Evart track teams compete at Saginaw Valley


Evart track teams

EVART —Evart’s track teams were in the Saginaw Valley State Division 3 and 4 Invitational on Saturday.

For the girls, Brooke Belleville was first in the 60-meter dash (8.33) and 10th in the 400 meters (1:06.03).

For the boys, Kyle Stokes was second (7.4) in the 60 dash. Danny Griffin was fifth in the 200-meter dash (23.92). Josh Woods was second in the 1,600 meters (4:50.24) 10th in the 800 meters (2:16.76). Austin Hamilton was fourth (10:49.16) and Nathan Woods was sixth in the 3,200 meters (10:49.44). The foursome of Nathan Woods, Hamilton, Andrew Booher and Josh Woods was seventh in the 4x600 relay (6:30.93). Cody Pritchard was sixth in the long jump (18-10.75).

Evart is at Chippewa Hills on Tuesday.


Pine River 12-7, Grant 1-19

GRANT — Pine River’s softball team opened its season on Thursday with a doubleheader against Grant, winning the first game 12-1 and losing the second 19-7.

In the opener, Pine River scored eight runs in the fifth inning.

Alexis Bennett pitched a no-hitter. She walked seven and hit one batter, but struck out 13.

Bekah Dean had a home run, while Taylor Hill had a triple and Dean and Maddie Marks both had doubles. KayLee Goodman, Hannah Hill and Taylor Hill scored two runs apiece.

Grant won the second game with all of its runs in four innings.

Hannah Hill had two doubles for Pine River.


Pine River 3, Grant 0

GRANT — Masa Ogawa and Andrew Park recorded one hit and one RBI and Mason Powell and Matt Stone added one hit for Pine River in this season opening win on Thursday. Luke Hill pitched 3 2/3 innings and had five strikeouts and gave up one hit in a shutout win. The second game was called in the fourth inning due to the temperature and darkness.