Sue Pariseau Invitational Recap

Glen Ellyn, IL-

18 teams competed at the Sue Pariseau Invite hosted by Glenbard West. In attendance at the meet was Barrington, Bloomington Township, York, Lincoln-Way East, Geneva, Hinsdale Central, Lake Zurich, Lane Tech, Naperville North, Oak Park-River Forest, Proviso East, Sandburg, Warren Township, Wheaton North, Whitney Young, and Willowbrook. This meet was filled with tremendous talent as state qualifying times were run, the fastest mile in the country was run, and a new Hilltoppers outdoor track record was broken.

In the field events, sophomore Annika Bynum of Warren Township jumped a state qualifying height of 5'3 in the high jump.

Also jumping state qualifying height was freshman Miriam Azeez representing Lincoln-Way East, who jumped 18-07.75., blowing away the rest of her competitors.

Returning state qualifier, junior Dior Nicholson of Hinsdale Central, threw 116-04 in the discus

Starting off the running events were the distance girls in the 4X800m relay. On the varsity level, Barrington ran a state qualifying time of 9:30.76.

Junior Katelynne Hart of Glenbard West ran the fastest 1600m in the country with a time of 4:45.33. Also, senior Katie Hohe of Glenbard West ran a state qualifying time of 11:04.81 in the 3200m run.

Concluding the running events was the 4X400m relay, which was won by Glenbard with a time of 4:04.76 (It is of no surprise that Glenbard West took first place on the varsity level overall) In addition returning all-stater, senior Halle Bieber of Naperville North ran a 44.72 in the 300m hurdles.

Freshman Sydney Robinson of Whitney Young ran yet another state qualifying time of 25.83 in the 200m dash