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Girls track athletes to watch

Published: Saturday, March 30, 2013 5:34 a.m. CDT

Allison Chmelik, St. Charles East, So.
Sprint and triple jump standout looks to do her share of damage alongside her twin sister, Elizabeth, who was part of 3A title-winning 4x400 at Prep Top Times.

Victoria Clinton, Kaneland, So. Clinton elected to join the program after not competing in track last season. She’s the defending Class 2A cross country champion, adding depth to an already sound distance lineup.

Hannah Davison, Geneva, So. A 3A state qualifier in the triple jump last spring, Davison will look to get up to speed quickly after batting hip issues during the indoor season.

Taylor Knauf, Aurora Christian, Sr. Knauf enters outdoor season in good spirits after clearing 12 feet to win the pole vault title at the 1A Prep Top Times finals. One of a handful of veterans for defending Suburban Christian Conference champs.

Kaylee Raucci, St. Charles North, Sr. Raucci is coming off a strong junior season in which she won the UEC indoor triple jump title before securing a 3A state berth in the event.

Jordan Shead, St. Charles East, Jr. Returning double state-medalist in 3A honed technique in offseason, deciding not to play basketball after finishing seventh in the 400 and as part of the fifth-place 4x400.

Skylar Schoen, Batavia, Sr. Grand Valley State recruit shined during indoors, clearing a personal best 11-6 in the pole vault to set a new girls fieldhouse record when Batavia hosted UEC meet.

Torree Scull, St. Charles East, So. Saints distance standout is coming off another strong cross country season, in which she finished 31st in 3A in 17:20. Won UEC indoor title in 800 earlier this month.

Britney Williams, St. Charles East, Sr. Reigning Chronicle Girls Track Athlete of the Year looks to add more individual medals at 3A state meet after helping 4x400 relay in ’12. She anchored the winning 4x4 at Prep Top Times earlier this month.

Kayla Wolf, Burlington Central, Sr. Half a mile, whole effort. The 800 specialist was seventh in 2A last season and is riding momentum in the event after winning it for the second straight spring at Prep Top Times.

Sydney Zaragoza, Rosary, Jr. Also an emerging girls basketball player, Zaragoza returns from the Royals’ 4x200 state qualifier along with Megan Conlin and Molly Stefanski.

Lauren Zick, Kaneland, Jr. Also deciding not to play basketball this season, Zick kept a diligent winter weight room regimen. She took second in the 2A long jump at Prep Top Times and is a tough sprinter.

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