Track and Field finds success in King and Queen of the Hills


Yesterday, the Rangers of Forest Hills Central partook in the King and Queen of the Hills meet against Forest Hills Northern and Forest Hills Eastern.

For the guys, senior Ryan Talbot placed second in the 100-meter with a time of 11.62. For the 200-meter dash, three FHC runners placed in the top five. Junior Patrick Ho placed second, senior Kai Hagadorn in fourth, followed by senior Noah Stout in fifth. In the 400-meter, senior Geoffrey Batterbee placed first, followed by Kai in second, Patrick in third, and sophomore Bennett Koning in fourth. The 800-meter had FHC runners in the top spots as well with Geoffrey in first, senior Jacob Ball in second, and sophomore Jonah Cumings in third. The 3200-meter had junior Gabe Carlson in first, sophomore Kyle James-Heer in second, and junior Alex Souza in fifth. In the long jump, Ryan placed first, the only one from FHC in the top five, with a score of 19-02.75. For discus, junior Brendan Guitar led Central by placing second.

The Lady Rangers track had senior Claire Baguley place first in the 200-meter and senior Kathryn Frazer in fifth. Three Rangers placed in the top five for the 400-meter, Claire in first, freshman Gabriella Miller in fourth and Isabella Rodriguez in fifth. In the 800-meter, senior Courtney McAlindon placed first, junior Nicole Marco in second, junior Chloe Zeien in fourth, and sophomore Emma Hansen in fifth. In the high jump, senior Diane Sietsema placed third and junior Merjem Redzic placed fourth. In the pole vault, senior Kelsey Becker placed first and junior Sami Walquist placed third. Finally, for the long jump, senior Madisyn Bunke placed second. In discus and shot put, Diane placed third for FHC, the only one from Central in the top five.

Overall, the boys team came in first with a score of 214 and the girls came in third with 194.5, FHC will be on the road for their next meet on April 16th at Northern.