Who had the best record-breaking performances in Michigan this season? We took your nominations over the past week and here are the finalists.
Vote below for each sport on the next few pages. Voting closes at Midnight EST on June 5th.
Boys Track and Field
Cody Moyer – Gaylord
Discus – 160’11 1/2 – Cody’s throw in the discus shattered Gaylord’s previous school record set by John Knack in 1989 (146-10). “Honestly, it’s kind of funny now that I think about it,” Moyer said. “The guys I’ve thrown with have always said they wanted to be a legend like John Knack some day. Read more in the Petoskey News.
Chris Davis – Fowlerville
3200m – 9:47 – Davis’ record-setting run beat the school’s 1987 record of 9:48, broken by 1 sec on 1st try. He also ran a 1:56 800m split to come from behind and win the 4X800 at the start of the same meet.
Trey Hall – Jackson Northwest
Long Jump – 21’3″ – Record was set in 2007.
Zach Wright – Potterville MS
800M- 2:14.5, 1600M – 4:59.1 – Zach broke both the 800m and 1600m school record this season, both previously set back in 2002. Zach now holds 3 school records, the third being the 3200m @ 10:58 set last year as a 7th grader.
Mason Philips – Salem
Long jump – 24′ 1″ – Mason Phillips has been breaking his own long jump record over and over this season – this jump of 24′ 1″ was the third time he set the school record last set in 1985 this season, tying the MHSAA (Michigan) state record in the process.
Girls Track and Field
Ryen Draper – Plymouth
400M Dash – 54.97s, 200M Dash, 24.55 – At the KLAA Conference Meet, senior sprinter Ryen Draper rebroke her own school and PCEP record in the 400M Dash, with a time of 54.97. It is the fastest time in the 400 run in the state this year, and makes her only the 17th girl in state history to run under 55 seconds. At the meet, Ryen also broke the school and PCEP record in the 200M Dash.
Anavia Battle – Wayne Memorial
100M – 11.85
Mallory Barrett – Milford
1600M, 4:54 – An expectional runner whose talents extend far beyond one event, Mallory Barrett is ranked in the top ten for 3 different events including the 1600, 800, and High Jump.
Mariyah Lewis – East Lansing
Meagan Lange – Forest Area Middle School
800M – 2:38.7, 1600M – 6:05, 400M Relay – 59.7, 1600M Relay – 4:51.5 – Meagan has broken four middle school records as a 6th grader, running against 7th & 8th graders, in her first season in track and field, and is only a handful of seconds from breaking varsity records in each event.
Baseball / Softball
Jakob Selich – Baseball – Millington High School
Career Runs Scored (93), Season Runs Scored (38) – Both records were held since 1979.
Lena Jackson – Softball – Stockbridge High School
Career Home Runs (8) – Lena has hit most home runs in the entire history of Stockbridge High School Varsity Softball Program and is only a sophomore. In addition, on one outing, she hit three over the fence.
Brianna Robeson – Softball – Hartland High School
Consecutive game hitting streak (29 games from 5.18.16 to 5.10.17) – A base hit in 29 consecutive games currently ties for 10th place overall with two other players in MHSAA records.
Rebecca Alway – Grosse Pointe North High School
Career Home Runs (6)