The Buena Vista Demons took seventh place seventh in a field of 17 teams in the Demon Invitational at Glenwood Springs April 13. The girls were twelfth out of 19.

AJ Smethers won the triple jump with a leap of 39 feet, 4.5 inches and Matt Thompson finished second in the 400 dash with a time of 52.95 seconds.

The 4x800 relay team finished sixth in 10:26.93. The runners were Luke Hedman, Smethers, Brin Riley and Jack Helmke.

Other top eight placers were Issac Hutchings, 7th, 1600; Shelock Rosston, 6th, 3200; Layton Chupp, 300 hurdles; Brennan Pratt, 6th, high jump and 3rd, triple jump.

Placing in the top eight and scoring team points for the girls were Anna Bearss, 6th, 3200; Bailey Richey, 7th, 100 hurdles; Shelby Storms, 4th, high jump and Lindsey Pratt, 6th, high jump.

The relay teams had a successful day. The 4x100 team made up of Mitchek Colley, Beka Peterson, Lexi Petri and Lynn Piefer placed eighth.

The 4x200 team of Jasmine White, Shelby Storms, Kelley Vernon and Beka Petersen placed eighth.

The 4x800 team of Anna Bearss, Kylee Davis, Sage McGinnis and Ruthie Molitor placed third. And the 800 sprint medley consisting of White, Storms, Vernon and Aja Hogan placed eighth.

The teams will be on the road to the Thornton Invitational at North Star Stadium in Westminster Saturday, April 20. The meet starts at 9 a.m.

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