A big congratulations to the Marlowe Middle School 7th-grade Boys Track Team for winning the Illinois Elementary School Association 7AA State Championship!
The team finished with 46 total points for a decisive 14-point victory in the state finals, held May 22-23 at the Eastside Centre in East Peoria.
Top individual finishers included:
- Brad Walker, 100m (2nd), 200m (2nd)
- Ian Geisler, 1600m (2nd), 800m (6th)
- David Ferrante, Pole Vault (2nd), 110m Hurdles (6th)
- Trevor Mirshak, Pole Vault (15th)
- Joshua Guyer, Long Jump (17th)
- Zachery Fitzgerald, Long Jump (28th)
- 4x100m Relay (2nd)
- 4x200m Relay (22nd).
The team is coached by Jason Monson, Jennifer Garza, Collin Kalamatas, Suzanne Bell, Ryan Starnes, Nicholas Pegarsch, Christy Olszynski, Christina Yelton and Jake Litchfield.