Saints rule Kiwanis track meet
ST. IGNACE -- The St. Ignace Saints track teams dominated the competition at the Kiwanis Invitational Track Meet on Friday afternoon.
The St. Ignace girls scored 184 points and finished almost 40 points ahead of second-place Manistique (137), while the St. Ignace boys outran Onaway 138-115.
Newberry finished third in the girls meet with 71, while Rudyard was fourth with 58. Rogers City placed fifth with 40, and Onaway finished sixth with 29.
Krista Clement won two events for the Saints. She took the 400 (1:05.36), and the 800 (2:29.80). St. Ignace also got individual wins from Chelcee Tiernan in the 100 hurdles (18.25), Carli Levi in the 300 hurdles (53.29), Kelsey Cryderman in the 200 (28.86), and Laura Peterson in the pole vault (7-0). The Saints also swept the relay events, winning the 400 (55.15), the 800 (1:55.32), the 1600 (4:30.85), and the 3200 (11:00).
The Rudyard Bulldogs got two wins from Charlotte Folkersma. Folkersma finished first in the 1600 (5:47.03), and the 3200 (12:42.37).
In the boys meet, Newberry finished third with 98, while Manistique took fourth with 80. Rogers City was fifth with 54, and Rudyard was sixth with 38.
Jeremy McGinnis and Aaron Gutchess each won two events for the first-place Saints. McGinnis took the 200 (24.56), and the 400 (42.96), while Gutchess won the long jump (18-2), and the pole vault (11-6). St. Ignace picked up relay wins in the 400 (47.70), the 800 (2:18.17), and the 1600 (3:45.83).
Drew Schultz won two events for the Newberry Indians. He took the 800 (2:11.21), and the 1600 (4:54.13).
Kyle Greene turned in a strong performance for Rogers City. Greene won three events, taking the shot put, the discus, and the high jump.