April 23 05:13 AM

It's a threepeat!

Capac wins third straight Almont Coed Relays title

May 02, 2007
TRI-CITY AREA — Capac (93) outpointed Armada (92), Bentley (75), Almont (70), Royal Oak Shrine (56), Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest (52), Dryden (23) and Parkway Christian (two) to win the Almont Coed Relays last Thursday.

Melissa Sawicki, of Capac, is off and running after receiving the baton from Josh Murphy last Thursday at the Almont Coed Relays. The pair helped Capac win the team title that day, the third straight year Capac has accomplished the feat.
It marked the third straight year Capac has accomplished the feat.

The 800 (Matt Walker, Kayla Weber, Jake Rawlins and Marissa Moore), 3200 (Brendan Pfeifer, Jessica Medrano, Josh Murphy and Melissa Sawicki), distance medley (Brian Kulman, Danielle Nieman, Todd Lawrence and Lindsey Manning) and 6400 (Murphy, Manning, Lawrence and Sawicki) relays led Capac with firsts that day. They logged respective clockings of 1:41, 9:50.58, 15:40.5 and 22:21.85 en route.

The shot/discus (Alex Wegner, Brandy Bly, Tino Siewert and Chelsea Stoddard), 1600 (Joe Camire, Sawicki, Pfeifer and Medrano) and progressive (Mike Walker, Moore, Camire and Medrano) relays gave Capac seconds.

The Capac shot put and discus relays of Wegner, Bly, Siewert and Stoddard registered thirds as did the sprint hurdle relay of Bly, Rawlins, Calvin Nelson and Tabitha Czekiel that day.

The 400 (Kevin Bolday, Weber, Mike Walker and Moore) and sprint medley (Dan Jackson, Weber, Nelson and Kylie Miller) relays generated Capac's fourths.

The shuttle hurdle relay of Bolday, Ashley Callewaert, Rawlins and Czekiel contributed a fifth to Capac's cause.

Capac also received a sixth courtesy of their high jump relay consisting of Matt Walker, Weber, Rawlins and Nieman.

The high jump (Shane DeMeere, Brandy Ullom, Jake Barocio and Jolie Wycinski), long jump (Sean Cooper, Chelsea Bijansky, Barocio and Bridget Corkum), 400 (Garrett Savage, Lindsay Benoit, Marcus Laponse and Bijansky), distance medley (Chris Reske, Lauren Rogers, Eric Jacobs and Lauren Deneweth) and 6400 (Eric Jacobs, Marie Burkland, Don Tobias and Deneweth) relays paced Almont with seconds that day.

The 800 (Savage, Bijansky, Laponse and Benoit) and progressive (Chris Harris, Ullom, Nick Vassallo and Rogers) relays generated Almont's thirds.

The shuttle hurdle (Kyte, Corkum, DeMeere and Jaime Ligon), sprint hurdle (Kyte, Elizabeth Murto, Ben Wroebel and Corkum) and 1600 (DeMeere, Deneweth, Reske and Burkland) relays claimed Almont's fourths that day.

The shot put (Dillon Melly, Jenny Murphy, Ben Strouse and Kim Lams), sprint medley (Dennis Meek, Bijansky, John Wroebel and Wycinski) and 3200 (Ryan Beehler, Ullom, Albert Sowers and Deneweth) relays supplied Almont's fifths.

The shot/disc (Andy Grant, Murphy, Strouse and Lams) and discus (Grant, Murphy, Jim Pierce and Melissa McGarey) relays rounded out the list of Almont placewinners with sixths.

The shot/discus relay lineup consisting of Mario Volante, Taylor Schneider, Ben Orzel and Lynsey Marchwinski led Dryden with a first that day. It took them 58.28 seconds to accomplish the feat.

The 800 (lineup not avaialable), 1600 (Evan Hazen, Lynsey Marchwinski, Matt Lynch and Selina Paupert), distance medley (Lynch, Whitney Flannigan, James Kaliszewski and Hillary Mason) and 6400 (Adam Barnier, Mason, Kaliszewski and Cecily Cammarata) relays provided Dryden with fifths.

Dryden also received sixths courtesy of their shot put (Volante, Lynsey Marchwinski, Aaron Roszczewski and Mason), shuttle hurdle (Michael Warnars, Taylor Schneider, Doug Ladner and Cammarata), sprint hurdle (Warnars, Schneider, Ladner and Paupert), sprint medley (lineup not available) and 6400 (Adam Barnier, Mason, Kaliszewski and Cammarata) relays.

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