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Indoor track roundup: Balanced LT girls win conference meet

Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 6:00 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:33 a.m. CDT

Despite having just one champion, Lyons Township’s girls track and field team used a balanced team effort to win the West Suburban Silver indoor meet Friday.

Emma Haugen won the high jump at the meet.

GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD

Morton

Destiny Casteneda ran a time of 9.05 seconds to win the 55-meter hurdles at the West Suburban Gold indoor meet. Nija Redmond also took a title in the 55-meter dash.

Shayla Ross, Redmond, Ashley Graham and Janeka Stokes combined to win the 4 x 200-meter relay. Stokes also won the high jump, and the Mustangs finished fourth.

Riverside Brookfield

Jackie LaBelle was the pole vault champion at the Metro Suburban Conference indoor meet. RB was sixth overall.

Proviso West

Emani Johnson won the long jump and the 55-meter dash at the West Suburban Silver indoor meet. Johnson ran the anchor leg of the Panthers’ 4 x 200-meter relay team that also took first and included Demetra Spell, Cherish Crittendon and Alexis Harris.

Adina Dodd gave the Panthers two individual champs by winning the 400.

The Panthers were fourth in the meet.

BOYS TRACK AND FIELD

Lyons Township

The Lions were sixth in the indoor West Suburban Silver meet. Alex Lima earned LT’s top individual finish by taking second place in the 600-meter run.

Morton

Mateo Hernandez won the indoor conference title in the 3,200-meter run at the West Suburban Gold meet Friday.

Chris Zavala won the 800-meter run, and Edwin Renteria won the 400-meter dash to give the Mustangs three conference champions.

Morton was third in the team standings.

Riverside Brookfield

Gerrand Moody won both the 50-meter high hurdles and the 50-meter intermediate hurdles at the Metro Suburban Conference indoor meet. Rich Mandel took the title in the pole vault. RB was second in the MSC.

Fenwick

Salvatore Flight won the 800-meter run at the Chicago Catholic League Indoor Championships on Saturday. Flight ran a time of 2:01.46. The Friars were eighth in the varsity standings and second in the freshman/sophomore standings.

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