TFS Sports round-up: Cross country hosts district schools, prepares for regional meet

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October 16-18, 2021

As part of The Lansing Journal’s ongoing efforts to increase sports coverage at TF South, we have asked TFS coaches to provide us with information about their matches/games. The Lansing Journal will be posting these scores and summaries multiple times per week in a “TFS Sports round-up.”

By Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (October 18, 2021) — The scores for October 16-18:

October 16

TFS Boys Cross Country

Meet: South Suburban Conference Blue Division Meet

Result: TFS’ JV team placed fifth out of seven.

TF South hosted the rest of the conference at North Creek Meadow Forest Preserve.

Results for varsity: Austin Hewes (Jr)—22nd place (21:16), Michael Chancey (Jr.)—23rd (21:46). Results for Junior Varsity: Kenan Maxey (Fr)—17th place (21:48 – Personal Record), Rodrigo Cortez (Fr)—23rd (22:05), Ben Gresham (Fr)—25th (23:02), Jayden Scott (Fr)—33rd (25:25), Demetrius Thomas (Fr)—36th (29:17). Results for the open division: Adam Castellanos (Jr)—7th place (25:05), Gavin Cottrill (Jr)—10th (27:35), Carson Harris (Fr)—11th (30:05), Colin Harris (Fr)—13th​ (36:51).

The TFS boys and girls will run at Tinley Park District on Saturday, October 23, 2021 for the Regional Meet hosted by Andrew High School. TFS girls race at 9 a.m. followed by boys at 9:30.

TFS Girls Cross Country

Meet: South Suburban Conference Blue Division Meet

Result: TFS Varsity placed third out of five schools.

Varsity results: Alanis Gonzalez (Jr)—17th place (24:28), Diana Cardenas (Sr)—24th (26:58), Dawn Birkenfield (So)—25th (27:17), Jarena Shell (Fr)—27th (28:38), Kailyn Keys (So)—28th (28:58), Naitsa Fox (Jr)—29th (29:05).

Adetutu Sokunbi (Fr) placed 27th overall in the JV race with a time of 36:35.

The TF Sports sports schedule can be found here. TF South is located at 18500 Burnham Avenue, Lansing, IL.

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  1. T. F. South also won the Sportsmanship Award, as voted on by all of the conference schools, for showing the best sportsmanship throughout the entire cross country season.

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