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Michigan at Nike Indoor
March 112-13, 2005 at Landover MD

Michigan highlights at the Nike Indoor Nationals

by David Mitchell

Michigan athletes @ The Nike Indoor Nationals 2005---Landover, MD
Top 6 are All-American.


Boys’ 60m Dash Prelims
11 Ahmad Rashad              06 Flint, MI                 6.98q  1 
18 William Robinson        05 Port Huron, MI            7.12q  9  7.116
25 Anthony Bowman            06 Detroit, MI               7.21   738 
38 Darrian Miller            05 Westland, MI              7.32  

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Semi-Finals
9 Ahmad Rashad              06 Flint, MI                 6.96   2 
17 William Robinson          05 Port Huron, MI            7.13   3 

Boys 200 Meter Dash
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Prelims
3 Ahmad Rashad              06 Flint, MI                22.14q  2 
27 Anthony Bowman            06 Detroit, MI              23.21   4 
 28 Darrian Miller            05 Westland, MI             23.26  10 
57 Justin Davis              05 Novi, MI                 25.11  12 
 
Final
3 Ahmad Rashad              06 Flint, MI                21.82   2—Fastest from class of ’06; All-American
Rashad also has a quick sound bite from an interview to be featured on the cable TV/internet broadcast. www.CN8tv.com 3-20-05 9pm/3-26-05 3pm

Boys 1 Mile Run
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3 Lex Williams              05 Dexter, MI          4:13.80
5 Ian Boyle                 05 Pinckney, MI           4:16.42
Thrilling All-American performances by the runners and friends from neighboring towns.  

Boys 1 Mile Run Freshman
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20 Mike Katsefaras           08 Pinckney, MI           4:53.67  
 21 Jake Hohl                 08 Pinckney, MI           4:53.70
A great experience and a PR for both.  No MI Frosh girls entered :(.

Boys 2 Mile Run
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7 Nick Katsefaras           05 Pinckney, MI           9:23.60---Winner of 2nd section going away. Lifetime PR
10 Bill Peterson             05 Lake Orion, MI         9:29.91---Indoor PR for Peterson
20 Michael Quick             06 Bloomfield Hills, M    9:48.35

Boys 400 Meter Run
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42 Tony Alexander            06 Flint, MI                54.45   1 
 44 Kelvin Valentine, Jr.     05 Romulus, MI              55.20   6 
  47 Justin Davis              05 Novi, MI                 57.17   8 

Boys 800 Meter Run
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4 David Brent               05 Monroe, MI             1:55.44
Winner of 2nd section with a great finish.  All-American.

Boys 60 Meter Hurdles
30 Samuel Tilmon             05 Romulus, MI               8.69   2
Daniel Kinney 05 Romulus scratched due to a slight injury sustained when winning @ the MITS Championship. 



Boys 4x1 Mile Relay
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  5 Jackalope RC                                       18:16.20  
     1) Chad Wines 05                   2) Levi Hohl 05                   
     3) Nick Katsefaras 05              4) Ian Boyle 05
All-American performance by the 4 seniors from Pinckney.  This was the first of Boyle’s two All-American honors earned.  Katsefaras narrowly missed a second All-Am honor in the 2 mile.


Boys 4x200 Meter Relay Midget
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  5 Maximum Output TC                                   2:04.14  
     1) Trea Parker                     2) Brandon Harding                
     3) Jeffrey Arriguzo                4) Radir Anoor II

Boys 4x200 Meter Relay Bantam---One of the weekend’s most exciting!
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        Meet: M 2:00.11 3/13/2004   Maximum Output TC, Detroit, MI  
  2 Maximum Output TC                                   2:05.85  
     1) Philip Johnson II 99            2) Alex Warren 99                 
     3) Rashaun Gaulden 99              4) Aaquil Annoor 99

Boys Distance Medley
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9 Spirit of Pre TC                                   10:39.38  
     1) Carter Bishop 05                2) Aaron Bachman 05               
     3) Tyler Patterson 06              4) David Mirabella 06
An excellent showing after graduating 3 of last year’s national champ DMR team.

Boys 4x55 Meter Shuttle Hurdle
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7 Lotown                                                35.12   2 
     1) Ryan Allison 05                 2) Mike Fingado 05                
     3) Kojo Asiedu 05                  4) Pat Pawlak 06
Also a narrow miss in an exciting competition for the Lake Orion men! 

