ALMONT — The Almont girls’ track squad took second place last Thursday at the Davison Twilight Classic in Lapeer.

Reese topped the standings with 199 points. They were followed by Almont (149), Byron (116), Potterville (49), Hamady (36), Flint Beecher (27), Burton Bendle (23) and Unionville Sebewaing (20).

The 400 (Claire Taylor, Paige Feldman, Elly Schapman and Devin Johnston) and 800 (Emily Kwierant, Montserrat Coronel, Feldman and Johnston) relays led Almont with firsts. They were timed in 54.3 seconds and 1:56.9, respectively.

Almont’s Chloe Brady (L) and Claire Taylor (R) battle it out in the 100-meter hurdles.


Taylor, high jump, 4 feet 8 inches; and Ayla DeLaurier, 800-meter run, 3:01.51; gave Almont individual event seconds.

The Almont 1600 (Haley Dempz, Schapman, Coronel and Kwierant) and 3200 (Heather Fitchett, Molly Kline, Haley Dempz and DeLaurier) provided seconds as well. They managed clockings of 4:49.86 and 11:46.9, respectively.

Molleigh Rinke, pole vault, 7 feet; Johnston, 100-meter dash, 13.18 seconds; and Chloe Brady, 300 hurdles, 3:03.3; furnished Almont’s thirds.

Feldman, high jump, 4 feet 6 inches; Kwierant, pole vault, 7 feet; Rinke, discus, 89 feet; Taylor, 100-meter hurdles, 19.56 seconds; and DeLaurier, 3200 run, 14:43.15; collected Almont’s fourths.

Ella Cichewicz, shot put, 30 feet 7 1/2 inches; Brianna Burchi, 300-meter hurdles, 1:01.71; Fitchett, 800 run, 3:07.17; and Kline, 1600-meter run, 6:22.45; contributed Almont’s fifths.

Coronel, long jump (14 feet 8 inches) and 400 dash, 1:13.3; Kwierant, 200-meter dash, 29.04 seconds; and DeLaurier, 1600 run, 6:26.54; supplied Almont’s sixths.

Rinke, shot put, 27 feet 7 inches; and Chloe Brady, 100-meter hurdles, 20.29 seconds; gave Almont sevenths.

Taylor, long jump 13 feet 11 inches; added an eighth to Almont’s cause.

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.