Imlay boys win Byron Invite
Spartans hold off Perry for title, Almont takes third place
|Imlay City’s Chane Forsyth and Almont’s Cody Corbin battle it out in the 3200 relay race. Almont won the race and Almont was second at the Byron Invite. photo by Kevin Kissane.|
May 19, 2010TRI-CITY AREA — Imlay City (124) outpointed Perry (110), Almont (84), Burton Atherton (54), Byron (50), Webberville (36), Flint Hamady (28), Burton Bendle (16), Burton Bentley (12) and Morrice (10) en route to a first-place showing last Friday at the Byron Invitational.
Aaron Thompson, high jump, 5 feet 10 inches; Brandon Diplock, pole vault, 11 feet; and William Guldi, shot put, 44 feet 4 1/2 inches; led Imlay City with individual event firsts.
The Imlay City 400 (Nick Reis, A.J. Caldwell, Nick Nivison and Jonny Mosier) and 1600 (Chane Forsyth, Kevin Shene, Nivison and Mosier) relays also prevailed. They were timed in 47.3 seconds and 3:32.43, respectively.
Matt Fradl, shot put, 43 feet 2 1/4 inches; Shene, 200 (22.96 seconds) and 400-meter (50.8 seconds) dashes; and Diplock, 300 hurdles, 41.34 seconds; collected Imlay City's individual event seconds.
The Imlay City 800 (Reis, Caldwell, Nivison and Mosher) and 3200-meter (Alan Manjarrez, Forsyth, Nivison and Mosher) relays notched seconds as well. They were timed in 1:35.8 and 8:52.24, respectively.
Diplock, 110 hurdles, 16.92 seconds; had the lone Imlay City third.
Jacob Berry, pole vault, 9 feet 6 inches; and Shene, 100-meter dash, 11.23 seconds; gave Imlay City fourths.
E.J. Webster, high jump, 5 feet 8 inches; Cole Nishimiya, 110 hurdles, 17.56 seconds; and Manjarrez, 3200-meter run, 10:42.23; managed Imlay City's fifths.
Caldwell, long jump, 18 feet 5 3/4 inches; contributed a sixth to Imlay City's cause.
Fradl, discus, 116 feet 10 inches; and Collin Cronin, long jump, 18 feet 4 inches; tacked on sevenths to Imlay City's cause.
Anthony Bryan, 110 hurdles, 16.18 seconds; and Dylan Creger, 3200-meter run, 10:05.61; paced Almont with individual event firsts.
The Almont 3200 relay of Cody Corbin, Josh Klebba, Eric Ambrosiewicz and Creger took first as well. They were timed in 8:49.52.
Anthony Bryan, pole vault, 10 feet 6 inches; and Alex Rhodes, 110-meter hurdles, 16.4 seconds; generated Almont's seconds.
Dillon Melly, shot put, 42 feet 9 1/2 inches; Anthony Bryan, 300 hurdles, 44.42 seconds; and Klebba, 800-meter run, 2:04.8; furnished Almont's thirds.
Melly, discus, 130 feet; Rhodes, 300 hurdles, 45.58 seconds; and Creger, 1600-meter run, 4:42.86; contributed Almont's fourths.
The Almont 1600 relay of Aaron Born, Klebba, Corbin and Ambrosiewicz supplied a fourth as well. They stopped the watch at 3:42.58 en route.
Aaron Born, 200-meter dash, 24.2 seconds; contributed an individual event fifth to Almont's cause.
The Almont 400 relay of Chris Harris, Kenny Barwin, Anthony Bryan and Rhodes ranked fifth as well. They were timed in 48.52 seconds
David Burkland, 3200-meter run, 10:56.99; managed the lone Almont individual event sixth.
An 800-meter relay of Chris Harris, Matt Harris, Aaron Born and Rhodes generated a sixth as well. The lineup stopped the watch at 1:40.78 en route.
Ryan Born, shot put, 40 feet 11 1/2 inch; Austin Bryan, 110 hurdles, 17.93 seconds; Ambrosiewicz, 400-meter dash, 55.61 seconds; Corbin, 800 run, 2:15.96; and Kyle Robinson, 3200-meter run, 11:17.34; wound up with Almont's sevenths.
Alex Bryan, 300 hurdles, 48.28 seconds; and Burkland, 1600-meter run, 5:01.61; added eighth-place finishes to Almont's cause.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.