennis doubles partners Isaiah Dawid, left, and Garrett Rademacher are the Gazette's Peak Performers of the Week. They were photographed at the school Monday, October 17, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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Peak Performer
Palmer Ridge's quarterback Ty Evans is the Peak Performer this week. Monday, October 10, 2016. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

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Peak Performer
Palmer Ridge's quarterback Ty Evans is the Peak Performer this week. Monday, October 10, 2016. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

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DISCOVERY CANYON GOLF
Discovery Canyon golfer Luke Trujillo is pictured at The Club at Flying Horse on Friday, September 30, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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DISCOVERY CANYON GOLF
Discovery Canyon golfer Luke Trujillo is pictured at The Club at Flying Horse on Friday, September 30, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette

STACIE SCOTT

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KEELIN BROEKER PEAK PERFORMER
Palmer Ridge field hockey player Keelin Broeker is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. She was photographed at the school Monday, September 26, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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KEELIN BROEKER PEAK PERFORMER
Palmer Ridge field hockey player Keelin Broeker is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. She was photographed at the school Monday, September 26, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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KEELIN BROEKER PEAK PERFORMER
Palmer Ridge field hockey player Keelin Broeker is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. She was photographed at the school Monday, September 26, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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KEELIN BROEKER PEAK PERFORMER
Palmer Ridge field hockey player Keelin Broeker is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. She was photographed at the school Monday, September 26, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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KEELIN BROEKER PEAK PERFORMER
Palmer Ridge field hockey player Keelin Broeker is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. She was photographed at the school Monday, September 26, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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KEELIN BROEKER PEAK PERFORMER
Palmer Ridge field hockey player Keelin Broeker is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. She was photographed at the school Monday, September 26, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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KEELIN BROEKER PEAK PERFORMER
Palmer Ridge field hockey player Keelin Broeker is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. She was photographed at the school Monday, September 26, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMER OFFUTT
Doherty High School quarterback Zander Offutt is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. He was photographed at the school Monday, September 19, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMER OFFUTT
Doherty High School quarterback Zander Offutt is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. He was photographed at the school Monday, September 19, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMER OFFUTT
Doherty High School quarterback Zander Offutt is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. He was photographed at the school Monday, September 19, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMER OFFUTT
Doherty High School quarterback Zander Offutt is the Gazette's Peak Performer this week. He was photographed at the school Monday, September 19, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMER CHASTON
Cheyenne Mountain High School junior cross country runner Thomas Chaston is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographed at the school Monday, September 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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Vista Ridge volleyball player Bayli Monck is the peak performer this week. Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

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Payton Romines
Air Academy's girls softball Payton Romines is the peak performer. Monday, August 29, 2016. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette

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PEAK PERFORMER CHASTON
Cheyenne Mountain High School junior cross country runner Thomas Chaston is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographed at the school Monday, September 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMER CHASTON
Cheyenne Mountain High School junior cross country runner Thomas Chaston is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographed at the school Monday, September 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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PEAK PERFORMER CHASTON
Cheyenne Mountain High School junior cross country runner Thomas Chaston is the Gazette's Peak Performer of the Week. He was photographed Monday, September 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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