Grand Haven’s girls swimming and diving team scored an exciting 161-154 win over East Kentwood on Thursday.
The meet was highlighted by the return of MacKenzie Landman, who had missed the early part of the season. She anchored the Bucs’ 200-yard medley relay with a great time of 26.3 seconds. That team, however, was touched out for a close loss.
The Bucs battled back thanks to great swims by Kate Armstrong and Sage Horan in the 50 freestyle, then Chloe Lalonde won the diving competition.
Stephanie Stantz won the 100 butterfly by a body length, then Becca Busby and Abby Poort finished 1-2 in the 500 freestyle. Casey Murphy added a fifth-place swim in that event.
SL SWIMS PAST FREMONT
The Lakers’ swimmers and divers had no trouble swimming past league foe Fremont on Thursday, 82-20.
“We were able to try out some new events tonight,” Lakers’ coach Penny Zacek said. “I was very pleased with Sophia Kleinhecksel and Allison Brown in the 100 backstroke, Annie Brechting in the 100 fly, and Kaitlyn Weesies in the 50 freestyle.”
LAKERS’ GOLF WINS AGAIN
Spring Lake’s varsity girls golf team continued to mow down the competition, scoring an overwhelming 173-254 win over Whitehall on Thursday at Spring Lake Country Club.
Anna Kramer shot a one-over-par 38 to lead the Lakers. Ginny Olszewski followed with a 44, while Kayla Krueger shot a 45. Emma Conroy and Faith Lee each shot a 46.
TROJANS’ GOLFERS 3RD AT GMA
The Trojans turned in an impressive third-place finish at Wednesday’s Greater Muskegon Area Tournament, held at Stonegate Golf Club.
Fruitport’s Alexis Jackel placed 10th at the event.
HAVEN VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO EK
Grand Haven’s varsity girls volleyball team saw its defense of its O-K Red Conference title get off to a rocky start on Thursday as the Buccaneers fell to visiting East Kentwood, 25-14, 25-16, 26-24.
Taylor Craymer was a bright spot for the Bucs with 11 kills and 10 digs.
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