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2018 Track & Field State Championships, Day 3

Day 3 of Colorado State Track and Field at the Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood.

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The Fountain-Ft. Carson track team celebrates being the 5A Colorado state track champions. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Peyton's Kaylee Kearse finished third in the 2A 400 Meter Dash at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Pikes Peak Christian's Tommy Harmony attempts to break the state record in the 1A Pole Vault at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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TCA's Rachel Goana and Claudia Valenzuela are emotional after their 3A 4x100 Meter Relay at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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TCA's Eli Grant finished third in the 3A 300 Meter Hurdles at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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TCA's Rachel Goana and Claudia Valenzuela are emotional after their 3A 4x100 Meter Relay at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Woodland Park's Skye Ciccarelli in congratulated after winning the high jump at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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TCA's McKenzie and Katie Flaherty come in 7th and 8th in girls 3A 1600 Meter Run and help their team to a first place win at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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TCA's McKenzie and Katie Flaherty come in 7th and 8th in girls 3A 1600 Meter Run and help their team to a first place win at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Fountain-Ft. Carson's 4x400 team took first place in 5A competitionat the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Air Academy's girls 4x100 Relay team finished second in 4A at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Discovery Canyon's Lauren Gale took first place in the 4A Girls 100 meter dash. Harrison's Ereana McCallister (right) finished in 4th place and Air Academy's Oliva Whitaker (left) and came in third. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Air Academy's girls 4x100 Relay team finished second in 4A at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Liberty Graduation
Fountain-Ft. Carson's 4x400 team took first place in 5A competitionat the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Liberty Graduation
Fountain-Ft. Carson's 4x400 team took first place in 5A competitionat the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Liberty Graduation
TCA's McKenzie and Katie Flaherty come in 7th and 8th in girls 3A 1600 Meter Run and help their team to a first place win at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Liberty Graduation
Fountain-Ft. Carson's 4x400 team took first place in 5A competitionat the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Liberty Graduation
Fountain-Ft. Carson's 4x400 team took first place in 5A competitionat the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Liberty Graduation
Fountain-Ft. Carson's 4x400 team took first place in 5A competitionat the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Ray Lutz, who died in the last year and officiated for many years, was remembered with a chair for him on the infield at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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The TCA girls track team celebrates taking a team first place in the 3A Colorado State track championships. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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TCA's Rachel Goana, Claudia Valenzuela, Esther Eyberg, and Shenna Daum (right) celebrate winning the 3A 4x100 meter relay finals. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Pine Creek's Wyatt Wieland crosses over the last hurdle simultaneously with Valor Christian’s Dane Palazzo. The race ended in a tie. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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TCA's Claudia Valenzuela heads for the finish line, taking second place in the 3A 200 meter dash. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Harrison's Tyrese Vanhorne sits atop the winner's stand after winning the 4A 200 meters. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Fountain Ft. Carson's Jalen Lyon crosses the finish line to win the 5A 200 meter dash with Gateway's Elijah Williams coming in second. Lyon won the 200 meters, 400 meters and 4x400 meters. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Fountain-Ft. Carson's Jequan Hogan took second place in the 5A Boys Triple Jump. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Discovery Canyon's Lauren Gale took first place in the 4A Girls 100 meter dash. Harrison's Ereana McCallister (right) finished in 4th place and Air Academy's Oliva Whitaker (left) and came in third. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE

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Liberty Graduation
Discovery Canyon's Lauren Gale took first place in the 4A Girls 100 meter dash. Harrison's Ereana McCallister (right) finished in 4th place. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Cheyenne Mountain's girls 4x100 team took first place in 4A. Kinley Coe, Gabrielle Hyatt, Ashlyn Ventimiglia, and Emma Hanson celebrate after getting their medals. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Pikes Peak Christian's Sam Smith and Tommy Harmon took first and second place in the 1A Boys Pole Vault. Tommy Harmon prepares to take a run at the state record, but was unsuccessful. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Pikes Peak Christian's Sam Smith and Tommy Harmon took first and second place in the 1A Boys Pole Vault. Smith clears makes a jump during the competition. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Some of the athletes who participated in the final day of the Colorado State track meet missed their graduation day, so a special ceremony was held for them. At the end they got to toss their caps. Among the students were four athlete/students from Widefield, Air Academy and Liberty High Schools. Although conditions were rainy and cold, the final day of Colorado State Track ran without any delays at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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Calhan's Brittany Fuchs finished second of the 2A 200 Meter Dash at the Colorado state track finals on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)

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