100 dash - ANTHONY LYLE, Sr., Legacy: With his best race of the season, he won the Thornton Early Bird with a time of 11.17 seconds and that mark stood as the 56th best individual time in Colorado, regardless of classification.

200 dash - BRADEN KRAM, Sr., Skyline: A top-100 sprinter statewide in both the 100 and 200, he dominated the Boulder County Invitational by winning both races and anchoring the Falcons' winning 400-meter relay team.

400 dash - JACK WATHEN, So., Skyline: Among Colorado's top 50 400-meter runners in the MileSplit rankings all season, the 10th-grader ran 50.67 at state to place ninth in 4A.

Legacy senior Anthony Lyle excelled at the 100 dash this season.
Legacy senior Anthony Lyle excelled at the 100 dash this season. (File photo /

800 run - JAMES LEE, Jr., Silver Creek: With a strong finish to a remarkable 12-month surge that saw him vault up the statewide standings, he won the 4A 800-meter state championship with a time of 1:54.21.

1,600 run - ISAAC GREEN, Sr., Monarch: Winning gold in three individual titles and a relay, the University of Washington-bound runner dominated the distance events at the two-day state meet and his 1,600-meter time of 4:21.98 was one of his best.

3,200 run - CHARLIE PERRY, Jr., Monarch: State runner-up to Green in both the 1,600 and 3,200, he clocked times of 4:22.44 and 9:27.37 to score big-time team points to help the Coyotes finish a close second in the team competition.


110 hurdles - CHARLEY SAGRILLO, So., Centaurus: After winning the 110 hurdles title at the Boulder County Invitational in mid-April, he finished the season by placing 12th in 4A at the state meet with a time of 15.82.

300 hurdles - MITCHELL GORMAN, Jr., Broomfield: At this year's state meet, he ran 39.02 to add a 5A fourth-place medal to a junior year that also included a BoCo championship in the 300 hurdles and the state's 11th best time in the event.

400 relay - SKYLINE (Moses Rivera, Jack Wathen, Kyle West, Braden Kram): A talented group that broke the Skyline High School records in all three sprint relays, this lineup placed sixth in 4A's final 400-meter relay race with a time of 42.85 seconds.

800 relay - LEGACY (Ethan Simmons, Braxton Hansen, Ryan Lynch, Anthony Lyle): Anchored by senior sprinter Anthony Lyle, the Lightning placed ninth in the 5A finals with a time of 1:29.41.

1,600 relay - LONGMONT (Jose Limas, Danny Ahern, Daniel Nichols, Alex Santucci): Yet another in a long line of talented relay lineups that have come through the Trojans program in recent years, this group finished 2017 with a 4A finals time of 3:26.45 and sixth place.

3,200 relay - MONARCH (Isaac Green, William Dixon, Zach Litoff, Sean Gazarik): This group defended its 2016 state title by winning the 2017 state meet race with a time of 7:50.04.

High jump - CRUZ GARCIA, So., Longmont: In just his sophomore season, he placed 10th in 4A by clearing 5 feet, 11.50 inches at the state championships.

Pole vault - COLE ROWAN, Jr., Monarch: Clearing 16 feet at the state meet, he beat out teammate Max Manson for the 5A state championship.

Long jump - GUSTAF BACKMAN, Sr., Longmont: Finishing the season as a top-50 long jumper in all of Colorado preps, he placed 13th at state by landing 20 feet, 8 inches away from takeoff on his best jump.

Skyline’s Braden Kram was a top 100 sprinter this past season.
Skyline's Braden Kram was a top 100 sprinter this past season. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)

Triple jump - TRENT DYKEMA, Jr., Silver Creek: A standout basketball player in the winter, Dykema rolled right into track and field for the spring season and in the end finished 12th at state in 4A and a had season-best mark of 43 feet, 7.5 inches which he hit at the Altitude Running Invite in March.

Shot put - NICO HEINEKE MAGRI, Sr., Monarch: Adding to his fourth-place medal in the discus, he placed 10th in the 5A shot put with a state finals mark of 48 feet, 2 inches.

Discus - BROCK KNECHTEL, Sr., Silver Creek: Also 4A's runner-up in the shot put as a senior, he ran away with the 4A discus state championship and won the title with a throw of 176 feet, 4 inches, which was also the second best all-classification mark for the season in Colorado.

Monarch’s Cole Rowan won the Class 5A state championship in the pole vault this past season.
Monarch's Cole Rowan won the Class 5A state championship in the pole vault this past season. (Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer)

Coach - KENT REIDER, Monarch: Coaching a boys team that went 1-2-3 in multiple distance events, won a relay and dominated the pole vaulting competition on its way to a second-place finish in 5A.


Garrett Betty, Sr., Broomfield; Aidan Boyd, Jr., Jefferson Academy; Henry Carlson, Jr., Skyline; Max Carter-Kemp, Jr., Fairview; Elliott Cassidy, Jr., Silver Creek; Matthew Chen, So., Monarch; Nate Christy, Jr., Lyons; Jake Claeys, Jr., Jefferson Academy; Jack Colvin, Sr., Shining Mountain; Samuel Dirkes, So., Silver Creek;

Brock Dykema, Jr., Silver Creek; Kyle Frohling, Sr., Lyons; Samuel Godwin, So., Broomfield; Cooper Harmon, So., Fairview; Reid Hill, So., Shining Mountain; Colton Jonjak-Plahn, So., Lyons; Austin Leech, Jr., Silver Creek; Max Manson, So., Monarch; Sam Merrill, Sr., Longmont; Michael Mooney, Jr., Broomfield;

Alex Oelsner, Sr., Niwot; Nick Paone, Jr., Longmont; Sam Primozich, Sr., Boulder; Cayce Reese, Sr., Monarch; Jackson Reeves, Fr., Lyons; Isaac Roberts, Fr., Lyons; Max Saliman, So., Shining Mountain; Logan Simington, Jr., Silver Creek; Tyler Thimsen, Sr., Jefferson Academy; Christian Van Cleave, Sr., Jefferson Academy.

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