Sault High Sweeps on Rudyard Track
Reported May 4, 2001 by the Sault Evening News
Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

RUDYARD - Sault High swept both the boys and girls events in a four-team track meet Thursday.

The Blue Devils compiled 131 points while St. Ignace was second with 75. They were followed by Newberry 35, and Rudyard 13.

Sarah Duesing won the 100 hurdles (16.25), 300 hurdles (50.48), high jump (5-3) and long jump (15-0) for the Blue Devils. Natalie Cahill claimed the 1600 (5:38.11) and 3200 (11:48.42), Jennifer Crawford won the 400 (1:06.32) and Emily Browning won the pole vault with a school record 8-6 for the Blue Devils. The Sault also won the 3200, 400 and 1600 relays.

St. Ignace captured six events, led by double-winner Micaela Kelso. Kelso won the shot put (33-10.5) and discus (104-9). Other winners for the Saints included Karolyn Getzen in the 100 dash (12.90), Krista Clement in the 800 (2:30.21), and Kate Ruegg in the 200 (28.35). The Saints also captured the 800 relay.

Amanda Quick led Newberry with a second-place showing in the 800. The Indians also took second in the 1600 relay.

Shayla Postma of Rudyard finished second in the 3200 and third in the 1600.

The Sault boys won with 105 points while Newberry was second with 83. St. Ignace placed third with 39 and Rudyard followed with 25.

The Blue Devils won eight events. Jereld Sawyer won the shot put (51-0), while Tony Abramson captured the 800 (2:08.96), Cliff Lindsey won the 3200 (10:09.27), Robin Cook claimed the 200 (24.95) and Nathan Martin won the 100 (11.60). The Blue Devils also won the 3200, 400 and 800 relays.

Jim Clement of St. Ignace won the 110 hurdles (15.87), 300 hurdles (43.14) and high jump (5-10). Troy Sayles won the pole vault (11-0).

Derek Miller of Newberry won the 400 (54.61) and long jump (19-0). A.J. Downey won the discus (145-9/75) and Matt McNamara claimed the 1600 (4:53.90). The Indians also won the 1600 relay.

Nathan Templeton led Rudyard by placing second in the 100 and long jump.

Boys

100 - Morton, Soo, 11.60
200 - Cook, Soo, 24.95
400 - Miller, N, 54.61
800 - Abramson, Soo, 2:08.96
1600 - McNamara, N, 4:53.90
3200 - Lindsey, Soo, 10:09.27
110 H - Clement, SI, 15.87
300 H - Clement, SI, 43.14
400 R - Sault, 47.61
800 R - Sault, 1:38.24
1600 R - Newberry, 3:52.04
3200 R - Sault, 9:07.14
Shot put - Sawyer, Soo, 51-0
Discus - Downey, N, 145-9.75
High jump - Clement, SI, 5-10
Long jump - Miller, N, 19-0
Pole vault - Sayles, SI, 11-0.

Girls

100 - Getzen, SI, 12.90
200 - Ruegg, SI, 28.35
400 - Crawford, Soo, 1:06.32
800 - Clement, SI, 2:30.21
1600 - Cahill, Soo, 5:38.11
3200 - Cahill, Soo, 11:48.42
100 H - Duesing, Soo, 16.25
300 H - Duesing, Soo, 50.48
400 R - Sault, 56.79
800 R - St. Ignace, 1:53.92
1600 R - Sault, 4:36.88
3200 R - Sault, 10:25.44
Shot put - Kelso, SI, 33-10.5
Discus - Kelso, SI, 104-9
High jump - Duesing, Soo, 5-3
Long jump - Duesing, Soo, 15-0
Pole vault - Browning, Soo, 8-6.