Dowagiac’s Tevin Fowlkes nears the finish line of the 400-meters Tuesday night. (Leader photo/SCOTT NOVAK)
Dowagiac’s Tevin Fowlkes nears the finish line of the 400-meters Tuesday night. (Leader photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

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Dowagiac track teams split with Edwardsburg

Published 2:08pm Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Dowagiac boys track team defeated Edwardsburg in its season and Wolverine Conference opener Tuesday.

The Chieftains got past the Eddies 70-57. In the girl’s portion of the meet, Edwardsburg defeated Dowagiac 77-49.

Kenny Cremeans won both the discus (119-0) and shot put (41-10) for the Chieftains.

Dowagiac swept the relay events, however names were not given for 3,200 or 1,600-meter events.

Kyle Solloway, Erik Walker, Brandon Winchester-Jones, David Ironside won the 800-meters with a time of 1:37, while Leroy Lewis, Kevin Whitaker, Walker and Winchester-Jones won the 400-meters with a time of 49.48.

Hazel Kennedy was a double winner for the Chieftain girls as she captured the shot put (31-11) and the discus (88-11).

Nijah Russell won the 100- and 200-meters with times of 12.54 and 27.24 respectively.


Boys results

Dowagiac – 70                

Edwardsburg – 57

Discus: Kenny Cremeans (D) 119-0; Long jump: Brandon Winchester-Jones 19-7; High jump: Tevin Fowlkes (D) 5-3; Shot put: Cremeans 41-10; 3,200 relay: Dowagiac 9:44; 110 hurdles: Nate Hiler (D) 20.69; 100: Sean Billisitz (E) 11.81; 800 relay: Dowagiac (Kyle Solloway, Erik Walker, Winchester-Jones, David Ironside) 1:37; 1,600: Andrew Vankirk (E) 5:21; 400 relay: Dowagiac (Leroy Lewis, Kevin Whitaker, Walker, Winchester-Jones) 49.48; 400: Fowlkes (D) 57.00; 300 hurdles: Nathan Brown (E) 51.0; 800: William Phillips (D) 2:40; 200: Billisitz (E) 23.0; 3,200: Vankirk (E) 12:01; 1,600 relay: Dowagiac 3:56


Girls results

Edwardsburg – 77

Dowagiac – 49

High jump: Crieona Rodgers (D) 5-4; Shot put: Hazel Kennedy (D) 31-11; Discus: Hazel Kennedy (D) 88-11; Long jump: Abbi Nugent (E) 14-6; 3,200 relay: Edwardsburg 12:16; 100 hurdles: Rosadio Murray (D) 16.67; 100: Nijah Russell (D) 12.54; 800 relay: Edwardsburg (Carly Cockrum, Gabby Golba, Nugent, Oliva Hack) 1:48; 1,600: Aubrey Ritchey (E) 6:14; 400 relay: Dowagiac NA; 400: K. Miller (E) 1:10; 400: Hack (E) 50.0; 800: Ritchey (E) 2:50; 200: Russell (D) 27.24; Hannah Sousley (E) 14:52; 1,600 relay: Edwardsburg (Ritchey, Golba, Miller, Hack) 4:48

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