Balanced approach suits Fremd at MSL indoor

Daily Herald report
Updated 3/16/2013 9:59 PM

Fremd's balanced approach worked well in Saturday Mid-Suburban League indoor boys track and field inviational on Saturday at North Central College in Naperville.

The Vikings scored in all five categories -- sprints, distance, hurdles, relays and field events -- to earn a 1-point margin over runner-up Schaumburg in the team race.

Fremd finished with 67 points, Schaumburg with 66. Prospect (57), Barrington (52), Elk Grove (44) and Palatine (43) rounded out a tightly bunched top six.

The Vikings' only individual champion was senior Pawel Klimek, who cleared 13-3 to win pole vault.

Hoffman Estates junior Billy Thomas out-leaned Conant sophomore Zach Dale to win the 3,200 in 9:26.11.

Barrington junior David Cerney edged Fremd's Nick Vucovich to with the 800 run in 1:58.08.

Elk Grove sophomore Paul Ifianayi won the 400 by almost two seconds, finishing in 52.03. He also had a leg on the Grens' winning 1,600 relay.

Prospect senior Dave Kendziera won long jump (20-10) and took second in the 400 and 55 hurdles.

Barrington sophomore Scott Miller won the 55 dash, in the same time recorded for runner-up Jake Lewis of Fremd and third-place Juwaan Richard of Schaumburg, 6.64.

Richard, a senior, won the 55 dash (6.67) and the 200 (22.48). The Saxons had another individual winner in senior Lee Duhs in shot put (51-8), and the Saxons won the 800 relay in 1:33.54.

Conant senior Joe Sulentic won the 1,600 in 4:20.90, just ahead of Schaumburg senior Evan Prizy.

Palatine senior Cam Kuksa won the 55 hurdles in 7.72 and the triple jump at 44-5, and the Pirates 3,200 relay of Andrew Clingerman, Christian Zambrano, Zach Stella and Graham Brown won in 8:06.67.

Barrington junior Parker Deloye won high jump with a terrific leap of 6-7.

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