Track: Dreads girls, boys take pair at Lincoln tri-meet

The Dexter boys and girls track teams headed to Lincoln on Tuesday (May 3) for a tri-meet with the Railsplitters and Tecumseh. Both Dexter teams returned with a pair of victories.

The boys beat Tecumseh 75-62 and Lincoln 103-34.

The girls beat Tecumseh 88-40 and Lincoln 101-27.

“The weather played a huge factor, with high wind gusts, wind chills in the mid 30’s,” said Dexter Coach Kirk Keebler. “It wasn’t a meet so much about fast times, and far throws, but more who could gut out tough performances. Both are teams did just that, with the Dexter kids just wanting to win more than the competition.”

The Dexter coaching staff was “extremely proud” of how their athletes gutted it out.

With the girls, there is a three-way tie for first with Dexter, Adrian and Tecumseh. All have one loss in the dual-meet season heading into next week’s SEC championship at Ypsilanti.

The boys are 3-2 going into SEC’s.

Here are the top performers for the Dexter boys:

Jack Shelley (12th) won the 800m with a time of 2:04.61, won the 1600m with a time of 4:34.52, won the 3200m with a time of 10:28.9

Miles Kanipe (12th) 2nd in the 800m (2:07.67), 2nd in the 1600m (4:43.52), 2nd in the 3200m (10:28.8)

Liam Baird (9th) won the 400m (55.39), 3rd in the 200 (25.13)

Seth Greenfield (12th) won the 110 hurdles (18.45), won 300 hurdles (46.3)

Caleb Williams (11th) won the shot put (35’0″), 2nd in the disucs (100’10”)

Brennan Hocherin (12th) won the high jump (5’4″)

The 4×400 relay won (3:48.09), and the 4×800 relay won (9:02.05)

Here are the top performers for the Dexter girls:

Emma Hall (10th) won the 100m (13.8), won the long jump (15′.25″), 3rd in the high jump (4’8″

Maddie Wright (11th) won the pole valult (11’0″), 2nd in the long jump (14’6″)

Lauren Bazick (10th) won the 200m (29.42), 3rd in the 300m hurdles (57.27)

Nicole Bow (10th) won the 100m hurdles (17.37), won the 300m hurdles (52.18), 2nd in the pole valut (11’0″)

Dani Waidley (11th) won the 3200m (12:36.3), 3rd in the 1600m (5:43.65)

Megyn Scafasci (10th) won the 400m (1:06.53), 2nd in the 800m (2:34.71)

The girls 4×400 won with a time of 4:37.0, and the 4×800 won with a time of 11:16.15.

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