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Middle School girls track 5-1


CSMS girls track are 8th grade conference champs.

CSMS girls track are 8th grade conference champs.

The Cedar Springs Middle School Girls 400 relay team set a school record.

The Cedar Springs Middle School Girls 400 relay team set a school record.

The girls track team completed an amazing season with a 5-1 record, with the one loss only being by two points. Even though practice started inside because of the weather, everyone of these girls were able to rise above and run, jump and throw their best.

Two school records were broken—Tara Tepin in the 200m dash and the 400 relay of Tara Tepin, Maddie Vandusen, Bailey Lachniet and Sienna Wight.

The 7th grade track team finished 5th at their conference meet, with very few points separating 2nd through 6th place.

For the second year in a row, the 8th grade track team finished as conference champions, making school history as the first time a girls track team has won back to back championships.

Coaches Weiler and Weiler are very proud of how all these girls ran, competed and the sportsmanship they portrayed. “It was an honor to coach this group of young ladies,” they said.

Placing and scoring points at the conference meets were:

7th grade:

Leah Kuzma-70m dash, 100m dash, 1600 relay

Rachel Crystal-200m dash, 1600 relay

Sydney Plummer -400m dash 1600 relay

Rachel Bowers-1600 relay

Myla Umphrey-1600 and 3200m runs

Grace Dault-55 hurdles and 1st in long jump

Hailey Luccarelli-shot put

Cece Brandt-shot put

Nicole Mosher-high jmp

400 relay of Erica Larsen, Grace Dault, Abby Hall and Nicole Mosher

800 relay of Montana Whitmore, CeCe Brandt, Hailey Arnold, Brooklyn  Andres

8th grade (all 4 relays were conference champs)

Maddie VanDusen-1st in long jump, 1st in 70m dash, 400 relay

Taylor Pasley- 70 m dash, 100m dash, 1600 relay

Tara Tepin-100m dash, high jump, 400 relay

Jenna Zoerman-100m dash, long jump, 800 relay

Brooke Morris-400m dash, 800 relay, 1600 relay

Sammie Terhorst-400m dash, 800 relay

Clarissa Jackson-400m dash

Jenna Heintzelman-800m run, 1600 relay, 3200m relay

Hannah Heinzelman-3200m run and 3200m relay

Lisa Heintzelman-55hurdles, 200 hurdles and 3200m relay

Bailey Lachniet-1st shot put, 400 relay

Mikayla Williams-high jump

Aaliyah Sargent-1600 relay, 3200 relay

Sienna Wight-400 relay, 800 relay

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Weiler, Oakes win all-conference honors


The Cedar Springs Red Hawks girl’s track team hosted the first OK Bronze Conference track meet last weekend. The team scored 68 points and placed fourth in the meet. The final overall standings in the OK Bronze was fourth out of the six teams. Forest Hills Eastern won the conference meet and was first in the conference overall.

Senior Katie Weiler was the only event winner for the Red Hawks and earned all conference honors by winning the 3200-meter run. Katie also placed second in the 1600 run and teamed up with Allie Veltkamp, Ellie Ovokaitys and Maddie Pekrul to place second in the 3200 meter relay.  Sophomore Marissa Oakes also earned all conference. Marissa placed 4th in the long jump, 6th in the 100 meter hurdles and was a member of the third place 400 meter relay and fifth place 800 meter relay team.

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Girls Track defeats Northview


 

 

The girls track team traveled to Forest Hills Eastern for a triple dual meet. The girls defeated Northview 102 to 34 but lost to both Forest Hills Eastern and Greenville. The team’s record is now even at 2 wins and 2 losses.

Placing first against Northview for the Red Hawks was Katie Weiler in the 800, 1600 and 3200 runs. Maria Oakes had two individual firsts in the 100 and 300 meter hurdles. Abby VanDusen was also a double winner in the pole vault and long jump. Seniors Kaitlyn Twork and Jeanette Sukstas won both throws. Kaitlyn won the discus and Jeanette won the shot put. The team won all four relay events against Northview.

The team hosts the Red Hawk Invite Saturday, May 4, at Red Hawk Stadium. Field Events start at 9:00 with the Boys Pole vault and running events start at 11:00 with the 3200 Relay. Running finals for the other events will start at noon.

Also placing for the Red Hawks in the Northview meet was:

2nd place: Jeanette Sukstas, Discus; Marissa Oakes, Long Jump; Allyson Marvel 100 and 300 hurdles; Olivia Finch, 100 meter dash; Maddie Pekrul, 1600 and 3200 meter runs; Emily Shaft, 400 meter dash; Caitlin McClurken, 800 meter run; Maddie Burkwalt, 200 meter dash.

