TRAVERSE CITY-The boys and girls track teams travelled to Traverse City on Wednesday. The boys came in second with 55 1/2 points behind Traverse City Central's 86 1/2. Cadillac came in third with 41. The girls also came in second with 56 1/2 points. Traverse City Central came in first with 102 1/2 while Cadillac had 22 points.
Ashton Dever picked up first in the 100 dash (11.87) and third in the 200 dash (24.74). Drew Shields won the 400 dash with a time of 51.52. Alex Swider came in third (55.14). Mustapha Zorgat snagged third in the 800 run (2:10). Eli Martin picked up a third place finish in the 1,600 run (4:48) while Ethan Crowell got second int eh 3,200 run (10:19). Josh Bell picked up second in the 300 hurdles (42.37). The 400 relay team (Zarins, Keyes, Brett LeTourneau and Caleb Smith) won with a time of 45.75. The 800 relay team (Smith, Keyes, LeTourneau and Shields) also got first (1:35). The 1,600 relay team (Smith, LeTourneau, Shields and Devers) picked up a silver (3:38). The 3,200 relay team (Crowell, Zorgat, Jacob Benson and Clay Jacobs) won second place (8:38).
In the field events, Evan Frank picked up a second place finish of 12'6". Dylan Goike was third (11'6"). Keyes won the long jump event (19' 5 3/4") while Devers got second (19' 2 3/4").
Emily Duncan received a first place medal in the 100 dash with a time of 13.16. Racheal McDonald got a first in the 400 dash (1:04). Elaine Lowe picked up third in the same event (1:05). Kelsey Lewis snagged second in the 800 run (2:24). Christina Kollien got a first in both the 100 hurdles (15.87) and the 300 hurdles (48.91). Jenna Talbot got third in the 100 hurdles (18.28). The 400 relay team (Kollien, Taylor Genschaw, Duncan and Renee Vredenburg) picked up a silver (1:54). The 1,600 relay team (Kollien, Lewis, Vredenburg and Amanda Dort) also snagged second (4:30). The 3,200 relay team (Lewis, Dort, McDonald and Lowe) came in second (10:06).
In the field events, Sarah Swider picked up a first with a jump of 5'0. Duncan won the long jump event (16'4"). Stephanie McNeil got a bronze in the shot put (29'11 3/4") while Emily Ferguson won discus (108'9").
Alpena's travel to Ogemaw Heights on Friday for the Falcon Invitational. The JV team participates in the 9-10 Falcon Invitational on Monday.
Rogers City 6-5, Cheboygan 1-6
ROGERS CITY-The Rogers City softball team split a double header with Cheboygan on Wednesday, winning the first by a commanding 6-1 and losing the second by a tight 6-5 score.
"It was a good double header and a hard fought split for the Hurons," head coach Karl Grambau said.
Nikkie Radke was the winning pitcher in the first game. She gave up one run, six hits and struck out five.
Nikki LaLonde and Courtney Streich led at the plate as both picked up two hits including a double and two RBIs. Brooklyn Idalski picked up a hit and an RBI. Logan Fleming snagged two hits while Rebecca Meredith got a single.
"Nikki pitched very good, the defense played very well and we had a lot of good movement in the field," Grambau said.
Radke started the first game and pitched one inning, giving up two runs and three hits. Alexa Quaine pitched the rest of the game, giving up four runs, nine hits and striking out two.
Cheboygan was able to eke out a win off of four sacrifice fly runs as well as a few missed chances by Rogers City.
"We had the bases loaded with Sarah (Meredith) Rebecca (Meredith) and Nikki (LaLonde) up next. That's a great lineup with the bases loaded but we were only able to get one run out of it. But we kept fighting till the end," Grambau said.
Rebecca Meredith led her team with two hits, two RBIs and a home run. Idalski and Fleming picked up two hits a piece while Streich, Sarah Meredith, LaLonde and Cassie Brege all picked up a hit.
Rogers City is now 11-4 overall and 3-1 in the conference. They travel to Mio today.