MAPLE PARK – Kaneland boys track and field coach Andy Drendel just wanted the Knights to be competitive in their second outdoor meet of the season – Saturday’s Kaneland Peterson Prep Classic.
The Knights exceeded Drendel’s expectations, winning the 16 team-meet with 76.5 points. DeKalb finished fifth (42 points) and Sycamore seventh (39). Batavia (74), Yorkville (63.5) and West Aurora (55) rounded out the top five.
“Our intent wasn’t to win it,” Drendel said. “It was only our second outdoor meet. We just wanted to see how we could do against quality competition. Everyone stepped up and competed their butts off.”