On Friday night, the Field & Track team competed in the IHSA Sectional at Morton High School. The Crusaders placed 6th as a team.
Qualifying for the state meet were Jelani Edmond, who was the Discus champion and Tahj Silas who placed 2nd in the 110 high hurdles, making this the 2nd straight year he has qualified in the event. Both athletes will compete at Eastern Illinois University this weekend.
Other athletes that set personal bests on Friday included Matt Tucknott who placed 3rd in the Shot Put, Steve Sloan who ran a 21 second PR in the 3200m, both Leo Staudacher & Derek Burns in the 100m, Brian McElligott & Nico Perez in the 400m, Justin Palmer in the 300 hurdles, Tre Gladney in the 200m, & Dominic Murphy who set the Freshman School Record in the Pole Vault.