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.