Dryden’s Sophia Peter (R) competes in a preliminary heat of the 100-meter hurdles last Saturday at the Div. 4 state finals.

DRYDEN — Olivia Reynolds registered four placewinning efforts, helping lead the Dryden girls’ track team (14 points) to a four-way tie for 16th with Lansing Christian, East Jordan and Allen Park Cabrini last Saturday at the Division 4 state finals.

Baldwin Middle School, in Hudsonville, is where the action unfolded.

Fowler won the title with 70.5 points. Portland St. Patrick (44 points), Saugatuck (34), Buckley (33), Whitmore Lake (31), Frankfort (29), Gobles (25), Marlette (24.6), Unionville Sebewaing (24) and Addison (22) rounded out the top-10 team showings.

Reynolds took third with a 400 dash time of 59.14 seconds and supplied a 200-meter dash clocking of 26.76 seconds for fifth.

She also joined forces with Delaney Wolle, Sophia Peter and Caila Fitchett to claim sixth among 1600 relay entries. They were timed in 4:17.94.

In addition to that, Reynolds teamed up with Keira Miller, Wolle and Peter for an eighth place against 800-meter relay foes. They managed a 1:50.8 clocking en route.

Peter, 100 hurdles, 17.46 seconds; gave Dryden a 12th.

She also provided Dryden with a 300-meter hurdle clocking of 49.19 seconds, good for 14th.

Ava DeVlaminck, discus, 98 feet 5 inches; contributed a 15th to Dryden’s cause.

The 3200 relay of Lily Finnigan, Audrey Napolitano, Cara Prusakiewicz and Fitchett added a 22nd to Dryden’s cause. They were timed in 11:13.4.

Bella Wetter represented Capac that day. Wetter wound up with a 100-meter hurdle clocking 18.26 seconds, leaving her with the 25th quickest preliminary effort in the race.

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.