Former Imlay City standout Elizabeth Sliman (L) competes for the SC4 women’s cross country team at the NJCAA Div. 2 Championships.

IMLAY CITY — Elizabeth Sliman, a 2022 graduate of Imlay City High School, excelled for St. Clair County Community College’s team last Saturday at the NJCAA Women’s Division 2 Cross Country Championships.

Apalachee Regional Park, in Tallahassee, Florida, is where the action unfolded.

Sliman, a freshman, required 21:26.1 to go the distance. That enabled her to earn a 68th-place showing.

Coconino Community College freshman Hayley Burns was the race pacesetter. She required 18:22.8 to accomplish the feat.

A total of 218 competitors finished the race over 5,000 meters.

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.