CLC boys track wins Byron meet
Crystal Lake Central’s depth pushed it to a dominant performance on Saturday at the Byron Indoor Invitational.
The boys indoor track team won seven of the meet’s 15 events and finished second in another to capture the top overall point total (110). Prairie Ridge (13 points) finished ninth, Johnsburg (12) took 10th and Harvard (8) placed 11th in 12-team meet.
Isaiah Mosher won the 55-meter dash (6.68), the 200 (23.77) and the long jump (21 feet, 7 inches) for the Tigers, who also won the 4x400 and the 4x800 relays.
Tyler Thomas (53.90) and Matt Ferris (54.62) finished 1-2 in the 400, and Alex Baker (4:24.94) won the 1,600 for Central.
Mike Zaranski (13-0) took top honors in the pole vault, and Nick Simons (8.36) took second in the 55-meter hurdles for Marengo.
Joe Cowlin (9:44.31) finished in second place for Prairie Ridge in the 3,200 meters.
Lake Michigan Invitational: At Kenosha, Wis., McHenry finished sixth in the 27-team meet, and Crystal Lake South took 15th.
Nate Richartz beat out teammate Will Ford in a jump off at 13-6 to win the pole vault for the Warriors, and Kyle Postal (6-2) took third in the high jump.
South took third in the 4x800 relay (8:03.97), and fourth in the 4x400 relay (3:33.78).
GIRLS INDOOR TRACK & FIELD
Byron Indoor Classic: At Byron, Hampshire (68) finished third, Prairie Ridge (52) fourth and Harvard (2) 14th.
Jennifer Dumoulin (36-6) won the shot put, Elizabeth Pagan (17-8) won the long jump and Nikki Dumoulin (32-5) won the triple jump for Hampshire, which also won the 4x200 and 4x400 relays.
Erin Wagner (11:49.37) won the 3,200 for Prairie Ridge.
Lincoln 19, Alden-Hebron 3: At Lincoln, David Talbert went 1 for 1 and drove in a run, but the Giants and starting pitcher Bryce Lalor couldn’t climb out of a 15-0 hole in their season-opening nonconference loss.
Alden-Hebron 15, Hartsburg-Emden 1: At Hartsburg, Andrew Tieman struck out four, walked one and allowed one hit in three innings to pick up his first win of the season. Marshall Glenn and Hunter Ogle drove in a pair of runs each for the Giants (1-1).
CL Central 0, Mundelein 0: At Mundelein, Caitlyn Dayton made 10 saves, including two highlight-reel stops near the end of the match, to help Crystal Lake Central (0-0-1) preserve a tie in its season opener with Mundelein.
Rolling Meadows Quadrangular: At Rolling Meadows, McHenry lost to Stevenson, 14-0, and Rolling Meadows, 9-5.
Shannon Murray won at No. 3 singles, and Jessica Jablonski won at No. 7 singles for the Warriors.
• Chris Burrows and Tom Clegg contributed to this report.