IMLAY CITY — The 2022 edition of the St. Clair County Community College women’s cross country team counts incoming Imlay City freshmen Elizabeth Sliman and Mary Kaminski among its ranks.
Sliman registered a Tri-City Area best time of 20:00.86 her senior year en route to a second at the Blue Water Area Conference League Meet On Tuesday, October 12.
North Branch High School is where the meet was contested.
She also supplied a first at the Columbus County Park-based Get Your Toes Wet Invitational; took second at the Evan Gardner Invitational in Durand; a Blue Water Area Conference Jamboree Meet hosted by Richmond (at Goodells); a Blue Water Area Conference Jamboree Meet hosted by Almont; obtained a third at the Birch Run Fall Classic; furnished a fifth at the Dryden Invitational; notched sixths at the Clawson Watermelon Invitational and Corunna Earlybird Invitational; generated a seventh at an Algonac-based Division 2 regional; collected 11ths at the Algonac Classic Run and Hanson’s Invite at Freedom Hill County Park; plus added an 83rd during the Division 2 state meet at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.
Kaminski had an outstanding 2021 campaign as well.
She was at her swiftest Saturday, October 30 when she ran a 21:51.9 clocking for 22nd at an Algonac High School-based Division 2 regional.
Kaminski also was fifth at the Columbus County Park-based Get Your Toes Wet Invitational; took ninth at the Evan Gardner Invitational in Durand; pulled up 12th during a Blue Water Area Conference Jamboree Meet in Almont; placed 15th at the Goodrich-based Kayla O’Mara Memorial Invitational and Dryden Cardinal Invitational; obtained a 16th at the Blue Water Area Conference Meet hosted by North Branch High School; furnished a 17th at a Blue Water Area Conference Jamboree Meet hosted by Richmond; contributed a 20th at a Goodells County Park-based New Balance Midseason Spectacular; collected a 41st at the Algonac Classic Run; plus pulled up 48th at the Corunna Earlybird Invitational.
Both Sliman and Kaminski were Tri-City Times All-Area first team selections.
St. Clair County Community College opens their season Friday, September 2 when it hosts the Skipper Invitational.
Marysville City Park is where the action unfolds.
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.