ALMONT — The Almont girls’ track squad registered a first-place showing among small school entries last Friday at the Davison Twilight Classic.
Almont’s winning total was 149.5 points. They were followed by Caro (120 points), Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart (95), Unionville Sebewaing (40), Flint Beecher and Potterville (39 each) along with Hamady (29.5).
Paige Feldman, high jump, 4 feet 5 inches; Ella Cichewicz, shot put, 33 feet 4 inches; Molleigh Rinke, discus, 110 feet 7 1/2 inches; plus Devin Johnston, 100 (12.69 seconds) and 200-meter (26.04 seconds) dashes; led Almont with individual event firsts.
The Almont 400 relay of Montserrat Coronel, Elly Schapman, Feldman and Johnston wound up first as well. They were timed in 53.37 seconds.
Isabella Giannetti, high jump, 4 feet 2 inches; gave Almont an outright individual event second.
The Almont 3200-meter relay of Haley Dempz, Ayla Delaurier, Molly Kline and Lilylynn Martin ranked second as well. They stopped the watch at 12:14.1.
Madison Niedermaier, Martin and Giannetti each cleared 7 feet en route to a three-way tie for a pole vault second.
Rinke, shot put, 29 feet 6 inches; Cichewicz, discus, 77 feet 11 inches; Chloe Brady, 100 hurdles, 19.4 seconds; plus Kline, 1600 (6:09.09) and 3200-meter (13:49.89) runs; furnished Almont’s individual event thirds.
The Almont 1600 relay of Lauren Webster, Dempz, Coronel and Brady took third as well. They stopped the watch at 4:56.11.
Coronel, long jump, 13 feet 11 1/2 inches; Brady, 300-meter hurdles, 57.9 seconds; and Delaurier, 3200 run, 14:42.04; collected Almont’s fourths.
Grace VanDyke, discus, 64 feet 11 inches; and Martin, 800-meter run, 2:53.79; generated Almont’s individual event fifths.
The Almont 800 relay of Olivia Kwierant, Jenelle Davidge, Webster and Niedermaier wound up fifth as well. They were timed in 2:14.11.
Feldman, 100-meter dash, 14.55 seconds; along with Kwierant, 100 (20.02 seconds) and 300 (1:01.01) hurdles; managed Almont’s sixths.
Davidge, 100-meter hurdles, 22.29 seconds; Coronel, 200 dash, 29.68 seconds; and Delaurier, 1600-meter run, 6:46.89; obtained Almont’s sevenths.
Niedermaier, long jump, 12 feet 8 inches; VanDyke, shot put, 22 feet 3 inches; and Dempz, 400 dash, 1:1183; added eighths 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.