Girls track makes indoor strides on Saturday

By on March 12, 2009

At the Hononegah Girls Indoor Classic on Saturday, Kaneland Lady Knights track finished 21st out of 22 teams (6.5 points). Homewood-Flossmoor, with 82 points, led the charge, followed by Whitney Young at 73 points and West Aurora at 71.5.

Top finishes for the Lady Knights included a double shot in the 800-meter run, with Andie Strang and Lisa Roberson taking sixth and seventh, respectively. Strang ran the event in 2 minutes, 28.98 seconds, and Roberson ran in 2:30.91.

In the 55m high hurdles, sophomore Jessica Brinkman finished 15th in the preliminaries with a run of 10.38 seconds, just .33 away from qualifying for the finals.

For the field side, Kelly Evers finished in a tie for 15th in the high jump at four feet, four inches. The pole vault had Katie Bergman and Sara Wallace nab seventh place in the pole vault with 7-6.

Shot put also yielded some returns. Alyssa Galvan took 13th at 31-9.5, Lauren Whittaker finished 20th at 30-4.5 and Nicole Ketza took 34th at 27-11.75.