Track and Field

Track and Field

Athletes of the week: Felicity Tuan & Payton Taylor

Athletes of the Week ...... and their friends. This school year, we're giving our weekly honorees a chance to show off their teammates.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Maroons Staab records record win

In baseball

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 16, Westville 6. Both Asa Ray and Weston Strawser scored three runs to pace the Blue Devils (13-5) in a Vermilion Valley Conference game played at Bismarck. Cyrus Dougherty hit a homer for the Tigers (0-20).

Saturday's prep highlights: Bates shines for Warriors in tournament sweep

In baseball

Altamont 6, Sullivan 0. The Redskins (2-10) struggled in nonconference action at home, committing three errors. Dalton Rogers and Drew Rogers each had a hit for Sullivan.

Fisher's Chittick is going the distance — all the way to the Boston Marathon

FISHER — The path to Lucas Chittick's impending involvement in Monday's 123rd Boston Marathon is unorthodox, to say the least.

That Chittick is competing at all is fairly unique.

The Fisher senior is just 18 years old — the absolute minimum to line up for one of the world's premier 26.2-mile races. Only 26 individuals of the same age finished the 2018 Boston Marathon.

Winds of promise: Small numbers can't keep Sages from speeding to victory

TOLONO — There's not much that can be done to shake up track races such as the 100-meter dash and 100 hurdles.

They're short and succinct, with little room for adjustment.

But there is one thing that can throw a wrench into sprinters' plans.

Area boys' track and field leaders: April 13, 2019

100 Meters

Athlete, School Time/Distance

Kyle Burgoni, Unity 11.08

Aidan Laughery, GCMS 11.11

Aiden Meyer, SJ-O 11.11

Max Branigin, Salt Fork 11.16

Chris Brown, Monticello 11.20

Dalton Burk, Fisher 11.20

Jeremiah Hamilton, Urbana 11.20

David Martin, Unity 11.26

Mike Mboyo, Urbana 11.30

Area girls' track and field leaders: April 13, 2019

100 Meters

Athlete School Time/Distance

Ameia Wilson, Danville 12.06

Mattie Lieb, Monticello 12.48

Tanaya Young, Rantoul 12.72

Sydney Buchanan, Monticello 12.81

Chanice Willis, Ch. Central 12.81

Lakeida Nichols, M-S 12.86

Maclayne Taylor, SJ-O 12.87

Dasauna Combs, Urbana 12.89

Alexa Miller, ALAH 12.93

Unity girls' track and field invitational highlights

Video highlights from the Unity girls' track and field invitational on April 12, 2019, in Tolono.