The Magnificent 7
By N3 Sports Team
Area boy’s track teams took their skills to state meets Saturday to match up against the best in the Mitten and seven area competitors took home 8 top ten finishes
Comstock Park was the site of the D-3 competition and Hesperia’s Arik LaFave finished 3rd in the 1600m with Nate McKeown 5th and 6th in the long jump and high jump respectfully. Newaygo’s Jackson Boyd lifted himself to a 4th place spot in the pole vault while teammate Justynn Hamblin grabbed 7th place honors in the discus. Jesse Saxton of Grant ran to a 5th place finish in the 1600m.
Houseman Field in Grand Rapids saw White Cloud’s Darrion Holland race to 3rd in the 400m and fellow Indian Eric Visser finish 10th in the shot put.
Fremont’s representative at Zeeland, Matthew Zerfas came in 15th in the 1600m
All competitors events and times, distances below: