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Pine River boys first

COLEMAN – Pine River’s boys track team was first and the girls were second in a four-team meet at Coleman on Tuesday, April 8.

Pine River had 196 points compared to 176 for Harrison, 121 from Marion and 118 for Coleman.

Dominic Garcia led Pine River by going first in the 100 meters at 11.4 while Cole Gingrich was third at 11.6. Colten Rawson was first at 56.1 in the 400 meters and Robert Dagen third in 59.2. Ben Rigling won the 800 meters in 2:20.4 and Chris Terburgh was second in 2:22.6. Terburgh won the 1,600 in 5:09.5 and Derek Hartline was third in 5:26.1. Rigling was first at 11:50.0 and Terburgh second at 11:53 in the 3,200 meters. Ethan Crawford won the 110 hurdles 17.1 and was second in the 300 in 45.0.

The Bucks won the 400-meter relay in 46.7 seconds and the 3,200 relay in 9:35.4.

In the shot put, Garcia was third at 39-11.5 and Adam Langworthy fourth at 38-6.5. Rawson was second in the high jump at 5-10 and second in the pole vault at 11-9. Gingrich was third at 10-6.

Marion was first with 199.5, Pine River second at 170, Harrison third at 152.5 and Coleman fourth at 39.

For the Bucks, Devyn Powell was first in the 100 meters at 13.1 seconds, first in the 400 meters and 1:04.6 and first in the 200 meters. Michelle Kelsey was second in the 400 at 1:09.5.

Cheyanna Rizor won the 800 meters in 2:59.5. Shiloh Ruppert won the 300-meter hurdles in 57.9 seconds and the 100-meter hurdles in 57.9. Pine River won the 800 relay in 1:57.7 seconds. Powell was a member of that team, giving her four first places.

Mary Ware was second in the shot put at 29-9.5 and won the discus in 93-4. Kelsey won the high jump at 4-10.1. Anna Lindquist was second in the pole vault at 8-0.

“Newcomers Anna Lindquist and Robyn Peppy also had strong days in their events,” said Pine River coach Jan Burch.


All-academic honors for Nelson

LEROY — The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan has honored Kassy Nelson, a junior from Pine River, on its all-state academic team for 2013-14. Nelson is a 4.0 student and also an all-state honorable mention player by the Associated Press.

To qualify for this honor, players must be nominated by their (BCAM Member) coach, be either a  junior or a senior, have a GPA of at least 3.5 and be listed on one of the All State Teams, Associated Press, Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, or BCAM.