MHSAA Record Book

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Individual Champions

Four-Time MHSAA Champions
Ryan Shay, Central Lake (L.P. Class D) (1993-96)

Three-Time MHSAA Champions
Stephan Bishop, Vicksburg (L.P. Class B) (1962-64)
Gordon Pekuri, Menominee (U.P. Class A-B) (1966-68)
Fred Teddy, L'Anse (U.P. Class D) (1969-71)
Mike Photenhauer, Menominee (U.P. Class A-B) (1977-79)
Mark Smith, Cadillac (L.P. Class B) (1978-80)
Greg Parker, Capac (L.P. Class C) (1984-86)
Ryan Potila, Ishpeming Westwood (U.P. Class A-B) (1991-93)
Jake Flynn, Benzie Central (L.P. Class C) (1997-1999)

MHSAA Finals Top 5K Finishes

NOTE: The MHSAA Finals distance of five kilometers (3.1 miles) became the standard in 1980. All Lower Peninsula Finals since 1996 have been run at Michigan International Speedway. All times are rounded to nearest tenth of a second, as is the current Finals procedure.

All-Class/Division top 10 (plus ties)

14:10.4 – Dathan Ritzenhein, Rockford, 2000 Division 1
14:51.0 – Jason Hartmann, Rockford, 1998 LP Class A
14:52.8 – Maverick Darling, Ovid Elsie, 2007 Division 3
14:54.5 – Dustin Voss, Saline, 2003 Division 1
15:02.5 – Kurtis Marlowe, Richland Gull Lake, 2000 Division 2
15:03.6 – Tim Ross, Caledonia, 2001 Division 2
15:04.2 – Connor Mora, Cedar Springs, 2012 Division 2
15:05.1 – Nick Raymond, Erie Mason, 2012 Division 3
15:05.3 – Chris Toloff, Novi, 2000 Division 1
15:05.4 – Dathan Ritzenhein, Rockford, 1999 Class A

Lower Peninsula Division 1 top 10

14:10.4 – Dathan Ritzenhein, Rockford, 2000
14:54.5 – Dustin Voss, Saline, 2003
15:05.3 – Chris Toloff, Novi, 2000
15:06.1 – Tim Moore, Novi, 2000
15:07.2 – Frank Tinney, Ann Arbor Huron, 2003
15:07.3 – Brian Kettle, Highland-Milford, 2012
15:09.4 – T.J. Carey, Lake Orion, 2012
15:09.5 – Justin Switzer, Waterford Kettering, 2003
15:11.3 – Tim Moore, Novi, 2001
15:13.7 – Grant Fisher, Grand Blanc, 2013

Lower Peninsula Division 2 top 10

15:02.5 – Kurtis Marlowe, Richland Gull Lake, 2000
15:03.6 – Tim Ross, Caledonia, 2001
15:04.2 – Connor Mora, Cedar Springs, 2012
15:09.5 – Landon Peacock, Cedar Springs, 2005
15:09.8 – Tanner Hinkle, Mason, 2012
15:10.6 – Addis Habtewold, St. Clair, 2007
15:13.0 – Luke Walker, Flint Powers Catholic, 2003
15:15.1 – Bobby Aprill, Dexter, 2006
15:15.7 – Dan Jackson, Dexter, 2006
15:16.2 – Bobby Aprill, Dexter, 2007

Lower Peninsula Division 3 top 10

14:52.8 – Maverick Darling, Ovid Elsie, 2007
15:05.1 – Nick Raymond, Erie Mason, 2012
15:17.5 – Josh Perrin, Hillsdale, 2003
15:22.4 – Bryce Stroede, Hanover-Horton, 2012
15:23.8 – Tony Schafer, Grand Rapids West Catholic, 2008
15:24.3 – Jason Stover, Williamston, 2000
15:26.9 – Caleb Rhynard, Shepherd, 2010
15:27.7 – David Bills, Williamston, 2003
15:28.4 – Blake Allison, Harrison, 2008
15:28.7 – Chase Barnett, Mason County Central, 2012

