Freeport Pretzels Set ‘New IHSA Record’ Dominating The IHSA 2A Boys State Championships

Freeport, Illinois — May 28, 2017 — When it comes to sports our local teams are absolutely killing it with victories coming from both our boys and girls teams. This weekend’s IHSA Boys State Championships held at O’Brien Stadium at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston were no different either.

For starters Deion McShane placed 1st in the 300m Hurdles – (36″)  and set a new all-time IHSA record with his record time of 36.53 seconds. Other Athletes in the 300m Hurdles Finals finished as follows.

1. Deion McShane 11 36.53 Freeport
2. Bret Dannis 11 37.66 Peru (St. Bede)
3. Steven Migut 11 38.65 Tolono (Unity)
5. Reed Vanderheyden 11 38.83 Geneseo
4. Niko Neal 11 38.83 Harrisburg
6. McKimmon Englehardt 11 39.03 Aurora Central Catholic
7. Tracker Harris 12 39.70 Dunlap
8. Jared Harrison 11 39.74 Dixon
9. Solomon Wilson-Walls 11 40.88 Tinley Park

Deion Mcshane 300 Hurdles ! He officially has the New IHSA ( STATE ) Recored , with the time of 36.53???

Posted by Darquale Ellis on Saturday, May 27, 2017

McShane also placed 2nd in the 110m Hurdles – (39″) finishing at 14.22 and in the 200 meter dash finishing at 21.93.  McShane placed 5th in the long jump as well.

Also placing were Jered Allison who took 4th place in the Shot Put – (12lb) with a distance of 55ft and Maurice Holloway who took 13th in the 110m Hurdles with a 15.17. Allison also placed 10th in the Discus – (1.6kg) with a distance of 150.04ft.

Freeport is now tied for 1st place in the IHSA 2A Boys State Championships.


Cover photo: Jaden Johnson

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