3rd  place: Kaitlyn Twork, Shot put; Briana Pierson, High Jump; Shayne Mann, 1600 and 3200 meter runs; Maddie Burkwalt, 100 meter dash and 300 meter hurdles; Christina Dean, 800 meter run.

 

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Two girls earn All State honors at MHSAA track finals


Katie Weiler (Middle Front) and Kenzie Weiler (Left in 2nd row) on the awards stand with the other placers in the 3200 run.

Rieley Hondalus and Marissa Oakes in the 400 Relay.

On Saturday June 2, sisters Kenzie and Katie Weiler placed in the top 8 in the 3200-meter run to earn all state honors. Kenzie, a freshman, place third, with a time of 10:52.88. Katie, a junior, placed seventh, with a personal best time of 11:04.54. Katie will also earn Academic All-State honors for her finish at the meet and her 4.0 grade point.

Sophomore Aly Hamilton advanced to the semi finals in the 100-meter dash and placed ninth overall in the event. The 400-meter relay team of Rieley Hondalus, Marissa Oakes, Abby VanDusen and Aly Hamilton placed 11th with a time of 51.21.

The team had an outstanding year, winning the OK Blue Conference for the first time in school history. They broke five school records and many grade level records. Congratulations to all of the team members for a memorable season.

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Girls track second at Belding, sets records at Big Rapids


The underclassmen on the Red Hawk team traveled to Belding on Monday May 21 and took second place in the meet with 88 points. The host Redskins won the meet with 120 points.  Aly Hamilton won the 100 and 200 meter dashes and set new meet records in both events with times of 13.14 and 26.88.  The 400 meter relay team of Taylor Vanlangen, Sayge Wight, Marissa Oakes and Aly Hamilton took first place and set anew meet record with a time if 52.4.

Marissa Oakes also took two first places by winning the 100 and 300 meter hurdles. The 3200-meter relay team of Emily Shaft, Shayne Mann, Caitlyn McClurken and Maddie Pekrul also placed first.

Other placers were:

Second: Marissa Oakes long jump; Maddie Pekrul 3200 run; 1600 Relay team of Emily Shaft, Caitlyn McClurken, Mara Ellison, and Aly Hamilton.

Third: Emily Shaft 400 meter run; 800 meter relay team of Kellie Spahr, Sayge Wight, Mara Ellison, and Olivia Finch.

Fourth: Taylor Vanlangen long jump; Briana Hinton shot put; Kayla Bohy discus;

Maddie Pekrul 1600 meter run; Caitlyn McClurken 800 meter run

Fifth: Olivia Finch 100 meter dash; Shayne Mann 1600 and 3200 meter runs;

Emily Shaft 200 meter dash.

Girls set records at Big Rapids

Friday, May 25, the girls track team competed in the Pioneer Classic at Ferris State University. In the non scoring meet the team brought home seven first place finishes, set two meet records and set one new school record. Kenzie Weiler set a new school and meet record in the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:01.85 while winning the event. Katie Weiler won the 3200 run and set a new meet record of 11:23.31. Aly Hamilton won the 100 meter dash and Kenzie Weiler was the other individual winner in the 800 meter run.

The team also won three relays on the night. The 400 meter relay team of Rieley Hondalus, Marissa Oakes, Abby VanDusen placed first. The 3200 meter relay team of Maddie Pekrul, Kayla Ovokaitys, Katie Weiler, and Kenzie Weiler started off the running events by taking first. The 1600 meter relay team of Emily Shaft, Aly Hamilton, Rieley Hondalus, and Kenzie Weiler closed off the night by winning with the third fastest time in school history with a time of 4:11.4.

Other placers were:

Second: Aly Hamilton 200 meter dash; Katie Weiler 1600 meter run.

Third: Jeanette Sukstas shot put; Marissa Oakes 100 meter hurdles; Emily Shaft 400 meter dash.

Fourth: Abby VanDusen pole vault; Maddie Pekrul 3200 meter run.

Fifth: Jeanette Sukstas discus; Briana Pierson high jump; Abby VanDusen 100 meter hurdles; Maddie Pekrul 1600 meter run; Allie Veltkamp 800 meter run; Shaelyn Mann 3200 meter run.

Sixth: Abby VanDusen long jump; Caitlin McClurken 1600 meter run; Christina Dean 3200 meter run.

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Track team makes history with conference championship


The Red Hawk team after winning their conference championship

The Cedar Springs Red Hawk girls track team won their first conference championship in school history, on Friday May 11, at Belding. The team scored 128 points to finish ahead of West Catholic, who scored 112. The victory in the conference meet, combined with an undefeated league dual record, gives the team the outright OK Blue Championship. Congratulations to all the athletes and coaches on an excellent season! For all the details on the win, click here.

