Imlay girls’ dominate in five events to secure win

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City girls’ track team (135) outscored Cros-Lex (114), Yale (99), North Branch (79), Richmond (44), Algonac (33), Almont (13) and Armada (10) en route to a first-place finish at the Blue Water Area Conference League Meet on Tuesday, May 21.

Armada High School is where the meet was contested.

Robin LeFevere, long jump (16 feet 9 inches) and 400 dash 1:01.63); led Imlay City with individual event firsts.

The Imlay City 800 (Jillian LeFevere, McKinzie Winget, Carlee Forsyth and Robin LeFevere), 1600 (Jessica Denver, Sarah Hubbard, Ana Lengemann and Winget) and 3200 (Ana Lengemann, Mary Lengemann, Denver and Hubbard) relays also emerged victorious. They logged respective clockings of 1:49.32, 4:14.22 and 10:09.75 along the way.

Imlay City’s Sydney Kapushinski leads a group of 3200 runners at the BWAC Meet last week. photo by Kevin Kissane.

Mary Lengemann, high jump, 4 feet 11 inches; Jillian LeFevere, 100-meter dash, 13.54 seconds; Robin LeFevere, 200 dash, 26.51 seconds; Winget, 400-meter dash, 1:02.65; and Denver, 800 run, 2:31.25; supplied Imlay City’s seconds.

Giving Imlay City thirds were Mary Lengemann, pole vault, 8 feet 6 inches; and Winget, 200-meter dash, 27.54 seconds.

Jillian LeFevere, 300 hurdles, 52.83 seconds; and Ana Lengeman, 3200-meter run, 12:37.35; furnished Imlay City’s individual event fourths.

The Imlay City 400 relay of Jillian LeFevere, Layla Delecke, Aubrie Behrick and Forsyth wound up fourth as well. They were timed in 54.79 seconds.

Sophia Rosillo, shot put, 32 feet 1/2 inch; Forsyth, 100 (18.2 seconds) and 300-meter (53.0 seconds) hurdles; and Mary Lengemann, 1600 run, 5:42.6; provided Imlay City’s fifths.

Rosillo, discus, 97 feet 9 inches; and Rebecca Sich, 100-meter hurdles, 18.33 seconds; added Imlay City’s sixths.

Ashley Santo, discus, 104 feet 3 inches; paced Almont with a second.

Claire Taylor, long jump, 14 feet 4 inches; contributed a fifth to Almont’s cause.

Autumn Kwierant furnished Almont’s other placewinning performance. He pole vault clearance of 8 feet 6 inches paid off with a sixth.

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Kevin Kissane

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.