Harris Sets New Saline Standard as Hornets Win Dual Meet

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 04/11/2018 - 11:43
Winford Walker won the 200 and 400 for Saline.

The Saline and Skyline track and field teams split Tuesday’s dual meet at Saline High School.

The Saline boys team won, 86-51, while the Skyline girls team won 73.5-63.5.

Eric Harris cleared 15-05 to win the pole vault and break his own Saline High School record (15-03.5).  Harris also won the long jump, leaping 21-01.

Winford Walker was also double winner, taking the 200 meter sprint in 22.83 seconds and 400 meters event in 52.72.

Senior Anthony DeKraker won the 800 meters in 1:59.57. Sophomore Will Minette won the 3200 meters event in 10:04.49 – 10 seconds faster than the second place finisher.

Luke Atzinger won the 110 meter hurdles in 16.02 seconds.

Saline won the 4-by-200 relay in 1:30.88 seconds.

Junior Matthew Sayre won the shot put, throwing a personal best 41-04. Grant Armstrong won the discus with a personal best 114-09.

On the girls’ side, Lauryn Hunt was a double winner. The sophomore won the 100-meter sprint in 12.98 seconds. She took the 200-meters race in 26.88 seconds.

Rebecca Cantrell won the 800-meters race (2:27.44), defeating Skyline’s Lillian Peck by just .27 seconds. Jessi Larson ran the 1600 alongside teammate Kayla Fortino and then pulled away at the end to win in 5:25.92. Larson and Fortino also went 1-2 in the 3200 meters run.

Skyline won three of the four relays. Saline’s 4-by-800 team won in 9:52.66.

Sloane Pepper won the high jump, clearing 4-07. Charlotte Peterson won the pole vault, clearing 9-0.




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