ALMONT — The Almont, Dryden and Imlay City girls’ track squads notched respective finishes of second, third and fifth last Friday at the Second Cardinal Classic Invitational in Dryden.

Whitmore Lake won the meet with 124.5 points. They were followed by Almont (107 points), Dryden (98), Morrice (74), Imlay City (64), Mayville (49), Parkway Christian (44), Perry (23), Burton Atherton (25), Lakeville (24.5) and New Life Christian (five).

Madison Niedermaier, pole vault, 8 feet 9 inches; led Almont with an outright individual event first.

The Almont 400-meter relay of Lauren Webster, Genesis Fisher, Montserrat Coronel and Lola Battaglia also prevailed. They were timed in 54.83 seconds.

Webster, high jump, 4 feet 8 inches; gave Almont a two-way tie for a first.

Dryden’s Sophia Peter (center) set a school record in the 300 hurdles last Friday at the Cardinal Classic. She was timed in 48.43 seconds.

Lilylynn Martin, pole vault, 7 feet 6 inches; and Coronel, long jump, 13 feet 9 inches; supplied Almont’s seconds.

Niedermaier, long jump, 13 feet 8 1/2 inches; Battaglia, 100 dash, 13.58 seconds; provided Almont’s individual event thirds.

The Almont 800 (Fisher, Webster, Coronel and Battaglia) and 3200 (Jenna Kline, Ayla Delaurier, Laila Evola and Amanda Fitchett) relays wound up third as well. They registered respective clockings of 1:57.85 and 11:30.07 en route.

Isabella Irwin, high jump (4 feet 8 inches) and long jump 13 feet 1 inch); Battaglia, 200-meter dash, 28.12 seconds; and Laila Evola, 800 run, 2:44.66; collected Almont’s fifths.

Samantha Miodowski, shot put, 26 feet 6 inches; Allison Williams, 300-meter hurdles, Evola, 1600 run, 6:06.77; and Fitchett, 3200-meter run, 14:36.51; furnished Almont’s individual event sixths.

The Almont 1600 relay of Lillian Longo, Haley Dempz, Coronel and Webster ranked sixth as well. They were timed in 5:05.53.

Miodowski, discus, 81 feet 5 inches; and Delaurier, 800-meter run, 2:54.35; contributed Almont’s sevenths.

Delaurier, 1600 run, 6:23.63; and Charlotte Verougstraete, 3200-meter run, 15:37.57; added Almont’s eighths.

Olivia Reynolds, 200 (26.77 seconds) and 400 (59.83 seconds); paced Dryden with a pair of individual event firsts.

The Dryden 800-meter relay of Delaney Wolle, Sophia Peter, Keira Miller and Reynolds also emerged victorious. They were timed in 1:52.67.

Ava D’Vlaminck, discus, 92 feet 7 3/4 inches; and Peter, 300 hurdles, a school record-setting performance of 48.43 seconds; generated Dryden’s individual event seconds.

The Dryden 1600-meter relay of Caila Fitchett, Wolle, Peter and Reynolds took second as well. They managed a 4:24.81 clocking en route.

Giving Dryden thirds were D’Vlaminck, shot put, 29 feet 1 inch; and Cara Prusakiewicz, 3200 run, 12:57.39.

Fitchett, 300-meter hurdles, 53.88 seconds; Audrey Napolitano, 3200 run, 13:59.16; claimed Dryden’s individual event fourths.

The Dryden 3200-meter relay of Lily Finnigan, Fitchett, Napolitano and Prusakiewicz wound up fourth as well. They were timed in 11:37.75.

Peter, 100 hurdles, 18.82 seconds; collected a fifth for Dryden.

Wolle, 100-meter dash, 13.99 seconds; and Finnigan, 3200 run, 14:51.18; gave Dryden individual event sevenths.

The Dryden 400-meter relay of Mallory Barker, McKinley Gammon, Wolle and Miller wound up seventh as well. They were timed in 57.95 seconds.

Finnigan, discus, 81 feet 4 inches; Fitchett, 200 dash, 28.7 seconds; Miller, 400-meter dash, 1:10.38; and Prusakiewicz, 1600-meter run, 5:55.45; added eighths to Dryden’s cause.

Penelope McNutt, 100 dash, 13.43 seconds; led Imlay City with an individual event second.

The Imlay City 800 (Gabby Douglas, Hannah Hayes, Rylee Tyack and McNutt) and 3200-meter (Laela Bhatti, Gabby Douglas, Charlotte O’Brien and Hayes) relays placed second as well. They were timed in 1:57.79 and 11:21.16, respectively.

The Imlay City 1600 relay of Gabby Douglas, Bhatti, Hayes and O’Brien took third with a 4:42.24 clocking.

Bhatti, long jump, 13 feet 6 1/2 inches; and Morgan Robertson, shot put, 28 feet 9 inches; secured Imlay City’s fourths.

Alice Johnson, 3200-meter run, 14:18.04; gave Imlay City a fifth.

Madison Singleton, high jump, 4 feet 4 inches; McNutt, 200 dash, 28.14 seconds; Gabby Douglas, 400-meter dash, 1:10.09; and O’Brien, 800 run, 2:46.82; claimed Imlay City’s sixths.

The Imlay City 400-meter relay of Savannah Douglas, McKinley Couzens, Tyack and McNutt registered a sixth as well. They turned in a clocking of 57.11 seconds en route.

Hayes, 400 dash, 1:10.22; and O’Brien, 1600-meter run, 6:10.64; provided Imlay City’s sevenths.

Bhatti, 100 dash, added an eighth to Imlay City’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.