Imlay City standout McKinzie Winget sprints to the finish-line during a meet last year.

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City junior Jessica Denver and senior McKinzie Winget competed at the Michigan Indoor Track Series Indoor State Championship recently. Eastern Michigan University’s Bowen Field House, in Ypsilanti, hosted the meet contested February 22-23.

The standouts, competing for Michigan Racers, teamed up with Mackenzie Sullivan and Kaia Scheffler to rank 13th among 800 relay entrants. They required 1:47.18 to cover the territory.

Imlay City’s Jessica Denver picks up the pace while competing in a relay race last year.

Track Life’s Olivia Jenkins, Imani Jackson, Brooke Gray and Leeah Burr earned the distinction of race pacesetters that day. They stopped the watch 1:39.82 after the race got underway.
Winget added a 17th-place showing pitted against 400-meter dash counterparts. She was timed in 1:02.27.

Motor City Track Club’s Jada Roundtree won the event with a blistering clocking of 55.81 seconds.

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.