Cass Tech sweeps PSL boys’ and girls’ track titles

Chuck Johnson
Media Information Director
DPS Office of Athletics

Cass Tech High’s boys’ and girls’ track and field team swept both team titles Thursday at King High School in a Detroit Public School League championship meet that also had no shortage of individual dominance.

Cass Tech wins 2012 PSL boys’ track and field title

Coach Thomas Wilcher’s Technicians racked up 123 ½ points to win the boys’ title, outscoring Renaissance in second with 96, Mumford third with 66, King fourth with 58 ½, Cody fifth with 54, CMA sixth with 53, Crockett seventh with 42, Douglass eighth with 21, Southeastern ninth with 20, Central 10th with 17, Osborn 11th with 16, Pershing 12th with 14, Denby and Southwestern tied for 13th with 13 each, Western 15th with eight and Ford 16th with one.

Cass Tech girls repeat as PSL track and field champions

Coach Chris Wright’s Lady Technicians repeated as champions by scoring 181 points, while Renaissance was second with 139, King third with 91, Osborn fourth with 79, Mumford fifth with 42, Northwestern sixth with 23, Central seventh with 11, CMA eighth with six, DIA ninth with five and Cody and Denby tied for 10th with three points apiece.

Cass Tech’s Kyra Jefferson and Southeastern’s Neil Pippen doubled as the individual 100 and 200 meter champs, while other double winners included King’s Mahyla Cotton in the discus and shot put, CMA’s David Ridgell in the 110 and 300 hurdles, King’s Corey Sumner in the 1600 and 3200, and Renaissance’s Jabari Dean in the shot put and the discus.

For complete results, click here:
2012 PSL boys’ track and field results
2012 PSL girls’ track and field results
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