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State Track Day 1

Local track stars compete in the first day of the state track championship in Lakewood.

Coronado's Phil Stafford, Dan Egger, and John Booton (left to right) celebrate after their teammate, Bailey Roth, crossed the finish line and gave them the win in the 4x800 relay race in the 4A division. The four won the 4x800 with a time of 7:55.71 during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Coronado's Phil Stafford, Dan Egger, and John Booton (left to right) celebrate after their teammate, Bailey Roth, crossed the finish line and gave them the win in the 4x800 relay race in the 4A division. The four won the 4x800 with a time of 7:55.71 during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Cheyenne Mountain's Alex Sheaffer soars in the triple jump during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado, on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Sheaffer took 2nd place in the finals with a jump of 35-09.25. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Cheyenne Mountain's Alex Sheaffer soars in the triple jump during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado, on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Sheaffer took 2nd place in the finals with a jump of 35-09.25. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Palmer's Ryan Becker is presented his first place medal in the 5A high jump during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado, on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Palmer's Ryan Becker is presented his first place medal in the 5A high jump during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado, on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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The Fountain-Ft. Carson team cheers on teammates during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

The Fountain-Ft. Carson team cheers on teammates during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Coronado's Dan Egger (right) hands off to Bailey Roth in the last leg of the 2x800 meters 4A finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Coronado took first place with a time of 7:55.71.  (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Coronado's Dan Egger (right) hands off to Bailey Roth in the last leg of the 2x800 meters 4A finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Coronado took first place with a time of 7:55.71. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Rampart's Tucker Hamilton took first place in the 5A 3200 meters run finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Liberty's Clayson Shumway took second. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Rampart's Tucker Hamilton took first place in the 5A 3200 meters run finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Liberty's Clayson Shumway took second. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Discovery Canyon's Jackson Spalding took first place in the 4A finals of the shot put during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Spalding had a first place throw of 52-09.75. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Discovery Canyon's Jackson Spalding took first place in the 4A finals of the shot put during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Spalding had a first place throw of 52-09.75. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Lewis-Palmer's Nicole Montgomery is out of the blocks in the 4A prelims of the 200 meter dash during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Montgomery had the best preliminary time in the 400 meter dash.  (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Lewis-Palmer's Nicole Montgomery is out of the blocks in the 4A prelims of the 200 meter dash during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Montgomery had the best preliminary time in the 400 meter dash. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Pine Creek's Alleandra Watt competes in the 400 meter dash in 4A competition during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Pine Creek's Alleandra Watt competes in the 400 meter dash in 4A competition during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Rampart's Tucker Hamilton reacts after taking first place in the 5A 3200 meters run finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Liberty's Clayson Shumway took second. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Rampart's Tucker Hamilton reacts after taking first place in the 5A 3200 meters run finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Liberty's Clayson Shumway took second. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Coronado's Phil Stafford, Dan Egger, and John Booton (left to right) celebrate after their teammate, Bailey Roth, crossed the finish line and gave them the win in the 4x800 relay race in the 4A division. The four won the 4x800 with a time of 7:55.71 during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Coronado's Phil Stafford, Dan Egger, and John Booton (left to right) celebrate after their teammate, Bailey Roth, crossed the finish line and gave them the win in the 4x800 relay race in the 4A division. The four won the 4x800 with a time of 7:55.71 during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Cheyenne Mountain's Alex Sheaffer soars in the triple jump during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado, on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Sheaffer took 2nd place in the finals with a jump of 35-09.25. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Cheyenne Mountain's Alex Sheaffer soars in the triple jump during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado, on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Sheaffer took 2nd place in the finals with a jump of 35-09.25. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Palmer's Ryan Becker is presented his first place medal in the 5A high jump during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado, on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Palmer's Ryan Becker is presented his first place medal in the 5A high jump during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado, on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

The Fountain-Ft. Carson team cheers on teammates during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

The Fountain-Ft. Carson team cheers on teammates during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Coronado's Dan Egger (right) hands off to Bailey Roth in the last leg of the 2x800 meters 4A finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Coronado took first place with a time of 7:55.71.  (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Coronado's Dan Egger (right) hands off to Bailey Roth in the last leg of the 2x800 meters 4A finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Coronado took first place with a time of 7:55.71. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Rampart's Tucker Hamilton took first place in the 5A 3200 meters run finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Liberty's Clayson Shumway took second. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Rampart's Tucker Hamilton took first place in the 5A 3200 meters run finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Liberty's Clayson Shumway took second. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Discovery Canyon's Jackson Spalding took first place in the 4A finals of the shot put during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Spalding had a first place throw of 52-09.75. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Discovery Canyon's Jackson Spalding took first place in the 4A finals of the shot put during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Spalding had a first place throw of 52-09.75. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Lewis-Palmer's Nicole Montgomery is out of the blocks in the 4A prelims of the 200 meter dash during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Montgomery had the best preliminary time in the 400 meter dash.  (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Lewis-Palmer's Nicole Montgomery is out of the blocks in the 4A prelims of the 200 meter dash during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Montgomery had the best preliminary time in the 400 meter dash. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Pine Creek's Alleandra Watt competes in the 400 meter dash in 4A competition during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Pine Creek's Alleandra Watt competes in the 400 meter dash in 4A competition during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Rampart's Tucker Hamilton reacts after taking first place in the 5A 3200 meters run finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Liberty's Clayson Shumway took second. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Rampart's Tucker Hamilton reacts after taking first place in the 5A 3200 meters run finals during the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Liberty's Clayson Shumway took second. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Local high school students compete in the first day of the Colorado State Track Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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