Gabriel Richards six track state finalists performed well at the Division 4 State Meet held at Houseman Field in Grand Rapids. The men’s 4x800m Relay consisting of Luke Geierman, Donovan Wheeler, Andrew Holten and Nick Hammond finished 9th out 24 teams with a time of 8:31.39, just being edged out of 8th place by Britton Deerfield with a time of 8:31.12.
In the 300m Hurdles Donovan Wheeler finished 21st with a time of 44.98. Tim Augustyniak finished 17th in a field of 27 jumpers, in the High Jump. Tim cleared his first flight, missing his second flight.
Gabriel Richards lone girl State Qualifier, Kelly Gilson finished 26th in the Shot Put.
Junior, Nick Hammond finished in the top three in the 800 (1:59.66) to finish All State. He finished just behind Hunter Kensa (1:58.58) from Whittemore Prescott and the State Champion, Daniel Mikovitas (1:58.50) from Concord.
“I am extremely proud of our kids. They performed great.” Coach Madero added.
|1. Daniel Mikovits||Concord||1:58.50|
|2. Hunter Kensa||Whittemore-Prescott||1:58.58|
|3. Nick Hammond||Riverview Gabriel Richard||1:59.66|
|4. Luke Passino||Indian River Inland Lakes||2:00.79|
|5. Tayo Fadayomi||Big Rapids Crossroads Academy||2:01.42|
|6. Greg Whalen||Hillsdale Academy||2:02.19|
|7. Daniel Gensmer||Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary||2:02.24|
|8. Tre Tenzy||Pittsford||2:03.33|