Eddie thinclads top RangersPublished 6:24pm Monday, May 9, 2011
After being postponed twice due to bad weather, Cassopolis and Edwardsburg finally managed to get their track contest in on Wednesday (April 27), a contest that host Cassopolis probably would have rather seen postponed again as the visiting Eddies ran past the Rangers in both the boys and the girls events.
The Edwardsburg boys beat Cassopolis 106-31, while the Eddie girls beat the Rangers 81-47.
The Ranger girls pulled out six victories on the day. Winning events for the Rangers were Jameka Eleazer in the 100-meter hurdles (18.68), Tayler Williams in the 400-meter dash (108.07), the 400-meter relay team (56.57), the 800-meter relay and Breanna Coleman in both the 100 (12.88) and 200 (28.37) meter dash.
Taking field event victories for the Eddies were Elizabeth Ruff in the shot put with a toss of 28-1, Rachel Vite in both the long jump (13-6) and the high jump (4-6). Cassie Garcia was the winner in the pole vault (6-0), while Emily Kozinksi won the discus with a throw of 90-8.
On the track Edwardsburg claimed the 3,200-meter relay and the 1,600-meter relay. Individually for the Eddies, Miranda Bronicki claimed first place in both of the distance runs, the 1,600-meters (6:44) and the 3,200-meters (14:42). Olivia Hack took home the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 49.7 and Emily Robinson won the 800-meters with a time of 3:08.5.
For the boys, Cassopolis only managed to claim two first place finishes as Christian Simpson took the 400-meter dash with a time of 54.38, and the 800-meter relay team crossed the finish line in a time of 1:36.4.
Edwardsburg claimed first place in all of the field events with Dannon Cavinder taking the shot put with a toss of 43-2, Steven Coble the discus with a throw of 112-11, Jack Harrison the pole vault at 11-feet, Kyle Dale the high jump as he cleared 5-9 and Jessie Mays the long jump with a leap of 19-4.
The Eddie runners claimed all but two of the running events. Edwardsburg took victories in the 3,200-meter relay, the 400-meter relay, and the 1,600-meter relay. Taking individual victories for the Eddies were Drew Baker in the 100-meter dash (11.9), Greg Hall in both the 110-meter hurdles (17.3) and the 300-meter hurdles (43.4). Mays claimed the 200-meter dash in a time of 24.38, while Austin Horvath took the 3,200-meter run in 12:23.
Rounding out the victories for the Eddies was Josh Clark as he won both the 800-meters (2:02) and the 1,600-meter runs (4:55).
On Monday, the Edwardsburg boys’ track team swept Lakeland Conference foes Berrien Springs and Coloma, while the girls’ team was defeated by both the Shamrocks and the Comets.
In the boys’ meet, the Eddies defeated Coloma 122-15 and Berrien Springs 98-39.
Earning first place efforts against the Comets were Stephen Coble in the discus (111-6), Daimon Cavinder in the shot put (45-3.5), Kyle Dale in the high jump (6-0), Nick Thomas in the pole vault (11-6), Jesse Mays in the long jump (20-1), Greg Hall in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles (16.56, 43.65), Drew Baker in the 100- and 400-meters (11.65, 53.70) and Josh Clark in both the 800- and 1,600-meters (2:00.1, 4:36.06).
Also earning first place finishes was Ben Getz in the 3,200-meters (11:23.97). The Eddies captured the 3,200-meter relay (9:16.24), the 800-meter relay (1:38.51), the 400-meter relay (45.75) and the 1,600-meter relay (3:35.71).
The Coloma girls team defeated the Eddies 71-56, while the Shamrocks topped Edwardsburg 74-52.
The girls’ team got first place efforts against Coloma from Emily Kozinski in the discus (87-7), Rachel Vite in the high jump (4-8), Olivia Black in the 300-meter hurdles (50.18), Emily Getz in the 800-meters (2:38.82) and Miranda Bronicki in the 3,200-meters (14:17.00).
Edwardsburg also won the 1,600-meter relay with a time of 4:31.32.
Against Berrien Springs, Black won the 200-meters (28.45). The Eddies also won the 3,200-meter relay (11:32.43).