A-L girls dominate meet

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Ten first-place finishes power Lady Clippers to victory

FORRESTON – Ten first-place finishes powered the Amboy-LaMoille girls’ track team to a first-place finish in a five-team meet at Forreston on April 4.

The Lady Clippers piled up 125 points to best second-place Dakota, which tallied 101.5 points. Forreston-Polo checked in next with 75 points, while Earlville (21.5) and South Beloit (18) brought up the rear.

A-L had seven individual first-place winners, led by Katelynn Pankhurst in the long jump (15-5) and the triple jump (30-11). Also winning their events were Allison Hicks in the discus (78-7), Kelynn Boyle in the 3200-meter run (13:35), Cassidy Corcoran in the 100-meter dash (13.88), Sidney Corcoran in the 200-meter dash (29.8) and Megan Grady in the 1600-meter run (5:53).

The Lady Clippers broke the tape in three of the four relays. The 4x200 unit of Cassidy Corcoran, Sidney Corcoran, Ashley Althaus and Pankhurst had a time of 1:58.4; the 4x400 team of Cassidy Corcoran, Pankhurst, Maddie Foster and Althaus was clocked in 4:28.62; and the 4x800 tandem comprised of Grady, Margaret Vaessen, Kaitlyn Ortgiesen and Erin Hosto posted a time of 10:19.81.

April 4

Amboy-LaMoille 125, Dakota 101.5, Forreston-Polo 75, Earlville 21.5, South Beloit 18

A-L 1st place: Katelynn Pankhurst, long jump, 15-5; Pankhurst, triple jump, 30-11; Allison Hicks, discus, 78-7; Kelynn Boyle, 3200m run, 13:35; Cassidy Corcoran, 100m dash, 13.88; Megan Grady, 1600m run, 5:53; Sidney Corcoran, 200m dash, 29.8; 4x800m relay (Grady, Margaret Vaessen, Kaitlyn Ortgiesen, Erin Hosto), 10:19.81; 4x200m relay (C. Corcoran, S. Corcoran, Ashley Althaus, Pankhurst), 1:58.4; 4x400m relay (C. Corcoran, Pankhurst, Maddie Foster, Althaus), 4:28.62

A-L 2nd place: S. Corcoran, long jump, 13-5; Hicks, shot put, 25-11; S. Corcoran, 100m dash, 13.91; Ortgiesen, 800m run, 2:49.53; Foster, 400m dash, 1:06.14; Vaessen, 1600m run, 6:06.3

A-L 3rd place: Hosto, 400m dash, 1:07.2; Boyle, 1600m run, 6:36

A-L 5th place: Madi Full, 800m run, 2:59.59

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