Lady Clippers place in middle of pack

Amboy-LaMoille finished in the middle of the pack in the 44thannual Lady Steamer Invitational on April 16 at Fulton.

The Lady Clippers finished fifth out of 10 teams with 55 points. The top four teams were Fulton (130), Milledgeville (91), Riverdale (68) and Erie-Prophetstown (57).

Amboy-LaMoille finished first in four events. The lone individual first went to Kylee Brown in the long jump with a distance of 17-0. That mark set a new LaMoille school record.

The Lady Clippers broke the tape in three of the four relays. Forming the 4x100 team (52.48) were Sidney Corcoran, Brown, Brooklyn Whelchel and Emma Lundquist. The 4x400 team (4:17.32) consisted of Corcoran, Whelchel, Ashley Althaus and Lundquist. Also claiming the top spot was the 4x800 relay of Kaitlyn Ortgiesen, Kelynn Boyle, Dulce Bajarano and Ashley Althaus in a time of 11:06.

April 16 – Lady Steamer Invite

Fulton 130, Milledgeville 91, Riverdale 68, Erie-Prophetstown 57, Amboy-LaMoille 55, Clinton 42, Morrison 37, West Carroll 32, Newman 12, Camanche 4

A-L 1stplace: 4x100m relay (Sidney Corcoran, Kylee Brown, Brooklyn Whelchel, Emma Lundquist), 52.48; 4x400m relay (Corcoran, Whelchel, Ashley Althaus, Lundquist), 4:17.32; 4x800m relay (Kaitlyn Ortgiesen, Kelynn Boyle, Dulce Bajarano, A. Althaus), 11:06; Brown, long jump, 17-0

A-L 2ndplace: 4x200m relay (Corcoran, Brown, Whelchel, Lundquist), 1:50.49

A-L 3rdplace: Brown, 200m dash, 27.55

A-L 6thplace: Ortgiesen, 300m hurdles, 59.64


The Lady Clippers kept up their busy schedule when they traveled to Rock Falls for the Rock Falls Invitational on April 19. There were eight teams in the meet and A-L finished fifth with 70 points. Bureau Valley owned the top spot with 139 points.

Amboy-LaMoille took first place in one event, the 4x400-meter relay. The foursome of Corcoran, Whelchel, Lundquist and Ashley Althaus ran a time of 4:13.20.

April 19 – Rock

Falls Invitational

Bureau Valley 139, Rock Falls, 113, Dixon 79, Milledgeville 76, Amboy-LaMoille 70, Riverdale 43, Newman 18, St. Bede 13

A-L 1stplace: 4x400m relay (Corcoran, Whelchel, Lundquist, A. Althaus), 4:13.2

A-L 2ndplace: 4x100m relay (Corcoran, A. Althaus, Whelchel, Lundquist), 52.9; A. Althaus, 400m dash, 1:02.87; Lundquist, 300m hurdles, 50.25; Brown, long jump, 16-0.5

A-L 3rdplace: Margaret Vaessen, 800m run, 2:30.49; 4x200m relay (Corcoran, A. Althaus, Whelchel, Lundquist), 1:51.48; 4x800m relay (Ortgiesen, Boyle, Lauren Althaus, Vaessen), 10:51.48

A-L 4thplace: Boyle, 3200m run, 13:57

A-L 5thplace: L. Althaus, 800m run, 2:43.43; Vaessen, 1600m run, 5:52.95; Corcoran, 100m dash, 14.07


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