Kaneland pushes but can't topple Cahokia
May 31, 2014 11:52 PM -
Ben Barnes saw the opening and took it. Cahokia's Jamari Ward, who had led Class 2A long jump since he went 22 feet, 10½ inches on his first attempt in Friday's preliinaries of the Boys Track and Field Championships, didn't go any farther his first try in Saturday's finals. The next time around, he passed. Barnes, the junior from Kaneland, responded with an 8-inch personal-record leap of 23-5 that catapulted him into first place.