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Girls track team OK Blue Conference champions



Aly Hamilton in the 100-meter dash

The Red Hawk girls track team won its first conference championship in school history at Belding, on Friday May 11. The team scored 128 points to finish ahead of West Catholic, who scored 112. The victory in the conference meet, combined with an undefeated league dual record, gives the team the outright OK Blue Championship. Congratulations to all the athletes and coaches on an excellent season!

The team won 6 events and 8 girls earned all conference honors. On Thursday, the 3200-meter relay team, of Sommer VanDyke, Maddie Pekrul, Katie Weiler and Kenzie Weiler, earned the first winning performance of the meet with a new school record time of 9:42.68. Senior Rieley Hondalus then won the long jump with personal best of 16 feet 1 inch. On Friday night, the 400-meter relay team of Rieley Hondalus, Marissa Oakes, Abby VanDusen and Aly Hamilton took the next first place and set a new school record with a time of 51.67. Freshman Kenzie Weiler earned three first places Friday night by  winning the 800, 1600, and 3200-meter runs.

Earning all conference honors was Kenzie Weiler, Katie Weiler, Sommer VanDyke, Maddie Pekrul, Rieley Hondalus, Marissa Oakes, Abby VanDusen and Aly Hamilton. The team next competes in the MHSAA Regional meet at Houseman Field on Friday May 18. Field events and prelims start at 1:30 with running finals starting at 5:00.

Others placing for the team included:

Second Place: Aly Hamilton in the 100-meter dash; Katie Weiler in the 800, 1600, and 3200 meter runs.

Third Place: Abby VanDusen long jump; Aly Hamilton 200-meter dash.

Fourth Place: Marissa Oakes long jump; Abby VanDusen pole vault; Sommer VanDyke 800-meter run; 800-meter relay team of Emily Shaft, Sayge Wight, Samantha Robinson, and Olivia Finch.

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Girls track team goes undefeated


Jeanette Sukstas in shotput

Taylor Vanlangen in long jump

Tuesday May 1 the Girls track team traveled to Comstock Park and defeated the Sparta 83 to 54 and Comstock Park 111.5 to 20.5. The team finishes in first place in the OK Blue with a 6 and 0 record is 9 and 1 overall. This is the first time in school history the Girls track team has finished the conference dual season in first place.  Katie Weiler set a new OK Blue record in the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:06.6.

The team competes for the outright conference championship on Thursday May 10 and Friday May 11 at Belding.

Placing and scoring points for the Red Hawks in the meet was:

First place: Kenzie Weiler 400, 3200 meter runs; Rieley Hondalus in the high jump; Katie Weiler 800 and 1600 meter runs; Aly Hamilton 100 and 200 meter dashes; Marissa Oakes 100 and 300 hurdles; Abby VanDusen long jump and pole vault; Jeanette Sukstas shot put and discus;3200-meter relay team of Sommer VanDyke, Maddie Pekrul, Katie Weiler, and Kenzie Weiler; 1600 meter relay team of Rieley Hondalus, Aly Hamilton, Katie Weiler, and Sommer VanDyke;

400-meter relay team of Rieley Hondalus, Marissa Oakes, Abby VanDusen, and Aly Hamilton.

Second place: Marissa Oakes long jump; Maddie Pekrul 1600 and 3200-meter runs; Emily Shaft 400-meter dash; Briana Person high jump and pole vault; Kayla Bohy discus; Fenessa Cotton 300-meter hurdles; Sommer VanDyke 800-meter run.

Third place: Sommer VanDyke 1600-meter run; Abby VanDusen 300-meter hurdles; Sayge Wight 200-meter dash; Rieley Hondalus long jump; Shaelyn Fasel shot put.

Girls track team takes fourth in home invitational

Saturday, May 5, the Cedar Springs girls track team hosted the Red Hawk Team invitational and scored 650.5 points to place fourth behind three division 1 teams. Rockford was first with 778 points, followed by Jenison 747.5 and Greenville 723.

Kenzie Weiler took first in the 3200-meter run with a new meet and Red Hawk Stadium record with a time of 10:58.70.

Also placing first was the 3200-meter relay team of Sommer VanDyke, Maddie Pekrul, Katie Weiler and Kenzie Weiler.

The team is leading the OK Blue conference and are preparing for the conference finals on Thursday May 10 and Friday May 11 at Belding. Thursday events start at 4:00 and Friday starts at 6:00.

Placing in the top 6 was:

Second Place: Rieley Hondalus long jump; Kenzie Weiler 1600 meter run; the 400-meter relay team of Marissa Oakes, Sayge Wight, Abby VanDusen, and Aly Hamilton.

Third Place: Abby VanDusen long jump; Aly Hamilton 100 and 400 meter dash; Katie Weiler 800 and 1600-meter run; 1600-meter relay team of Emily Shaft, Sommer VanDyke, Rieley Hondalus, and Katie Weiler.

