The Grand Blanc Boys track team finished seventh out of nine teams at the Jackson Invitational this past Friday with a point total of 56 points. The field was packed with the top teams in the state. East Kentwood won the meet with 258 points, Oak Park was 2nd with 196 points followed by last years state champs Saline with 182 points. East Lansing 124 pts. DCC 82 pts. Portage Northern 58 pts. Grand Blanc 56 pts. Jackson 52 pts. and Ypsilanti Lincoln 36 pts.
The following Grand Blanc Boys scored in the meet or qualified for the Regional.
Anthony Kim (10th) finished 4th in the 400m dash at 51.74
Larry Popyk (11th) finished 4th in the 800m Run at 1:59.40
Vincent Popyk (12th) finished 7th in the 1600m run and ran 4:29.11 ( regional qualifier).
Nick Davitt (12th) finished 14th in the 1600m run at 4:35.85 ( regional qualifier)
Spencer Atkinson (11th) finished 15th in the 1600m run at 4:36.18 ( regional qualifier).
Jonathan Voth (12th) finished 2nd in the 3200m run at 9:43.98
Lucas Finton (10th) finished 9th in the 3200m run at 10:02.17. PR!
400m Relay team finished in 6th place at 44.72a ( Matt Franklin, Andre Mason, Ondra Burkett, Carter Merrell).
800m Relay team finished in 5th place at 1:33.07a ( Anthony Kim, Matt Franklin, Larry Popyk, Carter Merrell).
1600m Relay team finished in 5th place at 3:32.19a ( Anthony Kim, Larry Popyk, Vincent Popyk, Austin Rippee).
3200m Relay team finished in 3rd place at 8:01.27a ( Vincent Popyk, Larry Popyk, Austin Rippee, Spencer Atkinson).
Shot Put- Kendrick Green 43-04.00 10th place GB.
Discus- Aidan Martini 116-03 11th place GB.
High Jump- Graham Jones(9th) finished in 6th place at 5’08”
Pole Vault- Mason Faculak finished in 8th place at 10’00”
Long Jump- Andre Mason Finished in 7th place at 19’00”
The 9th/10th grade boys scored 113 points to win the Raffin Holly frosh/Soph Relays for the third straight year.
The team took six first place event finishes, three second place event finishes, three third place event finishes, and one forth place finish.
Final team standings.
Walled Lake Northern-86
Lake Orion- 77
Walled Lake Western- 34