Track and Field Teams Split with Lakewood

The track and field teams opened GLAC action with a split with Lakewood April 12.

The girls’ defeated Lakewood 79-53, while the boys fell to the Vikings 105-31.

The Lady Panthers were victorious in ten events with Rylee Tolson picking up four wins to lead the way.

Tolson won the 400, 800, 3200, and was part of the winning 4×400 relay along with Eliana Johnson, Kaitelyn Walker, and Anna Ransom.

Brooklyn Rochow won the 1600 and was part of the winning 4×800 relay with Kristina Wilde, Sidney Gipe, and Ransom.

Walker won the 300 hurdles, Megan Mackinder the shot put, and Gracee Robidou the long jump. Johnson, Gabrielle Heath, Audrey Austin, and McKenzie Hatfield teamed to win the 4×200.

Robidou was second in the 200, third in the 100, and was part of the 4×100 that finished second along with Heath, Austin, and Hatfield.

Rochow was second in the 800 and 3200, Wilde second in the 400, Walker second in the 100 hurdles, Mackinder second in the discus, and Hatfield second in the high jump.

Third place finishes went to Heath in the 200, Johnson in the 400, Wilde in the 800, Ransom the 1600, Hatfield the long jump, and Alexandria Teachout the shot and discus.

Micah Bolton led the boys with three first-place finishes. Bolton won the 1600 and 3200, and was part of the winning 4×800 relay with Brock Rochow, Brendan Wright, and Collin Cook.

Wright was second in the 1600 and 3200, Kaiden Samek second in the shot put, Brady Cole second in the 800, the 4×100 relay of Jonah Huskey-Wright, Damien Hayes, Ethan Bradley, and Jude Casto second, and the 4×200 relay of Huskey-Wright, Hayes, Jason Gruber, and Ethan Monaghan second.

Third-place finishes went to Casto in the 100, Rochow in the 1600, Monaghan high jump, and Casto long jump.

The girls’ had a strong showing at the Fowlerville Early Season Invite with a second-place finish. The Panthers finished with 136 points, just behind Fowlerville with 142.

Tolson won three events, coming in first in the 800, 1600, and 3200.

Robidou won the 100 and Mackinder the discus for the Panthers.

Rochow was second in the 1600 and 3200, and was part of the 4×800 team that finished second with Wilde, Gipe, and Ransom.

Walker was second in the 300 hurdles and part of the 4×400 team with Ava Vaccaro, Johnson, and Tolson that finished second. Robidou, Heath, Austin, and Hatfield teamed to finish second in the 4×200.

Third-place finishes went to Ransom in the 1600 and Rochow the 3200. Finishing fourth were Wilde in the 800, Walker 100 hurdles, Mackinder shot put, and the 4×100 team of Robidou, Heath, Austin, and Hatfield.

The boys had a rough time finishing tied for 8th out of 10 teams with 36 points.

Bolton was second in the 3200 and fourth in the 1600, while Cook was third in the 3200 for the Panthers.