CHICAGO MARIST TRACK AND FIELD: Welcome

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Welcome to the Chicago Marist Boys Track and Field site.

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For more information, contact Marist Head Boys Coach Jon Gordon at Gordon.Jon@marist.net  

Practices Monday - Friday from 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm, commence with a brief TEAM meeting in the Cafeteria before going to the Track. Thanks.

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Marist 2018 OUTDOOR Track and Field Statistics, including Relays Splits

Marist 2019 Indoor Track and Field Statistics, including Relays Splits

 As of March 20, 2019, the following athletes have paid their annual Pasta Party fee ($50.00) for the 2019 Track and Field season: Auer, Bugos, Burns, Coccaro, Coy, Derdzinski, Ferguson, Geary, Geona, Harris, Kavanaugh, Kerlin, Leonard, McNamara, Miller, Phillips, Wagner, and Vallie. We need to collect this fee from every member of the TEAM in order to continue to have Pasta Partys during the upcoming Outdoor Track season. Please make checks payable to "Marist High School", and turn it in to Marist Head Coach Jon Gordon. THANKS.

Banquet Ticket Order(s): Auer (3). Order forms available under the link "2019 Track and Field Handouts".

 Friendly reminder, the bus departs at 8:30 am on Saturday, March 23, 2019 for the INDOOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS. Meet packets available under the link "2019 Track and Field Handouts".



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Monday, March 18
BRIAN FERGUSON, JOVAN MARSH, AND THOMAS LEONARD QUALIFY FOR INDOOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS! PACK YOUR BAGS! MARIST IS GOING TO BLOOMINGTON!!

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 On Monday, March 18, 2019, at 10 pm, the field was officially announced for Illinois Prep Top Times, the Indoor State Championships.

 Marist Junior Brian Ferguson qualified for the Indoor State Championships in the 400m dash.

 Marist Sophomore Jovan Marsh qualified for the Indoor State Championships in the 60m dash and 200m dash.

 Marist Junior Thomas Leonard qualified for the Indoor State Championships in the 3200m run.

 On Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 8:30 am, the Chicago Marist RedHawks will travel to Bloomington, Illinois for lunch at the Olive Garden, and then check-in at the Class 3A Indoor State Championships (Illinois Top Times). 

 The Indoor State Championships takes place at the Shirk Center in Bloomington, Illinois. The stadium will be filled to its capacity, with people standing in the upper deck just to get a glimpose of the meet.

  It is highly recommended that spectators arrive early to the meet. Indoor State is also going to be broadcasted live on the internet.

 The stadium at Illinois Wesleyan University features a 200m Track, multipurpose room for Team camps, warm-up room for athletes adjacent to the track, upper deck seating, a video screen, showing the results of all the events throughout the meet, and a play-by-play announcer who will give live commentary on every event that takes place.

 The Class 3A 60m Dash Prelims will commence at 2:50 pm, with 60m Dash Finals at 4:35, and 200m Dash at 6:05 pm.

 The Class 3A 3200m run will commence at 3:10 pm.

 The Class 3A 400m Dash will commence at 5:30 pm. 



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Saturday, March 16
Brian Ferguson finishes SECOND in the 400m dash! Jovan Marsh finishes SECOND in the 60m and 200m! Thomas Leonard finishes SECOND in the 3200m run!

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Jovan Marsh

 On Saturday, March 16, 2019, the Chicago Marist RedHawks traveled to the University of Illinois Armory for the 41st Annual Gene Armer Invitational.

 Gene Armer served Urbana High School for 28 years, and in 1951, his Cross Country Team won the State Championship. Urbana High School sponsors the meet in the name of Gene Armer, who gave his entire life to the promotion of Track and Field at Urbana High School and the State of Illinois.

 The meet featured a record 95 high schools (55 Girls Teams, and 40 Boys Teams), and over 916 athletes.

 Several Marist athletes returned from Spring Break in Arizona (Andrew Kerlin), Florida (Carter Auer), Georgia (Caleb Davis), and Canada (Alexis Arreola) just in time for this very special meet.  

 In 2019, the Marist RedHawks competed with guts and determination in every event.

