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GHS Girls Track & Field Invitational
Two Streaks set meet records as Galesburg placed 2nd in their Invitational. Senior Myra Diggins was a double winner for the Streaks. She won the shot put with a meet record 41' 4" toss. Diggins became the Galesburg High School record holder in that event last week. She also won the discus with a throw of 120' 5". Stephanie Saey was a double winner as well. She set a meet record in 3200m run with a time of 11:15 and won the 1600 with a time of 5:21.7. The only other first place finisher for Galesburg was Markesha Harden in the triple jump with a distance of 34' 11 3/4". Harden also finished third in the 300 meter hurdles.

The Streaks finished second to Geneseo with 92 points. The Maple Leafs totaled 102. Rock Falls was a close third with 88 points. Here are the final team standings:
1. Geneseo 102
2. Galesburg 92
3. Rock Falls 88
4. United Twp. 64
5. Moline 54
6. Morton 51
7. Peoria Manual 39
8. Dunlap 30
9. Peoria High 25
10. Alleman 13

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