Paw Paw turns in some top finishes

Mark Hindenach •
Lawton’s Jamar Buvmetello, running the anchor leg of the 4x100 relay, finishes well ahead of his Delton Kellogg competitor. The meet was halted due to lightning following the race. The Blue Devil quartet of Buvmetello, Dustin Noble, Harrison Maynard and Zepplin Nicks won the event, though the Panthers dominated the meet overall.   Hot Shotz Photography/Matthew Day

   Paw Paw’s track and field teams competed against nine other schools last Friday at the Hastings Invitational. The Redskin boys finished in seventh place, while the girls placed ninth.
   Top finishes for the boys included: 1600m - Jonah Maichele, second place; 300m hurdles - Josh VanRockel, third; and  shot put - Connor Hindenach, second.
   The girls best results were: 100m - MacKenzie Miller, first place; 800m - MaKayle Weedon, third; 1600m - Hannah Richmond;  second; 3200m - Hannah Richmond, first; and 4x100 relay - Katherine Miller, Annalisa Maichele, Paige Miller, Mackenzie Miller, second.


   The Redskins hosted Otsego, Edwardsburg, and Three Rivers for a Wolverine Conference jamboree on Tuesday.
   The boys team topped Three Rivers, 73-62, but lost to Edwardsburg, 68-67, and Otsego, 88-49.  The top boys finishes were: 100m - Charles Miller, first place; 200m -  Charles Miller, second; 400m - Sam Wood, third; 800m - Jonah Maichele, second; 1600m - Jonah Maichele, second; 110 hurdles - Josh VanRockel, first; 300 hurdles - Josh VanRockel, first; 4x100 relay - Gabe Brown, Kolby Hindenach, Kade McClish, Luke Muvrin, third;  4x200 relay - Wood, McClish,  Brown, Miller, third; 4400 relay - Maichele, VanRockel, Miller, Wood, first; discus -  Andrew Vorce, first,  Connor Hindenach, second; shot put - C. Hindenach, second; long jump - Wood, first.
   The Paw Paw girls welcomed back from an injury long-distance runner Molly Thompson, but competed without MacKenzie Miller, one of their top performers thus far this season, and lost to Edwardsburg, 92-44; to Otsego, 114-21; and to  Three Rivers, 80-56.
   The girls’ top finishes included:  3200m - Molly Thompson, first place; 4x100 relay - Katherine Miller, Annalisa Maichele, Paige Miller, Layla Edwards, third; 4x200 relay - K. Miller,  Maichele, P. Miller, Edwards, second; 4x400 relay - Kylie Chai, Peniel Daspan, Maichele, MaKayle Weedon, third; 4x800 relay - Thompson, Hannah Rich-mond, Chai, Weedon, third.


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