Reed City track teams continue to have success

LAKEVIEW — Reed City’s boys track team beat Lakeviewk, 90-44, and Newaygo, 99-34, on Monday in Central State Activities Association action. The girls won 67-56 over Lakeview and 73-40 over Newaygo.

Winners for the boys were the 3,200 relay team of Kris Kellogg, Troy Giese, Drake Walker and Wyatt Meese (10:33), P.J. Jones, Colin Hatfield, Chad Samuels and Andre Jones in the 800 relay (1:36.8) and P.J. Jones, Hatfield, Nate Fasbender and Andre Jones in the 400 (45.08); Brad Marek in the 100 hurdles (18.4) and 300 hurdles (46.2), Patrick Jobes in the 400 hurdles (55.06), Drake Walker in the 800 (2:12.1), Andre Jones in the 200 (23.0), T.J. Patterson in the discus (128-2), Samuels in the high jump (5-11) and Fasbender in the pole vault (14-0).

For the girls, Hanna Price won the 100 hurdles (17.5), 300 hurdles (52.8) and long jump (14-10), Lily Heald took the discus (79-2) and the foursome of Alison Schermerhorn, Octavia Beemer, Emily Baker and Jenelle Straathoff won the 400 relay (58.2).

“Kids competed well Monday,” said Reed City track coach Brent Michell. “Jon Green was out sick but (P.J.) Jones stepped in and did a good job in the relays. We had a beautiful day and the kids responded.”

Reed City faces White Cloud at Big Rapids Wednesday.

In other action

Reed City’s track teams both took seventh on Saturday in the Cedar Springs Invitational.

For the boys, Samuels won the high jump (5-8) and Zack Borst was fourth (5-6), Green was fourth in the 100 meters (11.752), the 400-meter relay team of Green, Collin Hatfield, Fasbender and Andre Jones was third (45.91), Patterson was third in the shot put at 42-6 ½, and third in the discus (127-10), Fasbender and Samuels were one-two in the long jump (20-0½, 19-9) and Fasbender was second in the pole vault (13-0).

For the Reed City girls, Price was fourth in the 300-meter hurdles (53.86), Marie Kinsey, Alison Schermerhorn, Octavia Beemer and Janelle Straathof placed in the 4x1 relay (1:03.88), and Kinsey, Beemer, Leah Chambers and Emily Baker placed in the 4x2 relay (2:08.92).

“It was a good day for conditioning,”Michell said.

 The Reed City boys and girls track and field teams both came away with two victories during a CSAA dual meet at Central Montcalm on Wednesday.

The Coyote boys picked up a 121-7 win over Holton and a 86-51 win over Central Montcalm while the Reed City girls came away with a 91-26 win over Holton and a 73-39 victory over Central Montcalm in action on April 30.

Taking first places for Reed City boys were Green in the 100-meter dash (11.29) and discus (123-9); Jones in the 200 meters (23.51); Walker in the 800 meters (2:16.33) and 1,600 meters (5:10.48); Brad Marek in the 110-meter hurdles (18.9); the 400-meter relay team of Green, Samuels, Nate Fasbender and P.J. Jones (45.11); the 800-meter relay foursome of Green, Fasbender, Samuels and Andre Jones (1:36.64); the 1,600-meter relay team of Fasbender, Samuels, Jobes and Andre Jones (9:35.37); Samuels in the high jump (5-11) and long jump (13-7) and Fasbender in the pole vault (12-6).

First places for the Reed City girls came from Joelyn Gamble-Brown in the 1,600 meters (6:39.94) and 3,200 meters (14:54.45); the 400-meter relay team of Price, Shoemaker, Straathof and Alison Schermerhorn (59:17); the 1,600-meter relay team (4:58.0); the 3,200-meter relay team (14:35.62); Price in the long jump (14-3 ½), 100-meter hurdles (18.18) and 300-meter hurdles (53.24) and Heald in the shot put (27-6 ½) and 800 meters (3:14.01).