Boys Varsity Track, Girls Varsity Track · Boys Track Wins Tusky Valley Invitational for 4th Consecutive Year


The boys track team won the Tusky Valley Invitational Friday night, their 4th consecutive year winning the team title. The Comets scored 106 points, besting runner up Indian Valley by 30 points.

Junior Austin Hinzman won the long jump and also anchored the winning 4×2 relay. Hinzman was joined by sophomores Justin Christian, Derrick Brown, and Malik Shaver on the winning relay. Other Top 3 finishers for the Comets included Brown (2nd – 100, 2nd – 200, 2nd – 4×1), Christian (3rd – 200, 3rd – 400, 3rd – 4×4), Shaver (3rd – 300 hurdles, 3rd – 4×4), Hinzman (2nd – high jump, 3rd – 4×4), senior Ray Hilbert (2nd – 3200, 3rd – 1600), junior Zach Rankin (2nd – 4×1, 3rd – 100), sophomore Trevor Westover (2nd – 4×1), sophomore Noah Williams (2nd – 4×1), and freshman Dennis Charnes (3rd – 4×4).

The girls finished in 7th place against a star studded girls field. Top 3 finishers for the girls were senior Paige McGonigal (2nd – 400, 2nd – 4×2), sophomore Libby Vanderark (2nd – 4×2), sophomore Terryan Beauford (2nd – 4×2), and sophomore Ashley Martinez (2nd – 4×2).