High School/Local College Sports Roundup for March 2, 2013
March 2, 2013 7:38PM
Updated: April 4, 2013 6:56AM
Queen of the Hill: Kamari Jordan, of Bolingbrook, was runner-up in the IHSA three-point showdown at Redbird Arena in Normal. The senior and Class 4A champion, went 7-for-15 in the finals, finishing one basket behind Cumberland’s Katie Poe, the 2A winner. Christian Liberty’s Jessica Moriarty (1A) made six shots in taking third, while Timothy Christian’s Brittany Scheidt (3A), connected on four attempts. Jordan advanced to the finals after making eight shots on Friday to win the 4A title.
Girls Indoor Track & Field
Argo Invitational: Wins by Alexis Hyshaw in the 55-meter dash (7.3 seconds) and Alexis Pierre-Antone in the 55-meter hurdles (8.8) helped Lincoln-Way East (137 points) finish second behind St. Ignatius (140) in the 10-team meet. Julia Junkrowski added a victory in the pole vault (12 feet) for the Griffins, who placed second in three events. Lockport (75) came in fourth, its best performer being Kim Johnson, who was runner-up in the 2-mile run (11 minutes, 54.5 seconds). Plainfield Central’s Jenna Moody prevailed in the 400 (59.5) and Romeoville’s Romeoville’s Raven Kelly was tops in the shot put (36 feet, 5 inches).
Men’s Indoor Track & Field
NAIA National Championships: St. Francis produced All-Americans in the 5,000-meter run, where Phil Rizzo (14.22.52) finished second and Dylan Reyes (14:45.39) sixth in Geneva, Ohio. Jake Ferris, Tevin Hopkins, Mike Topp and Danny Bahret also garnered All-America status for the Saints by virtue of their eighth-place showing in the 2-mile relay (7:56.31). Overall, St. Francis (12) finished 22nd in the 50-team field.
Women’s Indoor Track & Field
NAIA National Championships: St. Francis teammates Rachel Morman, Samantha Bond, Erin Suttman and Jamie Topp earned All-America distinction after finishing fifth in the 2-mile relay (9.21.99) in Geneva, Ohio. Donna Aslakson was 11th in the 5,000 meters (18.14.79) for the Saints.