It's time to enjoy another exciting episode of Toeing the Line! We breakdown the past week and weekend which contained so many great track and field moments, particularly conference championship action. We also highlight the upcoming Illinois Top Times meet!
0:56-4:40 RIP to Dylan Bazzell and Drew Fehr of Fairbury (Prairie Central)
*Isaiah Whitaker (Fr., Bloomington Central C 16-8 at Pontiac Boys Invite. IL #1 PV, US #5, breaks his own age 14 World Record
*Jackson Gilbert starting to put it together: 49.29 at Gene Armer, IL #2, only behind Jayon Morrow (Jr., Kankakee); also ran 22.05 at Charger Invite on March 5th
*Landan Gillespie/Mikey Polizzi, IL #2, #3 800 matchup 1:54.46, 1:54.47
*Daryl Okeke new IL #1 60h 8.02 at Uni High Mini Meet 3/20
*Three 1:30's clocked in the 4x200: HF, York, Kenwood, in last week
*Alex Sohn (Sr., Normal Community) 63-7.5 IL #1 in SP at Gene Armer Invite and teammate Chris Taylor (Sr., Normal Community) 6-8 in HJ for IL #2.
*Cabott Craft (Jr., Champaign St. Thomas More) 46-5 IL#1 TJ.
Homewood-Flossmoor jumps: Led by massive IL#1 23-9 from Sochim Ozoh (Jr.)
*DuPage Valley showdown of Brody Squires (Waubonsie) and James Ammenhauser (Neuqua) produce IL#2 23-2.75 and IL#3 22-10.5
*Rylee Lydon (Sr., Prairie Ridge) won Pentathlon at adidas Nationals 3844
*Ana-Liese Torian (Sr., Homewood-Flossmoor) 8.47 IL#2
*800 leaderboard re-written: Catie McCabe (Hinsdale Central 2:13.90, Lily Ginsberg (Prospect 2:14.41, Gabi Walker (Chicago Depaul Prep), 2:15.08, Becca Heitzig (Lincoln) 2:15.44, Annika Swan (Chicago St. Ignatius) 2:15.13, Elena Rybak (Father McGivney) 2:15.34, Lydon 2:15.83
*Catherine Sommerfeld (Sr., Lyons Twp) over Bria Bennis (York) at WSC Silver 10:45.58 IL #4
*Hinsdale central 4x4 rolls 4:02.98 IL#2, Normal Community IL#3 4:03.38
*Shot putter Madelyn Bishop (Rockford Boylan) betters IL#1 to 42-7.5, now joined by four others in the 40-ft club: Antenise Williams (Schaumburg), Nikkel Johnson Kankakee, Nai'lah Anders (Moline), Courtney Clabough (Yorkville)
*Joscelyn Dieckman (DeKalb) 12-9.25, IL#2
*Johnson sisters (Alex Johnson & Dominique Johnson) of Huntley tied in TJ IL#1, 40-2.25. Alex did it at FVC, Dominique did it at Burlington Central Last Chance