Wallace leads Evart girls track team

EVART — Evart is at Newaygo in girls track action Thursday and is scheduled to have a home meet on Monday.

The Wildcats were at Chippewa Hills on April 4 and lost 121-15 to the host school and 84-38 to Pine River. Teams faced cold conditions throughout the meet.

Macey Wallace had a huge meet for Evart and won the long jump (15-3). She was third in the 200-meter dash (29.77) and fourth in the 100 dash (14.66) Brooke Belleville was third in the 100-meter dash and fourth in the 800-meter run (2:54.26). She was fifth in the 200-meter dash (29.88).

Sarah Nelson was sixth in the 1,600-meter run (6:22.37).

Kaylee Ladd was fourth in the long jump (13-0).

Coach Todd Scott said it was a major advantage for his team to finally get outdoors and compete, despite the poor weather. He recognized Wallace for being the top performer of the meet and scoring points in many events. Belleville and Nelson also are expected to be consistent point producers.