Coyote sophomore set to score points for girls track


REED CITY — Reed City’s track squad is excited over the increase in numbers for the girls team and sophomore Alison Schermerhorn is among the young athletes hoping to score a lot of points.

She’ll be in the relays, open sprints, discus, long jump and high jump.

Reed City athletes haven’t been outdoors too much because of the weather.

“It’s a lot harder to run shorter distances inside,” said Schermerhorn, whose team was able to get outdoors Monday.

She’s hoping to get 5 feet in the high jump. She’s thinking the long jump might be her best event.

“It’s (a key) of having good form,” she said, adding that the shorter relays should be strong.

The team “should be better than last year,” Schermerhorn said.

She’s also in volleyball and dancing and she expects track to get her in excellent physical form for both of those sports.

Reed City as at Chippewa Hills on Wednesday, at Newaygo Friday for an invitational and again at Newaygo Monday for a Central State Activities Association double dual.