Clippers finish second at Du-Pec Invitational


PECATONICA – Amboy-LaMoille’s boys’ track team put together a strong effort in finishing second in the eight-team Du-Pec Invitational on May 2 at Pecatonica.

The Clippers took top honors in six events, which helped them pile up 145.5 points, placing behind only team winner North Boone (201).

Kyler McNinch and Ian Sundberg were both double-winners for A-L. McNinch raced to first in the 1600-meter run (5:03.71) and the 3200-meter run (11:03.73), while Sundberg took charge in the shot put (41-8) and discus (134-8).

Joel Billhorn also claimed an individual first in the 400-meter dash with a time of 55.9, while the 4x400-meter relay team topped the competition in 3:51.31. Toting the baton were Billhorn, Zane Murphy, Caleb Yanos and McNinch.

May 2 – DuPec Invite

A-L 1st place: Joel Billhorn, 400m dash, 55.9; Kyler McNinch, 1600m run, 5:03.71; McNinch, 3200m run, 11:03.73; 4x400m relay (Billhorn, Zane Murphy, Caleb Yanos, McNinch), 3:51.31; Ian Sundberg, shot put, 41-8; Sundberg, discus, 134-8

A-L 2nd place: Atticus Horner, 800m run, 2:24.56; 4x100m relay (Yanos, Billhorn, Kelton Schwamberger, Murphy), 47.4; 4x200m relay (Yanos, Ed Fry, Schwamberger, Murphy), 1:40.57; 4x800m relay (Horner, Michael Shoemaker, Jaden Haley, Conner Deering), 10:33.15

A-L 3rd place: Murphy, 100m dash, 11.52; Horner, 1600m run, 5:28; Fry, high jump, 5-3; Billhorn, long jump, 18-4

A-L 4th place: Yanos, 100m dash, 11.81; Kydreel Green, shot put, 38-4; Zach Dunne, discus, 103-3

A-L 5th place: Schwamberger, 200m dash, 25.25; Haley, 800m run, 2:51.33; Deering, 1600 run, 5:42.79; Adrian Marquez, 3200m run, 14:04.10; Brayden Klein, discus, 95-4

A-L 6th place: Marquez, 800m run, 2:52.93

A-L 7th place: Fry, triple jump, 32-4

A-L 8th place: Klein, 100m dash, 12.25