Host Lakeview had a strong showing at the Bill Dolezal Invitational on Saturday, as the Spartan boys’ team finished atop the seven-team field with a score of 113.66.
Battle Creek Central’s boys placed third with 106.33 points.
In the girls’ competition, Lakeview finished runner-up with 134 points, just two behind winner Portage Northern. Battle Creek Central was seventh with 17.
In the boys’ competition, Lakeview was led by first-place finishes from Donnie Ernsberger in the 110 hurdles (15.90), Jalen Evans in the 800 run (2:01.24), the 3,200 relay team of Evans, Brandon VanOosten, Jon Haadsma and Forrest Cope (8:20.87) and the 1,600 relay team of Evans, Cope, Jaylen Boggerty and TJ Nunley (3:33.11). Placing second for the Spartans were Malik Thompson in high jump (5-10), Ernsberger in shot put (44-8.50), Kevin Smith in the 300 hurdles (42.14) and long jump (19-2) and Cope in the 800 (2:04.21).
BCC saw first-place finishes from Mabin Makalin in the shot put, where he edged Lakeview’s Ernsberger by a tenth of an inch (44-8.51), Eric Traylor in the 100 (11.11), Brandon Randle in the 300 hurdles (41.90), the 800 relay of Joseph Bowser II, Malik Thompson, Joe Watson and Traylor (1:33.05); the 400 relay of Bowser II, Thompson, Watson and Traylor (45.74). Placing second for the Bearcats was Traylor in the 200 (22.97) and the 1,600 relay of Philip Robinson, Bowser II, Insley Nicholas and Brandon Randle (3:37.11).
In the girls’ competition, Lakeview was led by victories from Hannah Emery in the pole vault (9-9), Stephanie Niemann in the 100 hurdles (17.08) and 300 hurdles (50.36) and Leah Doboe in the 400 dash (1:02.62). Placing second for the Spartans were Nora Shaffer in the shot put (31-9.75) and Emery in the 100 hurdles (17.25).
BCC was led by a second-place finish from Shaiann Mabin in the discus (77-2.50).
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Homer ‘Pork Weiss’ Invitational: In the six-team girls’ competition, Quincy won with a score of 156, while Homer was second with 114.
Placing first for Quincy were Katie Spalding in the 100 hurdles (18.34), Andrea Ferrin in the 100 (13.56) and 200 (28.03), Alyssa Bracy in the 3,200 run (12:57.63), Kayla Hayes in the shot put (31-4.50), Kayti Hawkins in the discus (111-4), the 3,200 relay of Bracy, Nickole Loomis, Madde Horn and Gabby Porter (11:45.27) and the 800 relay of Spalding, Hawkins, Rika Bornhold and Claire Supianoski (1:59.27). Posting second-place finishes for the Orioles were Spalding in the 300 hurdles (55.27) and the pole vault (7-6), Hawkins in the shot put (31-0.75) and the 400 relay of Kerstin Scott, Bornhold, Hawkins and Supianoski (56.39).
Placing first for Homer were Jessica Reagle in the 1,600 run (5:49.25), Alex Elliott in the 300 hurdles (52.87) and Amanda Reagle in the 800 run (2:30.67). Placing runner-up for the Trojans were Amanda Reagle in the 400 (1:02.11), Alyssa Boyd in the high jump (5-0), Alivia Riveria in the discus (88-11) and the 3,200 relay of Kayla Kline, Kirsten King, Alta Gillham and Emilee Sibel (12:50.75).
Jonesville won the six-team boys competition with a score of 172, while Quincy was second with 104 and Homer was fourth with 80.
Quincy was led by first-place finishes from Riley Horn in the 1,600 (4:49.01) and the 3,200 (10:38.43) and Tanner Parshall in the 400 run (53.42). Placing second for the Orioles were Parshall in the 100 dash (11.96) and the 200 dash (24.79), Mike Peterson in the discus (119-9) and the 400 relay team of Parshall, Nick Marshall, Mason Harbaugh and Tyler Wonders (47.61).
