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Sports

Minooka boys track team excels at Mustang Relays

On Monday night at the 11th annual Mustang Relays Indoor Track Meet, the Minooka boys track team had several outstanding efforts.

The Indians’ 4x200 meter relay team was third (1:32.93), the 4x400 relay team was fourth (3:27.59) and the 4x800 relay team was 16th (8:21.81), but that was not the least of it.

“Chris Wilson debuted with two outstanding splits after being out two and a half weeks without practice due to a foot injury suffered in PE,” Minooka coach Nick Lundin said.

Wilson ran a 2:01 split in the 800 and a 49.5 split in the 4x4.

“He looks to be in great shape and will be one to watch this season,” Lundin said.

In addition to Wilson, Jake Smith was coming back from an injury suffered during basketball season.

“Jake returned to action in the 4x200 and was key in the team earning third place,” Lundin said.

GRADE SCHOOL

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Coal City def. Pontiac,

25-23, 25-20

In a regional semifinal contest, Coal City came away with the win.

Bridget Kauzlaric led the locals with nine points (two aces), five kills and four assists while Leslie Youskevtch added eight points (five aces), three digs, two kills and two blocks.

Coal City def. Bradley,

25-18, 25-4

The Lady Warriors got 11 points each from Yousketvch and Kauzlaric in the win over Bradley. Two of Yousketvch’s points were aces.

SEVENTH GRADE

Seneca def. MVK,

25-23, 19-25, 27-25

Seneca got the win at the Mazon regional championship in a three-game thriller.

MVK was led by 13 points (three aces) from Lauren Dooley while Kylie Windsor added eight points (three aces). Additionally, Madison Tondini had six points (four aces).

MVK’s season ended at 17-3.

“It was a 100 percent team effort,” Seneca coach Jenn Zelko said. “Tremendous defense, solid serving and great net play helped clinch the victory. The girls fought hard for every single point and hustled after every ball.”

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