The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


April 27, 2014

Leverenz sets school record in 1,600 meters

LOUISVILLE — Danville High School’s Johnny Leverenz set the school record at the 1,600 meter run with a time of 4 minutes, 12.48 seconds to win the event in the second day of the Eastern Relays.

Leverenz broke the record set in 1925 by Gene Howrey.

Also in second day action, Carl Way was sixth in the 2,00 steeplechase, also getting a school record with a time of 6:36.77.

Dakota Gash was fifth in the 300 hurdles (40.33) for the Danville boys, while Lonnie Buggs was 17th in the 110 hurdles (16.54), Trent Sherfield was 26th in the 100 (11.55) and 11th in the 200 (23.01) and Jelani Day was 21st in the 400 (52.18).

In the girls action, the 800 relay team of Desiree Issac, Aariona Graham, Ambrosia Williams and Emone Davis set a school record with a time of 1:43.64, which was good for fourth. The same four girls were also part of the 400 relay team, which took second in the event with a time of 48.73.

Davis was ninth in the 100 (12.82) and 10th in the 200 (26.13), while Imani Hall was 19th in the 400 (1:00.11), and Sadie Elliot was 27th in the 1,600 (5:21.44).

Danville girls 10th in Invite

CHAMPAIGN — With a part of the team at the Eastern Relays, the Vikings was 10th at the Champaign Central Girls Invitational.

Deneshia Garbutt had the highest finish for Danville, taking fifth in the 800 (2:28.92).


Salt Fork 10-12, Clinton 2-2

CLINTON — The Storm had 22 hits on the day as they easily swept Clinton in a doubleheader.

In the first game, Cole Sanford had four RBIs with Ross Learnard getting two RBIs and Noa Darr, Josh Kimbro, Lane Weston and winning pitcher Cole Taylor each getting one RBI.

In the second game, Weston, Darr and Max Stutsman each had two RBIs while Garrett McFadden had four hits one RBI and Sanford and Colton Baird each had one RBI.

The Storm are 13-2 and will play Milford on Monday.

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