A summary of preps sports competition from area schools over the past week
Sam Roszak closed out his high school athletics career in history-making fashion.
The North Shore Country Day senior placed first in the long jump last weekend at the IHSA 1A boys track and field state meet.
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 also finished ninth in the 300-meter hurdles and 20th in the high jump event.
As a team, North Shore Country Day finished 26th overall.
Loyola Academy’s Spencer Werner led the Ramblers eighth-place team finish with his stellar performance in the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter runs. Werner finished third in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 9:16.65 and took fourth in the 1,600 (4:16.60.)
Loyola’s Austin Cabanban also helped pace the Ramblers with a fourth-place finish in the 400 with a time of 49.26.
Frank Miedema, Harry Wood Prince, Seichi Shinozaki and Cabanban took sixth place 4-by-400 relay (3:23.42). Clinton Ofosu finished 17th in the triple jump (13.03 meters).
Trevians runner Charlie Siebert finished fourth in the 3,200-run with a time of 9:17.67 while his teammate Nick Falk took eighth at 9:21.03.
In the 1,600-meter run, New Trier’s Andrew Flynn finished 16th with a time of 4:21.86 while his teammate George Cahill finished 20th with a time of 4:22.90
The Trevians finished 41st as a team.
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