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Pomona Invitational dominated by FFC on boys side

Meet featured some of the best track teams in the state

Photo by Daniel Williams
Legacy’s Braxton Hansen hops, skips and then jumps during his triple jump event at Pomona’s Invite meet Saturday at Jeffco Stadium.
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Fountain-Fort Carson flexed its muscle, beating 25 schools and winning the boys side of the Pomona Invitational Saturday at Jeffco Stadium.

The Trojans won the meet in a landslide with a team score of 121, 33 points higher than second place Cherokee Trail who finished with 88 points.

Rounding out the top five was Grandview in third with 87 team points, Fossil Ridge finished fourth with 76 points and Poudre finished fifth with 47 points.

Host Pomona finished 11th with 28 points.

Fountain-Fort Carson shined bright, winning five of 18 events and having the fastest athlete at the event.

Jaysean Skrine won the 100 meters in a swift 10.88, followed by Cherokee Trail’s Brandon Singleton (10.92).

The Trojans were also winners in the 4x100 meter, 4x200 meter, 4x800 meter and the triple jump.

Cherokee Trail won four events outright, with Singleton winning both the 20 and 40 meter diving. The Trojans’ Isaiah Kaiser won the 300 meter hurdles and Harley Korte was the top pole vaulter reaching a winning height of 14 feet and 1 inch.   

Holy Family’s Ryan Willis narrowly won the 110 meter hurdles in 14.65, besting Fossil Ridge’s Tyler Russell by .06 of a second.

Even some of the smaller schools had big days, as 3A’s Faith Christian had several quality finished including Luke Yeager taking fourth in the 800 meter with at time of 1:58.70.

In addition, the Eagle’ Connor McCain finished ninth in the shot put with a distance of 44 feet 6.5 inches.

Pomona also fared well in their meet finishing third in both the 4x100 meter and 4x200 meter relays.

The Panthers foursome of Mile Matulik, Tim Inthavong, Jeremy Gonzales and Chris Marquez finished the 4x100 relay in 44.69. The same four runners hooked up again for a third place finished in the 4x200 relay finishing in 1:32.14.