2017-09-07 / Sports

ROUNDUP

CROSS COUNTRY

GRAND BLANC: The Grand Blanc cross country team ran in the Early Bird Invitational at Huron Meadows Metro Park last Thursday. This race was not scored as a team meet. Sophomore Jackson Turnbow was the fastest Bobcat, placing 19th overall in the Gold Varsity Race and finishing at 16:59. Jonathan Buck ran 17:29, good for 43rd place. Three other Bobcats broke 18 with Brendan Suski running 17:42, Devin Miller running 17:44 and Cole Sobol running 17:50. Austin Rippee also finished in 18:07.

On the girls’ side, Grand Blanc was led by Caitlin Rose who finished eighth overall at 19:40 in the Gold Varsity. She was followed by freshman Kennedy Kuhlman at 57th place with 21:34. Abby O’Donnell ran 22:34 and Taryn Kelly ran 22:52, good for 96th and 107th place, respectively.

Grand Blanc hits the trail again Tuesday in a tri-meet with Stevenson and Northville. — J.O.

GOLF

GOODRICH: Goodrich defeated Byron 171-209 last Thursday in a dual meet at Hunters Ridge Golf Course. The Lady Martians were led by junior Elizabeth Gibbs shooting a 39, her career low. Bailey Bryant shot a 41, Halle Moore shot a 46 and Morgan Swett finished with a 46. With the victory, Goodrich remains undefeated in GAC conference play.

The Lady Martians hosted Bendle Wednesday at Atlas Country Club. — J.O.

SWIM AND DIVE

GRAND BLANC: The Grand Blanc girls’ swim team competed in their first meet of the season on Wednesday, August 30 at Saginaw Heritage High School. In a twelve-event meet, both teams were tied after the seventh event, but Grand Blanc was able to pull away and secure the victory, 104-82.

Both Lady Bobcat teams placed in the top two in the 200-medley relay. The team consisting of Elizabeth Graham, Sara Andrykovich, Michaela Barry and Marcella Petiprin won first place. The second-place team was made up of Kaylie Ayers, Sarah Anderson, Madi Baliko and Cassidy Goyette, who finished in 2:06.56 and 2:07.85, respectively.

Megan Sieloff won the 200 IM in 2:23.36 and the 500 freestyle at 5:36.9. Carolyn Hagler won the diving competition with 254.65 points. Skylar Clark finished in first place in the 100 backstroke at 1:07.17, and Sara Andrykovich won the 100 breaststroke in 1:15.35. — J.O.

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