 Also, several relay alternates (4x200m) ran FASTER than the athlete they were replacing on Saturday. 

 The Marist Track and Field Coaching Staff is very proud of every member of the TEAM's performance on saturday, including multiple qualifiers for Illinois Top Times, the "Indoor State Championships". 

 The Indoor State Championships will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Illinois Wesleyan University.

 Points for individual events and relays were from the following point scale: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.

 Medals were awarded for the Top 6 places, and Points were awarded for the Top 8 places.

 Marist finished in FIFTH place with 36 points, and posted victories over, among others: 6. Normal (33 points), 7.Danville (30 points), 8. TF North (28.50 points), 9. Granite City (26 points), 10. LaSalle-Peru (23 points), 11. Auburn (20 points), 11. Urbana (20 points), 13. St. Teresa (19 points), 14. Dixon (17 points), 15. Athens (16 points), 15. Waterloo (16 points), 17. Olympia (13 points), 18. Deerfield (12.50 points), 19. Sacred Heart-Griffin (11 points), 19. Pontiac (11 points), 21. Highland (8 points), 22. Macon Meridian (7 points), 23. Alton Marquette (6 points), 23. Brownstown (6 points), 25. Altamont (4.50 points), 26. Manual (4 points), 26. University City High School (St.Louis) - (4 points), 28. Peoria Christian (2 points), 28. Kankakee (2 points), 28. Eisenhower (2 points), 28. F.W. Parker (2 points), 28. Morgan Park (2 points), and 33. Morton (1 point). Seven high schools did not score any points in the meet.

 The Chicago Marist RedHawks had a record of 35-4 on the day!

 In the 60m dash Prelims, Jovan Marsh ran a personal best 7.11 to qualify for the finals.

 In the 60m dash Finals, Jovan Marsh finished in SECOND place with a personal best time of 7.07.

 In the 200m dash, Jovan Marsh finished in SECOND place with an INDOOR personal record of 23.04.

 In the 400m dash, Brian Ferguson finished in SECOND place with an INDOOR personal best time of 50.81.

 In the 800m run, Tommy Kavanaugh finished in 26th place with a personal best time of 2:22.84.

 In the 1600m, Thomas Leonard finished in fifth place with an outstanding time of 4:39.31.

 In the 3200m, Thomas Leonard finished in SECOND place with an official time of 9:55.75.

 In the 60m Hurdles, Tom Johnson finished in 12th place with a personal best time of 9.81.

 In the 4x200m Relay, Marist Freshman Tucker Miller exploded out of the blocks, and ran an impressive 24.56 200m split, and made a nice exchange to Michael Coy. Marist Freshman Michael Coy ran a personal best 200m split of 24.45, and made a good exchange to Tom Johnson. Marist Senior Tom Johnson ran an outstanding 200m split of 24.78, and made a perfect exchange to Nick Coccaro. Marist Sophomore Nick Coccaro, despite being boxed in, ran a personal best 200m split of 25.31 to secure 17 victories for the RedHawks in the 4x200m Relay with an official time of 1:39.12.

 In the 4x400m Relay, Marist Junior Caleb Davis ran a 58.20 400m split on the first leg of the relay. Marist Sophomore Jamari Grant ran a 54.90 400m split on the second leg of the relay. Marist Senior Alexis Arreola ran a 57.52 400m split on the third leg of the relay. Marist Freshman Michael Coy ran a 62.95 400m split to anchored the RedHawks to 18th place with an official time of 3:53.58.

 In the 4x800m Relay, Marist Freshman Andrew Kerlin ran a personal best 2:11.77 800m split on the first leg of the relay, and made a perfect exchange to Lucas Pennix. Marist Senior Lucas Pennix ran a 2:17.12 800m split on the second leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Alexis Arreola. Marist Senior Alexis Arreola ran a 2:14.76 800m split on the third leg of the relay, and made a nice exchange to Caleb Davis. Marist Junior Caleb Davis anchored the RedHawks to 11th place with an outstanding 2:12.49 800m split for a season best time of 8:56.17.

 In the High Jump, Marist Sophomore Carter Auer finished in 11th place with a season best jump of 5'6.

 In the Long Jump, Marist Sophomore Jamari Grant finished in 19th place with a leap of 17'3.50.

