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Girls Track to compete at Regionals

The Red Hawks traveled to Lowell last week for an OK White Tri Meet and to Houseman Field for the OK White Conference Meet . On Tuesday, May 7, the team lost to Lowell and defeated Northview 100-36. They ended the Dual meet season 2 and 4. In the Conference meet the team scored 41 points and finished 6th. They ended up tied for 5th in the league overall. Sophomore Ariana Meyers earned all conference honors while scoring 10 points for the team in the meet.

Medal Winners Friday at the Conference Meet:

Ariana Meyers 3rd Shot Put; Grace Sova 3rd Pole Vault; 400-meter relay team of Avery Rugg, Emily Neiderheide, Emma Waller, and Julia Danielson 3rd. Julia Danielson 4th Long Jump; Alyssa Detweiler 4th High Jump; Avery Rugg 4th 100 meter dash; Ariana Meyers 4th Discus; 3200 meter relay team of Izzy VanDusen, Lily Howland, Tomya Tepion, Carolanne Merlington 4th;  1600 Meter Relay team of Tonya Tepin, Paige Pierson, Carolanne Merlington, and Alyssa Washington 5th. Aubri French 6th High Jump; Izzy VanDusen 8th 3200-meter run.

This week the team travels to Forest Hills Eastern to compete in the MHSAA Regional meet. Field Events Start at 1:45 and Running Finals start at 5:00.

Boys Track finish third in OK White Conference meet

The Cedar Springs boys’ track team traveled to Houseman Field on the evening of Friday, May 10, 2019, to compete the in OK White Conference meet. The Red Hawks finished third out of seven schools in the conference missing out on second place by only half a point. 

 The Red Hawks were led by sophomore Corey Bowers who won the 1600 in 4:31 and the 3200-meter run in 9:56.  Bowers was also a member of the winning 4×800 relay team. That team consisted of Dan Vermulm, Jaydon Moleski, Dilan Sargent, and Corey Bowers.

Justus Larsen was second in the discus with a personal best of 123 feet. Larsen was also 2nd in the high jump with a jump of 5 feet 11 inches.

Bowers, Vermulm, Moleski, Sargent, and Larsen each made the OK White All-Conference team.

Some of the other team members that placed in the meet were Anthony Brew, who finished 2nd at pole vault; Alex Nylaan placing 3rd in the 110 high hurdles; and the 4×200 meter relay who placed 3rd comprised of Nate Perry, Derek Egan, Ben Shaw, and Ethan West.

“It was a hard fought meet and I am very happy with the team results,” said Coach Jeffrey Brazier.

The Red Hawks travel to Forest Hills Eastern Friday afternoon, May 17, 2019, for regional action.  Good luck Red Hawks!

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