Lower Peninsula Division 4 top 10

15:22.4 – Tec Adams, Harbor Springs, 2008
15:25.4 – Kyle Tait, Big Rapids Crossroads Charter Academy, 2010
15:25.7 – Kevin Oblinger, Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart, 2008
15:29.5 ­– Christian Birky, Saugatuck, 2008
15:31.0 – Kyle Stacks, Concord, 2008
15:32.3 – Jesse Hersha, Concord, 2012
15:35.0 – Stephan Shay, Central Lake, 2003
15:42.2 – Will Boylan-Pett, Bath, 2000
15:43.2 – Andrew Deumling, Ubly, 2000
15:48.2 – Ben Wynsma, Suttons Bay, 2008

Upper Peninsula Division 1 top 10

16:20.9 – Reed Payant, Marquette, 2009
16:26.6 – Mickey Sanders, Marquette, 2010
16:35.0 – Mickey Sanders, Marquette, 2008
16:36.1 – Reed Payant, Marquette, 2010
16:40.0 – Jamieson Cihak, Marquette, 2000
16:44.5 – Stuart Kramer, Marquette, 2003
16:48.4 – Austin Wissler, Marquette, 2010
16:49.0 – Evan Griffith, Houghton, 2008
16:50.5 – Scott Parker, Sault Area, 2012
16:50.8 – Mickey Sanders, Marquette, 2009

Upper Peninsula Division 2 top 10

16:19.8 – Alan Peterson, Ironwood, 2009
16:34.9 – Jacob Mahoski, Munising, 2009
16:46.7 – Alan Peterson, Ironwood, 2007
16:46.0 – Alan Peterson, Ironwood, 2008
16:48.3 – Mark Kinnunen, Munising, 2005
16:48.0 – Brad Bruce, Munising, 2004
16:49.0 – Alex Zaleski, Munising, 2008
16:54.7 – David Herbert, West Iron County, 2010
16:56.0 – Jesse Daniels, Ironwood, 2002
16:57.0 – Craig Tessmer, Stephenson, 2007

Upper Peninsula Division 3 top 10

16:38.0 – Jonathan Kilpela, Painesdale-Jeffers, 2008
16:47.4 – Jake Mahoski, Munising, 2010
16:49.7 – Joss Martin, Crystal Falls Forest Park, 2003
16:51.0 – Joss Martin, Crystal Falls Forest Park, 2002
16:57.0 – Chad Schlosser, Cedarville, 2004
16:59.4 – Samuel Kilpela, Painesdale-Jeffers, 2003
17:05.0 – Cody Juntikka, Painesdale-Jeffers, 2004
17:11.8 – Tyler Crossman, Rapid River 2006
17:14.3 – Tyler Crossman, Rapid River 2005
17:17.4 – Tyler Crossman, Rapid River 2007

Lower Peninsula Class A top 10 – Retired

14:51.0 – Jason Hartmann, Rockford, 1998
15:05.4 – Dathan Ritzenhein, Rockford, 1999
15:07.0 – Bill Brady, Mt. Clemens, 1980
15:08.4 – Todd Williams, Monroe, 1986
15:11.0 – Dathan Ritzenhein, Rockford, 1998
15:15.0 – Todd Snyder, Ann Arbor Pioneer, 1994
15:16.0 – Ben Evans, Birmingham Brother Rice, 1998
15:19.0 – Steve Schell, Dearborn-Fordson, 1994
15:20.0 – Abdul Alzindani, Dearborn Fordson, 1995
15:20.1 – Carl Allen, Ann Arbor Huron, 1980

Lower Peninsula Class B top 10 – Retired

15:12.0 – Jared Aldrich, Corunna, 1998
15:19.9 – Justin Perez, Flint Powers Catholic, 1999
15:25.5 – Mark Smith, Cadillac, 1980
15:26.0 – Robert Curtis, Warren Woods- 1995
15:28.0 – Kurtis Marlowe, Richland Gull Lake, 1998
15:28.2 – Kurtis Marlowe, Richland Gull Lake, 1999
15:30.0 – Andy Vyncke, Marysville, 1998
15:31.0 – Phil Schoensee, Center Line, 1983
15:33.0 – Jeremy Canze, Corunna, 1998
15:33.3 – Rusty Korhonen, Grand Rapids-Forest Hills Central, 1983

