High school highlights: North Shore Country Day’s Sam Roszak wins the state long jump title, while Loyola’s Werner leads Ramblers to 8th place
A summary of the preparatory sports competitions of schools in the region over the past week
Sam Roszak ended his high school athletic career in historic fashion.
The senior North Shore Country Day placed first in the long jump last weekend at the IHSA 1A boys’ track and field competition.
Roszak won the event with a jump of 6.74 meters, finishing ahead of Kaden Feagin of Arthur-Lovington / Atwood-Hammond High, who took second place with a jump of 6.62 meters.
Roszak was also ninth in the 300-meter hurdles and 20th in the high jump.
As a team, North Shore Country Day finished 26th overall.
Loyola Academy’s Spencer Werner led the team to eighth place in the Ramblers with his outstanding performances in the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter races. Werner was third in the 3,200 meters with a time of 9: 16.65 and fourth in the 1,600 (4: 16.60.)
Loyola’s Austin Cabanban also helped the Ramblers take fourth place in the 400 with a time of 49.26.
Frank Miedema, Harry Wood Prince, Seichi Shinozaki and Cabanban took sixth place in the 4-by-400 relay (3: 23.42). Clinton Ofosu was 17th in the triple jump (13.03 meters).
Treviso rider Charlie Siebert was fourth in the 3,200 race with a time of 9: 17.67 while teammate Nick Falk was eighth in 9: 21.03.
In the 1,600-meter race, Andrew Flynn of New Trier was 16th with a time of 4: 21.86 while teammate George Cahill finished 20th with a time of 4: 22.90
The Trevians finished 41st as a team.
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