TRI-CITY AREA — Melissa Sawicki, a 2008 graduate of Capac High School, notched a 19:31 clocking en route to a first among Female 15-19 age group entries and overall last Saturday at the Bologna Festival 5K Run in Yale.
Danielle Fowler, the 30-34 age division champion, was the race runnerup. She finished 13 seconds off the pace.
Sawicki's closest pursuer in her age group was Port Huron's Katrina Oberski. It took her 20:25 to cover the territory.
Melissa Sawicki, a Capac High School graduate, picks up the pace during the Bologna Festival 5K Run in Yale. She was the 5K pacesetter, requiring 19:31 to cover the territory. photo by Kevin Kissane.
Ashley Callewaert, of Capac, furnished the second swiftest clocking among the Tri-City Area contingent on hand.
Competing in the Female 15-19 age group, Callewaert ranked seventh with a time of 24:16.
Laurie Kudrea paced a pair of Capac High School grauates that tested their endurance prowess in the 30-34 age group. Kudrea pulled up fifth, thanks to a 25:48 clocking.
Mary Jo Cooley posted a 27:26 time, good for eighth in the division.