2015 3A Illinois Top Times Revisit: The Odyssey

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[3A] meet summary-


o Anthony Colangelo (Lincoln-Way East) wins Boys High Jump with a height of 6-7; the state leader Jamante Steward of Proviso West finishes 3rd (6-5)

o The Boys Long Jump was tight but Dylan Boye of Hinsdale South was victorious with a distance of 22-0.5

o Cheyenne White (Waukegan) takes Girls Long Jump 18-7

o 3200m was picked up by Luke Hoffert (Yorkville) in a solid 9:18.46

o Brooke Catherine (Normal Community) clears a height 12-6 for Pole Vault victory

o Lindsay Graham (Glenbard West) wins 3200m in a school-record and IL#1/US#1 10:22.53 (5:11/5:11)

o Girls Shot Put was won with 42-00 effort by Fiona Kanam (Skokie Niles North)

o A healthy Jayla Stewart (Homewood-Flossmoor) runs state best 8.64 60HH time and blows away the field

o "The Clout Man" Eric Walker (St. Rita) matches his prelim leading 60HH time 8.10 for the finals win

o Kahmari Montgomery (Plainfield Central) shuts down critics in the 60m with a sizzling meet record 6.84 and IL#1/ US #15 clocking. "I shut off all devices for this one," said Montgomery in lieu of apparent whispers that he was hurt or not among the state's best in the chatter sessions.

  • Cory Hertz (Lakes) cruises to victory in the 400m with a time of 49.02
  • Konrad Eiring (Barrington) leads four other runners under 2:00 with a 1:56.82

o Fremd bid their time well and used a 2:17 anchor leg to win the girls 4x800 with a time of 9:25.09- IL#1

o Glenbrook North notches boys 4x800 title in 8:08.93

o Homewood-Flossmoor girls successfully get the stick around the track in the 4x200 and mutes naysayers with 1:43.30- good for IL#2

o Brittny Ellis (Warren Township) easily wins girls 60m in a meet record 7.65

o Kyle Hedge (Crystal Lake South) wins the boys Shot Put 56-10.75

o Jes Skudlarek (Prospect) takes the girls High Jump with a height of 5-7

o It took several minutes to sort out who won the girls 1600m, but when the results came out Lauren Van Vlierbergen (Jacobs) was victorious over Gabby Juarez (Streamwood) 4:53.83-4:54.01-- both times go in as IL#1 & 2. Torree Scull (St.Charles East) gets the Bronze medal running 4:57.88. It was also the deepest field in meet history

o Brittny Ellis gets DQ'ed in the 400m on an apparent phantom false start call. No problem. She gets real angry and dusts 200m field w/ IL#1 24.75. "I was like I didn't false start; it made me angry and I don't normal get angry," said Ellis

o Late girls 800m entry Morgan Schulz (Cary-Grove) 2:13.09 steals the show. Schulz was not in the meet program but she won anyway! More on this later!!!!

o Keagan Smith (Huntley) holds off Bryce Richards (Mundelein) in the boys 1600m 4:16.86-4:17.39

o The little known Cierra Pulliam (Romeoville) cracks the magical 40-foot mark in the girls triple jump and breaks a 16 year old record with a 40-2 (IL#1/US#10)

o The young and tough Bloom Twp girls win a spirited 4x400 over hard charging Downers Grove South 4:02.18-4:02.89

o Evanston boys bring the meet to a close in the 4x400 with a solid 3:25.16 (Carl Klamm anchors w/49.3) over Homewood-Flossmoor 3:26.29; Plainfield Central takes third from the first section running 3:26.90 (Kahmari Montgomery glides 48.1 on his carry)