There should be no doubt that Sydney Thorvaldson of Rawlins is a rare, elite athlete. Last year as a freshman, she won the state titles in all 3 of the distance races. She started out the 2019 meet with win in the 3200 with a time of 10.47.86, missing the class record by 7 tenths of a second. Big Piney Sophomore Muriel Jones was 2nd,almost a minute behind with Emma Gonzoles of Burns 3rd. Thorvaldson wasn't finished as she ran on the Outlaws winning 1600 sprint medley team as she joined Olivia Pacheco, Zoe Law and Taylor Potratz on the podium. Their time of 4.18.05 broke the 3A record. One big time up and coming athlete is Kamden Townsend of Douglas who won the long jump with a leap of 17-2.75. Megan Cornia of Lovell took 2nd and Khalya Liserio of Wheatland was 3rd. Rawlins leads the team standings after the 1st day with 20 points Big Piney is 2nd with 14 and Pinedale 3rd with 13. See Ms. Thorvaldson in action in our video of day one!

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