TRI-CITY AREA — The Almont girls’ track squad registered their best-ever Blue Water Area Conference League Meet showing, obtaining a third on Tuesday, May 24.
North Branch is where the action unfolded.
North Branch (191.25 points) paced the field assembled. They were followed by Cros-Lex (132.5 points), Almont (69.75), Imlay City (47), Armada (31.25), Algonac (27), Yale (17) and Richmond (10.25).
Devin Johnston, 100 (12.63 seconds) and 200 (25.92 seconds) dashes; led Almont with a pair of individual event firsts. Her performances in the races equaled league records.
Ella Cichewicz, shot put, 31 feet 2 3/4 inches; supplied Almont’s other individual event top finish.
The Almont 400-meter relay of Montserrat Coronel, Paige Feldman, Chloe Brady and Johnston also prevailed. They were timed in 52.78 seconds.
Lilylynn Martin, pole vault, 7 feet 6 inches; provided Almont with a three-way tie for a second.
Molleigh Rinke, discus, 99 feet 2 inches; collected the lone Almont third.
Coronel, long jump, 14 feet 7 1/2 inches; furnished a fourth for Almont.
The Almont 3200 relay of Haley Dempz, Ayla DeLaurier, Molly Kline and Martin were fourth as well. They were timed in 4:51.88.
Chloe Brady, 100-meter hurdles, 18.9 seconds; and Coronel, 200 dash, 29.3 seconds; generated Almont’s outright individual event fifths.
The Almont 800-meter relay of Rylie Ferman, Olivia Kwierant, Lauren Webster and Madison Niedermaier took fifth as well. They managed a 2:09.3 clocking en route.
Feldman, high jump, 4 feet 6 inches; gave Almont a two-way tie for a fifth.
Rinke, shot put, 28 feet 1 inch; and Kwierant, 100 hurdles, 19.06 seconds; provided Almont with outright individual event sixths.
The Almont 1600-meter relay of Lauren Webster, Dempz, Brady, and Coronel wound up sixth as well. They stopped the watch at 4:51.88.
Niedermaier, pole vault, 7 feet; added a two-way tie for sixth to Almont’s cause.
Mary Lengemann, high jump, 5 feet; paced Imlay City with a first.
The Imlay City 3200-meter relay of Elizabeth Sliman, Ana Lengemann, Charlotte O’Brien and Mary Lengemann were second in 10:27.39.
Lily Lengemann, pole vault, 7 feet 6 inches; gave Imlay City a three-way tie for a second.
Lily Lengemann, high jump, 4 feet 10 inches; provided Imlay City with a two-way tie for a third.
Imlay City’s 1600 relay of Ana Lengemann, Ang Ross, Mary Lengemann and Sliman pulled up third as well. They were timed in 4:32.83.
Sliman, 800-meter run, 2:33.61; collected an individual event fourth for Imlay City.
The Imlay City 400 relay of Laela Bhatti, Hannah Hayes, Sarah Lauwers and Rachel Lauwers took fourth as well. They stopped the watch at 59.3 seconds.
Ana Lengemann, 800-meter run, 2:38.64; supplied Imlay City with a fifth.
Mary Lengemann, 400 dash (1:04.58); plus Rachel Lauwers, 82 feet 10 inches; added sixths to Imlay City’s cause.
BWAC MVP- Devin Johnston, 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.