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Lockport’s John Meyer easily took first in both shot put and discus Friday, May 18, at the Downers Grove North Sectional to advance to this weekend’s state competition. 22nd Century Media File Photos
Conor McCarthy won the long jump with a mark of 22-feet-4.5 inches and also was on the winning 800-meter (1:28.71) and 1,600-meter (3:20.81) relay teams for the Porters at the sectional meet.
Lockport’s John Meyer dominated in winning the shot put and discus events by more than 14 and 32 feet, respectively, over the next closest competitor on Friday, May 18, at the Class 3A Downers Grove North Sectional.
Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter
11:54 am CDT May 22, 2018
The Lockport Township boys track team hasn’t won a sectional since 2012. The Porters were favored to break that streak last week, but they instead fell a point short and finished second behind Romeoville on Friday, May 18, at the Class 3A Downers Grove North Sectional.