Dryden’s Brendan Peter (L) and Matthew Hickmott (R) battle it out in the 110- meter hurdles in a meet last week.

DRYDEN — The Dryden boys’ track squad took second place at a Deckerville-based quad meet on Tuesday, April 9.

Deckerville edged Dryden, 95 points to 94, for team honors that day. They were followed by Akron-Fairgrove (37 points) and North Huron (25).

Aiden Fitchett led Dryden with three individual event firsts. He won the 400 dash (no time available), 800-meter run (2:28.9) and 1600 run (5:26).

Michael Hickmott, discus, 103 feet 2 inches; and Brendan Peter, 110-meter hurdles, 19.43 seconds; gave Dryden individual event top finishes as well.

The Dryden 1600 (Connor Wolff, Logan Korth, Matthew Hickmott and Gabriel Carvelho) and 3200 (Sean Finnigan, Dylan Lasher, Wolff and Fitchett) relays also prevailed. They were timed in 4:14.4 and 9:38.82, respectively.

Michael Hickmott, shot put, 34 feet 4 inches; Matthew Hickmott, 300-meter hurdles, 49.6 seconds; plus Noah Hall, 800 (2:39.1) and 1600 (5:34.4) runs; supplied Dryden’s individual event seconds.

The Dryden 800-meter relay of Matthew Hickmott, Tyler Roberts, Korth and Carvelho wound up second as well. They managed a 1:48.7 clocking en route.

Trenton Carroll, 100 dash, no time available; Finnigan, 400-meter dash, no time available; along with Logan Romain, 800 (2:48.2) and 1600 (5:50.5) runs; added thirds to Dryden’s cause.

Kevin Kissane

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.