Both of the local high school track and field programs competed at the Eighth Annual La Junta Open, which took place Thursday, March 29 at Tiger Stadium.

Fowler

Fowler tied for 22nd place in the boys’ meet with three points and the Grizzlies had only one placer in Orin Carnes, who was sixth in the 110 hurdles in 17.36.

The Lady Grizzlies were sixth in the girls’ meet with 39 points. Placing for the Fowler girls were Samantha Graham, who was third in the long jump at 14-10 3/4, Kaitlyn Smith, who was fourth in the long jump at 14-10 and seventh in the triple jump at 30-4 1/2, and Ashlyn Alvey, who was seventh in the 1,600 in 6:22.48.

The Lady Grizzlies placed in three relay events. They won the 4x200 in 1:53.66, they were second in the 800 sprint medley in 1:58.95 and third in the 4x800 in 11:51.58.

Crowley County

Crowley County was 11th in the boys’ meet with 25 points and the Chargers were led by Lane Walter, who was third in the discus at 135-1 and fifth in the shot put at 43-9.

Hayden Carter, was sixth in the high jump at 5-8, Brannon Harris, was eighth in the 400 in 56.65, and Tyler Schwartz, was eighth in the long jump at 18-5 1/2.

The Chargers placed in two relays. They were second in the 4x200 in 1:36.41 and seventh in the 4x800 in 9:59.88.

The Lady Chargers tied for 10th in the girls’ competition with 24 1/2 points. Rylee Haynes led the Crowley County girls as she placed second in the 100 hurdles in 16.64 and second in the 300 hurdles in 52.73, and she tied for fourth in the high jump at 5-0.

Also placing for the Lady Chargers was Jayla Brown, who was fifth in the 3,200 in 14:38.05.

Boys’ Team Scores

Pueblo West 85, Alamosa 81, Hoehne 69, La Junta 55, Rocky Ford 50, Cotopaxi 42, Lamar 38, Ellicott 37, Centauri 31 1/2, Sanford 28, Crowley County 25, Cheyenne Wells 16, Eads 16, Custer County 15, Mancos 15, South Baca 12, Springfield 10, Lewis-Palmer 8 1/2, Kit Carson 5, Del Norte 4, La Veta 4, Fowler 3, Genoa-Hugo 3, Las Animas 3, Trinidad 3, Granada 2, Wiley 2.

Girls’ Team Scores

Alamosa 111 1/2, Pueblo West 60 1/2, Lamar 45, Springfield 42, Del Norte 40, Fowler 39, Genoa-Hugo 33, Centauri 32, Eads 30, Crowley County 24 1/2, Hoehne 24 1/2, Cotopaxi 24, Swink 23, La Junta 20, Center 17, Kim/Branson 16, Rocky Ford 16, Mcclave 15, Custer County 13, Kit Carson 13, Granada 11, Primero 10, Trinidad 10, Wiley 10, Lewis-Palmer 9, Cheyenne Wells 1, Sanford 1, Sierra Grande 1.