On Friday May 28, the girls track team traveled to Big Rapids to compete in the Pioneer Classic Track meet held at Ferris State University. Senior Breeann Ovokaitys was a double individual winner. Breeann won the 1600 and 800 meter runs. Junior Amber TerHaar also was an individual winner with a winning toss of 111 feet in the discus. Freshman Katie Weiler also was an individual winner. Katie won the 3200 meter run and set a new meet record in the event with a time of 11:35.77. With that record setting time, Katie becomes the first Cedar Springs girl to hold a meet record in the Pioneer Classic. Also taking first place was the 3200 meter relay team of Breeann Ovokaitys, Amanda Zinn, Amanda Balczak, and Katie Weiler. Also placing for the Red Hawks was:
Second: Amber TerHaar Shot put; Katie Weiler 1600 meter run; Rieley Hondalus 400 meter dash; 1600 meter relay team of Breeann Ovokaitys, Heather Holmes, Amanda Balczak, and Rieley Hondalus.
Third: Rieley Hondalus long jump; Heather Holmes High Jump
The team will end there season in the MSHAA Division 2 Track meet in Zeeland on Saturday June 5. Competing in the meet will be the 3200 meter relay team, Amber TerHaar in the discus, Breeann Ovokaitys in the 800 and 1600 meter run and Katie Weiler in the 3200 meter run.
Girls JV track takes third at Belding
On Tuesday May 25, the girls track team traveled to Belding for the Belding 9-10 Invite. The team scored 95 points and place third out of six teams. Rieley Hondalus took home two first place finishes. Rieley won the long jump and the 400 meter dash. Jeanette Sukstas also took home a first place finish by winning the shot put. The 3200 meter relay team of Christina Dean, Amanda Balczak, Sommer VanDyke, and Katie Weiler also won there event and set a new Freshman Record in the 3200 meter relay with a time of 10:48.6. The 1600 meter relay team of Sommer VanDyke, Allie Veltkamp, Amanda Balczak, and Katie Weiler also set a freshman record in the event with a third place time of 4:27.3. Also placing for the Red Hawks was:
Third: Abby VanDusen long jump