Jager Land, of imlay City, competes in the long jump during a meet in North Branch. Photo by Helfer Photoraphy

TRI-CITY AREA — Imlay City made Almont absorb a 93-26 loss in a Blue Water Area Conference boys’ track meet on Tuesday, April 20.

North Branch is where the action unfolded.

Luis Barragan, pole vault, 7 feet 6 inches; Jager Land, long jump (17 feet 5 1/2 inches) and 300-meter hurdles (48.73 seconds); Dillan Landerschier, shot put (38 feet 7 1/2 inches) and discus (95 feet 9 1/2 inches); Josh Hayes, 110 hurdles, Zavier Logan, 200-meter dash, 24.91 seconds; Mason Wildie, 1600 run, 5:40.54; and Vojtech Jasek, 3200-meter run, 12:35.54; led Imlay City with individual event firsts.

The Imlay City 400 (Holden Redd, Raymond Liu, Hayes and Barragan), 800 (Logan, Liu, Land and Redd), 1600 (Mason Wildie, Logan, Land and Redd) and 3200 (Colin Brandt, Connor Wildie, Mason Wildie and Jasek) relays also prevailed. They logged respective clockings of 48.83 seconds, 1:41.8, 4:09.31 and 10:43.62 en route.

Thomas Dyer, 100 (11.41 seconds) and 400-meter (56.4 seconds) dashes; and Wade Szydlowski, 800 run, 2:41.05; furnished Almont’s firsts.

Imlay City also squared off versus North Branch that day.

When the final scores were added up, North Branch picked up a 98-38 victory over Imlay City.

Land (long jump and 300-meter hurdles), Liu (100 dash) and Logan (200-meter dash) provided Imlay City’s firsts.

In the other dual contested that day, North Branch handed Almont a 121-14 setback.

Dyer (100 dash) secured the lone first for Almont.

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.