Lower Peninsula Class C top 10 – Retired

15:12.0 – Jake Flynn, Benzie Central, 1998
15:15.6 – Jake Flynn, Benzie Central, 1999
15:19.7 – Ryan Cole, Sanford Meridian, 1999
15:23.6 – Ryan Cole, Sanford Meridian, 1998
15:33.4 – Eric Stuber, Williamston, 1980
15:34.1 – Justin Kibbey, Maple City Glen Lake, 1998
15:39.4  – Richard Bradshaw, Stockbridge, 1980
15:41.0 – Aaron Rogers, Berrien Springs, 1999
15:42.0 – Ben Darling, Leslie, 1995
15:44.1 – Kevin Sule, Hemlock, 1999

Lower Peninsula Class D top 10 – Retired

15:30.0 – Ryan Shay, Central Lake, 1996
15:58.8 – Steve Hubbard, Concord, 1983
16:01.0 – Ryan Shay, Central Lake, 1995
16:04.8 – James Thomas, Mancelona, 1984
16:06.0 – Ron Hein, Galien, 1998
16:07.0 – Carl Mayhand, Mason County Eastern, 1980
16:10.0 – Dan Ebright, Suttons Bay, 1983
16:14.0 – Eric Bierstetel, Fowler, 1992
16:16.8 – Peter Ross, Ann Arbor Greenhills, 1983
16:16.0 – Trevor McGinn, Grass Lake, 1995

Upper Peninsula Class A-B top 10 – Retired

15:26.0 – Jon Ottoson, Marquette, 1982
15:38.0 – Ryan Potila, Ishpeming Westwood, 1992
15:40.0 – Dan Beaudry, Escanaba, 1985
15:44.0 – Geoff Osowski, Marquette, 1985
15:47.0 – Steve Ostrenga, Menominee, 1982
15:53.0 – Bob Knapp, Kingsford, 1992
15:53.0 – Steve Ostrenga, Menominee, 1981
15:53.1 – John Kingston, Marquette, 1981
15:55.0 – Al LaFountain, Marquette, 1980
15:55.0 – Jay Richer, Gladstone, 1985

Upper Peninsula Class C top 10 – Retired

15:23.0 – Mike Wasson, Negaunee, 1982
15:26.0 – Matt Rodeheffer, Hancock, 1992
15:32.0 – Jim Albee, Hancock, 1982
15:33.0 – Todd Pohlman, Ishpeming, 1982
15:36.0 – Tim Goloversic, Ishpeming, 1985
15:41.0 – Bob Schnell, Stephenson, 1988
15:42.0 – Peter Marcotte, Ishpeming Westwood, 1987
15:47.0 – Tim Stadler, Ishpeming, 1982
15:49.0 – Dave DeLisle, Munising, 1993
15:51.0 – Jim Albee, Hancock, 1981

Upper Peninsula Class D top 10 – Retired
15:40.0 – Eugene Soumis, Chassell, 1982
15:41.0 – Dan Giesen, Norway, 1982
15:52.0 – Deren Pershinske, Engadine, 1987
16:18.0 – Charles Cox, Crystal Falls Forest Park, 1985
16:21.0 – Eugene Soumis, Chassell, 1981
16:29.0 – Tim Wesa, Painesdale-Jeffers, 1992
16:29.0 – Joe Herbert, Norway, 1980
16:31.0 – Jason Maki, Eben Junction Superior Central, 1992
16:33.0 – Steve Butina, Painesdale-Jeffers, 1982
16:33.0 – Neal Gottsacker, Watersmeet, 1980

Team Records

MHSAA Championships, Lower Peninsula Finals (minimum five)

11 – Kalamazoo Central (1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1935, 1943, 1946, 1950, 1954)
9 – Napoleon (1931, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949)
9 – Concord (1975, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1986, 2009, 2011, 2012)
7 – Charlevoix (1982, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991)
7 – Benzie Central (1984, 1985, 1986, 1995, 1997, 2009, 2013)
6 – Lansing Eastern (1950, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1957)
6 – Ypsilanti (1941, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1960)
6 – Fremont (1976, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1993)
6 – Detroit Catholic Central (1983, 1984, 1989, 2001, 2009, 2010)
5 – Niles (1934, 1935, 1936, 1939, 1949)
5 – Flint Kearsley (1944, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1980)
5 – Dearborn (1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1987)
5 – Grass Lake (1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998)
5 – Dexter (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
5 – Ann Arbor Pioneer (1987, 1990, 1993, 1994, 2008)
5 – Highland-Milford (2003, 2004, 2011, 2012, 2013)

