Alpena track and field team shines at Ogemaw

OGEMAW-HEIGHTS-The Alpena High School track and field team competed at the Falcon Invite on Friday. Despite the weather being cold and rainy, the Wildcats did extremely well.

There were 15 schools in attendance, seven of which were large school the division and the rest made up the small school division.

The Alpena boys won the meet with 143 points, beating out Standish Sterling who cam in second with 123 points.

The boys came home with 12 medals and 14 personal records. Alec LeTourneau finished second in the pole vault (13-3). Randy Udell place second in Discus (122-11) and third in shot put (41-4). Trevor Roznowski finished first in shot put (46). Mitch Day placed first in the 1600 (4:32.66) and 3200 (9:55.45). Aden Smith was fourth in the 1600 (4:43.38) and second in the 3200 (10:50.6). Levi Goebal finished fourth in the 400 (54.32), Kolin Ghidoni won the 800 (2:05.8) and the team received first in the 4×800 Relay (8:28.30).

Personal records went to Jayson Bebout, Wade Roznowski and Arar Sahownek (100), Isaac Cross (400), Cross and Garrett McHarg (800), Day, Smith and Dallon Tosh (1600), Spencer Kraft and Truman Vaughn (High Hurdles), Nick Hippensteel (Discus), LeTourneau (Pole Vault) and the 4×200 Relay team.

The girls also won with a score of 140, defeating Gladwin who finished in second place with 115 points. There were 14 girls who medaled and 17 that had personal bests on the day.

Medals for Alpena were: Katie Mack who finished first in the High Jump and 400. Maddie Voltz placed fourth in the high Jump. Dakota Prevo finished third in the Discus and second in shot put. Morgan Jewell placed fourth in the Discus. Caitlin Dzuris place first in shot put. Taylor Foster finished in fourth in the High Hurdles and Low Hurdles. Maddy Boyd place second in the mile and first in the two-mile and Savannah Thomson finished fourth in the two-mile and third in High Hurdles.

Personal records went to Olivia Custer, Clara Capparucci, Demi Oliver and Albulena Halili (100), Voltz and Custer (200), Mack (400), Destiney Wirgau (800), Boyd (1600), Boyd, Wirgau and Kiersten Genschaw (3200), Foster and Thomson (High Hurdles), Oliver (High Jump), Maddy Voorheis (Pole Vault) and the 4×200 Relay team.