Reed City track teams compete

Phillip Jones-Price

NEWAYGO — Big Rapids took first for the boys and Chippewa Hills first for the girls in Monday’s Central State Activities Association Gold track and field meet at Newaygo.

The Chippewa Hills girls have also won their 17th straight league title.

Big Rapids boys coach Mike Selzer said his team has at least clinched a share of the league title.

The Cards may have to share it with Fremont, depending on what the Packers do at a makeup meet.

Big Rapids had 153.5 points for the boys in the eight-team meet followed by Reed City (130), Fremont (116), Tri County (84), Chippewa Hills (62), Central Montcalm (50.5), Grant (39) and Newaygo (23).

The Reed City boys netted firsts from Nicholas Douglas in the 100 meters (11.52), Phillip Jones-Price in the 200 meters (23.41), Douglas, Price, Noah Jones and Jones-Price in the 4×100 relay (45.11) and in the 4×200 relay (1:33.29), Michael Johnson in the shot put (43-10), Austin Fowler in the discus (130-7), Landen Tomanski in the pole vault (12-0) and Jackson Price in the long jump (20-5 ¾).

For the boys, second places went to Jones-Price, Cal Rohde, Noah Jones and Price in the 1,600 relay (3:33.82) and Nicholas Douglass in the 200 meters (24.44).

Reed City girls got a first place from Demi Lodholtz in the high jump (5-0).

Taking seconds were Paige Williams in the 200 meters (27.72) an Abigail Kiaunis in the 800 meters (2:31.47) and 3,200 meters (12:05.53).

“We had some great performances tonight,” Reed City coach Brent Michell said. “We got a lot of PRs and on seven events.”

 

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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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