MHSAA Championships, Upper Peninsula Finals (minimum five)

21 – Marquette (1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013)
15 – Ishpeming (1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1999, 2001)
13 – Escanaba (1950, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1991, 1998, 2006)
12 – Painesdale-Jeffers (1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2006, 2009)
10 – Stephenson (1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012)
10 – Eben/Eben Junction/Eben Junction Superior Central (1946, 1947, 1948, 1951, 1967, 1987, 1988, 1989, 2008, 2010)
9 – Menominee (1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1953, 1967, 1983, 1996, 1997)
9 – Sault Ste. Marie (1931, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2012)
8 – Pickford (1955, 1957, 1958, 1964, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972)
8 – Munising (1973, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012)
6 – Rudyard (1961, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1969, 2009)
6 – Carney-Nadeau (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
5 – Baraga (1944, 1945, 1949, 1950, 1952)
5 – Rapid River (1954, 1956, 1959, 2005, 2007)
5 – Ishpeming Westwood (1980, 1984, 1985, 2002, 2004)

Consecutive MHSAA championships (minimum three)

6 – Marquette, Upper Peninsula (1985-90)
6 – Carney-Nadeau, Upper Peninsula (1997-2002)
5 – Ishpeming, Upper Peninsula (1968-72)
5 – Charlevoix, Lower Peninsula (1987-91)
5 – Dexter, Lower Peninsula (2002-06)
4 – Kalamazoo Central, Lower Peninsula (1925-28)
4 – Dearborn, Lower Peninsula (1927-30)
4 – Menominee, Upper Peninsula (1946-49)
4 – Escanaba, Upper Peninsula (1958-61)
4 – Escanaba, Upper Peninsula 1973-76)
4 – Painesdale-Jeffers, Upper Peninsula (1976-79)
4 – Marquette, Upper Peninsula (1979-82)
4 – Painesdale-Jeffers, Upper Peninsula (1990-93)
4 – Grass Lake, Lower Peninsula (1995-98)
4 – Marquette, Upper Peninsula (2002-05)
3 – Ann Arbor, Lower Peninsula (1922-24)
3 – Napoleon, Lower Peninsula (1934-36)
3 – Niles, Lower Peninsula (1934-36)
3 – Ypsilanti, Lower Peninsula (1945-47)
3 – Eben, Upper Peninsula (1946-48)
3 – Jackson, Lower Peninsula (1947-49)
3 – Lansing Eastern, Lower Peninsula (1950-52)
3 – Alma, Lower Peninsula (1950-52)
3 – Spring Arbor, Lower Peninsula (1953-55)
3 – Lansing Eastern, Lower Peninsula (1955-57)
3 – Rudyard, Upper Peninsula (1961-63)
3 – Ishpeming, Upper Peninsula (1964-66)
3 – Pickford, Upper Peninsula (1970-72)
3 – Concord, Lower Peninsula (1980-82)
3 – Benzie Central, Lower Peninsula (1984-86)
3 – Eben Junction Superior Central (1987-89)
3 – Fowler, Lower Peninsula (1988-90)
3 – Stephenson, Upper Peninsula (1990-92)
3 – Marquette, Upper Peninsula (1993-95)
3 – Republic-Michigamme, Upper Peninsula (1994-96)
3 – Calumet, Upper Peninsula (1996-98)
3 – Sault Ste. Marie, Upper Peninsula (1999-01)
3 – Harbor Springs, Lower Peninsula (2002-04)
3 – Pinckney, Lower Peninsula (2005-07)
3 – Marquette, Upper Peninsula (2008-10)
3 – Stephenson, Upper Peninsula (2010-12)
3 – Highland-Milford, Lower Peninsula (2011-13)