Boys track and field falls short but girls dominate against Forest Hills Northern at home


On Thursday, the track and field team faced Forest Hills Northern at home. The boys team couldn’t top the Huskies and lost 76-61. However, the girls dominated on their home track and won by a score of 85-51. Many people had successful performances and successful relays as well.

Many girls had great performances, including sophomore Lauryn Gaskin. Lauryn ran a new personal record of 13.66 seconds on the 100-meter dash. Lauryn also got a new personal record in the 200-meter run. She ran a 29.93, winning the event by over a whole second. In the end, she assisted the team to great lengths. In the 3200-meter run, senior Whitney Currie also got a new personal record. She finished in first with an 11:13.08 time. Overall, the girls squad dominated its rivals and won once again.

On the boys side, senior David Whittaker had an impressive day. In terms of record, he secured a new season one in the 100-meter sprint with a time of 12.19 and came in fourth. He also beat his old record in the 200-meter run and got second with a time of 24.54. One of the top performers of the day for FHC was sophomore Ethan Krampe. Ethan won the 800-meter run and the 1600 meter run and also beat his personal record in those. In the 800-meter event, he ran a 2:10.47, and in the 1600 meter run, he ran 4:44.09. To top off some great runs, he came second in the 3200-meter run.

The team’s next meeting is at Cedar Springs against multiple opponents on Saturday, May 8.