Morgan Ilse Ends her Marist Career by Destroying the AAAA Field in 4:56

Josie Wirtz and Morgan Ilse of Marist celebrate on the Victory Stand (pic by Daniel McCauley)

AAAA 1600- After Morgan Ilse's top 3200m performance of the meet in 10:25) what would she have left in her legs for the 1600? The answer was nearly full and High Octane. She quickly departed from the pack running solo the entire race, sprinting down the homestretch before an appreciative crowd for a tight 4:56.41. Team mate Josie Wirtz held off hard charging Rebecca Entrekin of St.Pius X for 2nd at 5:16 (Entrekin 5:18) Jenna Gearing of White County ran well the final lap taking 4th in 5:23 edging Emma Jane Braxton of Pius (5:24)