By Ben Murphy
The Clare track teams competed at the Morley Stanwood relays on Saturday, where the girls’ team came in third place with 58.5 points. Chippewa Hills won the event with 111 points and Pine River took second with 72.
Holly Pummell, Lindsay Winter, Victoria Harper and Jasmine Harper set a meet and school record with a time of 13:10 in the distance medley, the pole vault team of Hannah Hofweber and Robyn Stanley took second (7’0″), the two mile team of Robyn Stanley and Makenie Harmon also took second, as did the mile relay team of Winter, J. Harper, V. Harper and Madison McPhee (4:34). The two mile relay team of Pummel, Winter, V. Harper and J. Harper (10:26) added another second place finish.
The Clare boys took fourth place with 47 points while Whitehall won with 72.
Hunter Nivison was the lone winner for Clare, running the 3200 in a time of 20.52.
On Wednesday, April 16 the Pioneers kicked off Jack Pine Conference dual-meet action, with the Lady Pioneers topping Houghton Lake 111-49 and Beaverton 130-28.
First place finishes were Tealen Brown in the discus (79’), Krysten Kruskamp in the long jump (15’7.75″) and the 100 meter hurdles (18.6), Olivia Cooper in the 100 meter dash (13.3), J. Harper in the 1600 (5:49) and 800 (2:30), Winter in the 400 (1:06.6), Paige Gould in the 300 meter hurdles (53.8), Stanley in the 3200 (13.27) as well as the 3200, 800, 400 and 1600 meter relay teams.
The Clare boys won both head-to-heads as well, topping Houghton Lake 115-44 and Beaverton 120-43.
Individual results were not provided.
Clare competed at Farwell on Wednesday in more JPC duals, hosts the Clare Invitational tonight (Friday) and hosts Roscommon and Harrison on Wednesday in JPC