Reed City boys track pick up two more wins
REMUS — Reed City came up against a strong Chippewa Hills track team from both boys and girls action Monday at Chip Hills in Central State Activities Association action.
The Warrior girls took down Reed City (118-18) on a day where the Warriors won 13-of-17 events.
Reed City defeated Hesperia (64-60), but fell to Big Rapids (68-60).
Sami Michell paced Reed City with victories in the 100 hurdles (14.83), the 300 hurdles (46.22) and the 200 (26.14).
For the boys, Chippewa Hills dropped Reed City (79-58). Reed City picked up victories against Big Rapids (104-32) and Hesperia (99-38).
Reed City picked up victories from Chad Zagacki in the 800 (2:10.35) and its 800 relay (1:34.50) and 1,600 relay teams (3:37.50).
Big Rapids will next travel to Reed City Wednesday.
Michell shines at Red Hawk Invitational
CEDAR SPRINGS — Reed City’s girls track and field team got four first places finished from Sami Michell during its appearance at the Red Hawk Invitational on Saturday.
Michell finished first in the long jump (16-9), 100 meter hurdles (15.29), 200 meters (26.51) and 300 meter hurdles (45.54), which set a new meet record.
Michell, a two-time state champ in the long jump, did that event for the first time this season since having surgery to repair an ACL injury.
Reed City finished eighth at the invite with 302 points, while Rockford took first with 972.
The Coyotes run Saturday at Alma.
“We’re trying to get fine tuned for the regionals (May 17 at Mason County Central),” said Reed City girls coach Vikki Michell.
John Green has been doing well in the throws and sprints, boys coach Brent Michell noted.
“Michael (Bradford) had a big day in the long jump. He jumped his best at 20-8 1/2,” Brent Michell said. “Eric jumped 19-2 1/2.
“As a team, we‘re coming along pretty good. We can qualify a lot of kids for the state finals and that’s ultimately our goal as coaches to get as many kids there as we can. We’re pretty excited.”
Reed City boys wins CSAA meets
Reed City won two CSAA meets last Wednesday in boys track action. It was 111-23 over Central Montcalm and 116-17 over Holton. The girls won 89-25 over Holton and lost to Central 73-50.
The boys netted first places from Jon Green in the discus and shotput, Michael Gilmurray in the high jump, Michael Bradford in the long jump, Nate Fasbender in the pole vault, the 3,200-meter relay team of Walker, Adam Kehr, Matt Magahey and Chad Zagacki, David Hyde in the 100 hurdles, Green in the 100 dash, Eric and Michael Bradford, Collin Hatfield and Voelker in the 400 relay, Zagacki in the 1,600-meter run, Jesus Becerra in the 400 dash, Brad Marek in the 300 hurdles, Kehr in the 800 run, Eric Voelker in the 200 dash, Zagakci in the 3,200 run and the Bradfords, Kehr and Becerra in the 1,600 relay.
First places for the Coyotes girls against Holton included Shawna Riley, Taylor Johnson, Lily Heald and Shayla Kehr in the 800 relay, Sami Michell, Hanna Price, Caitlin Payne and Autumn Shoemaker in the 400 relay, Payne in the 400 dash, Michell in the 100 and 300 hurdles, Heald in the 800 and McKenzie Cornelius in the 3,200 run.