Pagosa takes third, fourth at Center Invitational to open season


    Photo courtesy Justin Cowan
    Cade Cowan launches into the air for a 20 foot, 9 1/2-inch jump in the long jump event at the Center Invitational on March 30. Cowan’s jump earned him first place at the event and currently ranks him fourth in the long jump in the 3A division in Colorado. The boy’s track and field team finished third at the event.

    By John Finefrock
    Staff Writer
    The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate track and field team rambled to third place (boys) and fourth place (girls) finishes at their first event of the season on March 30.
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    Photo courtesy Justin Cowan
    Taleah Hauger sprints to the finish line during an event at the Center Invitational on March 30. Hauger was part of the girl’s 4×200-meter relay team that snatched first place in the event for the Pirates. The Lady Pirates finished fourth at the event.