2018-06-10 / Sports

St. Charles girls capture D-3 track state title

COMSTOCK PARK – The St. Charles girls’ track team was small in number but big in results last Saturday, June 2 at the Division 3 state track finals at Comstock Park High School.

The Bulldogs had five girls place in six events and ended up sharing first place with Hart with 46 points.

The speed relays were key for the Lady Bulldogs. They took first in both the 800 meter and 400-meter relays.

The 400-meter relay team of Nijiyah Holden, Hope Kushion, Celine Whiren and Mikayla Williams set in a new D-3 state record with a time of :49.57. Holden, Kushion, Erica Garcia and Whiren combined for a first-place finish in the 800-meter relay in 1:44.97.

Holden added a first-place finish in the 200-meter dash in :25.61, and a third-place finish in the 100-meter dash in :12.73 to her medal total.

Williams took second in the long jump with a distance of 17-0.75, and seventh in the pole vault with a height of 10-0.

The St. Charles boys did not have any medalists in the state finals.

CHESANING

Chesaning’s boys finished sixth at the D-3 finals with 27 points. Clare was first with 44 points.

Brandon Keys and Sam Forsyth each medaled in four events for the Indians. Individually, Keys was second in the long jump with a distance of 20-11, and eighth in the 100-meter dash in :11.49.

Forsyth was fifth in the long jump at 20-8.25, and third in the 200-meter dash in :22.63.

The duo teamed with Anthony Aguado and Brady Frasier to finish third in the 800-meter relay in 1:30.36, and seventh in the 400-meter relay in :44.16.

Chesaning’s girls did not have any medalists in the state finals.

NEW LOTHROP

New Lothrop’s girls finished 20th with 11 points in the D-3 finals, powered by a pair of relay teams.

The 400-meter relay team of Caitlyn Bruff, Alex Bedrosian, Alana Wendling and Sydney Pope was a close second in 50:30, setting a school record. The quartet also took eighth in the 800-meter relay with a time of 1:48.32, also a new school record.

Individually, Courtney Krupp was seventh in the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:12.41, setting the school record.

The Hornet boys finished 35th with 7 points. Collin Mulcahy led the way, finishing fifth in the 100-meter dash with a time of :11.34.

The 800-meter relay team of Trevor Bishop, Carson Mulcahy, Collin Mulcahy and Will Muron took seventh in 1:32.37, which was a new school record.

The 400-meter relay team of Carson Mulcahy, Collin Mulcahy, Muron and Bishop was eighth in :44.44, also a new school record.

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