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Kendziera, Costello sectional champs for Prospect

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Daily Herald report

Prospect's boys track and field team took third place in the Niles West sectional Thursday, sending the 4 x 800-meter relay to state along with several individuals.

Knights senior Dave Kendziera won the 110-meter high hurdles (14.27) and the 300 intermediates (37.52), and senior Pat Costello won the shot put with a throw of 55 feet, just ahead of the 54-10 runner-up effort from Dominick DiBenedetto of Deerfield.

Prospect senior Quention Shaffer was runner-up in the 1,600 in 4:20.76, just behind winner Peter Cotsirilos of New Trier (4:19.62).

The Knights' 3,200 relay won in 8:00.18.

Evanston won the team race with 85 points, ahead of Glenbrook South (75) and Prospect (72).

Maine West had a pair of seniors advance in the 800 run. Alex Gasca was third in 1:54.99, and Richard Leon was fourth in 1:56.57.

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