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Michigan 2003 cross country

6th Portage Invitational
Oct 4, 2003 at Portage West Middle School, 7145 Moorsbridge, Portage MI - 5k
a DyeStat featured meet


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Jeff See's 15:23 first place finish led US#18 Middletown OH to the boys Div 1 title. Rockford freshman Rachel Wittum 18:23 was second to Sarnia Ontario sr Alyson Kohlmeier 17:37, but was the first scorer in an easy team win for US#9 Rockford 78. Kohlmeier won the title that her sister, Amy, won last year. In Div 2, Renaissance Detroit jr Kelly Sampson won in 18:18. Hillsdale sweeps Div 3 team titles; Josh Perrin 15:22 leads Hillsdale boys. Kelloggsville sr Nicole Bush 18:00 in Div 3 was the fastest US girl of the day. In Div 4 girls, Suttons Bay 49 beat Greenhills Ann Arbor 49 on the 6th runner tie breaker.

  TEAM INDIVIDUAL
Boys Div 1
Middletown OH 92 (Rockford MI 131) Jeff See 11, Middletown OH 15:23
Girls Div 1
Rockford MI 78 Rachel Wittum 9, Rockford 18:23
Boys Div 2
Dexter 53 Daniel Roberts 10, Vicksburg 15:42
Girls Div 2
East Grand Rapids 112 Kelly Sampson 11, Renaissance Detroit 18:18
Boys Div 3
Hillsdale 88 Josh Perrin 12, Hillsdale 15:22
Girls Div 3
Hillsdale 59 Nicole Bush 12, Kelloggsville 18:00
Boys Div 4
Vandercook Lake 47 Stephan Shay 12, Central Lake 15:50
Girls Div 4
Suttons Bay 49
Cassidy Edwards 11, Glen Lake 19:13

DyeStat Elite - performances qualifying for DyeStat Elite top 100 national ranking

(US runners only)

Time Dist Runner Pos/Meet
15:22 5k Perrin, Josh 2004, Hillsdale MI 1 @ Portage Inv Div 3 MI 10/4/2003
15:23 5k See, Jeff 2005, Middletown OH 1 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
15:27 5k Tinney, Frank 2004, Huron AA MI 2 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
15:35 5k Voss, Dustin 2004, Saline MI 3 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
15:42 5k Roberts, Dan 2006, Vicksburg MI 1 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
15:48 5k Clark, Daniel 2005, Lumen Chris Jax MI 2 @ Portage Inv Div 3 MI 10/4/2003
15:49 5k Veatch, Michael 2004, Middletown OH 4 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
15:50 5k McCarl, Ryan 2004, Mona Shores MI 5 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
15:50 5k Shay, Stephen 2004, Central Lake MI 1 @ Portage Inv Div 4 MI 10/4/2003
15:52 5k Mena, Kyle 2004, Portage Northern MI 6 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
15:54 5k Nalli, Tony 2005, Dexter MI 2 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
15:55 5k Hubbard, Jeff 2004, Pioneer AA MI 7 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
15:57 5k Straathof, Nate 2004, Fremont MI 3 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
15:57 5k Kaijala, Tim 2004, Mona Shores MI 8 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
15:58 5k Richter, Clark 2004, Rockford MI 9 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
15:59 5k Klingel, Riley 2005, Fremont MI 4 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
16:00 5k Kenny, Tim 2004, Traverse City W. MI 11 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
16:00 5k Dehart, Evan 2004, Middletown OH 10 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003

18:00 5k Bush, Nicole 2004, Kelloggsville MI 1 @ Portage Inv Div 3 MI 10/4/2003
18:18 5k Sampson, Kelly 2005, Renaissance Det MI 1 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
18:23 5k Armstrong, Jessica Lynn 2007, Wayland MI 2 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
18:23 5k Wittum, Rachel 2007, Rockford MI 2 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
18:25 5k Zemlick, Elisa 2004, Portage Northern MI 3 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
18:37 5k Otwell, Claire 2004, Central TravC MI 6 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
18:37 5k Creutz, Eileen 2006, Saline MI 5 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
18:38 5k Otwell, Annie 2006, Trav City Central MI 7 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
18:41 5k Olsen, Kristina 2006, Jackson MI 9 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
18:42 5k Matthews, Jenna 2007, Otsego MI 3 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
18:43 5k Darling, Missy 2006, Holt MI 10 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
18:46 5k Malnor, Laura 2005, E. Grand Rapids MI 4 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
18:48 5k Langenberg, Emily 2007, Grand Ledge MI 11 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
18:51 5k Devereaux, Kelsey 2006, Northwest Jax MI 5 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
18:52 5k Brown, Nikki 2007, E. Grand Rapids MI 6 @ Portage Inv Div 2 MI 10/4/2003
18:56 5k Scherer, Katharine 2004, St. Ursula Cinci OH 13 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
18:56 5k Bristol, Kelsey 2005, Grandville MI 12 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
19:01 5k Blackwell, Christina 2006, Portage IN 14 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003
19:02 5k Owens, Andi 2006, Rockford MI 15 @ Portage Inv Div 1 MI 10/4/2003

Awards - Rockford MI and St. Ursula Cincinnati OH finish 1-2 in Div 1 girls

After 5 years, the Portage Invitational has become one of the Midwest's premiere meets under the energetic leadership of local coaches Dan Wytko and Bill Fries. Six of Michigan's eight state championship teams will be returning to compete. Nearly 170 high schools and middle schools will be competing. This year brings an out-of-state invasion, with new teams from Indiana, Ohio, and Ontario. ChampionChip timing is used for all races. Contact Dan Wytko (W) 269/323-5233 (H) 269/324-7368 (cell) 269/806-7001 or Bill Fries (W) 269/323-5745 (H) 269/806-7000.

Prior Years

  • 2002 - Fastest times are turned in by Saline MI jr Dustin Voss 15:41 and Sarnia Ontario sr Amy Kohlmeier 17:33. Rockford MI sweeps team titles.
    Amy Kohlmeier
    Dustin Voss

  • 2001 - Rockford MI girls win behind Nikki Bohnsack's 17:33.9, fastest of the day. Top boys awards go to Portage Northern and Caledonia's Tim Ross 15:14.3.
  • 2000 - Rockford MI sweeps behind Dathan Ritzenhein's course record 14:42 and 1-2-3 finish of Lindsay Blaisdell, Kalin Toedebusch, and Nikki Bohnsack.
    Dathan Ritzenhein
  • 1999 - Rockford MI sweeps. Boys score ... with Dathan Ritzenhein winning in 15:01. Girls score 17 with 1-2-3-4-7 finish by Kalin Toedebusch 18:03.3, Linsey Blaisdell, Emily Blakeslee, Nora Colligan, and Jordan Hartmann..

Schedule

Session 1
8:55 National Anthem
9:00 Division 4 Men (report 8:50)
9:30 Division 3 Men (report 9:20)
10:00 Division 4 Women (report 9:50)
10:30 Division 3 Women (report 10:20)
11:00 Division 3/4 Reserve Men (report 10:50)
11:30 Division 3/4 Reserve Women (report 11:20)

Session 2
12:10 Middle School Boys (report 11:55)
12:35 Middle School Girls (report 12:20)

Session 3
1:00 Division 2 Men (report 12:50)
1:30 Division 1 Men (report 1:20)
2:00 Division 2 Women (report 1:50)
2:30 Division 1 Women (report 2:20)
3:00 Division 1/2 Reserve Men (report 2:50)
3:30 Division 1/2 Reserve Women (report 3:20)

 

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