Capac makes it four straight
Wins Almont Coed Relays once again
|Sean Cooper, of Almont, clears a flight of hurdles while competing at the Almont Coed Relays this past Thursday. photo by Kevin Kissane.|
April 30, 2008TRI-CITY AREA — Capac (111 points) fended off the challenges of Armada (89), Almont (88), Burton Bentley (61), Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest (58), Royal Oak Shrine (50), Parkway Christian (30) and Detroit Allen (two) to win the Almont Coed Relays last Thursday.
It marked the fourth straight year Capac has claimed meet honors at the event.
The high jump (Sarah Spencer, Kevin Bollaert, Sarah Boltik and Nick Osborn), pole vault (Tyler Sawicki, Sarah Burgess, Brian Kulman and Nieman), sprint medley (Nieman, Travis Tullio, Marissa Moore and Bollaert) and distance medley (Brandy Bly, Ian McDonald, Melissa Sawicki and Brendan Pfeifer) relays led Capac with firsts that day. They turned in respective performances of 19 feet 4 inches, 33 feet, 2:57.6 and 12:55.35 en route.
The shot put (Bly, Tino Siewert, Chelsea Stoddard and Shaun Kaiser), discus (Bly, Siewert, Stoddard and Kaiser), long jump (Bollaert, Moore, Tullio and Nieman), progressive (Moore, John Richards, Gloria Polzin and Ian McDonald), 1600 (Nieman, Tyler Sawicki, Kayla Weber and Bollaert), 3200 (Melissa Sawicki, Mitch Parks, Lindsey Manning and Kulman), distance medley (Brandy Bly, McDonald, Melissa Sawicki and Brendan Pfeifer) and 6400 (Manning, Chris Paluch, Melissa Sawicki and Pfeifer) provided Capac with seconds. Those lineups logged respective efforts of 120 feet 11 1/2 inches, 60 feet 11 1/4 inches, 4:06.12, 4:09.12, 10:24 and 22:54.7 along the way.
The 400 (Bower, Eric Withun, Moore and Chee Vang) and thrower (Bly, Siewert, Stoddard and Kaiser) relays collected Capac's thirds. It took them 51.81 seconds and 58.69 seconds, respectively, to cover the territory.
The 800 (Polzin, Thomas Bolday, Weber and Kevin Bolday) and sprint hurdle (Kevin Bolday, Boltik, Breean Bower and Andrew Sammut) generated Capac's fifths. They logged respective clockings of 1:54.94 and 2:03.69 en route.
A 4 x 100 hurdle relay team of Misty Beuschlein, Thomas Bolday, Boltik and Sammut rounded out the list of Capac placewinners with a sixth. That lineup stopped the watch at 1:19.
The shot put (Kelsey Murphy, Ben Strouse, Sam Gomez and Ethan Coucke), discus (Murphy, Dillon Melly, Gomez and Andy Grant), 3200 (Lauren Deneweth, Ryan Beehler, Marie Burkland and Cody Corbin) and 6400 (Deneweth, Dylan Creger, Burkland and Eric Jacobs) relays paced Almont with firsts that day. They managed respective outings of 131 feet 9 1/2 inches, 360 feet 7 inches, 10:17 and 22:19 en route.
A pole vault relay consisisting of Kyle Podolan, Ellen Glinski, Chelsea Bijansky and Travis Zelkowski furnished the lone Almont second, accomplishing the feat with a combined clearance of 32 feet 6 inches.
The long jump (Bijansky,
Sean Cooper, Amanda Butler and Beehler), 4 x 100 hurdle (Scotti Langley, Cooper, Bijansky and Mike Owen), sprint hurdle (Garrett Savage, Langley, Cooper and Bijansky) and 1600 Deneweth, Owen, Burkland and Eric Ambrosiewicz) relays obtained Almont's thirds. They registered respective performances of 54 feet 5 3/4 inches, 1:13, 1:57 and 4:14 en route.
The progressive (Jolie Wycinski, Savage, Glinski and Creger) and distance medley (Wycinski, Don Tobias, Glinski and Steve Savonne) garnered Almont's fourths. They checked in with 4:16 and 14:01 clockings, respectively.
The high jump (Wycinski, Coucke, Burkland and Owen), sprint medley (Jackie Burke, Strouse, Melanie Gielnak and Savage), thrower (Gomez, Grant, Murphy and Coucke) and sprint medley (Langley, Dennis Meek, Elizabeth Murto and Eric Ambrosiewicz) relays added fifths to Almont's cause. Those lineups contributed respective efforts of 13 feet 8 inches, 53.53 seconds, 58.92 seconds and 3:07 along the way.