Local Sports Journal.com

BRETHREN–The Mason County Eastern girls track team came in third place at the MHSAA Division 4 regionals on Saturday.

Western Michigan Christian finished fourth in the meet, which was at Brethren High School.

Mason County Eastern sophomore Payton Haynes led the Cardinals with three first-place finishes. She won individual titles in the 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and the pole vault.

Western Michigan Christian sophomore Grace VanderKooi led the Warriors by capturing both the 1600- and 3200-meter races.

The Cardinals finished with 91 points while the Warriors had 64 points. Wyoming Potter’s House won the title with 143.5 points. They were followed by Brethren with 109 points.

Other team scoring included: Manistee Catholic (56), Onekama (52), Libertas Christian (32), Pentwater (29.5), Fruitport Calvary Christian (25.5), Holton (20), Hesperia (15.5), Muskegon Catholic Central (9), Muskegon Heights (6) and Baldwin (3).

Top local performances included:

100 Meters – Isabella Gulembo, MCE (4th) and Alyssa Wishman, Hesperia (6th)

200 Meters – Isabella Gulembo, MCE (3rd)

400 Meters – Eleanor Kingshott, WMC (3rd); Isabella Gulembo, MCE (6th); Cally Camara, MCC (8th) and Kat Grevel, MCC (9th)

800 Meters – Grace Folkema, WMC (1st); Ava Wilson, FCC (4th) and Nora Pollock, FCC (5th)

1600 Meters – Grace VanderKooi, WMC (1st); Cally Camara, MCC (6th); Anna VanDuinen, Pentwater (7th); Eline Cochereau, MCE (8th); Kassidy Kleinheksel, MCC (9th) and Isabel Lopez, Pentwater (10th)

3200 Meters – Grace VanderKooi, WMC (1st); Eline Cochereau, MCE (4th) and Elena Hopkins, MCE (7th)

100m Hurdles – Payton Haynes, MCE (1st); Miley Kessel, MCE (4th) and Ava Crowell, Holton (5th)

300m Hurdles – Payton Haynes, MCE (1st); Paige Chapel, WMC (4th); Morgan Lawrence, WMC (5th); Sophia Fraser, Hesperia (6th) and Maria Pancho Gomez (9th)

4 x 100 Relay – Holton (3rd), Pentwater (5th)

4 x 200 Relay – Fruitport Calvary Christian (1st) and Muskegon Heights (3rd)

4 x 400 Relay – WMC (2nd) and Pentwater (5th)

4 x 800 Relay – WMC (1st)

Shot Put – Mackenna Hasil, Pentwater (3rd); Janessa Alvesteffer, MCE (4th); Liberty Labrenz, FCC (5th); Jeri Ward, Hesperia (8th) and Kara Baas, FCC (9th)

Discus – Keeli Johnson, MCE (4th); Liberty Labrenz, FCC (7th); Mackenna Hasil, Pentwater (8th) and Kara Bass, FCC (8th)

High Jump – Emily Schwarz, Pentwater (2nd); Alyssa Wishman, Hesperia (3rd) and Elena Buss, MCE (5th)

Pole Vault – Payton Haynes, MCE (1st); Kate Conzemius, Holton (3rd); Miley Kessel, MCE (4th) and Justice Hill, Holton (6th)

Long Jump – Miriam Manier, MCE (6th); Ava Crowell, Holton (7th) and Olivia Gerard, Hesperia (10th)

Kara Baas, McKena Wilson, Ava Wilson, and Nora Pollock from Fruitport Calvary Christian won the 4 x 200 relay, Photo/Carrie Hamilton