Edwardsburg’s Pippin runner-up in Division 2 high jump

Published 11:02 am Monday, June 5, 2023

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ADA — Five local athletes earned top 10 finishes in the Michigan High School Athletic Association state track and field finals at various sites on Saturday.

Edwardsburg freshman Sarah Pippin turned in the top performance as she finished second at the Division 2 meet hosted at Forest Hills Eastern in the high jump with a personal best height of 5-5.

Niles’ Aydan Mccarey was a two-time state placer as he was sixth in the 110-meter high hurdles and 10th in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles. Mccarey, who is a sophomore, ran times of 15.33 and 40.61 in the two events, respectively.

In Division 3, Buchanan’ Britain Philip finished fourth in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles with a person best time of 40.70. The Bucks’ Faith Carson, who will play basketball at Ohio State University this winter, finished sixth in the shot put with a personal best throw of 36-5.

Brandywine’s Kevin Roberts, who finished 11th in the Division 3 state finals in the pole vault in 2022, moved up three places to take eighth place at Saturday’s meet hosted by Kent City High School.

Roberts cleared a personal best 13-3.