DGS competed in the 15-team Lockport Inivational for the first time on Saturday and came home victorious. The Mustangs scored 72 pts to win over 2nd place Homewood-Flossmoor (64.5 pts). Host Lockport scored 59 pts for 3rd place. DGS placed 1st in two events on the cold, windy, and rainy night. Katie Stapleton led the 3200m run from start to finish winning in 11:37.02. And the 4x400m relay team of Rachel Petro, Lauren Wong, Mary Beine, and Michaela Hackbarth dominated the field with a time of 4:06.31.
Other point scorers were: Rachel Petro (3rd in 400m), Shaliyah Dixon-Tucker (5th in 200m), Michaela Hackbarth (2nd in 800m), Abby Kargol (3rd in 1600m), Amanda Thate (4th in 1600m), Soren Umali (5th in 100H & 4th in 300H), Lauren Wong (6th in 300H), Lauren Ackermann (6th in pole vault), Maddie Manganiello (4th in long jump), and Kiera James (5th in triple jump). DGS also scored points placing 3rd in the 4x100m relay (Muccianti, Finley, Petro, Dixon-Tucker) and 3rd in the 4x800m relay (Beine, Seitz, Alcantara, Boyle).