Cruz Culpepper, Niwot track and field: At the Texas Relays this past weekend, he ran a 4:11.54 to place second in the 1,600 and claim the fourth fastest time in the country and the No. 1 time for a sophomore this season.

Taylor James, Niwot track and field: The top-ranked high jumping freshman in the state, she won the Lyons Invitational high jump by clearing a meet-record 5 feet, 3.5 inches and also anchored the Cougars' 1,600-meter relay team that set a meet record of 4:05.19.

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