Great day for TCC at MITCA with strong team, individual showings

It was another outstanding day for Tri-County Conference athletes competing at the MITCA state meet Saturday.

Madison finished second in Division 3 girls, the highest finish of any TCC school competing. Morenci’s boys placed seventh, Summerfield’s boys 10th and Sand Creek’s boys 11th in Division 4. Sand Creek’s girls were seventh and Summerfield’s girls 13th.

The Trojans scored 1,361.5 points, behind Clare’s 1,423 points.

The Trojans were first in the 4×400 relay with Chelsea Short, Sierra Hernandez, Anne Wong and Kaiya Wall (4:07.97). Wall finished first in the 100 Hurdles (15.57) and second in the high jump (5-02.75) and was on the 4×200 relay that placed third with Kiarah Horn, Becky McTaggart, Hernandez (1:49.69).

Chelsea Short finished third in the 400 (1:00.25). Anne Wong took third and Horn fourth in the pole vault. The Trojans 4×800 relay was fourth with Reese Dillard, Isabel Muhl, Alyssa Henry and Wong (10:36.58).

In the Division 4 boys meet, Sand Creek’s Alec Muck won the 100 (11.25) with Summerfield’s Noah Cunningham right behind him (11.44). The same thing happened in the 200 with Muck winning in 22.68 and Cunningham coming in a close second (22.78).

Cole Hallett of Sand Creek won the pole vault (13-0). Morenci’s squad of Luke Grieder, Connor Stowell, Caleb Gleckler and Walker Whitehouse took first in the 4×400 (3:35.81).

Grieder was second in the 110 Hurdles (15.04). Sand Creek’s Jackson Marsh was second in the shot put (46-04).


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