Bobcats split with CassPublished 11:14pm Monday, May 9, 2011
CASSOPOLIS — Brandywine traveled to Cassopolis for a Lakeland Conference track meet on Monday and came away with a split as the boys beat the Rangers 103-33, while the girls lost 71-57.
The Bobcats dominated the field events claiming four first place finishes and four second place finishes. Leading the way for the Bobcats was Jacob Frazier with victories in both the shot put (48-8) and the discus (130-6), while Stone Hadley took second in each of those events with throws of 46-5 and 125-5 respectively. Also scoring for victories for the Bobcats was Aaron Marquardt in the long jump with a jump of 19-5 and Nick Sermeck in the pole vault, 9-6.
Getting the lone field event victory for the Rangers was Jeff Jones in the high jump as he cleared 5-9. Frazier took second in the high jump for the Bobcats, while Ian Montgomery claimed second in the long jump for Cassopolis with a jump of 17-9.5.
On the track the Bobcats doubled up the Rangers claiming eight of the 12 events.
The Bobcats claimed three of four relays, taking the 400-meters, 1,600-meters and 3,200-meters, while the Rangers claimed the 800-meters.
In individual races, taking victories for the Bobcats were Nathan Anders in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 17.62, Marquardt in the 400-meter dash with a time of 55.08, Mike Robbins in the 800-meter run (2:16.8), Ryan Probst in the 1,600-meter run (5:14.6) and James Pierce in the 3,200-meters in 15:42.83.
Cassopolis claimed three individual victories as Ian Montgomery won the 300 meter hurdles in 43.8, while Jaylen Lawson claimed each of the 100- and 200-meter dashes with times of 11.22 and 24.81 respectively.
For the girls, Brandywine claimed three of five field events as Kelci Lockwood won the long jump with a jump of 12-7.5, Karlie Covyeou won the discus with a throw of 69-6 and Gabby Cauwenberghs in the pole vault, 7-0.
Cassopolis took victories in the shot put as Lauren Smith had a toss of 22-5, while Sheridan Curry took home the high jump with a leap of 4-2.
Brandywine could only manage three victories on the track, all in the distance events as Lockwood won the 1,600-meters in a time of 6:46.9, Megan Coleman won the 800-meters in 4:02.9, and Ali Salisbury took the 3,200-meters with a time of 19:10.28.
The Rangers swept all of the team relays.
Claiming individual victories for Cassopolis were Jameka Eleazer in both the 100 meter hurdles (18.58) and the 300-meter hurdles (1:09.69), Breanna Coleman in both the 100- and 200-meter dash with times of 11.9 and 29.5 respectively. Wrapping up the individual honors for the Rangers was Tayler Williams in the 400-meter dash in 1:11.55.
The Bobcats will host Bridgman and Edwardsburg on Wednesday, while the Rangers will travel to Mendon on Saturday.