 In the Triple Jump, Marist Sophomore Jamari Grant finished in 12th place with a triple jump of 36'3.

 In the Shot Put, Marist Senior Kendric Nowling was scratched from the competition.

 

 VARSITY POINTS SCORED AT THE GENE ARMER INVITATIONAL

 1. Jovan Marsh         (10th)  16.00

 2. Thomas Leonard  (11th)   12.00

 3. Brian Ferguson     (11th)     8.00



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Sunday, March 17
VARSITY POINTS SEASON TOTAL

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VARSITY POINTS SEASON TOTAL (8 MEETS)

1. Jovan Marsh (10th) - 81.25

2. Brian Ferguson (11th) - 61.75

3. Thomas Leonard (11th) - 43.00

4. Tom Johnson (12th) - 35.00

5. Kendric Nowling (12th) - 26.25

6. Jamari Grant (10th) - 19.25

7. Lucas Pennix (12th) - 18.25

8. Andrew Kerlin (9th) - 14.75

9. Carter Auer (10th) - 14.50

10. Luke Hortsman (11th) - 13.75

11. Tucker Miller (9th) - 11.75

12. Antoine Davis (11th) - 9.75

13. Alexis Arreola (12th) - 8.00

14. Keyon Turner (11th) - 6.25

15. Amari Watkins (11th) - 6.00

16. Anthony Johnson (11th) - 5.50

16. Peter Derdzinski (11th) - 5.50

17. Caleb Davis (11th) - 5.25

18. Kevin Bugos (10th) - 5.00

18. Eric Teverbaugh (12th) - 5.00

19. Kivonte Houston (11th) - 4.50

20. Michael Coy (9th) - 3.75

21. Nick Vallie (10th) - 3.00

22. Brendan Geary (9th) - 1.75

23. Danny Enright (9th) - 1.50

24. Josiah Harris (10th) - 1.00

24. Josh Harris (10th) - 1.00

24. Andres Castillo (12th) - 1.00

25. Nick Coccaro (10th) - 0.75

25. Sam McNamara (9th) - 0.75

25. Cesar Gaona (10th) - 0.75

26. Tommy Kavanaugh (10th) - 0.50

The athletes listed above have earned a VARSITY letter by scoring a point at the Varsity level, and will be presented with a Varsity letter at the May 26, 2019 Track and Field Banquet at the East Bank Club.



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Andrew Kerlin

Tuesday, March 5
Marist upsets Lyons Township by a score of 70 to 61! Kerlin WINS 3200m! Marsh, Ferguson, Houston finish 1-2-3 in 55m dash! Brian Ferguson WINS 200m!

 On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, the Marist Varsity Men traveled to Lyons Township High School for a classic dual meet. 

 Individual events were scored on the following point scale: 5-3-1.

 Relays were scored on the following point scale: 5-0.

 In the Varsity Pole Vault, Lyons Gatson won it with a vault of 12'0. Lyons Movinger finished in second place with a vault of 11'6. Lyons Pignotti and Abrahams tied for third place to complete the scoring with vaults of 8'0.

 After the Pole Vault, the score was Lyons 9, Marist 0. 

 In the Varsity High Jump, Lyons Kelly won it with a leap of 5'5. Marist Sophomore Carter Auer finished in SECOND place with a personal best jump of 5'5. Lyons Ganzel finished in third place to complete the scoring with a jump of 5'5. Ties were broken by total misses during the competition. 

 After the High Jump, the score was Lyons 15, Marist 3.

 In the Varsity Long Jump, Lyons Morlocke won it with a jump of 19'6.5. Marist Sophomore Jamari Grant finished in SECOND place with a jump of 18'2. Lyons Abrahanson finished in third place to complete the scoring with a jump of 17'2. 

 After the Long Jump, the score was Lyons 21, Marist 6.

 In the Varsity Triple Jump, Marist Sophomore Jamari Grant won it with a personal best triple jump of 40'0. Marist Senior Tom Johnson finished in SECOND place with an outstanding triple jump of 38'10.5. Marist Sophomore Carter Auer finished in THIRD place with a triple jump of 35'1. Lyons Janicki finished in fourth place with a triple jump of 33'10.

