Wheaton Warrenville South senior Reece Young, who overcame a quadriceps injury suffered in sectionals to win the Class 3A 100-meter dash state championship, is the boys track and field Athlete of the Year.
Downers Grove South senior and NIU football recruit Eli Reed stunned the Class 3A state track meet on Saturday, winning the 400-meter dash. Also in Charleston, Wheaton Warrenville South's Reece Young won the 100 with several other area medalists.
Keira Petrucelli scored two first-half goals as Benet soccer beat Lemont in a sectional final, Kora Navarro struck out nine as Montini softball beat IC Catholic in a sectional final, and Glenbard East's Alonso Perkins leads area finalists at state track in Friday's roundup.
Athletes from La Salle-Peru, Ottawa, Sandwich, Streator, Plano, Coal City, Joliet Catholic, Morris, Marmion, Benet and Providence Catholic competed in the Class 2A Track and Field Sectional on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Plano.
St. Charles North senior sprinter Josh Duncan bested his own 100-meter dash state top time and Wheaton Warrenville South's Reece Young ran the second-fastes time, while Batavia dominated as a team to capture the Class 3A St. Charles North Sectional title.
Rochelle High School hosted a Class 2A boys track sectional Wednesday with several area teams competing including Sycamore, Kaneland, Dixon, Rock Falls, Sterling, Burlington Central, Wheaton Academy, Wheaton St. Francis, and Princeton.