The Pirate track team performed well at last week’s Pine River Invitational in Bayfield, taking second place overall.
Pagosa’s girls finished first out of 14 teams at a competitive meet. Notable among the placings in events was freshman Emily Bryant’s first-place finish in the 1,600 meter run. Bryant completed the race in six minutes and 10 seconds.
Sophomore Gabby Pajak came in first in the 100 hurdles with a time of 16.66 with fellow sophomore Toni Stoll behind her, taking third place with a time of 17.12.
Pajak took home another first place in long jump with a distance of 16 feet, 3.5 inches. She also placed second in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:09.01.
Stoll leaped to first place in triple jump with a distance of 35 feet, over three feet ahead of the second place finisher.
Junior Katie Armbrecht took third in shot put, throwing at a distance of 31-2.5. She also came in second in the javelin with a throw of 97 feet.
Pirate teammates senior Magan Kraetsch and freshman Taylor Strohecker took third and fourth place in the high jump with respective heights of 4-8 and 4-6.
The girls’ relays placed in both the 4x400 and 4x800. They came in second place in the 4x800 with a time of 11:02.64 and third in the 4x400 with a time of 4:38.05.
The Pirate boys finished fifth in a field of 10 teams.
Senior Zach Lucero continues to be impressive in the 800 meter run. Lucero ran to a first place finish in the 800 with the time of 2:14.2.
Lucero also led the boys 4x800 meter relay race to first place with a time of 8:51.25.
The 3,200 meter run is also a strong race for the Pirate boys. Junior Carlos Brinkmann came in third, at 11:06.21, with freshman Colton Polczynski right behind him in fourth at 11:55.34.
Senior Garrett Stoll had a notable finish in triple jump, leaping to third place at 38-6.
Members of the Pirate team travel to compete at Bloomfield, N.M., Saturday.