 After the Triple Jump, the score was Lyons 21, Marist 15. 

 In the Varsity Shot Put, Marist Senior Kendric Nowling won it with a throw of 42'0. Lyons DeMarco finished in second place with a throw of 41'1. Lyons Kelly finished in third place to complete the scoring with a throw of 40'0. 

 After the Shot Put, the score was Lyons 25, Marist 20.

 In the Varsity 4x800m Relay, Lyons won it with an official time of 9:16.0. Marist scratched due to the absence of Senior Lucas Pennix.

 After the 4x800m, the score was Lyons 30, Marist 20.

 In the Varsity 3200m run, Marist Freshman Andrew Kerlin won it with an official time of 10:37.2. Lyons Mathis finished in second place with an official time of 10:40.8. Lyons Seigel finished in third place to complete the scoring with an official time of 10:41.2.

 After the 3200m, the score was Lyons 34, Marist 25.

 In the Varsity 55m High Hurdles, Marist Senior Tom Johnson won it with a personal best time of 8.90. Lyons Hurd finished in second place with an official time of 9.3. 

 After the 55m High Hurdles, the score was Lyons 37, Marist 30.

 In the Varsity 55m Dash, Marist Sophomore Jovan Marsh won it with a personal best time of 6.60. Marist Junior Brian Ferguson finished in SECOND place with an official time of 6.70. Marist Junior Kivonte Houston finished in THIRD place to complete the scoring with an official time of 6.90. Lyons Ganzel tied for fourth place with Marist Junior Antoine Davis with an official time of 7.0.

 After the 55m dash, the score was Marist 39, Lyons 37

 In the Varsity 800m run, Lyons Kelly won it with an official time of 2:19.2. Lyons Solfis finished in second place with an official time of 2:19.3. Lyons Hart finished in third place to complete the scoring with an official time of 2:23.5.

 After the 800m run, the score was Lyons 46, Marist 39.

 In the Varsity 4x160m Relay, Marist Sophomore Jovan Marsh, Senior Kendric Nowling, Junior Antoine Davis, and Junior Brian Ferguson WON it with an official time of 1:17.40. Lyons finished in second place with an official time of 1:22.50.

 After the 4x160m relay, the score was Lyons 46, Marist 44.

 In the Varsity 400m dash, Marist Junior Anthony Johnson WON it with an official time of 59.3. Lyons Miklosz finished in second place with an official time of 59.6 Lyons NG finished in third place to complete the scoring with an official time of 63.3.

 After the 400m dash, the score was Lyons 50, Marist 49.

 In the Varsity 55m Low Hurdles, Marist Senior Tom Johnson WON it with an outstanding time of 8.5. Lyons Halon finished in second place with an official time of 9.3. Marist Sophomore Carter Auer finished in THIRD place to complete the scoring with a personal best time of 9.4. Lyons Janicki hurdled an official time of 9.7.

 After 55m Low Hurdles, the score was Marist 55, Lyons 53.

 In the Varsity 1600m, Lyons Kange won it with an official time of 5:04. Marist Senior Alexis Arreola finished in SECOND place with an official time of 5:09.9. Marist Junior Caleb Davis finished in THIRD place with an official time of 5:10.7.

 After the 1600m, the score was Marist 59, Lyons 58.

 In the Varsity 200m dash, Marist Junior Brian Ferguson WON it with an outstanding time of 24.0. Lyons Morlock finished in second place with an official time of 24.7. Marist Senior Kendric Nowling finished in THIRD place to complete the scoring with an official time of 25.3.

 After the 200m dash, the score was Marist 65, Lyons 61.

 After two hours, there was only one event remaining, the 4x400m Relay. The winner of the relay, would earn 5 points for their respective school, and win the meet.

 In the Varsity 4x400m Relay, Marist Freshman Michael Coy ran a personal best 400m split of 58.51 seconds on the first leg of the relay, and made a nice exchange to Jamari Grant. Marist Sophomore Jamari Grant ran a 400m split of 58.88 on the second leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Andrew Kerlin. Marist Freshman Andrew Kerlin ran a personal best 400m split of 60.76 on the third leg of the relay, and made a PERFECT exchange to Jovan Marsh. Marist Sophomore Jovan Marsh came from behind to outkick the Lyons anchor with an impressive 57.73 400m split to WIN the 4x400m Relay, and the meet with an official time of 3:56.5. Lyons finished in second place with an official time of 3:56.6. 

