The Hart girls track team won a share of the Division 3 state championship over the weekend, tying St. Charles for first place at Comstock Park High School.

The Pirates took first place in two events. Adelyn Ackley won the 3200-meter nun while the 3200-meter relay team of Adelyn Ackley, Savannah Ackley, Brenna Aerts and MacKenzie Stitt won their event, as well.

The Kent City boys team took third place in the Division 3 team standings. The Eagles had 32 points and finished behind state champion Clare (44 points) and Berrien Springs (42). Giovanni Weeks led the team by winning the individual state title in the 200-meter dash.

Other local athletes winning individual state track titles in their respective classes were Hart’s Logan Wells in the 400-meter dash, the Hart boys 400-meter relay team of Kegan Striat, Angel Aguilar, Wells and Oryan Torres, and Emma Fountain of Ludington in the 400-meter dash.

More than 40 local athletes won All-State honors at their respective classes by finishing in the top eight of their events. They are listed below, with the state champions in bold.


100 Meter Dash- 4, Jalen Ware, Reeths-Puffer

400 Meter Dash- 8, Charlie Young, Grand Haven

110 Meter Hurdles- 4, Parker Aerts, Reeths-Puffer

400 Meter Relay- 2, Reeths-Puffer (Jalen Ware, Rylee Bonjernoor, Drey Riley, Parker Aerts)


400 Meter Dash- 4, Cameron Oleen, Frutiport

300 Meter Hurdles- 5, Ethan Flores, Fruitport

3200 Meter Relay- 7, Fruitport (Brendan Deneen, Jon Wildey, Cameron Weaver, Cameron Oleen)


100 Meter Dash- 2, Giovanni Weeks, Kent City; 7, Jacob Jancek, Montague

200 Meter Dash- 1, Giovanni Weeks, Kent City

400 Meter Dash- 1, Logan Wells, Hart

3200 Meter Run- 2, Fraser Wilson, Kent City

400 Meter Relay- 1, Hart (Kegan Striat, Angel Aguilar, Logan Wells, Oryan Torres).

3200 Meter Relay- 8, Kent City (Nick Flegel, Evan Jones, Hunter Nelson, Fraser Wilson)


100 Meter Dash- 7, Aaron Herron, Holton

110 Meter Hurdles- 2, Aaron Herron, Holton


800 Meter Relay- 6, Grand Haven (Kassidy Burnside, Mckenna Keefe, Kate Criswel-North, Jenny Ryan)

High Jump- 2, Elizabeth Knoll, Mona Shores; 6, Ella Beringer, Grand Haven

Long Jump- 8, Kassidy Burnside, Grand Haven

Shot Put- 8, Kariya White, Mona Shores


400 Meter Dash- 1, Emma Fountain, Ludington

300 Meter Hurdles- 7, Kallie Fehler, Fruitport

Shot Put- 8, Julia Reynolds, Ludington


400 Meter Dash- 2, Andee Kimes, Mason County Central

800 Meter Run- 4, Lauren Freeland, Kent City; 6, Adelyn Ackley, Hart

1600 Meter Run- 2, Adelyn Ackley, Hart; 3, Lauren Freeland, Kent City; 8, Savannah Ackley, Hart

3200 Meter Run- 1, Adelyn Ackley, Hart; 3, Alayna Ackley, Hart; 5, Savannah Ackley, Hart

100 Meter Hurdles- 4, Sky Pastoor, Montague

300 Meter Hurdles- 7, Nyah Tyron, Mason County Central

1600 Meter Relay- 4, Mason County Central (Rachel Allen, Krystal Strayer, Nyah Tyron, Andee Kimes)

3200 Meter Relay- 1, Hart (Alayna Ackley, Brenna Aerts, MacKenzie Stitt, Adelyn Ackley)

Long Jump- 7, Lauren Freeland, Kent City

Pole Vault- 2, Jael Wood, Mason County Central


Long Jump- 4, Meghan Heiss, Western Michigan Christian; 5, Julia Hall, Pentwater