Braziel, Silvas, Ramey lead track and field teams at Badar


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The track and field teams competed at the Norb Badar Invitational on Tuesday, May 28.

Some members of the track and field teams ran at the Norb Badar Invitational on Tuesday, May 28. The meet was at Carman-Ainsworth.

The event is the last tournament of the season, though junior Raydoffa Braziel and seniors Eddie Harris, Dylan Buschur, and Mackenzie Ramey will compete at the state final in Zeeland on Saturday, June 1.


Placing seventh in the Norb Badar Invitational, the boys track and field team tallied 44 points.

Powers Catholic won the tournament with 88 points, while Carman-Ainsworth earned second with 77.

Flint Southwestern’s 73 points placed third.

Junior Raydoffa Braziel won the 800-meter run in 2:01.85, about six seconds faster than the second-place runner.

Also winning an event, sophomore Braylon Silvas placed first in the long jump with a personal record of 21 feet, 3 inches.

In the 110 high hurdles, Silvas finished with a time of 15.93. He took second in the event.

The 3200 relay team combined for second place in 8:58.45.

The team consisted of senior Josh Bischoff, junior Mitchell Howell, freshman Tyler Csintyan, and Braziel.

In the discus, senior Dylan Buschur captured second with a throw of 117-11.


With a 10th-place finish in the Norb Badar Invitational, the girls track and field team ran for 23 points.

Carman-Ainsworth won the tournament with 122.5 points, Grand Blanc took second with 77, and Powers Catholic finished third with 75.

Senior Mackenzie Ramey and sophomore Linnearia Richards led the team.

Ramey placed first in the shot put with a the distance of 36-10.50.

Richards placed second in the high jump with a height of 4-08.

In addition, Richards placed fourth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 51.13.