2011-05-26 / Sports

Bobcats, Martians qualify for state finals

ERIK HOHENTHANER 810-452-2641  EHOHENTHANER@MIHOMEPAPER.COM BRANDON POPE 810-452-2651  BPOPE@MIHOMEPAPER.COM

AREAWIDE — The Goodrich track team had moderate success at its Div. 2 regional at Williamston. The qualifying Martians will prepare for the state meet that will take place on June 4 at Houseman Field in Grand Rapids.

The Martians qualifying for the boys’ team state finals were Ben Ruff in the 1600 meter run, Pat Season in the 800 meter run and Nick Sweet in the 100 and 200 meter dash. Sweet qualified in the same events last season.

The lone member of the girls’ squad to qualify was Keke Sevillian in the 100 and 300 hurdles. She finished second in the state in the 300 hurdles last year.

The Grand Blanc boys’ track team won their regional at Ortonville-Brandon, as they scored 114 points in the win. Omar Kaddurah stole the show for the Bobcats, winning the 1600 meter run with a time of 4:15.20. He also won the 800 meter run at 1:55.30. Clarence Turner also got a first place spot in the high jump, finishing at 6’1”.


Grand Blanc’s Danyelle Cummings took a deep breath before making her final leap in the high jump at Brandon last Friday. Grand Blanc’s Danyelle Cummings took a deep breath before making her final leap in the high jump at Brandon last Friday. The girls’ team came in third, tallying 67.5 points. Gabrielle Anzalone had another stellar showing, winning the 1600 meter run at 4:51.20. She also won the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:35.00. Tere Cooley took first in the 400 meter dash, finishing at 57.60.



Grand Blanc’s Omar Kaddurah carried the baton during the relay races last Friday at Ortonville-Brandon. 
Photo by Lisa Paine Grand Blanc’s Omar Kaddurah carried the baton during the relay races last Friday at Ortonville-Brandon. Photo by Lisa Paine

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