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Niles splits with Bears, Tigers

Published 11:45pm Tuesday, May 1, 2012

BENTON HARBOR — The Niles boys and girls track teams split their Big 16 West Division meets with St. Joseph and host Benton Harbor Tuesday.

The Vikings were swept by the Bears. Niles defeated Benton Harbor in both ends of the meet.

Winning three events for the Vikings was Brandon Partee. Partee captured both the 110- and 300-meter hurdles with times of 15.38 and 42.37 respectively. He was also part of the winning 400-meter relay team along with Ronnie Jones, Cicone Palmore and David Hayes. That unit posted a time of 45.07.

Niles also got first place finishes in the 3,200- and 1,600-meter relays, while Derek Scott won the shot put with a toss of 44-6.

The Vikings had just two first place efforts in the girls portion of the meet.

Taylor Brandstatter won the 400-meters with a time of 1:01.87 and Miranda Baker won the high jump with a leap of 4-10.

Big 16 West Division track

At Benton Harbor

Boys results

St. Joseph…85

Niles…78

Niles…123

Benton Harbor…33

Individual winners

3200 relay: Niles (Daniel Sierra, Charles Leonard, Jalen Alexander, Adam Langmeyer) 9:39.20; 110 hurdles: Bradon Partee (N) 15.38; 100: Andrew Ellis (BH) 11.22; 800 relay: Benton Harbor 1:31.68; 1600: David Berry (SJ) 4:34.42; 400 relay: Niles (Ronnie Jones, Brandon Partee, Cicone Palmore, David Hayes) 45.07; 400: Josh Schaeplein (SJ) 51.37; 300 hurdles: Brandon Partee (N) 42.37; 800: Charlie Felton (SJ) 2:03.15; 200: Josh Schaeplein (SJ) 23.09; 3200: Ryan Leahy (SJ) 10:16.23; 1600 relay: Niles (Darius Beck, Graham Hoppstock, Quintin Irby, Roy Patterson) 3:45.90; High jump: Freedie Dewitt (SJ) 5-6; Pole vault: Cody Stick (N) 10-6; Long jump: Mason Shinrock (SJ) 18-8; Discus: Alex Rutherford (SJ) 119-8; Shot put: Derek Scott (N) 44-6

Girls results

St. Joseph…91

Niles…71

Niles…95

Benton Harbor…54

Individual winners

3200 relay: St. Joseph 11:16.74; 100 hurdles: Dajah Bogan (SJ) 16.94; 100: Jonshequa Mickie (BH) 13.10; 800 relay: Benton Harbor 1:51.73; 1600: Natalie Hepburn (SJ) 5:57.20; 400 relay: Benton Harbor 51.87; 400: Taylor Brandstatter (N) 1:01.87; 300 hurdles: Candace Krause (BH) 49.21; 800: Rachel Bendewald (SJ) 2:31.15 200: Jonshequa Mickie (BH) 27.34; 3200: Katie Bergman (SJ) 13:30.34; 1600 relay: St. Joseph 4:24.49; High jump: Miranda Baker (N) 4-10; Pole vault: 8-6; Long jump: Eulaisha Ellis (BH) 15-1; Discus: Ellen Oppenheim (SJ) 88-6; Shot put: Arline Wilson (BH) 35-10

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