Evart track team takes first

ALMA — Evart took first place in the Division 4 boys standings of the Alma College Scottie Classic track and field meet on Saturday.
Chippewa Hills had 834.5 points compared to 812 for Benzie Central.In Division 4 girls, Evart was fourth at 471 and Crossroads eighth with 60.Evart boys had 810.5 points in the eight-team Division 4 boys meet.
“We did have a really good day,” Evart coach Dennis Peacock said. “It was a meet where everybody scores. We had a number of younger kids who stepped up and had good performances. That was a real key.”
Leaders for individual teams were:
GIRLS
Evart: Brooke Belleville won the 100-meter dash (13.48 seconds). Macey Wallace was sixth in the 200-meter dash (29.29). Belleville, Wallace, Kymberley Morrone and Madison Parish were fourth in the 800 relay (1:58.13).BOYS
Evart: Danny Griffin won the 100 meters (11.72) while Cody Pritchard was third (11.89). Kyle Stokes was first in the 200 meters (23.08). Josh Woods ran the 800-meter run (2:02.97) and 1,600 meters (4:41.63). Nathan Woods was first in the 3,200-meter run (10:20.39). Pritchard, Martin, Stokes and Griffin won the 400 relay (45.15). Pritchard, Martin, Stokes and Griffin won the 800 relay (1:33.32). Scott Martin won the high jump (6-2). Nathan and Josh Woods and Austin and Alex Hamilton won the 3,200-meter relay (8:34.3). Martin was third (17-10) and tied with Pritchard.
Evart is at the Breckenridge regionals on Saturday.
Evart was at McBain on Tuesday. The Highland meet is Tuesday at Beal City.

Coach Dennis Peacock talks with his team after a meet.

Coach Dennis Peacock talks with his team after a meet.

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Posted by John Raffel

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

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