Distance Running 360: How Did 2017-18 Class 3A Boys Do?


Danny Kilrea and Dylan Jacobs make strong statements throughout the school year

Below are the 2017 top 25 Class 2A cross country all-state placers outcomes. We chronicled their indoor and outdoor track seasons into the equation.

1. Danny Kilrea (Sr., LaGrange Lyons) 14:08- 3200m State Champion; IL#1 8:56.84; 1600m/4:12.06 PB; IL#1 5k/14:36.78

2. Clayton Mendez (Sr., Chicago Whitney Young) 14:22- 5th state/3200m, 9:00.76 SB; 4th state/1600m, 4:05.57 MILE PB; IL#1 MILE & 1600m 

3. Tommy Brady (Jr., Park Ridge Maine South) 14:29- 3rd state/3200m (9:06.13); 1600m (4:20.41)
 
4. Zach Kinne (Jr., Naperville Neuqua Valley) 14:33- 3200m State Runner-Up (9:03.55); 1600m (4:14.52); 800m (1:58.80)
5. Conor Perreault (Sr., Skokie Niles North) 14:34- 28th state/3200m, ran 9:12.63 Distance Night in Palatine; 1600m (4:26.03 PB)
6. Dylan Jacobs (Sr., Orland Park Sandburg) 14:36- Anchored team to state title in the 4x800 relay (1:52 split); 1600m State Champion in season-best 4:11.60; 4:10.40 MILE; clocked 9:06.75/3200m at Arcadia Invitational
7. Josh Methner (So., Arlington Heights Hersey) 14:36- 4th state/3200m- 9:06.65 PB at DNP; 1600m (4:26.03) 
8. Jacob Ridderhoff (Sr., Downers Grove North) 14:36- 5th state/1600m (4:15.41); 3200m (9:16.77); 800m (1:58.21)
9. Nick Laning (Sr., Barrington) 14:38- Grabbed final 3200m all-state medal in 9:15.33 (PB 9:07.34 at Lake Co. Champs); 11th state/1600m, 4:17.92 PB

10. Joshua Rodgers (Jr., Geneva) 14:39- Did not advance to state in any event; 10:09.97/3200m
 
11. Brandon Christopher (Sr., Park Ridge Maine South) 14:39- Did not advance to state in any event; 1600m (4:22.67); 3200m (9:47.22)

12. Michael OBroin (Sr., Chicago St. Ignatius) 14:39- Did not advance to state in any event; 3200m (9:41.69); 1600m (4:36.60i) 

13. William Hauenstein (So., Wheaton-Warrenville South) 14:39- 36th state/3200m, 9:25.27; 1600m (4:25.37)

14. Rory Cavan (Jr., Glen Ellyn Glenbard West) 14:42- Anchored team to 4th place state finish in 4x800 relay; 1600m (4:17.34); 800m (1:56.60); 3200m (9:28.07)

15. Alex Tam (Sr., Libertyville) 14:42- 10th state/1600m, 4:15.09; 10th state/3200m, 9:08.53 

16. Colin Yandel (Sr., Hinsdale Central) 14:43- Ran a leg on 10th place state 4x800 relay; 1600m (4:18.43); 3200m (9:21.73) 

17. Patrick Burns (Sr., Lake Zurich) 14:43- 32nd place state/3200m, 9:23.15; 1600m (4:29.49)

18. Stephen Moody (Jr., Glen Ellyn Glenbard West) 14:43- 14th place state/3200, 9:08.41; 1600m (4:22.66 PB)
19. Nick Chudzik (Sr., Downers Grove North) 14:44- Ran leg on 4x800 state prelim team; 1600m (4:22.29); 3200m (9:26.13)

20. Sean MacGregor (Sr., Elmhurst York) 14:45- Anchored 6th place state 4x800 relay; 800m (2:00.30i); 1600m (4:21.63); 3200m (9:38.04)
 
21. Miles Christensen (Sr., Downers Grove North) 14:46- 7th place state/3200m, 9:03.79 PB; 1600m (4:14.75); 800m (1:57.84)

22. Jack Roberts (Jr., Downers Grove North) 14:47- 11th place state/3200m, 9:08.39 PB; 1600m (4:20.56)
 
23. Omar Paramo (Sr., Plainfield North) 14:52- Did not advance to state in any event; 3200m (9:29.20); 1600m (4:20.48)

24. Stephen Pipilas (Sr., Downers Grove South) 14:52- Did not advance to state in any event; 1600m (4:22.45); 3200m (9:31.70)

25. Charlie Nevins (Jr., Chicago Whitney Young) 14:52- Ran on state prelim 4x800 relay; 3200m (9:27.12); 1600m (4:32.25); 800m (2:01.59) 


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