2018-10-10 / Sports

Harriers put best foot forward at annual Fox and Hounds race

BY SPORTS STAFF


The Lady Spartans pose with their hardware after winning the Fox and Hounds Invite at Almont on Saturday. 
Photo via Imlay City Cross Country Facebook The Lady Spartans pose with their hardware after winning the Fox and Hounds Invite at Almont on Saturday. Photo via Imlay City Cross Country Facebook ALMONT

The Raider boys placed third with 69 at the Almont Fox and Hounds Invite on Saturday. Jackson Brown finished second individually at 17:22. Behind him was Mathew Dwyer in 10th and 18:54, Lucas Webster in 15th and 19:27 and Dallas Stanton in 17th and 19:30. Luke Owens also finished in 19:55 and 25th, while Austin Amlotte placed 31st at 20:26.

The Lady Raiders placed sixth with 117 in a field of seven schools. Emily Kwierant paced Almont in eighth and 21:59, followed by Katrina Kline in 14th and 22:36. Heather Fitchett also ran 24:40, Molly Kline ran 24:47 and Alyssa Serra finished in 25:10. – J.O.

Capac: The Capac boys placed fifth with 82 at the Almont Fox and Hounds Invite on Saturday. Hank Barker was the fastest Chief, running 18:51 in ninth place. He was followed closely by Charlie Aldrich in 19:02 and 11th, Logan Swantek in 19:19 and 13th and Ben Rodriguez in 19:32 and 18th.


LakeVille’s Hailey Craft finishes hard at the County Meet on Sept. 18. 
Photos by Kylee Richardson LakeVille’s Hailey Craft finishes hard at the County Meet on Sept. 18. Photos by Kylee Richardson The Lady Chiefs also ran two girls, therefore disqualifying Capac from placing as a team. Lily Rodriguez finished in 13th and 22:34, while Gracie Barker was 46th at 28:53. — J.O.

DRYDEN

The Cardinals took first in the boys’ division and fifth in the girls’ during the Almont Fox and Hounds Invite Saturday.

The boys’ team was first with 44, followed by Marine City in second with 67 and Almont third with 69. Imlay City was fourth with 70, Capac fifth with 82 and Algonac sixth with 170. Imlay City won the girls’ race with 40, followed by Marine City in second with 65 and St. Clair in third with 72. Brown City was fourth with 110, Dryden fifth with 113, Almont sixth with 117 and Algonac seventh with 186.


North Branch’s Selena Nellenbach crosses the finish line at the County Meet on Sept. 18. North Branch’s Selena Nellenbach crosses the finish line at the County Meet on Sept. 18. Brenden Knuth led the boys’ team, finishing first in 17:19.5. Ethan Rozanski was third in 17:27.7, Robby Hudson sixth in 18:17.9, Reed Hall 14th in 19:21.4 and Andrew Sisler 20th in 19:40.2. Hannah Peyerk led the girls’ team in 16th in 23:04.8. Teagan Norman placed 20th in 23:17.4, Maria Ryan was 23rd in 23:30, Alissa Hurd was 29th in 24:13.2 and Kylie DeVlaminck was 30th in 24:30.5.

Dryden is at the Ubly Invitational today. — A.V.

IMLAY CITY

The Lady Spartans won the Almont Fox and Hounds Invite on Saturday with 40. Marine City was second with 65, and St. Clair was third with 72.

Jessica Denver and Mary Lengemann paced Imlay City, finishing neck-andneck in second and third place overall respectively. Denver ran 21:01.3, while Lengemann finished in 21:02.7. McKinzie Winget was ninth at 22:20, and Sydney Kapushinski with 10th at 22:21. Sarah Hubbard finished in 23:07 and 17th place, Carlee Forsyth with 21st at 23:22 and Kaylee Kaminski was 22nd at 23:23.

The Imlay City boys placed fourth overall with 70. Evan Schapman paced the Spartans at 18:10 in fourth place. Breydon Andrez was seventh at 18:44, while Aidan Cuthbertson finished in 19:29 and 16th. Holden Redd also ran 19:41 and Dean Aune ran 19:48. — J.O.

LAKEVILLE

The Falcons were at the Greater Flint Championship on Saturday. David Balderman was the only LakeVille boy to run, taking 174th in 22:51.02.

The LakeVille girls had just two runners competing. Kate Finn was 144th in 27:45.94 and Hailey Craft was 155th in 31:18.11. — K.R.

MAYVILLE

The girls were unable to place as a team but the boys were 10th with a 272 at the Saginaw Heritage Invitational on Saturday. James Maddocks was 17 in 17:46.91, Wyatt Emmons placed 21st in 17:55.86 and Jerry Gilbert 54th in 18:55.46. Greg Goodfellow took 96th in 20:13.37 and Travis Katz 101st in 20:25.96.

Haley Rowbotham was the leader for the girls in fifth in 20:45.01 and Livia Flynn was 97th in 26:17.39. Grace Middleton finished 128th in 31:55.37 and Abigail Gonzales 129th in 31:58.31. — B.P.

NORTH BRANCH

The North Branch boys took sixth with 148 at the Cass City Invitational on Saturday. While 10 schools were in attendance, only six were able to post team scores. Unionville Sebewaing was first with 34, Sandusky second with 47 and Cass City third with 63.

Dylan Castle led the North Branch boys, taking 18th in 19:11.59. David Hadden finished 27th in 19:47.9. Collin Grossbauer was 43rd in 21:32.2. In 44th was Sam Budreau with 21:43.5. Crisitan Sass took 46th in 21:51.7. Blake Dorner ran a 22:27.4 to take 49th and Daniel Hadden was 53rd in 24:14.8.

On the girls’ side, only four teams were able to post a team score. Cass City was first with 43, Owendale- Gagetown second with 46, North Branch third with 50 and Kingston fourth with 74.

Caitlyn Rogers earned her first first-place of the season with a 20:53.3. Haileigh Bissett took third with 21:24.09. In 18th was Selena Nellenbach with 24:00. Hanna Gipson took 28th in 26:06.7. Alyssa Bussure was 29th in 26:24.09 and Abigail Hadden was 37th in 28:16.4.

North Branch will be at the Kayla O’Mara Invitational on Saturday. — K.R.

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