In a field that included Wheaton North, Downers Grove South, West Aurora, St. Charles East, Huntley, Geneva, Palatine Fremd, Burlington Central, Crystal Lake Central, Metea Valley, and Palatine High School, the Knights were seeded to score 41 points against excellent 3A competition and came up with a 51 points total and a 6th place finish!
Max Gagne (Jr) got things going early with a PR of 7.35 in the 60m Dash, good for 5th place. Austin Adams (Jr) ran the 31st fastest 800 time in school history with a 2:02.82, taking 5th place! Nate Bermes (Jr) took 2nd in the Pole Vault with a clearance of 13′, becoming the 53rd Knight to clear 13′! In his first 3200 ever, Daniel Occhipinti (Jr) ran the 10th fastest time in school history taking 4th place with 9:53. Drew Hahn (Sr) continued his onslaught in the Shot Put by taking 5th with a PR put of 49’2″, good for 17th all time in Kaneland History! Jacob Wielgos (Sr) and Ethan Walker (Jr) both PRd in the 1600 with times of 4:47 and 4:51 respectively. Ryan Rinella (So) had a big PR in the Long Jump with 19’4″. The Varsity 4×200 of Gagne, Doll, Allen, and Phillips ran 1:36.53 to take 3rd and the Varsity 4×400 of Occhipinti, C. Angelotti, Adams, and Durbala took 3rd with 3:38.
The Knights will be back in action next Saturday at Huntley
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