BRIGHTON -- Two members of the Prairie View track and field team earned slots in this weekend's state 5A track meet at Jeffco Stadium.
Shiloh Ortega qualified in two field events. His best high-jump effort of the season was 6 feet 3 inches, set at the conference meet in Westminster. The state competition begins at 8:30 a.m., Thursday. He also qualified in the triple jump, thanks to a leap of 43-6 3/4 at the Last Chance meet earlier this month. The triple jump begins at 8:30 a.m., Saturday.