Clippers power to top of standings at meet


AMBOY – Ten first-place finishes powered the Amboy-LaMoille boys’ track team to the top of the standings in a six-team meet on May 1 at the AHS track.

The Clippers smoked the rest of the field in the standings with 134 points. Mendota was the closest competitor with 63 points. Milledgeville checked in next with 62 points, followed by Earlville (27), Ashton-Franklin Center (26) and Hinckley-Big Rock (4).

Amboy-LaMoille athletes took top honors in eight individual events and two relays. Individual firsts went to Marcus Winn in the 100-meter dash (11.58), Thomas Stamberger in the 800-meter run (2:15.74) and 3200-meter run (10:52.34), Austin Norman in the 110-meter hurdles (17.59), Travis Eames in the 300-meter hurdles (45.23), Casen Cherry in the triple jump (38-3), Kyle Hunter in the shot put (42-8.5) and Austin Lundquist in the discus (130-1.5).

Breaking the tape in relays for the Clippers were the 4x200 (1:44.74) and the 4x400 (3:47.84). Making up the 4x200 squad were Norman, Cherry, Hunter Walzer and Winn, while the 4x400 group included Eames, Cherry, Thomas Molln and Stamberger.

May 1

Amboy-LaMoille 134, Mendota 63, Milledgeville 62, Earlville 27, Ashton-Franklin Center 26, Hinckley-Big Rock 4

A-L 1stplace: Marcus Winn, 100m dash, 11-58; Thomas Stamberger, 800m run, 2:15.74; Stamberger, 3200m run, 10:52.34; Austin Norman, 110m hurdles, 17.59; Travis Eames, 300m hurdles, 45.23; 4x200m relay (Norman, Casen Cherry, Hunter Walzer, Winn), 1:44.74; 4x400m relay (Eames, Cherry, Thomas Molln, Stamberger), 3:47.84; Cherry, triple jump, 38-3; Kyle Hunter, shot put, 42-8.5; Austin Lundquist, discus, 130-1.5

A-L 2ndplace: Stamberger, 400m dash, 54.9; Molln, 800m run, 2:15.98; Molln, 1600m run, 5:28.14; Norman, 300m hurdles, 46.37; 4x100m relay (Eames, Cherry, Norman, Winn), 47.13; Mike Zaller, high jump, 5-0; Hunter, discus, 125-2.5

A-L 3rdplace: Winn, long jump, 16-8.5

A-L 4thplace: Calvin Deering, 1600m run, 5:45.09; Wyatt Fultz, long jump, 16-6.5; Lundquist, shot put, 39-1

A-L 5thplace: Deering, 3200m run, 12:38; Seth Browning, discus, 109-0