Homer’s first-place finishers were Gavin Towery in the pole vault (13-6) and Hunter Weeks in the high jump (6-4). Placing second for the Trojans were Dakota Glassburn in the 110 hurdles (18.58) and Trenton Conley in the shot put (46-5).
Marshall Sports Fest: Host Marshall won the four-team boys’ competition with 222 poins, while Union City was third with 176.
Marshall’s boys were led by first-place finishes from Tyler Horn in the 110 hurdles (17.26), Bryce Blanchard in the 300 hurdles (44.07), Kurt Swatton in the 3,200 (11:07.06), Forrest Jackson in the high jump (5-8) and the long jump (19-8.5), and the 400 relay of Blanchard, Jackson, Montez Brewer and Damirius Ridley (45.45). Placing second for the Redhawks were Swatton in the 1,600 (5:01.13), Chris Bell in the 800 (2:20.61), Travis Mamaw in the 400 (54.75), Brewer in the 200 dash (23.01) and the 100 dash (11.55), Jack Herman in the shot put (41-9), the 1,600 relay team (4:42.71) and the 800 relay of Blanchard, Jackson, Chris Thomas and Brewer (1:34.55).
Union City was led by first-place finishes from Aaron Watson in the 100 dash (11.25) and 200 dash (22.33), Evan Cross in the shot put (42-0.25) and discus (144-8), John Kinney in the 800 run (2:16.47), Jared Shepard in the pole vault (10-6) and the 3,200 relay team of Kinney, Justin Whitcomb, Skyler Flanders and Shepard (9:00.81). Finishing second for the Chargers were Nate Champion in the 110 hurdles (17.65) and 300 hurdles (45.27) and the 400 relay team of Kinney, Champion, Watson and Thomas Anderson (46.05).
In the four-team girls’ competition, Adrian won with 233 points, followed by Marshall with 178.5 and Union City with 158.5.
Marshall’s first-place finishers were Kitan Espinoza in the 100 dash (13.26), the 200 dash (27.57), the 400 run (1:04.68) and the long jump (16-8), and Taylor Jungel in the pole vault (9-0). Finishing second for the Redhawks were Jungel in the high jump (5-0), Andrea Meeks discus (89-11), Monica Lubis in the 3,200 run (12:53.94), the 3,200 relay team of Hannah Koch, Lubis, Zoey Zacharski and Hannah Delmotte (11:19.39) and the 400 relay team of Caitlyn Quinn, Jungel, Shatara Washington and Madisyn Burkwalt (56.98).
Union City’s first-place finishers were Katie Birch in the 800 (2:30.30) and the 1,600 (5:41.88), Kaitlyn Mitchell in the discus (98-9) and Allison Jackson in the shot put (28-8.25). Placing second for the Chargers were Rachel Sutherland in the 400 (1:05.04), Heidi Gartley in the 100 hurdles (17.65), the 800 relay of Hannah Muckel, Holly Christy, Ciera Davis and Emma Hope (1:58.27) and the 3,200 relay of Birch, Sutherland, Muckel and Megan Watson (4:34.84).
Pittsford Invite: Reading won the 17-team girls’ invite, while Athens girls’ placed seventh with 27 points. The Indians’ Audrey Oswalt placed first in the high jump (5-1) and third in the pole vault (9-0), while Indya Stevens finished third in the discus (106-10).
(At) Lakeview 13-3, Mason 3-1: In Game 1, Lakeview’s Cole Winters tossed five innings, with four strikeouts. At the plate for Lakeview (7-2), Jake Herbers had three hits with an RBI; Jake Bivens had two hits and two RBIs; and Riley Davis had two hits and three RBIs. In Game 2, Russell Mathiak allowed three hits over four innings with four strikeouts. At the plate, Nick Jones had two hits with an RBI. Trevor Underwood picked the save in three innings of relief with three strikeouts.