 After the 4x400m Relay, the FINAL score was Marist 70, Lyons 61.

 The RedHawks upset the defending IHSA Sectional Champions!

 Marist will travel to the University of Illinois Armory on Saturday, March 16, 2019 for the Gene Armer "All Star" Track and Field meet.

VARSITY POINTS SCORED AT LYONS TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

 1. Tom Johnson     (12th)            13.00

 2. Brian Ferguson   (11th)              9.25

 2. Jamari Grant       (10th)              9.25

 3. Jovan Marsh       (10th)              7.50

 4. Kendric Nowling  (12th)              7.25 

 5. Andrew Kerlin     (9th)                6.25

 6. Carter Auer         (10th)              5.00

 6. Anthony Johnson (11th)             5.00

 7. Alexis Arreola       (12th)             3.00

 8. Michael Coy         (9th)              1.25

 8. Antoine Davis      (11th)             1.25

 9. Kivonte Houston  (11th)            1.00

 9. Caleb Davis         (11th)            1.00



We Are the Champions


Tuesday, March 5
VARSITY SEASON POINTS TOTAL

VARSITY POINTS SEASON TOTAL (7 MEETS)

1. Jovan Marsh (10th) - 65.25 

2. Brian Ferguson (11th) - 53.75

3. Tom Johnson (12th) - 35.00 

4. Thomas Leonard (11th) - 31.00  

5. Kendric Nowling (12th) - 26.25

6. Jamari Grant (10th) - 19.25 

7. Lucas Pennix (12th) - 18.25

8. Andrew Kerlin (9th) -  14.75

9. Carter Auer (10th) - 14.50

10. Luke Hortsman (11th) - 13.75 

11. Tucker Miller (9th) - 11.75  

12. Antoine Davis (11th) - 9.75

13. Alexis Arreola (12th) - 8.00 

14. Keyon Turner (11th) - 6.25 

15. Amari Watkins (11th) - 6.00

16. Anthony Johnson (11th) - 5.50 

16. Peter Derdzinski (11th) - 5.50

17. Caleb Davis (11th) - 5.25 

18. Kevin Bugos (10th) - 5.00  

18. Eric Teverbaugh (12th) - 5.00

19. Kivonte Houston (11th) - 4.50 

20. Michael Coy (9th) - 3.75  

21. Nick Vallie (10th) - 3.00  

22. Brendan Geary (9th) - 1.75 

23. Danny Enright (9th) - 1.50 

24. Josiah Harris (10th) - 1.00 

24. Josh Harris (10th) - 1.00 

24. Andres Castillo (12th) - 1.00 

25. Nick Coccaro (10th) - 0.75 

25. Sam McNamara (9th) - 0.75 

25. Cesar Gaona (10th) - 0.75 

26. Tommy Kavanaugh (10th) - 0.50  

The athletes listed above have earned a VARSITY letter by scoring a point at the Varsity level, and will be presented with a Varsity letter at the May 26, 2019 Track and Field Banquet at the East Bank Club.



Tuesday, March 5
Nick Coccaro WINS Sophomore 55m dash! Josiah Harris WINS Sophomore 55m Low Hurdles! Sophomore 4x400m Relay WINS!

 On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, the Marist Sophomore Boys traveled to Lyons Township High School for a classic dual meet. 

 Individual events were scored on the following point scale: 5-3-1. 

 Relays were scored on the following point scale: 5-0.

 Marist won the Varsity divsion by a score of 70 to 61. Lyons Township won the Sophomore division by a score of 107 to 25.

 Marist athletes that scored in the SOPHOMORE division included:

 Freshman Jake Phillips finished in SECOND place in the 3200m run with a personal best time of 11:48.4. Freshman Gavin Carey finished in THIRD place in the 3200m run with a personal best time of 13:03.60.

