Coronado High School was the winner of the 44th Annual La Junta Lady Tiger Relays, which took place Thursday at Tiger Stadium.

The Lady Cougars had four individual champions. Jaelyn Herschberger won the two horizontal jumps as she took the long jump at 16-6 1/2 and the triple jump at 34-7 1/2.

Grace Abernethy won the 3,200-meter run in 13:31.68, and Alison Ambuul won the 300-meter hurdles in 50.26 seconds.

Coronado also won the 4x800-meter relay in 10:58.23.

Liberty was second and it won three individual championships. Katelyn McMoore won two titles as she claimed the 100 hurdles in 16.01 seconds and the high jump at 5-2 1/2. Aliyah George won the 200 in 26.21 seconds.

The Lady Lancers won four of the five relay races. They took the 4x100 in 51.19 seconds, the 4x200 in 1:49.36, the 4x400 in 4:17.26, and the 800-meter sprint medley in 1:56.24.

Among local teams Fowler placed the highest as the Lady Grizzlies were 10th with 26 points.


Four Fowler girls’ placed with Lexi Van Sickle finishing the highest as she was second in the 400 in 1:06.88. Ashlyn Alvey took third in the 3,200 in 14:14.49, Jacquelin Alvey was fifth in the 800 in 2:42.31, and Ryanna Pruet was sixth in the triple jump at 30-10.

The Lady Grizzlies were also fourth in the 4x800-meter relay in 11:56.63.


The Kim/Branson co-op team finished in 13th place with 18 points. Zariah Mason was the only Lady Mustang to place as she won the 100 meters in 13.56 seconds and she was second in the 200 in 26.71.


McClave took 15th place with 14 points. Shalea Watts placed in three events as she was seventh in the 1,600 in 6:23.68 and eighth in the 800 in 2:46.33, and she tied for eighth in the high jump at 4-6 1/2. Makenzie Watts placed in two events as she was fifth in the shot put at 31-7 and fifth in the discus at 110-11. Also placing for the Lady Cardinals was Gentry Martin, who was sixth in the 400 in 1:10.24.


Swink was 19th with five points. The Lady Lion placers were Skyler Jones, who was fifth in the triple jump at 31-9, and Jayden King tied for eighth in the high jump at 4-6 1/2.

La Junta

La Junta finished 20th with four points. Placing for the Lady Tigers were January King, who was seventh in the 400 in 1:10.27, and Jayde King, who was seventh in the 300 hurdles in 56.72.

Crowley County

Crowley County was 21st with three points. The sole Lady Charger placer was Jayla Brown, who was sixth in the 3,200 in 14:35.69.

Las Animas

Las Animas did not place.

Tiger Relays are today

The 70th Annual La Junta Tiger Relays occurred today at Tiger Stadium. The field events began at 10 a.m. and the track events were at 11 a.m.

44th Annual Lady Tiger Relays

Individual champions

100-meter dash; Zariah Mason; Kim/Branson; 13.56

200-meter dash; Aliyah George; Liberty; 26.21

400-meter dash; MaLeigha Menegatti; Pueblo West; 1:01.86

800-meter run; Shaelyn Walton; Hoehne; 2:35.15

1,600-meter run; MaLeigha Menegatti; Pueblo West; 5:40.17

3,200-meter run; Grace Abernethy; Coronado; 13;31.68

100-meter hurdles; Kayelyn McMoore; Liberty; 16.01

300-meter hurdles; Alison Ambuul; Coronado; 50.26

4x100-meter relay; Liberty; 51.19

4x200-meter relay; Liberty; 1:43.36

4x400-meter relay; Liberty; 4:17.26

4x800-meter relay; Coronado; 10:58.23

800-meter sprint medley relay; Liberty, 1:56.24

High Jump; Katelyn McMoore; Liberty; 5-2 1/2

Long Jump; Jaelyn Herschberger; Coronado; 16-6 1/2

Triple jump; Jaelyn Herschberger; Coronado; 34-7 1/2

Shot put; Aubree Yalotz; Pueblo County; 36-7 1/2

Discus; Jessie Castellucci; Pueblo South; 124-3

Pole vault; Grace Braune; Pueblo West; 10-0***

*** Took place Wednesday at Dutch Clark Stadium.

Team scores

Coronado 140 1/2, Liberty 123 1/2, Pueblo West 82, Peyton 49 1/2, Pueblo South 37 1/2, Hoehne 37, Pueblo Centennial 37, Lamar 34, Pueblo County 32, Del Norte 27, Fowler 26, Rye 22, Kim/Branson 18, Pueblo Central 15, McClave 14, Eads 11, John Mall 11, Cheyenne Wells 8, Swink 5, La Junta 4, Crowley County 3, Granada 1, Trinidad 1, Las Animas 0.