IMLAY CITY — Former Imlay City standout Carly Livingston excelled competing for the Grand Valley State University women’s track team last Saturday at the Mike Lints Open her school hosted

Livingston, a senior, posted a pole vault clearance of 12 feet 3 1/2 inches. That enabled her to earn a fifth-place finish.

Kristen Leland, competing unattached, took event honors. Leland cleared 14 feet 3 1/4 inches en route.

A total of 18 competitors were entered in the event.

No team scores were kept that day.

Grand Valley State University returns to action this Friday when it hosts the Bill Clinger Classic. That meet lists a 3 p.m. starting time.

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.