Katrina Schlenker, Alice Abbott, and Samantha Poglitsch dueled in an epic battle
Lake Park HS; Roselle, IL--
The Frosh/Soph races started the meet off strong with a new boys' meet record of 15:55 for first place finisher Ryan Schreiner of Wheaton North. However, St. Charles East edged Wheaton North out for the first-place team score with big moves from Joseph Xotla and Mitch Garcia.
On the girl's Frosh/Soph side, Batavia and Wheaton-Warrenville South were battling it out, which would be a similar scene for all of the girls' races. While Brooke Silbernagel and Meara Sauter from Batavia snagged first and second place respectively, South was still able to beat Batavia's team score by 8 points for the win.
|1||St. Charles East High School||32||1+2+7+10+12 (16+21)||0:43 1-5 Split | 14:59 Avg|
|2||Wheaton Warrenville South High School||34||3+4+5+9+13 (17+22)||0:29 1-5 Split | 15:03 Avg|
|3||Batavia High School||87||8+15+18+20+26 (42)||0:57 1-5 Split | 15:34 Avg|
|4||Wheaton North High School||100||11+14+23+25+27 (29+30)||0:50 1-5 Split | 15:42 Avg|
|5||St. Charles North High School||126||6+19+31+34+36 (39+48)||1:30 1-5 Split | 16:02 Avg|
|1||Batavia High School||38||2+6+7+10+13 (15+24)||1:30 1-5 Split | 17:52 Avg|
|2||Wheaton Warrenville South High School||72||1+5+18+22+26 (27+28)||2:20 1-5 Split | 18:18 Avg|
|3||St. Charles East High School||72||3+11+16+19+23 (31+34)||1:34 1-5 Split | 18:24 Avg|
|4||Geneva High School||93||9+12+17+25+30 (35+37)||1:14 1-5 Split | 18:44 Avg|
The Tiger boys were able to show off the full extent of their team in the open race with their first 6 runners all placing in the top ten to clinch first place. St. Charles East made a nice team showing in second place with second-place finisher Payton Fischer falling right behind the first-place finisher Sam Walhout of Wheaton North running 16:01. The Batavia girls once again beat out South, this time in the open race, as the pack of Erin O'Brien, Anissa Garcia, and Annie Sellenberg dominated the field.