Scenes: State Track & Field Championship At UNM

Sophomore Becca Green is State Champion in both the shot put and the discus with throws of 41′ 11-1/2″ and 130′ 3″, respectively. Her shot put was more than 6′ farther than 2nd place! Photo by Blake Wood

Junior Elijah Velasquez outsprints the field to become State Champion in the 800 m with a time of 1:56.7. Photo by Blake Wood

Senior Ben Schauer placed 5th in the triple jump with a leap of 42′ 0″. Photo by Blake Wood

The 3rd place ‘Topper Girls Track & Field team. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Steven Strevell narrowly edges Ty McCray of Miyamura to finish 2nd in the 3200 m with a time of 9:58.6. Behind Steven are junior Duncan Fuehne and senior Josh Strevell, who placed 4th and 5th, respectively. Steven also placed 3rd in the 1600 with a time of 4:30.9. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Jazmine Tuning placed 2nd in the high jump with a jump of 5′ 4″. Photo by Blake Wood

Freshman Tia Hartzol placed 4th in the 200 m with a time of 27.01 seconds. Tia also placed 3rd in the Long Jump with a leap of 17′ 1-1/4″. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Jazmine Tuning completes the handoff to 8th grader Holly Sanchez between the 200 m legs of the 1600 m medley relay. The ‘Topper team, including sophomore Kaitlyn McGrane and 8th grader Norissa Valdez placed 2nd in a time of 4:26.47. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Preslie Coffey placed 4th in the 300 m hurdles with a time of 47.89 seconds. Photo by Blake Wood

Junior Deandre Lawerence completes the handoff to sophomore Trystan Osburn in the 4×100 m relay. The ‘Topper team, including senior Leander Murphy and junior James Beauparlant, finished 4th in a time of 43.45 seconds. Photo by Blake Wood

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