MAPLE PARK – Kaneland boys track and field coach Andy Drendel didn't have much expectations for his team heading into Saturday's Kaneland Prep Classic meet. He just wanted the Knights to compete in their second outdoor meet of the season.
The Knights exceeded their coach's expectations, finishing in first place out of 16 teams with a total of 76.5 points. DeKalb finished fifth (42 points) and Sycamore seventh (39). Batavia (74), Yorkville (63.5) and West Aurora (55) rounded out the top five.
"Our intent wasn’t to win it," Drendel said. "It was only our second outdoor meet. We just wanted to see how we could do against quality competition. Everyone stepped up and competed their butts off."