A-L track teams enjoy success in Mool Invite

Clipper boys take first place in four events

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AMBOY – Amboy-LaMoille hosted six other schools in the Gordon Mool Invitational track meet on April 20 at the AHS track.

Four first-place finishes powered the Clippers to second place in the team standings with 114 points. Forreston claimed the top spot with 166 points.

Three of A-L’s top finishes came in field events – Hunter Walzer in the long jump (18-1.25), Kyle Hunter in the shot put (44-3.5) and Austin Lundquist in the discus (127-1). The other first went to Travis Eames, who ran the 300-meter hurdles in 45.25.

In the girls’ meet, the Lady Clippers placed third with 57 points. Putnam County ran away with the top spot with 198 points, while Hinckley-Big Rock was second with 64 points.

A-L picked up one first-place finish. The 4x100-meter relay team crossed the finish line before the rest of the competitors in a time of 54.12. The A-L runners were Cassidy Corcoran, Ashley Althaus, Sidney Corcoran and Katelynn Pankhurst.

April 20 – Mool Invite

(boys)

Forreston 166, Amboy-LaMoille 114, Putnam County 102, Ashton-Franklin Center 87, Hinckley-Big Rock 11, Ohio 4, Earlville 4

A-L 1st place: Travis Eames, 300m hurdles, 45.25; Hunter Walzer, long jump, 18-1.25; Kyle Hunter, shot put, 44-3.5; Austin Lundquist, discus, 127-1

A-L 2nd place: Thomas Stamberger, 400m dash, 56.25; Stamberger, 800m run, 2:10.42; 4x100m relay (Eames, Lundquist, Caleb Sarff, Robert Brittingham), 48.01; 4x200m relay (Eames, Sarff, Lundquist, Brittingham), 1:42.8; Brady Becker, discus, 120-5

A-L 3rd place: Brittingham, 100m dash, 11.97; Austin Norman, 110m hurdles, 19.94; Norman, 300m hurdles, 49.71; Sarff, triple jump, 34-4

A-L 4th place: Thomas Molln, 1600m run, 5:41.77; Molln, 3200m run, 11:54.26

A-L 6th place: Sarff, 200m dash, 26.39; Lundquist, shot put, 38-5.75

(girls)

Putnam County 198, Hinckley-Big Rock 64, Amboy-LaMoille 57, Earlville 41, Ashton-Franklin Center 36, Ohio 22

A-L 1st place: 4x100m relay (Cassidy Corcoran, Ashley Althaus, Sidney Corcoran, Katelynn Pankhurst), 54.12

A-L 2nd place: 4x200m relay (Megan Grady, Kelynn Boyle, Madeline Foster, Maddi Full), 2:06.7; 4x400m relay (Grady, Boyle, Kaitlyn Ortgiesen, Full), 4:55

A-L 3rd place: Erin Hosto, 400m dash, 1:07; Nya Renell, high jump, 4-2

A-L 4th place: Renell, discus, 67-3

A-L 5th place: Renell, 200m dash, 30.64

A-L 6th place: Full, long jump, 12-6.25