Morley Stanwood track & field teams place third in league meet

Aiden McLuaghlin placed second in both the 800 and 1600-meter runs. (Pioneer photo/John Raffel)

KENT CITY — Morley Stanwood’s track teams both took third place on Thursday in the Central State Activities Association Silver Division meet at Kent City.

Kent City won the boys meet (166), followed by Lakeview (115), Morley Stanwood (103), White Cloud (71), Holton (37) and Hesperia (29).

For the girls, it was Kent City (183). followed by White Cloud (108), Morley Stanwood (105), Lakeview (79), Hesperia (39) and Holton (9).

For the Morley Stanwood boys, Kyle Robinette was second in the 400 meters (54.76), Aiden McLaughlin was second in the 800 meters (2:02.18), and second in the 1,600 meters (4:32.03) and McNeil was second in the 3,200 meters.

“We tied for second place overall with Lakeview in the final conference standings,” Morley Stanwood coach Michelle Young said. “Kent City and Lakeview ran well. We haad some solid performances.”

The 4×100 relay team of Jason Bialik, Austin Bennett. Christian Sharp and Robinette took first in the 4×100 relay (45.60), Bialik, Carter Veldkamp, Sharp and Robinette were fourth in the 4×200 relay (1;36.41), and the 4×400 relay squad also took first (3:41.62).

For the Morley Stanwood girls, Breanna Berry was first in the shot put (33-9 ¾) and third in the 100 meters (14.33), Dreea Atchison was second in the 800 meters (2:34.25), Jaidyn Schmit was second in the 100 hurdles (19.23), and was third in the 300 hurdles (57.73), the foursome of Mariana Maturen, Avery Devereauz, Erika Ulrich and Atchison was second in the 4×800 relay (11;10.34). Sadie Parker was second (101-4) in the discus and Abby Gilliam was third in the pole vault (7-6) with a personal record.

Morley Stanwood will run on May 18 at the Division 3 regionals in Clare.

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Posted by John Raffel

John is a sports reporter with the Pioneer as well as the Herald Review and The Lake County Star. He also coordinates the weekly Pioneer sports outdoors page. He can be reached at (231) 592-8356 or by email at jraffel@pioneergroup.com.

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