Pence sizzles in 3,200

By Chris Freud

LITTLETON — There’s breaking your personal record and then there’s taking your P.R., to the woodshed.Vail Christian’s Ethan Pence ran a scorching 9 minutes, 34.7 seconds on Friday night at the Liberty Bell Track and Field Invitational in Littleton, obliterating his old mark of 10:01.“Honestly, I was kind of hoping to break 10,” Pence said. “Maybe: 9:45 or 9:50. I didn’t have any idea it was that quick.”Putting 9:34.7 into perspective, the 4A Battle Mountain record at altitude— Pence runs for the 2A Saints — is 9:30, held by Jonny Stevens in 2008. That same year the Huskies went to …

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