Princeton's Zoe Mead led area athletes with two top three performances in the Illinois Prep Top Times Meet in Bloomington over the the weekend.
The PHS senior placed second in the 800 meters (2:22.52) and third in the 400-meter dash (1:00.59). In both events, she broke her own school indoor records. PHS coach Pat Hodge said she is the first PHS girl to medal in both events in the meet.
"It was the first time we had doubled the 800 and 400 in the same meet, so for her to break her own indoor marks, especially in the 400, was an outstanding effort," Hodge said. She ran with confidence and determination and looked strong.
Bureau Valley's Lindsey Hoffert finished sixth in the long jump (16-8 1/2).
The Bureau Valley boys 4x400 landed second on the legs of Tucker Schoff, Kane Eastwood, Ryan Taylor and Daniel Trone with a time of 3:37.06. The BV 4x200 of Schoff, Kane, Michael Eastwood and Will Konneck finished sixth with a school-record of 1:32.42.
Also for the Storm, Justin Buckman placed 10th in shot (47-0).
At Sterling: Princeton junior Colbi Schertz placed second in the shot put (35-6 1/12) in Satruday's Sterling Indoor Invite at the Westwood Complex.
Princeton also competed in the Newman F/S Invitational on Friday at Westwood. Taylor Weatherington led the PHS efforts with a first-place finish in the long jump at 14-7. Teammate Michaela Mall landed second at 14-3.
Tieg Sisler placed third in the 60-meter hurdles (11.58) and fifth in the high jump (4-6), Kim Glenn was fifth in the hurdles (11.99). PHS placed fourth in the 4x200 with Mall, Weatherington and Glenn teaming up with Kira Harp to run a 2:03.22.
Kai Tomaszewski led the PHS F/S boys with a first in the 60-meter and 400-meter dash and 4x200 relay and a second in the 200.
Also for PHS, Lenny Mead was first in the 60 HH and 4x200 and third in the 4x400; Blake Janssen was first in the 4x200, second in the 60 HH and third in the 4x400; Luke Marselle took a first in the 4x200 and second in the long jump and triple jump. Seconds went to Cody Workman in the 3200 and Lucus Sisler in the high jump.