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April 20, 2013

Prep Sports Roundup: TC West boys, girls win track invitational

From staff reports

MUSKEGON — Spencer Montcastle won the 200 (23.27) and 110 high hurdles (16.74) Friday to lead the Traverse City West boys to victory in a seven-team invitational at Muskegon Reeths-Puffer.

The Titans finished with 153 points. Ludington was second.

Montcastle was also on West’s victorious 800 relay (1:35.37) with Tyler Johnson, Brandon Montgomery and Dan Montgomery.

Johnson claimed the 400 (51.67). He was second in the 200 (23.67). Johnson also teamed with the Montgomerys and Jack Bishop to place second in the 400 relay (45:07).

Dustin Tucker captured the pole vault (11’) and Nick Whiting the shot put (49’) for the Titans. Derek Diver came in second in the 300 hurdles (43.92). Also taking second: Sam Montgomery in the 100 (11.72), John Sheehan in the long jump (18’5”), and Thiyo Lukusa in the shot put (41’9.75”). Lukusa’s toss set a freshman record.

The Titan girls won their title by edging out the hosts by four points, 125 to 121.

Jessica Gockley was in on both TC West wins, taking the 3,200 in 12:02 and running as part of the 3,200 relay team with Amanda Fouchey, Corinne Schrotenboer and Alyssa Ohanessian.

Quinn Hall took second in the pole vault (7’6”), while Olivia Bishop led a solid effort in the high jump, as West took three of the top four spots. Bishop was second (4’10”), and Hannah Yancho (4’6”) and Katie Carmichael (4’6”) were third and fourth.

Kimmy Bilinski claimed third in both the 100 (13.75) and 200 (28.3), Katie Melvin was third in the 400 (1:05.6) and Fouchey earned third in the 800 (2:47.6).

The 400 relay team of Bilinski, Allida Smith, Hannah Carlson and Mattison Mokanyk took third (53.5), as did the 800 relay team of Bilinski, Smith, Carlson and Melvin.

Both Titans team compete at today’s Chippewa Hills Warrior Invitational at 9 a.m.


Elk Rapids 0

Petoskey 0

Elk Rapids and Petoskey battled to a 0-0 standoff in raw conditions at Petoskey.

Elks goalie Paige Granger turned aside nine shots. Elk Rapids (2-0-1) hosts Charlevoix on Monday.

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