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MITS MI State: Blazing hurdles for Offili, Johnson; Jefferson, Mann impress, too

2/26/2012

Coverage of the 2012 MITS State Indoor Champs

Sat., Feb. 25, 2012 -- Bowen Fieldhouse, Ypsilanti MI


LINKS: Full Results | DyeStat Elites

LIVE RESULTS | Schedule | Meet Info | Qualifiers


HIGHLIGHTS

  • G-60H: Ann Arbor Huron sr Cindy Ofili, sister of many-time NCAA champ Tiffany, joined the elites with a huge US#4 8.43 PR, improving by 0.41. Farmington Hills Mercy sr Laticia Sims (8.65). Romulus soph Quenee’ Dale hurdled US#9 8.68 in her prelim, then did 8.75 in the final.

  • B-60H: Ann Arbor Pioneer sr Drake Johnson zipped to a US#5 7.85, topping Clare’s Jake McFadden US#11 7.98.

  • G-WT/SP: Detroit Country Day sr Brittany Mann scored the only double of the meet with MITS record 54-4.5 (she’s already US#4 56-10) and 40-8.5.

  • G-200: Cass Tech sr Kyra Jefferson dominated in defending her title, winning by more than a second in US#5 24.31.

  • B-60: Three ran 6.93 or better, topped by Ypsilani sr Kyle Redwine at US#7 6.85.

  • B-SP: Cadillac jr Riley Norman got out to US#10 59-9.75.

  • G-3200: Allendale sr Ali Wiersma paces seven at 11:02 or better with a 10:40.56.

  • G-800: Dakota jr Lauren Burnett dominated in 2:14.10.

  • G-PV: Lansing Catholic Hannah Sailar, not even a 10-footer last spring, flies over 12-1.

  • G-400: 57.02 and an easy win for Oak Park 8th-grader Anna Jefferson.

  • B-PV: 15-3 for Lakeview sr Dan Emery, topping Adrian sr Cory Miller 15-0.

  • G-1600: With teammates Hannah and Haley Meier in Seattle for the Brooks PR meet, Grosse Pointe South fr Ersula Farrow wins in 5:06.25.