Saline Boys’ Track Wins Red Finals, Girls Third
The Saline boys’ track and field team won its tenth straight SEC Red title Friday with a dominating performance.
The Hornets finished with 206 points, easily outdistancing second place Bedford with 121.
Andrew Victoria and Nicholas Walper were in on a pair of winning relays. They were part of the winning 4x200 with Kendall Cherry and Caden Winston and the winning 4x400 with Bobby Huckabone and Benjamin Faulkner.
Victoria was also second in the 400, while Walper was part of the 4x100 relay team that finished second along with Winston, Cherry, and Larry Robinson II. Cherry was also third in the 200.
Ian Hansby won the discus and was second in the shot put, while Garrett Beazley was second in the discus.
James Harrison was first in the 800 and Joseph Federonko first in the 1600.
Federonko also teamed with Nathan Luther, Emmett Berryhill, and James Whitton to finish second in the 4x800, Walper was second in the 100, and Dolan Gonzales second in the pole vault.
Third place finishes went to Max Pfeiffer in the 3200, Benjami Faulkner 300 hurdles, Jaden Pinkett high jump, and Malik Eisemann pole vault.
Witton was fourth in the 800, Larry Crowner 1600, Ammon Stacey 3200, Christopher Cappello 110 hurdles, Kai Brown 300 hurdles, Stuart Berryhill high jump, and Braydon Stavros long jump.
The girls finished third with 130.16 in the meet won by Pioneer with 171.
Morgan Boze was second in the shot put and discus, while Jacki Kolano was second in the pole vault.
Three relay teams earned second place finishes. Jordan Wickham, Kolano, Nicole Warren, and Carly Rittenhouse was second in the 4x100; Bryn Batten, Warren Wickham, and Rittenhouse 4x200; and Madison Wood, Mia Rogan, Aubrey Stager, and Madison Stern 4x800.
Third place finishes went to Rogan in the 400, Lydia Alig 3200, Tenley Schrzan 300 hurdles, and the 4x400 relay team of Rogan, Wood, Alig, and Wickham.
Batten was fourth in the 100, Rittenhouse 100, Wood 800, Claire Endres 3200, and Warren the long jump.