Freeport's McShane Shines at State - – Rockford’s News Leader

Freeport's McShane Shines at State


Freeport junior Deion McShane put together a jaw-dropping performance at the 2017 IHSA boys track and field state finals, bringing four medals back to the Pretzel City.

McShane set the new state record in the 300m hurdles with a 36.53 finish. He earned silver in the 110m hurdles and 200m dash, as well as placing 5th in the long jump, leading the way in the 2A finals.

Rockford Christian's Riley Wells earned 1A gold in the 800m run, and anchored the Royal Lions to victory in the 4x400m relay.

Forreston's AJ Christensen earned silver in both 1A hurdles events, while teammate Mason Wright won gold in the triple jump.

Other notable finishes at the state meet are as follows, organized by classification:

Brady Webb (Forreston-Polo) - 5th, Long Jump
Lena-Winslow - 5th, 4x100m Relay
Rockford Christian - 2nd, 4x200m Relay

Connor Weckerly (Sycamore) - 1st, Discus
Jered Allison (Freeport) - 4th, Shot Put
Andrew Myers (Rochelle) - 4th, High Jump

Kevion Polk (Guilford) - 6th, Triple Jump
Zurek Day(DeKalb) - 3rd, 300m 

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