 Sophomore Nick Coccaro finished in FIRST place in the 55m dash with an outstanding time of 7.10. Freshman Sam McNamara finished in THIRD place to complete the scoring in the 55m dash with an outstanding time of 7.30.

 Sophomore Nick Vallie finished in THIRD place in the 800m run with a personal best time of 2:28.90.

 Sophomore Josiah Harris finished in SECOND place in the 55m High Hurdles with an official time of 10.5. Josiah Harris WON the 55m Low Hurdles with an official time of 9.8. Josiah Harris also finished in THIRD place in the Triple Jump with a jump of 36'5.75.

 Freshman Michael Golden, Sam McNamara, Kyle Quinn, and Brendan Geary WON the Sophomore 4x400m Relay with an official time of 4:15.2. Lyons Township finished in second place with an official time of 4:16.6.

 Marist will travel to Joliet for the Sophomore Indoor Championships on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

Sophomore Points scored at Lyons Township

1. Josiah Harris     (10th)          9.00

2. Nick Coccaro     (9th)            5.00

3. Jake Phillips      (9th)            3.00

4. Sam McNamara (9th)           2.25

5. Brendan Geary (9th)             1.25

5. Kyle Quinn         (9th)            1.25

5. Michael Golden  (9th)            1.25

6. Nick Vallie          (10th)           1.00

6. Gavin Carey        (9th)            1.00 



Tuesday, March 5
SOPHOMORE POINTS SCORED SEASON TOTAL

SOPHOMORE SEASON POINTS SCORED (2 MEETS)

1. Tucker Miller (9th) 22.00

2. Carter Auer (10th) 21.00

3. Josiah Harris (10th) 19.00

4. Brendan Geary (9th) 11.25

5. Jake Phillips (9th) 11.00

6. Nick Coccaro (10th)  7.00

7. Jamari Grant (10th) 6.00

8. Luke Malzone (9th) 4.50

9. Sam McNamara (9th) 4.25

10. Michael Golden (9th) 3.25

11. Tommy Wagner (10th) 3.00

11. Nick Vallie (10th) 3.00

12. Andrew Kerlin (9th) 2.50

12. Kevin Bugos (10th) 2.50

12. Tommy Kavanaugh (10th) 2.50

13. Danny Enright (9th) 2.00

13. Michael Coy (9th) 2.00

13. Luis Esparza (9th) 2.00

14. Kyle Quinn (9th) 1.25

15. Gavin Carey (9th) 1.00

Every point scored is vital to the sucess of the TEAM. Marist edged New Trier High School in the Sophomore division on February 9 by a mere 2 points at the Evanston Indoor Classic! 



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Kendric Nowling WINS Shot Put!
Saturday, March 2
Knowling WINS Shot Put and ties for FIRST with Marsh in 200m! Ferguson and Miller 2nd and 3rd in 55m dash! Johnson 2nd in TJ! Leonard 3rd in 1600m!

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Kendric Nowling and Jovan Marsh tie for first place in 200m dash!

 On Saturday, March 2, 2019, the Marist Varsity Men traveled to Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox, Illinois for the Knights Invitational.

 The Track and Field Invitational featured Bradley-Bourbonnais, Marist, Oak Forest, Iliana Christian, Lincoln-Way West, and host Lincoln-Way Central High School.

 Lincoln Way Central won the Knights Invitational with 116 points

 The Marist RedHawks finished in SECOND place with 81 points, and posted victories over: 3. Andrew (78 points), 4. Lincoln Way West (62 points), 5. Oak Forest (52.50 points), 6. Bradley-Bourbonnais (44 points), and 7. Illiana Christian (12 points). Marist had a record of 5-1 on the day!

 Individual points were scored on the following scale: 10-8-6-4-2-1. 

 Relays were scored on the following scale: 10-8-6-4-2. 

 In the Varsity Shot Put, Senior Kendric Knowling won it with a throw of 42'0. Kendric Knowling was awarded a GOLD MEDAL for winning the Shot Put! Sophomore Josh Harris threw an outstanding 34'3.

 In the Varsity Triple Jump, Senior Tom Johnson finished in second place with a personal best triple jump of 39'2.50. Tom Johnson was awarded a SILVER MEDAL for finishing in second place!

