Track team faces tough loss

Kate Simpson and Lillian Settle, Reporters Boys and Girls Track lost a tough meet against Woodhaven on Tuesday, but are looking at the loss as motivation for the rest of the season. “I think it is going to be a hard season for leagues but we are just going to keep practicing,” senior thrower Michelle Robinson said. This meet means the boys are now 1-2 and the girl’s are 2-1. Though this is a tough loss the Bears were able to pull out a few wins in individual events. The boys 4×200 meter relay got first with great performances by senior Jordan Kurdi, junior Cecil Chapman, senior Nate Haysman, and sophomore Steven Breton. The distance runners also held their own, both the boys and girls got first in the 1600 meter race (Jordan Burks and Gabby Feltz). The Bears did put up a fight, and achieved many personal bests trying to stay on the heels of their competitors. Senior Olivia Johnson PR’d in the 300 meter hurdles, barely being beat by Woodhaven. This is the first time this season Johnson has lost this event. With the rest of the season ahead of them the team is looking forward to getting back into practice and shedding seconds of their races. “We have some big competition with our league but… we are getting after practice, getting it done, and staying together as team,” Robinson said.

Emma is a senior and is the Editor-in-Chief. She has been part of the Wy-News for three years. Inside school she is the Head Drum Major of the Wyandotte Marching Chiefs, Vice President of National Honors Society, an officer of Tri-M, and a member of Student Council, Link Crew, jazz band, and science club. Outside of school she is first chair cellist at Dearborn Youth Symphony and a member of Michigan Youth Symphony Orchestra. She also likes to kickbox, babysit, and hang out with friends. “I joined newspaper my sophomore year because I love to get involved with everything the school has to offer. However, has been so much more than just a class. I would truly be a different person if it weren’t for the Wy-News and the people in it.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *