Grand Haven girls track team wins, boys fall to Holland West Ottawa

Local Sports Journal

The Grand Haven Lady Buccaneer girls track team came away with its first dual meet victory of the season Tuesday by beating Holland West Ottawa 87-50.

Grand Haven swept the discus, pole vault and 100-meter dash events and won three of the four relays in the girls’ victory over West Ottawa.

In the boys dual meet, West Ottawa turned back Grand Haven 70.5-66.5. Brandt Gruizinga cleared 11-feet-six-inches in the pole vault to lead Grand Haven, now 0-2, to a three-place sweep in that event.

West Ottawa countered by sweeping the 800-meter run. Each team won two relays.

The victory evened the dual meet record for the Lady Buccaneers in the O-K Conference’s Red Division at 1-1.

Both Grand Haven teams return to action Thursday by hosting Grandville at 4:30 p.m. in Buccaneer Stadium.

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