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Saturday's prep roundup: East's Shead earns another record

ROSELLE – St. Charles East senior Jordan Shead broke her second girls track school record of the week at Saturday's Carol Koszola Classic at Lake Park.

Shead, who set the new standard in the 800 meters earlier this week, finished third in the 200, but her time of 25.59 still is the Saints' best ever.

East (106 points) was a narrow runner-up to team champ Rock Island (113), as the Notre Dame-bound Shead also won the 400 in 57.2.

"I think its just a time she's kind of falling into herself," Saints coach Tim Wolf said. "She's been getting focused, training hard and she's really kind of locked it in there."

East welcomed a handful of athletes back from injury as it braces for the stretch run, including Krista Fitzmaurice and Elizabeth Chmelik.

Chmelik's twin sister, Allison, captured the triple jump with an effort of 35 feet, 9 inches. The Saints won the 4x400 relay in 4:08.10.

"A little colder and windier than we thought it would be," Wolf said, "but we did pretty well."

Wheaton Academy 3, Kaneland 1:
At West Chicago, Wheaton Academy's Brett Albaugh spaced two hits, four walks and three strikeouts in a complete-game victory. Joe Laudont drove in the lone run for 10-4 Kaneland.

Batavia 3-3, Larkin 2-2: At Elgin, Steven Busby's seventh-inning sacrifice fly lifted Batavia (12-3, 8-2 Upstate Eight Conference River Division)

Geneva 5-8, Streamwood 8-1: At Geneva, host Geneva split a doubleheader to move to 11-5 (7-4 UEC River). Nathan Montgomery collected four hits on the day, while Ben Chally doubled twice.

Marmion 4, Plainfield East 1: At Aurora, Brian Simon's first-inning RBI single got Marmion started in a nonconference victory. Danny Bicknell tripled in the six.

St. Charles East Invitational:
St. Charles East defeated Rockford Harlem, Hoffman Estates and Maine South by a combined score of 23-1 to cap a 5-0 weekend run and win its own tournament for the third straight season. Sophomore call-up Jordan Hall earned her first varsity win in the Maine South game, scattering four hits, two walks and nine strikeouts in a six-inning shutout. Tess Hupe collected eight hits and four RBIs for the Saints (18-4).

Wheaton Academy 0-9, Westmont 7-2: At Westmont, Hannah Bolds went 3 for 3 with two doubles and four RBIs in the nightcap, helping Wheaton Academy (8-5) rebound from a shutout loss in the opener.

Glenbard South quad:
At Glen Ellyn, Batavia earned its third weekend title in as many Saturdays, defeating Glenbard East (5-1) and Glenbard South (5-1) before a 4-2 victory against St. Francis for the title.

Streamwood Invitational:
Marmion tallied 60 points to finish fifth among 11 teams. The Cadets' Tyler Maryanski went won the high jump in 6-3.

Addison Trail Invitational:
At Addison, St. Charles North finished 2-3, including a three-set victory against Wheaton Academy. Nic Cook paced the 10-12 North Stars with 26 kills and 39 digs. Jeff Rollins (45) and Ben Connor (41) were the team's assist leaders.

St. Charles North 7, St. Ignatius 5:
At Chicago, Connor Zounis and Jud Huxtable powered North with two goals apiece.

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