LAKEWOOD - The Wolverines are state champions yet again.
The Bayfield High School boys track and field team secured its first state championship in school history with a dominant start-to-finish performance during the Colorado High School Activities Association state championships at Jefferson County Stadium this weekend in Lakewood.
The Wolverines piled up 79.5 points to win the title. Classical Academy was second with 73 points, followed by Elizabeth with 55 points and Roaring Fork with 53 points.
The title adds to a dominant year for BHS, which won the Class 2A state football title in November, the 3A poms title in December, the Class 3A state basketball title in March, and now the Class 3A track and field title.
Bayfield got massive performances on the final day to secure the victory. Carl Heide won the 110- and 300-meter hurdles, Dax Snooks tied for seventh in the high jump and was ninth in the 110 hurdles, Dawson Heide was seventh in the 400. Wolverines finished third in the 4x100 and ninth in the 4x400 relays.
The big day Saturday, and the title, were set up by strong performances from the Wolverines in the pole vault on Thursday, and an equally huge day in the throwing events Friday.
Keep following durangoherald.com for more on the BHS state championship, and the Durango and Ignacio track and field teams.