DRYDEN — The Dryden girls’ track team (166 points) outscored Whitmore Lake (155), Morrice (57), Perry(52), Sterling Heights Parkway (47), Mayville (40.5), Austin Catholic (39), Byron (32.5), Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes and New Life Christian (eight each) last Friday at the Cardinal Classic Invitational it hosted.
Sophia Peter, 100-meter hurdles, 17.75 seconds; and Olivia Stickler, 400 dash, 1:02.06; led Dryden with an individual event first.
The Dryden 800-meter relay of Delaney Wolle, Keira Miller, Peter and Stickler and Wolle placed first with a school record-setting time of 1:51.57. Their performance lowered the previous mark of 1:53.2 by Crissy Bieling, Linsday Lynch, Michelle Lynch and Shawna Moskow during the 2005 campaign.
Dryden’s 400 (Caila Fitchett, Lucia Munoz Rodriguez, Miller and Wolle) and 1600 (Munoz Rodriguez, Wolle, Miller and Stickler) relays also emerged victorious. They were timed in 54.99 seconds and 4:28.64, respectively.
Miller, long jump, 13 feet 1 inch; and Addie Tresnak, shot put, 4 feet 6 inches; Stickler, 100 dash, 13.48 seconds; and Cara Pruskakiewicz, 3200 run, 13:57.54; furnished Dryden’s individual event seconds.
A 3200-meter relay of Cara Prusakiewicz, Ava DeVlaminck, Lily Finnigan, Audrey Napolitano and Prusakiewicz gave Dryden a second as well. They registered a clocking of 12:34.57 en route.
Tresnak, Long jump (12 feet 3 inches) and shot put (29 feet 8 inches); DeVlaminck, discus; 85 feet 3 inches; Peter, 100 dash, 13.74 seconds; and Wolle, 200-meter dash, 29.23 seconds; Fitchett, 300 hurdles, 57.05 seconds; and Prusakiewicz, 1600 run, 6:26.78; collected Dryden’s thirds.
Finnigan, discus, 83 feet 2 inches; and Napolitano, 1600 (6:47.27) and 3200 (14:37.47) runs; generated Dryden’s fourths.
Munoz Rodriguez, 400 dash, 1:08.54; managed Dryden’s fifths.
Dryden also received sixths from Munoz Rodriguez, 200 dash, 30.62 seconds; and Napolitano, 800 run, 3:03.48; added a sixth to Dryden’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.