Medina named Athlete of the Year

Photo courtesy of Joel Priest Alamosa’s Joshua Medina was named the 3A Track and Field Athlte of the Year for the 2021 season by CHSAA

SAN LUIS VALLEY — The Colorado State Activities Association (CHSAA) has released their boys and girls All-State Track teams. Among those recognized Alamosa athlete Joshua Medina has been named the 3A Boys Athlete of the Year as a three time champion this summer monopolizing the long distance events with gold in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 Meter runs. Fellow Senior and three-time champion, Avery Palmgren of Sangre de Cristo, was also recognized with 1A Girls First Team honors. Palmgren finished with top honors in the 100 and 200 Meter dashes as well as the long jump.

These teams were created based upon results at the state meet.

In order to be considered for athlete of the year, they must first have made the all-state team by winning an event.

Athletes of the year were selected based upon their performance at the state meet. Coaches of the year were selected based upon the team champions.

To view the complete announcements for the boys and girls all-state teams be sure to vist

Class 3A

Athlete of the Year: Joshua Medina, Alamosa

First Team

Joshua Medina Alamosa Senior 800m, 1,600m, 3,200m

Class 2A

First team

Devin Brady Centauri Freshman 4x100, 4x200

Mason Claunch Centauri Junior 400m, 4x100, 4x200

Ben Tailleur Centauri Junior 4x100, 4x200

Richardson Tailleur Centauri Junior 4x100, 4x200

Class 1A

First Team

Josh Duran Antonito Senior 300 hurdles

Avery Palmgren Sangre de Cristo Senior 100m, 200m, long jump



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