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Gallery: Davis and Brown Pace Saline In Dominant Track Win

 04/13/2016 - 01:25

Josiah Davis won both the 110 and 300 hurdles for Saline.

The defending state champion Saline boys track and field team opened the dual meet season by dominating Huron, 224-23, Tuesday at Saline High School.

The Hornets won every event but long jump.

On the track, Josiah Davis was a double winner. He won the 100 Hurdles in 16:01 and the 300 hurdles in 39.11. In the 110 Hurdles Jordan Elliot was second, 18.31, and Josiah Rentschler was third, 18.82. In the 300 Tyler Kudlak was second, 44.36, and Ian Cooper was third, 44.46.

Saline went 1-2-3-4 in the 100. Connor Hibbard finished first in 11.79. He was followed in by Gero Fehn, 11.97, Jeb Palka, 12.08, and Mitchell Carter, 12.21. In the JV race, Konrad Dixon ran in a sizzling 11.83.

Harrison Koch won the 200 in 23.75, edging Huron’s Kyle Martin. Junior Sean Duffy was third in 24.22.

Andrew Kempton won the 400 in 55.57. Ben Stimac was second in 55.78.

Brian Blankenship won the 800 in 2:01, beating teammate Anthony DeKraker by .92 seconds. Austin Welch was third in 2:02.4.

Freshman Jevin Nishioka won the 1600 in 4:44.06. Eric Wu was second in 4:48.74 and Neil Garg was third in 4:59.34.

Sophomore Joshua Cook won the 3200 in 10:08.39. Evan Koerschner was second in 10:16.15 and Aidan Carichner was third in 10:21.12.

Saline won all four relays.

In the field the Hornets were led by Brandon Brown, who won the shot put and discus. He won the shot put with a throw of 44-03.5. Matt Sayre was second, 35-04.5, and Caleb Rufener was third, 34-05. Brown won the discus with a throw of 102.00. Austin Hannah, 89-0, was second and Ben Drake, 84-01, was third.

Matthew Wood cleared 5-10 to win the high jump. Preston Filla, 5-06, was third.

Eric Harris, 13-00, won the pole vault. Kyle Nouhan was second. 12-00.

Huron’s Victor Zeng won the long jump. Maarten Swinnen, 18-06.5, was second and Derek Jordan, 18-03, was third.

Tran Longmoore
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