Boys Varsity Track · WHS Takes 3rd Amidst 3A Competition

  Place Points
Antioch Community High School 1st 131
Lake Forest High School 2nd 101
Woodstock High School 3rd 71
Mundelein High School 4th 70
Harlem High School 5th 62
Hampshire High School 6th 56
Lakes Community High School 7th 43
Harvard High School 8th 21

Amidst 3A competition, the Blue Streaks took third place in the D117 Coed Early Bird Invite Friday, April 30 hosted by Lake Villa (Lakes).

WHS scored in almost every event with a scoring system of 10-8-6-4-2-1.

Top performances by the Streaks include junior Jack Novelle, who was the soul event champion at 6-0 in the high jump, and junior Tim Maidment took third in long jump, jumping 5.91m (19.38 feet). Novelle and Maidment are both currently in the top 10 in their events in the state in 2A. Maidment also took second in the 200m dash with a 23.86.

The sprint relay teams scored big with Maidment off the blocks to senior Marcos Fernandez Fernandez, followed by senior Gunner Dunnett, to track newcomer and senior Cannon Sternitzky anchoring. The four pulled off a second-place finish in the 4×1 at 46.45, but more impressively, a third place finish and blazing time in the 4×2 with a time of 1:36.44, landing them an eighth-place ranking in Illinois 2A for the event.

In the distance events, senior Aidan Schleutermann pulled off a tough double, running to a 4th place finish and season best in the 800m (2:06.37), and coming back only a few events later to compete in the 1600m run with an impressive 4:45.39, placing him just two spots shy of 2A’s current top 10.

In the 4×4, senior Gunner Dunnett made a clutch pass, overtaking Mudelein at 200-to-go to grab a fifth-place relay finish, sealing the third-place team finish for Woodstock, just one point ahead of Mudelein.

Other notable performances include senior Quinn Cynor placing fourth and fifth in the 400m and the shot put respectively, junior Sean Canaday scoring fifth in the triple jump, sophomore Dylan Hanson and senior Logan Hagmann finishing fourth and sixth in the 3200, the 4×8 team of sophomores Aidan Greenlee and Jovanni Murillo Gonzalez and freshmen Ishan Patel and Cohen Shutt snagged a fifth-place finish, Sternitzky with a fifth place 100m dash, and Fernandez Fernandez taking 6th in the 100- and 200-meter dashes.

The boys travel to Johnsburg Tuesday, May 4.

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