Clippers finish in the middle at Rock Falls meet

Levi McKinley competes in the 400 meter run on Friday night at the Rock Falls meet. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Bontz

ROCK FALLS – Amboy-LaMoille’s boys’ track team finished in the middle of the pack in the Rock Falls Rocket Invitational on April 22.

Dixon ran away with the team title with 117 points, followed by Riverdale (87.33), Rock Falls (76), Newman (61) and Forreston. The Clippers were sixth out of 11 teams with 43.33 points.

Brock Loftus paced the Clippers with their only two first-place finishes. He finished ahead of the pack in the 1600-meter run (4:45.65) and the 3200-meter run (10:05.72).

April 22 – Rocket Invite

Dixon 117, Riverdale 87.33, Rock Falls 76, Newman 61, Forreston 53, Amboy-LaMoille 43.33, Milledgeville 33, Hall 30.33, Fulton 25, St. Bede 19, Bureau Valley 12

A-L 1st place: Brock Loftus, 1600m run, 4:45.65; Loftus, 3200m run, 10:05.72

A-L 3rd place: Chandler Pohl, discus, 116-9; Ed Fry, high jump, 5-5

A-L 4th place: Kyler McNinch, 1600m run, 4:55.23; 4x400m JV relay, 4:50.95

A-L 5th place: 4x100m throws relay, 57.9; 4x400m relay (McNinch, Wyatt Lundquist, Kelton Schwamberger, Loftus), 3:56.64; Ian Sundberg, shot put, 39-8; Sundberg, discus, 108-11

A-L 6th place: Atticus Horner, 3200m run, 11:19.21; 4x200m relay (Caleb Yonos, Kye Koch, Schwamberger, Zane Murphy), 1:40.48; Joel Billhorn, high jump, 5-3

A-L 7th place: 4x100m relay (Yonos, Billhorn, Koch, Murphy), 48.76; 4x800m relay (Lundquist, Fry, Schwamberger, McNinch), 9:41.8

A-L 8th place: Pohl, shot put, 39-0

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