Kelley wins again for Soroco track |

Kelley wins again for Soroco track

Austin Colbert

Soroco High School Rams

— The Soroco High School track and field team traveled to a meet at Cedaredge on Saturday, making up for a Thursday meet in Brighton that was canceled because of weather.

Sophomore Ben Kelley led the way, winning the boys 3,200-meter race in 10 minutes, 52.89 seconds, six seconds ahead of second place. Kelley also took third in the boys 400-meter dash in 51.95 seconds.

Junior Brandon Veilleux also shined for the Soroco boys, taking fourth in the high jump (5 feet, 7 inches) and sixth in the 200-meter dash (24.67 seconds). Junior Cody Reynen took seventh in the boys 300-meter hurdles, with Veilleux taking eighth.

Junior Morgan George was strong for the Soroco girls, taking sixth in the 100-meter dash (13.97 seconds) and eighth in the 200-meter dash (29.31 seconds). Sophomore Mattie Rossi was third and freshman Chloe Veilleux fourth in the girls 300-meter hurdles. Rossi also took fourth in the long jump (15-10.25).

The girls 400-meter relay team took fifth in 54.39 seconds, while the girls 800-meter sprint relay team took third in 1:59.47.

The Rams are next scheduled to compete at Eagle Valley on Saturday.

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