Marshall Sports Fest: Host Marshall won the title thanks to an 11-5 win over Olivet followed by a 13-3 five-inning win over Bridgman in the championship. In Game 1, Austin Busse earned the win for the Redhawks (5-2), allowing three runs with four strikeouts. At the plate, Marshall was led by John Dorosh with two hits including a triple and an RBI and Alex Walton with two hits and an RBI. Mitch Konkle picked up the championship win over 3 1/3 innings of work. Offensively, Walton had two hits including a two-run homer, Konkle had two hits with three RBIs and Scott Reagle had two hits with four RBIs.
Union City Rotary Tournament: Michigan Center won the 4-team tournament with a 13-0 five-inning victory over host Union City in the final.
Union City went opened with a 10-1 win over North Adams-Jerome, as Seth Bruce picked up the complete-game win, allowing one unearned run with six strikeouts. At the plate on the day for the Chargers (1-5), Kenyon Stuchell had three hits with a double and two RBIs; Cody Cable had two hits with a double and two RBIs; Darren Austin had three hits and two RBIs and Bruce had three hits.
Bronson suffered an opening loss to Michigan Center, 13-3, before rebounding for a 8-3 victory over North Adams-Jeromes. Chase Carpenter picked up the Game 2 win for the Vikings (3-1), allowing two hits with five strikeouts over three innings. At the plate on the day for Bronson, Ryan Hagen had three hits with a double, Carpenter had two hits with a double and an RBI, Blake Fox had two hits with a double and two RBIs; and Philip Mandoka doubled with an RBI.
Homer Invitational: Bronson won the invitational by going 3-0 with victories over Springport (9-4), Grass Lake (7-4) and Napoleon (9-5). The Vikings’ Skyler Sobeski earned the complete-game win over Springport with 11 strikeouts, while Liz Baker went 2-for-3 with a double, a homer and four RBIs; Hannah Hoover was 2-for-3 with a double, a homer and one RBI and Kassidy Bystry tripled with an RBI. In Game 2 for Bronson (6-2), Lindsey Sikorski earned the complete-game victory over Grass Lake with seven strikeouts, while Bystry and Hoover had two hits apiece. Sobeski earned the championship win over Napoleon, tossing two strikeouts over seven innings. Offensively for the Vikings, Bystry was 3-for-4 with a triple and three stolen bases; Kinslea Blouin was 2-for-3 with a double and a stolen base; Sobeski was 2-for-4 and Hoover was 2-or-3 with two RBIs.
Marshall Sports Fest: Bridgeman won the four-team tournament with a 12-1 victory over Bath in the championship.
Marshall suffered losses to Bath (11-4) and Plainwell (14-9). In the Game 1 loss for the Redhawks (2-4), EJ Marshall had two hits including a double, while Hope Earl singled with an RBI. In the loss to Plainwell, Marshall’s Lindsay Gardner and Olivia Meister had two hits apiece while Tess Meade tripled with an RBI.
Comet Invitational: Olivet placed eighth in the 15-team event hosted by Thornapple Creek Golf Course and Kalamazoo Christian with a score 368. Leading scorers for the Eagles were Keagan Carpenter (83), Tyler Masters (84), Ben Koeske (99), and Sam Judd (102).
Medicine Game Invitational: Pennfield went 1-1 in the tournament with an 11-0 win over Traverse City West followed by an 8-7 loss to Caledonia. In the win, the Panthers (4-1) were led by Bryce Bohrmann with three goals and five assists; Ethan Everett and Nick Schwarz had two goals apiece, Dustin Dodson, Chris Acton, Michael Davis and Carter Needham each scored and Zac Wilber had five assists. In the loss to Caledonia, Pennfield’s Everett had four goals while Acton, Needham and Justin Lamb had a goal apiece.