 In the Junior Varsity Triple Jump, Sophomore Carter Auer finished in SECOND place with a personal best triple jump of 38'11.

 In the Varsity High Jump, Senior Eric Teverbaugh jumped a personal best 4'8. 

 In the Varsity Long Jump, Junior Brian Ferguson finished in FIFTH place with an outstanding jump of 18'6.5. Sophomore Jamari Grant finished in 12th place with a jump of 15'11.

 In the Junior Varsity Long Jump, Sophomore Carter Auer finished in FOURTH place with a leap of 17'9

 In the Varsity 4x800m Relay, Marist Freshman Brendan Geary (2:29.26), Junior Peter Derdzinski (2:30.26), Sophomore Tommy Kavanaugh (2:29.26), and Junior Anthony Johnson (2:37.42) finished in FIFTH place with an official time of 10:07.60. 

 In the Junior Varsity 4x800m Relay, Marist Freshman Luke Bruin (2:38.00), Freshman Jake Phillips (2:37.00), Senior Andres Castillo (2:34.00), and Nick Vallie (2:34.09) finished in FOURTH place with an official time of 10:23.60. 

 In the Varsity 3200m run, Marist Senior Lucas Pennix finished in THIRD place with an official time of 11:09.80. Lucas Pennix was awarded a BRONZE MEDAL for finishing in third place overall. Marist Junior Luke Hortsman finished in SIXTH place to complete the scoring with an official time of 11:39.50. 

 In the Varsity 55m High Hurdles, Marist Senior Tom Johnson finished in SIXTH place overall with a personal best time of 9.00. Marist Sophomore Josiah Harris tied for 8th place with a personal best time of 9.50. 

 In the Varsity 55m Dash, Marist Junior Brian Ferguson finished in SECOND place with an outstanding time of 6.60. Brian Ferguson was awarded a SILVER MEDAL for finishing in second place overall. Marist Freshman Tucker Miller tied for THIRD place with a personal best time of 6.70. Tucker Miller was awarded a BRONZE MEDAL for finishing in third place overall. The RedHawks scored 13 points in the 55m dash! 

 In the Varsity 800m run, Marist Freshman Andrew Kerlin finished in SIXTH place to complete the scoring with a personal best time of 2:13.30. Marist Senior Alexis Arreola finished in seventh place with a season best time of 2:14.50

 In the Varsity 4x200m Relay, Marist Sophomore Jovan Marsh, Freshman Tucker Miller, Freshman Michael Coy, and Junior Brian Ferguson finished in THIRD place with an outstanding time of 1:38.40. Jovan Marsh, Tucker Miller, Michael Coy, and Brian Ferguson were awarded BRONZE MEDALS in the 4x200m Relay. 

 In the Junior Varsity 4x200m Relay, Marist Sophomore Nick Coccaro, Senior Tom Johnson, Junior Antoine Davis, Junior Kivonte Houston WON it with an outstanding time of 1:41.70. Nick Coccaro, Tom Johnson, Antoine Davis, and Kivone Houston were awarded BLUE RIBBONS for winning the 4x200m Relay.

 In the Varsity 400m dash, Marist Sophomore Jamari Grant finished in SIXTH place to complete the scoring with an official time of 56.70. Marist Junior Anthony Johnson finished in eighth place with a personal best time of 58.40. 

 In the Varsity 1600m run, Marist Junior Thomas Leonard finished in THIRD place with an INDOOR personal best time of 4:34.00. Thomas Leonard was awarded a BRONZE MEDAL for finishing in third place overall. Marist Sophomore Kevin Bugos BROKE THE FIVE MINUTES BARRIER to finish in FIFTH place with a personal best time of 4:56.30. The RedHawks scored 8 points in the 1600m run! The five minutes barrier is the bench mark for elite high school milers. 1978 State Champion and Dyestat Illinois Reporter Michael Newman publishes an ongoing list throughout the season of all the sub five minutes runners in the State of Illinois, which now includes Marist Junior Thomas Leonard (4:34.00), Sophomore Kevin Bugos (4:56.30), and Freshman Andrew Kerlin (4:56.32).

