Frommer sets new mark in 1600 race

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ROCKTON - It was both a busy and successful weekend for the Hononegah girls track team.

Select members of the Indians competed in Friday's Batavia Distance Medley, featuring some of the finest runners in the state of Illinois.

Hononegah junior Taylor Frommer broke the school record in the 1600, set by former star Sophia Ponce on Friday night. Frommer ran a 5:10.38 eclipse Ponce's record of 5:16.70.

The school record placed her 10th in the extremely competitive race.

Jordan Tresemer was the Indians' top finisher in the 800, running a 2:27.05 to place 16th.

In the boys race, Hononegah's Tyler Wilson placed 20th with a time of 2:03.59.

In Saturday's Byron Invitational, the Indians' girls team placed third behind Wheaton Warrenville South and champion Naperville Central.

The Indians' 4x800 relay team of Alicia Repka, Tresemer, Kaela Stewart and Frommer took first place with a time of 10:02.82.

Honesty Sandlin placed fourth in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 9.51 seconds.

The Indians' 4x200 relay team of Kyra Cure, Mya Saulters, Olivia Bergeron and Phairra Jones placed third with a time of 1:54, while the 4x400 of Cure, Bergeron, Saulters and Sandlin placed fourth.

Abigail Hellinga placed third in the pole vault with a vault of eight feet, while Jones was fourth in the long jump.

The Indians will be back in action Thursday when they compete in the NIC-10 Indoor Conference meet.

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