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Prospect, Palatine produce in MSL divisional meets

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Prospect produced a dominant effort to take top honors in the Mid-Suburban East divisional girls track meet hosted by Buffalo Grove on Wednesday, while Palatine had a similarly strong performance to win the MSL West divisional meet at Hoffman Estates.

In the East meet, Prospect's Lauren Poplawski won the 400 meters (1:01.30) and placed second in the 3,200 (11:33.20) as the Knights finished with 190 points to top Hersey (124) and Wheeling (99).

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Tara Stokes and Brenda Kendziera provided a 1-2 finish for Prospect in the 300 hurdles.

Christine Santiago took top honors in the 1,600 (5:15.30) for the Knights, who also won the 4 x 400 and 4 x 800 relays.

Prospect was also strong in the field events, as Jess Skudlarek won high jump (5 feet, 2 inches), Catherine Sherwood won triple jump (35-4.5) and Erin Reese was second in both shot put and discus.

Michelle Brown won the 100 hurdles in 16.1, and teammate Kelly Hill had the top pole vault (10-0) for Hersey, which won the 4 x 200 relay in 1:52.2.

Wheeling standout Sydney Keith won both the 100 (12.6) and the 200 (26.2), and the Wildcats won the 4 x 100 relay in 50.4.

Rolling Meadows senior Morgan Keller had the best efforts in both shot put (41-6.5) and discus (128-7). The Mustangs had another winner in long jump, as Mia Harper leapt 16-9 to edge Hersey's Erica Hill (16-8.25) and Meg Cerniglia (16-4.25).

Buffalo Grove freshman Kaitlyn Ko won the 3,200 in 11:15.6.

Wheeling's Marta Dzundza won the 800 by a margin of 7 seconds, finishing in 2:24.5.

• In the West meet, Palatine's Ashley Proksa was a four-time winner. She was best in the 100 (12.78), 200 (26.85) and long jump (17-3.5), and joined Meg Jump, Basirat Iginla and Gabbi Heidrich for the winning 4 x 100 relay (50.93).

Other winners for Palatine included Jump in the triple jump (34-11), Cassidy McPherson in the 800 (2:21.97) and the 3,200 relay (9:39.5).

Palatine finished with 170 points, ahead of Barrington (111) and Fremd (83).

Fillies winners included Anna Cossio in high jump (5-1) and 300 hurdles (48.95), Samantha Babiuk in pole vault (10-0), Lauren Cropsey in the 400, McCall Braun in the 100 hurdles (16.37) and the 4 x 200 relay.

Hoffman Estates senior Banke Oginni won both shot put (45-1) and discus (106-10), and freshman Meagen Biddle won the 3,200 (11:15.69).

Schaumburg had winners in Ali Gutt in the 1,600 (5:13.32) and the 4 x 400 relay (4:09.82).

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