Clipper trackmen cruise to home win

Seven first-place finishes propel A-L to victory

Amboy-LaMoille’s Kyle Hunter sends the shot put on its way during a recent meet. (News photo)


AMBOY – The Amboy-LaMoille boys’ track team enjoyed the comforts of its home track for the first time this season and made it a success with a win over four other teams on April 13.

The Clippers accumulated 95 points to beat out second-place Pearl City (79) by a wide margin. Ashton-Franklin Center took third with 78 points, followed by Galena (49) and Ohio (4).

A-L picked up seven first-place finishes, including a pair by Thomas Stamberger in the 800- and 1600-meter runs. Two Clipper relay teams also earned top honors.

April 13

Amboy-LaMoille 95, Pearl City 79, AFC 78, Galena 49, Ohio 4

A-L 1st place: Kyle Hunter, shot put, 42-2; Austin Lundquist, discus, 120-10; Thomas Stamberger, 800m run, 2:10.01; 800m relay, 1:41.38; Travis Eames, 300m hurdles, 45.21; Stamberger, 1600m run, 4:57.4; 1600m relay, 3:59.08

A-L 2nd place: Lundquist, shot put, 38-7.5; Brady Becker, discus, 118-1; 400m relay, 48.05

A-L 3rd place: Austin Norman, 110m hurdles, 21.18; Robert Brittingham, 200m dash, 25.72

A-L 4th place: Will Flanagan, discus, 101-6; Brittingham, 100m dash, 11.92; Zach O’Rourke, 400m dash, 1:02.03; Norman, 300m hurdles, 52.22

A-L 5th place: Flanagan, shot put, 32-7

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