Northside Competes at State, Sara McCoy Podium Finish!

The Northside track team competed at the State Meet in Charleston, Illinois the last two weekends with great performances all around against the best athletes in all of Illinois.

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Sara McCoy on the podium.


Sara McCoy became Northside’s newest State medalist with a ninth place podium finish in the 1600m. Sara will be running for Northwestern University next fall.


Gabriel Vara lining up for the 3200m

The boys State qualifiers included:

  • Guy Lohoua (100m and 4x400m)
  • Darius Deloye (4x400m)
  • Carel Jones (4x400m)
  • Noa Choi (4x400m)
  • Santiago Obispo  (4x400m)

  • Jeronimo Najarro (4x400m)

  • Ruben Escobar (4x400m)

  • Gabriel Vara (3200m)

  • Elias Decker (300m hurdles)


Other than the state-level track competition, the trip always has a few more interesting events…

Erin Goldman and Ella Neurohr run the annual Under the Lights 1000m steeplechase.


Late night ping pong and pizza tournament


Live streaming Alumni Legend Danny Rosen’s NCAA National Championships race


Congratulations to all the State qualifiers!


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