Sixth Place: Maddie Pekrul 3200-meter run

Girls take fifth at JV invitational in Lakeview

On Monday, May 7, a small number of Girls track team members traveled to Lakeview for a JV Invite. The team scored 43 points and placed 5th in the meet.

Placing in the top 6 was:

First Place: Emily Shaft 400-meter dash;

Third Place: Shanye Mann 3200-meter run; 800-meter relay team of Kellie Spahr, Sayge Wight, Mara Ellison, and Olivia Finch.

Fourth Place: Taylor Vanlangen long jump; Emily Shaft 200-meter dash.

Fifth Place: Emily Shaft 100-meter dash; Shanye Mann 1600-meter run; Charlene King 3200-meter run.

Sixth Place: Kayla Bohy Shot put; Caitlin McCurken 800 and 1600-meter runs.

 

 

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Girls track team defeats FHN to stay atop OK Blue


Tuesday, April 24, the Red Hawk girls track team traveled to Forest Hills Northern and defeated the Huskies 77 to 60. The team is now in first place in the OK Blue with a 4 and 0 record is 7 and 1 overall. The Red Hawks are leading West Catholic and Sparta, who both have 3 and 1 records.

Placing and scoring points for the Red Hawks in the meet was:

1st Place: Kenzie Weiler 800, 1600 and 3200 meter runs; Rieley Hondalus in the long jump; 3200 meter relay team of Sommer VanDyke, Maddie Pekrul, Katie Weiler, and Kenzie Weiler; 1600 meter relay team of Emily Shaft, Aly Hamilton, Allie Veltkamp, and Sommer VanDyke.400 meter relay team of Rieley Hondalus, Marissa Oakes, Abby VanDusen, and Aly Hamilton

Second Place: Marissa Oakes 100 hurdles and long jump; Katie Weiler 800, 1600, and 3200 meter runs; Aly Hamilton 100 and 200 meter dash; Jeanette Sukstas shot put; Abby VanDusen 300 hurdles and pole vault; Sommer VanDyke 400 meter dash; Rieley Hondalus high jump.

Third Place: Jeanette Sukstas discus; Emily Shaft 400 meter dash; Brianna Pierson high jump; Fenessa Cotten 300 hurdles; Abby VanDusen 100 hurdles; Maddie Pekrul 3200 meter run.

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Girls track defeats Coopersville, wins Warrior Invitational


On Tuesday, April 17, the Cedar Springs Red Hawks girls track team kept their undefeated OK Blue record with a 78 to 58 win over the visiting Broncos, from Coopersville. They are 3 and 0 in the OK Blue and 6 and 1 overall. Kenzie Weiler set a new school record in the 800 meter run with a time of  2:21.02. Also the 3200 meter relay team of Sommer VanDyke, Maddie Pekrul, Katie Weiler, and Kenzie Weiler set a new school mark of 9:54.39.

On Saturday, April 21, at the Warrior Invitational at Chippewa Hills, the team kept up their winning ways by scoring 139.5 points to win the Red (Large school) Division. Chippewa Hills was second with 130 points and Traverse City West was third with 123 points. Kenzie Weiler also lowered her school record in the 1600 meter run with a 5:02.13.

Placing and scoring points in the Coopersville meet was:

First Place: Jeanette Sukstas, shot put; Marissa Oakes long jump; Abby VanDusen pole vault; Aly Hamilton 100 meter dash; Katie Weiler 1600 and 3200 meter run; Kenzie Weiler 800 meter run; 3200 and 400 meter relay teams.

Second Place: Marissa Oakes 100 meter dash; Kenzie Weiler 1600 meter run; Briana Pierson pole vault and high jump; Jeanette Sukstas Discus; Abby VanDusen 100 and 300 hurdles; Emily Shaft 400 meter dash; Maddie Pekrul 3200 meter run; Aly Hamilton 200 meter dash.

Third Place: Kait Twork discus; Rieley Hondalus Long jump and 400 meter dash; Sommer VanDyke 1600 meter run.

In the Warrior Invitational placing in the top 8 and earning medals were:

First Place: Kenzie Weiler 1600 and 3200 meter runs.

Second Place: Aly Hamilton 100 and 200 meter dashes; 3200 and 400 meter relay teams.

Third Place: Katie Weiler 1600 meter run; Maddie Pekrul 3200 meter run;1600 meter relay team.

Fourth Place: Abby VanDusen long jump; Katie Weiler 800 meter run.

Fifth Place: Emily Shaft 400 meter dash.

Sixth Place: Marissa Oakes long jump; Jeanette Sukstas Discus.

Seventh Place: Sommer VanDyke 800 meter run.

 

 

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