100 – GAVIN SCHURR, So., Fairview: With a time of 11 seconds flat, the sophomore placed seventh in the 5A 100-meter finals at the state championships and also won the Boulder County title in the event.
200 – DANIEL FORD, Sr., Silver Creek: He came on strong in the second half of his senior season and finished his 12th-grade year off by placing fifth in 4A with a time of 22.28 seconds.
400 – RYAN CHACON, So., Frederick: Still just a sophomore, he medaled in multiple events at state including an eighth-place finish in the 400 courtesy of a 50.85-second finals time.
800 – COLTON JONJAK-PLAHN, Sr., Lyons: The CHSAA co-runner of the year in 2A, he won gold in the 800-meter run and 3,200-meter relay while medaling in two other events to lead the Lions boys to a team championship.
1,600 – CRUZ CULPEPPER, Jr., Niwot: The BoCoPreps.com athlete of the year whose one-mile time of 4:04.82 is currently second best in the nation, won the 4A 1,600-meter title at this year’s state championships and his winning 800-meter time of 1:52.93 was the fastest run in Colorado this season.
3,200 – ISAAC ROBERTS, Jr., Lyons: He had multiple top-two finishes including his first individual state championship in the 3,200 that helped the Lion boys win their first team title since 2015.
110 hurdles – CHARLEY SAGRILLO, Sr., Centaurus: Making up plenty of ground in the latter half of the race, he finished runner-up in the 4A state finals with a time of 14.82 seconds.
300 hurdles – JENSEN DOUILLARD, Sr., Niwot: One of the team-champion Cougars’ most versatile athletes this spring, he finished third in the 4A 300-meter hurdles with a time of 39.47 at state.
400 relay – SKYLINE (Andrew Brown, Sr.; Jack Wathen, Sr.; Creighton Trembly, Jr.; Kyle West, Sr.): Runners-up to Pueblo East by just 14 hundredths of a second, Brown, Wathen, Trembly and West set a school record of 42.54 in claiming the 4A silver.
800 relay – MEAD (Prestin Tillema, Jr.; Brandon Bartush, Sr.; Brayden Keys, So.; Riley Martin, Sr.): Turning in a time of 1:31.33, these four Mavericks placed eighth in the 4A finals at this year’s state championships.
1,600 relay – NIWOT (Jensen Douillard, Sr.; Nolan Johan, Sr.; Milo Ostwald, Jr.; Jack Kenkel, Jr.): In one of the most exciting finishes at this year’s state meet, the Cougars’ 4×400 won the final event of the weekend and clinched the first-ever team championship for the Niwot boys.
3,200 relay – HOLY FAMILY (Rasce Engelhardt, Sr.; Alex Martinez, Sr.; Christian Montoya, Sr.; Braden Bartlettt, Sr.): With a come-from-behind victory and time of 7 minutes, 59.67 seconds, this Tigers foursome claimed Holy Family’s first state title in the event since 2014.
High jump – Eddie Kurjak, So., Longmont: The only sophomore to place in the top five, he cleared 6 feet, 5.5 inches to finish as the runner-up in 4A.
Pole vault – MAX MANSON, Sr., Monarch: He’s already the proud owner of the Colorado state meet record, and he added a second 5A pole vault title to his collection in May.
Long jump – ZACE BUCKHOLD, Jr., Jefferson Academy: Also medaling in the 3A triple jump, he finished runner-up in the long jump with a mark of 22 feet, 5.75 inches.
Triple jump – WILL MURPHY, Sr., Longmont: One of three Trojans triple jumpers to medal at state, his runner-up finish and mark of 45 feet, 5 inches was tops among them in the 4A finals.
Shot put – SAMUEL DIRKES, Sr., Silver Creek: Also finishing runner-up in the 4A discus, the final throw of his prep career went 58 feet, 10.75 inches and earned him the gold in the 4A shot put.
Discus – BRODY WELCH, So., Holy Family: His best throw at state earned him ninth place in 3A, and that mark of 134 feet was the best of any area athlete other than Dirkes this spring.
Coach – MAURICE HENRIQUES, Niwot: Two years ago in 2017, the Niwot boys didn’t score a single point at the state meet but this spring they won their first-ever 4A team championship with an exciting relay victory in the meet’s final event.
Nathan Bailey, So., Mead; Nick Booton, Sr., Broomfield; Cooper Brown, Sr., Centaurus; Ryan Capasso, Sr., Broomfield; Jamison Cartwright, Sr., Erie; Matthew Chen, Sr., Monarch; Alex Chiang, Sr., Centaurus; Will Chiang, So., Fairview; Aidan Christiansen, So., Lyons; Adam Chughtai, Jr., Longmont;
Ryan Elahi, Jr., Niwot; Beck Fieth, Sr., Longmont; Samuel Godwin, Sr., Broomfield; David Hernandez, Sr., Longmont; Adam Huonder, Jr., Erie; Dylan Johnson, So., Silver Creek; Luke Johnson, Jr., Monarch; Owen Koonce, Jr., Centaurus; William Ledden, Jr., Peak to Peak; Jonathan Malavasi, Jr., Jefferson Academy;
Hunter Payne, Sr., Mead; Corte Peterson, So., Peak to Peak; Kyle Piper, Sr., Centaurus; Hunter Potrykus, Jr., Silver Creek; Ares Reading, Sr., Niwot; Dylan Rodgers, Sr., Boulder; Max Saliman, Sr., Shining Mountain; Jordan Shackelford, Jr., Lyons; Jack Shew, Jr., Longmont; Simon Stone, Jr., Lyons;
Leo Sundstrom, So., Fairview; Jake Wachter, Jr., Mead; Hogan Warlock, Sr., Erie; Emrik Wells, Jr., Niwot; Riley Welsch, Sr., Jefferson Academy.