Week of March 11th This weekend the girls track team reached the half way point of their season and competed in the West Suburban Gold Indoor Conference Meet. On the varsity level, the hornets took 4th place overall in the conference. Highlights included: •Senior Andrea Stirling earned “All-Conference” honors in the 55 meter dash and on the 4 by 200 meter relay. •The 4 by 200 meter relay earned “all-conference” honors and included Andrea Stirling, Cinya McCray, Jasmine Hobbs, and Nautica Kindred. •Senior Shay Aver broke the 6-minute barrier in her mile •The freshmen/sophomore 4 by 800 meter relay team each had personal records and included Olivia Rogers, Easton Jasinski, Nicole Budzak and Victoria Cius •Junior Tia Miller took 3rd place overall in the 55 meter hurdles. •Freshmen Nicole Pacasova took 2nd in the high jump
This week the hornets begin their outdoor season. Congratulations, ladies on a great indoor season!
Week of March 4th The girls track team that competed this weekend at the Morton Invite. This is the biggest meet of the girls’ indoor season. On the varsity level, Andrea Stirling and Nautica Kindred took first place in their events, freshmen Nicole Pacasova also finished 2nd in her varsity event, and lastly, the varsity 4 by 160M relay won first place. Freshmen Olivia Rogers finished 4th overall in the 800M dash and Kate Haffner wins the 2 mile. The junior varsity team finished 2nd overall in a talented field of over 10 teams, with varsity finished 5th. The Hornets end their indoor season this weekend with their indoor conference meet on Saturday. Congrats, ladies!
Week of February 25th The Hornets had a great week of practice. This week we welcomed several new athletes from their winter sports, including some seasoned veterans from last year. Our week ended with a home meet on Thursday with Illinois Math and Science Academy and Reavis High School. The Hornets took 1st place in several events, including Patrice T. in the 3200M run. Next week the Hornets are set to host our final indoor home meet of the season with Andrew and Oak Forest. This will be a busy week as the Hornets also travel to conference rival Morton for the annual Morton Invite and hope to do well ahead of indoor conference. We are also excited for the Morton Mascot Race where we hope Victor E. Hornet will continue the tradition of beating the other mascots.
Week of February 18th The Hornets had a great week of practice and welcomed some new runners from winter sports. After a great week of practice, the Hornets traveled to Glenbard South for a tri meet with Glenbard South and ITW Speer Academy. Despite the absence of two key runners due to illness, the Hornets came within 5 points of winning the meet. Glenbard South scored 53 with the Hornets at 48. Highlights included the varsity 4X160M relay winning 1st place, which they did last week as well. Notable performances from Andrea Stirling and Nautica Kindred who took 1st and 2nd in the 55M dash. Andrea also won the 200M dash. On the distance side of things, freshmen Victoria Cius earned 3rd place in 1600M run Next week we look forward to another home meet.
Week of February 11th This past weekend, the Hornets competed in the Willowbrook Invite hosted by Willowbrook High School. The varsity team scored 63 points while the freshmen/sophomore team scored 74.5 points, enough for a 3rd place finish. The young Hornet team saw some major successes at the Willowbrook invited, which began with junior Patrice Trzupek winning the varsity 3200M run. The Hornets had several more wins, including senior Andrea Stirling who won the 55M dash and the 200M dash! Finally, the varsity 4X160M relay team made up of Freshmen Jasmine Hobbs, Junior Nautica Kindred, and Seniors Danai Parker and Andrea Stirling also finished in first place. Freshmen Nicole Pacasova lead the freshmen/sophomore squad by winning the 300M dash and placing 3rd in the 55M hurdles. Capping off the meet was the classic 4X400M relay that the Hornets Freshmen/Sophomore team won by just a few steps. This week the girls will be visiting Glenbard South High School on Friday where they hope to build on the success stories from this week.
Week of February 4th This week the Hornets competed in our first major invite of the season, the York Invitational. This is always a great meet for some conference competition and York boats a newer 200M indoor track facility. The Hornets were able to win the triple jump with senior Kaitlin Hurka, the 55M dash with Andrea Stirling, and scored points in all but one running event. Every runner in the 800M dash on both levels scored points! Hornets had a great meet overall and looking forward to next week.
Week of January 28th The Hornet’s second week has been a crazy one. This week we faced 3 days of cancelled school due to cold and snowy conditions. Despite the crazy week, we hosted our first meet of the year and found early success. Several girls set season PR’s and several more already showed improvement from last year. Big thanks to Andrew High School and Benet Academy for coming and displaying great sportsmanship. We are excited for next week’s first invite at York High School next Friday.
Week of January 21st Hornets season is officially underway. Our team looks to be young and energetic this year. Our first meet of the year is a home meet set for end of next week. We are excited to see what this team will accomplish this year.
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