Broullire and Ramey set Kiwanis meet records
Ramey set a new meet record in the 400-meter dash with his time of 53.35. Set in 2007, the previous record was held by Justin Wigand of Mid-Peninsula.
Crossing the finish line in 41.49, Broullire shattered the 300-meter hurdle record of 42.17 held by Cubby Litzner .
Marquette tallied up 108 points to win the event. Manistique was second with 101. Big Bay de Noc scored 26 points and Gwinn 16.
The Emeralds got off to a strong start, finishing first in three of the five field events.
Broullire captured the long jump with a distance of 18-10. Zack Lambert crossed the bar at 10-06 to finish first in the long jump, and the wind was not a factor for Jared Edwards, who won the discus with a throw of 109-08.
Looking to extend the Emerald lead, the 3,200-meter relay team of Bryson Lawrence, John Rahn, Robert Ayotte and Ryan Ramey won their race, crossing the line at 8:59.27. Broullire also captured first place in the 100-meter dash with his time of 11.82, Lawrence medaled taking first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:13.07.
From there, Marquette and Manistique battled for the top spots in the remaining events.
Second place finishes: Lambert, 110-meter hurdles, 17.10; Adam Nagy, Joe Blanchard, Tyler Kangas, Jake Syers, 800-meter relay, 1:40.75; Tanner Yurk, Nagy, Syers, Broullire, 400-meter relay, 47.49; Tyler Pomeroy, 3,200-meter run, 11:11.36; Lawrence, Rahn, Blanchard, Ramey, 1,600-meter relay, 3:47. 15; Yurk, high jump, 5-08; Nagy, pole vault, 10-00;
Fourth place finishes: Ayotte, 1,600-meter run, 5:36.51; Travis Bolm, 300-meter intermediate hurdles, 48.23; Ayotte, 3,200-meter run, 12:22.30.