Ramey, Richards earn All-League in track and field


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Senior Mackenzie earned All-League honors after wining the shot put at the Metro League track and field championship Wednesday, May 22.

Tying with Swartz Creek for sixth with 39 points, the girls track and field team competed in the Metro League championship Wednesday, May 22.

Fenton racked up 200.5 points to win, while runner-up Flushing sprinted for 136.

Third place fell to Holly at 81 points.

Mackenzie Ramey, senior, won the shot put and earned All-League honors with a throw of 36 feet, 9.5 inches. The throw was almost a foot farther than the second-place finisher.

In the discus, senior Mary Wheeler threw for 96-01 and fifth place.

Sophomore Linnearia Richards earned second team All-League honors in the 300-meter hurdles, setting a personal record of 49.32 seconds, finishing as the league runner-up.

Richards also captured second place in the high jump with a height of 4-08.

In the 100 dash, Richards placed seventh in 14.17.

Richards also finished seventh in the 200 dash with a time of 28.22.

Kearsley’s unexpected sixth-place finish comes after the team finished 0-8 in the Metro League regular season.

The Hornets will travel to Carman-Ainsworth Middle School for the Norb Badar Invitational on Tuesday, May 28.