Roundup: Dowagiac track, baseball teams fall to Sturgis

STURGIS — Visiting Dowagiac was swept in a Wolverine Conference dual track meet by Sturgis last Wednesday.

The Chieftains lost 71-37 in the boys meet and 64-41 in the girls portion of the meet.

Nijah Russell won the 100, 200 and was a part of the winning 400-meter relay team. Al’Dreonna Henderson, Tania and Tamia Wilson were also part of the 400-meter team as well as the winning 800-meter relay team with Keyana Reyna.



At Sturgis

Boys team scores

Sturgis 71, Dowagiac 37

Girls team scores

Sturgis 64, Dowagiac 41

Girls individual results

100: Nijah Russell (D) 13.37; 200: Nijah Russell (D) 29.44; 400: Jamie Myers (S) 1:12.45; 800: Skylar Gottschalk (S) 3:16.72; 1,600: Emma Robertson (S) 6:53.14; 3,200: Emily Dodd (S) 15:08.79; 100 hurdles: Derien Kleine 20.01; 300 hurdles: Al’Dreonna Hendeson (D) 58.89; 400 relay: Dowagiac (Nijah Russell, Al’Dreonna Henderson, Tania Wilson, Tamia Wilson) 56.13; 800 relay: Dowagiac (Al’Dreonna Henderson, Tania Wilson, Tamia Wilson, Keyana Reyna) 1:59.30; 1,600 relay: Sturgis 5:21.19; 3,200 relay: Sturgis 12:32.16; Shot put: Nicolette Nelson (S) 33-11; Discus: Nicolette Nelson (S) 117-10; High jump: Skylar Gottschalk (S) 4-1; Pole vault: Paige Kirsh (S) 7-0; Long jump: Lexi Martin (D) 13-2.5,

Boys individual results

100: Johnathon Sholl (S0 11.67; Johnathon Sholl (S) 23.04; Martin Calvillo (S) 55,48; 800: Daniel Steel (S) 2:20.92; 1,600: Shawn Bell (S) 5:04.60; 3,200: Kaleb Detweiler (D) 11:35.38; 110 hurdles: Paul Kelly (S) 18.28; 300 hurdles: Paul Kelly (S) 45.85; 400 relay: Dowagiac (Kevin Walker, Shawn Sirk, Leroy Lewis, Roy Payne) 47.48; 800 relay: Sturgis 1:42.42; 1,600 relay: Sturgis 3:40.41; 3,200 relay: Sturgis 9:27.56; Shot put Rodrigo Garcia (S) 45-8.5; Discus: Keylin Marker (S) 120-7; High jump: Leroy Lewis (D) 6-0; Pole vault: Noah Kinsey (S) 11-9; Long jump: Kevin Whitaker (D) 17-17.


Dowagiac baseball

Visiting Sturgis swept Dowagiac baseball team in the Chieftains’ Wolverine Conference South opener Thursday.

The Trojans defeated Dowagiac 11-4 and 4-2.

In the opener, Austin Jones suffered the loss in relief of starter Elijah Williams.

Brenden Dudley doubled for the Chieftains, who fell to 4-4 overall.

In the nightcap, Mack Charles went the distance in suffering the loss.

The Chieftains managed just four hits off of a pair of Sturgis pitchers.



At Dowagiac

First game

Sturgis                  200    260    1 – 11 9 2

Dowagiac     010          301    0 – 5 9 2

Tyler Cain (W), Brecken Stewart (4); Elijah Williams, Austin Jones (4, L), Brandon Felthouse (4).

2B: Brenden Dudley (D).


Second game

Sturgis                100 030      0 – 4 8 0

Dowagiac   011          000      0 – 2 4 1

Bryce Jasper (W), Tristen Stewart (6); Mack Charles (L).

2B: Tyler Cain (S).

Varsity record: Dowagiac 4-4, 0-2 Wolverine South.


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