Dowagiac’s Jacoya Brookins heads toward a victory in the 100 hurdles Tuesday. (Daily News Photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

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Dowagiac wins home finale

Published 10:51pm Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Dontel Highsmith won four events, while Chris Gantt and Sam Courtney were double winners as the Dowagiac defeated visiting Plainwell 72-57 in Wolverine Conference boys track.

Highsmith won the 100 meters, long jump, 200 meters and was part of the winning 400-meter relay team. He was joined on that team by Dontrell Tucker, Shane Bevins and Brendon Murray.

Gantt won the 400 and 800 meters, while Courtney won the shot put and discus.

The Chieftain girls track team was not as fortunate as they were defeated by the Trojans 90-45.

Creona Rodgers had another big day as she won the 100 meters, long jump, high jump and was part of Dowagiac’s winning 400-meter relay team. She was joined on the squad by Jacoya Brookins, Angel Parker and Rosario Murray.

Brookins was also a winner in the 100-meter high hurdles.

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Boys results

Plainwell…57

Dowagiac…72

Individual winners

3200 relay: Plainwell 10:55.66; 110 hurdles: Tyler Clark (D) 17.01; 100: Dontel Highsmith (D) 10.9; 800 relay: Plainwell 1:53.5; 1600: Iicavoli (PL) 5:58.78; Pole vault: Miller (PL) 8-0; Shot put: Sam Courtney (D) 42-10; Long jump: Dontel Highsmith (D) 21-4; Discus: Sam Courtney (D) 128-11.75; High jump: Brendon Murray (D) 5-6; 400 relay: Dowagiac (Dontrell Tucker, Highsmith, Shane Bevins, Murray) 44.90; 400: Chris Gantt (D) 52.47; 300 hurdles: Nickolaas (PL) 44.48; 800: Chris Gantt (D) 2:11.03; 200: Dontel Highsmith (D) 24.83; 3200: Iicovoli (PL) 12:42.98; 1600 relay: Plainwell 4:14.23

Girls results

Plainwell…90

Dowagiac…45

Individual winners

3200 relay: Plainwell 14:01.56; 100 hurdles: Jacoya Brookins (D) 17.19; 100: Creona Rodgers (D) 13.23; 800 relay: Plainwell 1:54.55; 1600: Betts/Thiel (PL) 6:22.36; Pole vault: Minto (PL) 6-6; Shot put: Hazel Kennedy (D) 32-4; Long jump: Creona Rodgers (D) 16-1.5; Discus: Adams (PL) 80-10; High jump: Creona Rodgers (D) 5-0; 400 relay: Dowagiac (Brookins, Rodgers, Angel Parker, Rosario Murray) 54.40; 400: Minto (PL) 1:02.67; 300 hurdles: Buck (PL) 51.13; 800: Griffels (PL) 2:48.71; 200: George 28.51; 3200: Bets/Thiel (PL) 14:36.94; 1600 relay: Plainwell 4:39.36

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