 In the Varsity 200m dash, Marist Senior Kendric Nowling and Sophomore Jovan Marsh tied for FIRST place with an outstanding time of 24.70. Kendric Nowling and Jovan Marsh were awarded GOLD MEDALS for winning the 200m dash. The RedHawks scored 18 points in the 200m dash! 

 In the Junior Varsity 4x400m Relay, Marist Freshman Brendan Geary (61.63), Freshman Kyle Quinn (64.06), Freshman Luke Bruin (69.52), and Freshman Michael Golden (64.70) finished in sixth place with an official time of 4:19.90.

 In the Varsity 4x400m Relay, Marist Senior Alexis Arreola (56.75), Senior Lucas Pennix (62.81), Freshman Michael Coy (60.08), and Freshman Andrew Kerlin (63.89) finished in FOURTH place with an official time of 4:03.80.    

VARSITY POINTS SCORED AT KNIGHTS INVITATIONAL

1. Kendric Knowling    (12th)     19.0

2. Brian Ferguson       (11th)      11.5

3. Jovan Marsh           (10th)     10.5

4. Tom Johnson          (12th)       9.0

5. Lucas Pennix          (12th)       7.0

6. Tucker Miller           (9th)         6.5

7. Thomas Leonard    (11th)        6.0

8. Michael Coy            (9th)         2.5

9. Andrew Kerlin         (9th)         2.0

9. Kevin Bugos           (10th)       2.0

10. Jamari Grant         (10th)       1.0

10. Luke Hortsman     (11th)        1.0

10. Alexis Arreola        (12th)        1.0

11. Brendan Geary       (9th)          0.5

11. Tommy Kavanaugh (10th)       0.5

11. Peter Derdzinski      (11th)       0.5

11. Anthony Johnson     (11th)      0.5      



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Tom Johnson SECOND in Triple Jump!

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Brian Ferguson and Tucker Miller
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Brian Ferguson and Tucker Miller finish 2nd and 3rd in 55m dash!

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Brian Ferguson and Tucker Miller awarded MEDALS in 55m dash!

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Thomas Leonard finishes THIRD in the 1600m!
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VARSITY SEASON POINTS TOTAL

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Lucas Pennix finishes THIRD in the 3200m run!

VARSITY POINTS SEASON TOTAL (6 MEETS) 

1. Jovan Marsh (10th) - 57.75 

2. Brian Ferguson (11th) - 44.50 

3. Thomas Leonard (11th) - 31.00 

4. Tom Johnson (12th) - 22.00

5. Kendric Nowling (12th) - 19.00

6. Lucas Pennix (12th) - 18.25 

7. Luke Hortsman (11th) - 13.75 

8. Tucker Miller (9th) - 11.75

9. Jamari Grant (10th) - 10.00 

10. Carter Auer (10th) - 9.50

11. Andrew Kerlin (9th) - 8.50 

11. Antoine Davis (11th) - 8.50 

12. Keyon Turner (11th) - 6.25 

13. Amari Watkins (11th) - 6.00

14. Peter Derdzinski (11th) - 5.50

15. Kevin Bugos (10th) - 5.00

15. Alexis Arreola (12th) - 5.00  

15. Eric Teverbaugh (12th) - 5.00 

16. Caleb Davis (11th) - 4.25 

17. Kivonte Houston (11th) - 3.50 

18. Nick Vallie (10th) - 3.00

19. Michael Coy (9th) - 2.50

20. Brendan Geary (9th) - 1.75 

21. Danny Enright (9th) - 1.50  

22. Josiah Harris (10th) - 1.00 

22. Josh Harris (10th) - 1.00 

22. Andres Castillo (12th) - 1.00 

23. Nick Coccaro (10th) - 0.75 

23. Sam McNamara (9th) - 0.75 

23. Cesar Gaona (10th) - 0.75

24. Tommy Kavanaugh (10th) - 0.50

24. Anthony Johnson (10th) - 0.50 

The athletes listed above have earned a VARSITY letter by scoring a point at the Varsity level, and will be presented with a Varsity letter at the May 26, 2019 Track and Field Banquet at the East Bank Club.  



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Kevin Bugos BREAKS the FIVE MINUTE BARRIER in the 1600m!