Galva senior Caelin Foley opened his track and field season with a pair of wins at the Lincoln Trail Conference indoor meet Friday at Knox College in Galesburg.

Galva senior Caelin Foley opened his track and field season with a pair of wins at the Lincoln Trail Conference indoor meet Friday at Knox College in Galesburg.

Foley swept the distance races, taking the 1600-meter run in a time of 4:52.9 and the 3200-meter run in 10:06.12.

The Wildcats finished with five medals in the event, which does not keep team scores. Also placing for GHS were Cal Larson third in the 800-meter run (2:22.95) and fifth in the 1600-meter run (5:29.52), and Everett Thuline sixth in the 800-meter run (2:40.4).

Mercer County topped the medal count in the boys competition with 20, including a pair of first-place finishes, while Princeville checked in with 17 medals and four event wins.

ROWVA-Williamsfield grabbed eight medals, led by Brandon Merz with a win in the high jump (5-10) and a third-place effort in the 4x800 relay (Will Spence, Adam Johnson, Brenden Prine and Isaac Robinson) in a time of 10:42.44.

The Ridgewood boys snagged nine medals in the meet, topped by a second-place effort from Keanan Dean in the shot put (39-1) and third-place finishes from Lucas Althaus in the triple jump (35-2 1/2), Jordan Francis in the 1600-meter run (5:07.25) and Lukas Maness in the 400-meter dash (58.17 seconds).

 

Results from LTC girls meet

The Galva girls picked up two medals in the meet, both on fourth-place finishes — Taylor Warner in the 55-meter dash (8.29 seconds) and the 4x200 relay (Lexi Morse, Warner, Julia Stahl and Tressa Rogers) in a time of 2:03.11.

Princeville and United captured 13 medals each in the girls meet, followed by Ridgewood and Stark County with 12 apiece.

Ridgewood earned three wins on the day — the 4x200 relay (Anna Paul, Taylor Sall, Kiley Martin and Jenna Stromquist) in a time of 1:59.31, and Lauren Anderson and Kalynn Johnson tying for first in the high jump (4-10).

Adding seconds for the Spartans were the 4x400 relay (Stromquist, Sall, Johnson and Anderson) in a time of 4:45.12 and Johnson in the triple jump (32-10 1/2).

ROWVA-Williamsfield earned eight medals in the meet, highlighted by a runner-up finish from Lexie Little in the shot put (33-0).