The Downers Grove North 800-meter relay of junior Kim Brent, seniors Isabel Maletich and Kessie Olekanma and sophomore Celeste Bonga finished fifth at Downers Grove South’s Mustang Relays Monday, March 5 at North Central College.
The Trojans’ 1:47.66 won the fifth of six heats is ranked No. 51 in the 15-season history of the invite. Batavia won in 1:46.56 with the invite’s No. 33 fastest time.
Brent, Olekanma and Bonga return from the Trojans’ 2017 Class 3A all-state 800 relay (7th, 1:42.79) with graduated Faith LaMantia.
The 1,600 relay of Brent, juniors Brooke Peters and Lindsay Pluister and sophomore Torie Miller was 16th (4:16.88).
The 3,200 relay of senior Annie Panico, sophomore Eva Bednard, freshman Melissa Yochim and Miller all contributed personal-best splits for 21st (10:00.53).
Kessie Olekanma, Celeste Bonga, Kim Brent, Isabel Maletich (800 relay)