3rd place 91 points
Field event wins power Kit girls at invite
Evanston scored wins in 3 of the field events Friday and the Wildkits earned a 3rd place finish overall in the team standings at the Carol Urich Invitational meet hosted by south suburban Thornton.
Thornton Fractional North and Thornwood tied for the team title with 102 points, with the Wildkits 3rd at 91. Also competing were Bloom (63), Thornton (55) and Thornridge (17).
Junior Olivia Whatley dominated the shot put competition with a winning throw of 37 feet, 1 inch for the Wildkits. Also scoring wins for ETHS in the field competition were Keira Tu, 1.42 meters in the high jump; and Michelle Ogungbemi, 9.56 meters in the triple jump. Ogungbemi also placed 2nd in the long jump at 4.71 meters.
Sophomore Ella Gutierrez cruised to an easy win in the 800-meter run, posting a winning time of 2 minutes, 40.15 seconds that was 8 seconds faster than the runnerup.