Boys High Jump
5 Andrew Dodson             05 Frankenmuth, MI         2.05m    6-08.75 1.95 2.00 2.05 2.10 XO   XO  XXO  XXX  All-American honors for Dodson.     
-- Christopher Faison        05 Bloomfield Hills, M         1.95 NH            
     
Boys Pole Vault
12 Bryant Wilson             05 Hale, MI                 4.28m   14-00.50        4.28 4.43  O  XXX
     

Boys Indoor Pentathlon
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8 Ryan Allison              05 Lake Orion, MI            3256  
See Shuttle Hurdles.  A big Saturday of competition for multi-talented Allison.


Boy's Long Jump
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8   900 Allen, Jonathon     05 Lansing, MI              6.70m   21-11.75
	      6.44m  6.70m  6.44m  6.48m  6.63m  6.43m
Allen was the MITS list leader in '05.  He will lead his Lansing Sexton team outdoors.




Girls 60 Meter Dash
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27 Leslie Arriguzo           08 Southfield, MI            8.29   5
29 Alexandria Lemonious      06 Detroit, MI               8.35   5


Girls 200 Meter Dash
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10 Landria Buckley           06 Romulus, MI              25.64   5
Top 8 made it to 2 section final.  Look for big things from Buckley at NIN next year!
18 Elizabeth Harvin          06 Southfield, MI           26.14   2
20 Katrina Drayton           07 Troy, MI                 26.22   4 
26 Jennifer Sabra            05 Taylor, MI               26.67   2
31 Erin Humphrey             06 Ypsilanti, MI            26.98   6

Girls 1 Mile Run
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10 Kelly Sampson             05 Detroit, MI            5:12.04

Girls 2 Mile Run
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7 Rebekah Smeltzer          07 Monroe, MI            10:43.55
Winner of 2nd section going away.  Like Katsefaras for the boys—a narrow All-Am. miss on a great effort.  Smeltzer gets two more tries.
18 Jessica Armstrong         07 Dorr, MI              11:20.00
22 Megan Young               05 Rochester Hills, MI   11:36.75

Girls 400 Meter Run
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9 Landria Buckley           06 Romulus, MI              58.71   7
The top 8 made the 2 section final.  Good thing she’s a junior!
20 Katrina Drayton           07 Troy, MI                 59.81   2 
 22 Tricia Kowalski           05 Wyandotte, MI          1:00.22   6 
37 Erin Humphrey             06 Ypsilanti, MI          1:01.87   3







Girls 800 Meter Run ================================================================
  1 Geena Gall                05 Flint, MI              2:10.62
Successfully defended her title against great competition.  All-Am.
6 Ramzee Fondren            08 Detroit, MI            2:13.90
Top freshman by over 5 seconds!  Her 2nd All-American performance (DMR)
19 Amber Hay                 05 Detroit, MI            2:20.58

Girls 60 Meter Hurdles
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Preliminaries
3 Tiffany Ofili             05 Ypsilanti, MI             8.87Q  5
29 Alexandria Lemonious      06 Detroit, MI               9.46   7
33 Jennifer Sabra            05 Taylor, MI                9.88   4
Semi-Finals
3 Tiffany Ofili             05 Ypsilanti, MI             8.84Q  1
Finals 
3 Tiffany Ofili             05 Ypsilanti, MI             8.71
First of 2 All-American performances. (See LJ) Won prelim and semi.



Girls 4x1 Mile Relay
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  8 Lake Erie Striders                                 22:13.76  
     1) Alicia Hoffman 05               2) Rebekah Smeltzer 07            
     3) Andrea Hoffman 08               4) Rachel Baron 08
Another strong performance on Sat.  3 return to vie for an even higher place next year.


Girls Distance Medley
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  2 Detroit Cheetah TC                                 12:13.76  
     1) Ramzee Fondren 08               2) Elesha Logan 05                
     3) Amber Hay 05                    4) Kelly Sampson 05
Repeated as silver medallist All-Americans for NIN Coach of the Year Harry Weaver.  Harry gave a stirring speech honoring many MI coaches.
  8 Spirit of Pre TC                                   12:33.57  
     1) Katie Helms 05                  2) Eileen Creutz 06               
     3) Meagan Creutz 08                4) Melonie Conn 07                
     5) Joanne Gabl 06  A young team on the move upward!

Girls Long Jump
  6 Tiffany Ofili             05 Ypsilanti, MI         5.58m   18-03.75 
      5.56m  5.58m  5.35m  5.26m  5.42m  5.43m  Finished off a great Sunday with her 2nd All-Am performance. (60mHH)
19 Brittany Howard           06 Romulus, MI            5.07m   16-07.75 
      FOUL  4.98m  5.07m  


Comments added by David Mitchell.  Complete results and US lists at www.nationalscholastic.org and www.dyestat.com My apologies if anyone was inadvertently left off this list of MI results.  Please let me know at [email protected]
 

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