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Article updated: 4/11/2013 9:49 PM

Highland Park tops at Grayslake Central

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By Daily Herald report

The cold and rain didn't slow down Highland Park's girls track team Thursday night.

Kiera Thorpe won the 400-meter dash (59.62) and 200 dash (26.82), and Savannah Sledd threw winning marks in the shot put (35-0) and discus (86-7), as the Giants captured the Grayslake Central Ram invitational with 134 points.


Mundelein, which received four individual wins, was second with 112 points, edging Grayslake Central (107.333). Grayslake North (85.333) was fourth, followed by Carmel Catholic (65) and Round Lake (23.333).

The invite runner-up Mustangs got wins from Kelsey Toland in the high jump (4-10), Claire Naughton in the 3,200 meters (12:13.87), Marisa Perreault in the 800 meters (2:26.96) and Lauren Anderson in the 1,600 run (5:19.00). Anderson nipped Grayslake Central's Elsie Rehberg (5:19.51). Mundelein also won the 1,600 relay (4:18.93), while Katie Stanczykiewicz (high jump, 300 hurdles), Hannah Smith (3,200 run) and Emily Schlebecker (800 run) turned in second-place efforts.

Carmel's Hasana Huff won the long jump (15-5) and took second in the triple jump (30-8.5). Grayslake North's Yohana Lara also claimed both a first- and second-place finish. Lara ran a winning 53.34 in the 300 hurdles and was second to teammate Allie O'Connell in the 100 hurdles. O'Connell clocked a 16.30 to Lara's 18.12. The Knights' Sarah Schmitke was second in the 400 run.

Grayslake Central won the 800 relay and got a pair of seconds from Pharah Mondesir (shot put, discus). Rehberg and Leah Kloss (200 dash) had the Rams' other runner-up performances.

Round Lake's Destiny Brown was second in the long jump.

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