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Asia Brown leaves legacy, leads Lincoln-Way East to fourth true state title

CHARLESTON, Ill. — When it was forked out to Asia Brown that she had some-more state titles than her sister, Aaliyah, she couldn’t conflict a accessible dart for a competitor who started Lincoln-Way East on a state championship run.

“Take that, Aaliyah,” Asia pronounced with a smile. “Aaliyah left a bequest and we surpassed a legacy. I’m unequivocally grateful for that.”

With seniors Asia Brown, Alexis Pierre-Antoine and Kayla Hylton heading a way, Lincoln-Way East scored 83 points in 10 events Saturday to win a Class 3A state pretension by 46 points over runner-up Alton during Eastern Illinois O’Brien Field.

“I don’t have a difference to say,” Asia Brown pronounced when she got behind on her feet after anchoring a 1,600-meter send to initial place with a time of 3:49.84. “My dad, manager (Angelo) Brown, he always tells us, ‘This is your final year. You’ve got to go out with a bang. You’ve got to keep pushing, no matter how tough it gets.'”

Lincoln-Way East's Kayla Hylton advances to state finals in 4 events

Lincoln-Way East’s Kayla Hylton advances to state finals in 4 events

CHARLESTON, Ill. — Lincoln-Way East’s Kayla Hylton had no issues with her comparison hermit skipping a preliminaries of Friday’s Class 3A girls lane state meet.

Julian Hylton, a beginner linebacker during Illinois, missed a rain-soaked accommodate that enclosed a widespread opening by his younger sister.

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CHARLESTON, Ill. — Lincoln-Way East’s Kayla Hylton had no issues with her comparison hermit skipping a preliminaries of Friday’s Class 3A girls lane state meet.

Julian Hylton, a beginner linebacker during Illinois, missed a rain-soaked accommodate that enclosed a widespread opening by his younger sister.

But…

(Bob Narang)

“Whenever it’s time to do a burst race, we dial into that,” Pierre-Antoine said. “Once that’s over, I’ve got a send competition or something, we don’t consider about a 100 hurdles or 300 hurdles. we consider about what’s about to come up.”

East also perceived points from Ololade Ayoola in a high burst (fourth, 5-6), Lauren LaDere in a shot put (seventh, 41-0) and Asia Brown in a 400 (sixth, 58.12) and 100 (seventh, 12.36).

Sophomore Hannah Morris won a prolonged burst pretension (19-3) to lead Bloom to sixth place with 26 points among a 70 schools that scored. Morris was eighth in a state final season.

“Last year we was really shaken given all a girls were bigger than me and comparison than me,” Morris said. “This year we came in and thought, ‘OK, we came final year. we can do this.'”

Nebraska-bound teammate Kierra Griggs was a state runner-up in a 400 (55.96).

“I wanted to mangle 55 (seconds), though it’s all in a start, and we could have gotten out faster,” Griggs said. “I’m happy with it. It was fun. we ran a faster time than we ran final year.”

Bloom youth Jelena Rowe, a 6-foot-4 volleyball player, contributed second place in a high burst (5-7).

“I started high burst final year,” Rowe said. “I couldn’t get over 5 feet indoor. Then Lockport outside meet, we magically came adult to 5-7. Ever given then, I’ve only been operative hard.”

Shepard comparison Jada Jackson was state runner-up in a discus (140-11).

Homewood-Flossmoor youth Jaimie Robinson placed third in a triple burst (39-10.75).

In 2A, Rich South’s 800 send of India Lee, Taylor Valladay, Brittany Hollie and Amber Jones won a state pretension in 1:41.98.

“I was shaken given we knew how good these other teams were,” Jones said. “Last year we missed it and got second. This is my comparison year. I’m like, ‘I gotta go. we gotta go for my team.’ That’s what we did.”

Tim Tierney is a freelance author for a Daily Southtown.

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