The Oak Park and River Forest High School girls track and field team shared its first outdoor West Suburban Conference Silver Division Meet title since 2005 on Saturday at Glenbard West.
The Huskies’ 113 points tied for first with Downers Grove North, the indoor Silver champion that hadn’t won the outdoor title since 2002. Three-time defending outdoor champion Lyons Township was a close third with 109 points.
OPRF won four events with junior Norma Abdur-Rafia contributing to three and senior Komiya Martin and juniors Chisom Nwoko and Myia Jones two each.
The 400 relay of Martin, Nwoko, Jones and Abdur-Rafia won in a meet-record 48.26 seconds, edging the previous mark of 48.29 by Hinsdale Central in 2009. The Huskies won by 1.35 seconds.
Abdur-Rafia won the 200 (25.42) for the second year in a row and Martin won the 100 (12.99). In the final event, Vanessa Griffin, Nwoko, Jones and Abdur-Rafia won the 1,600 relay (4:01.22) to tie for first in the meet with Downers North, which finished second (4:02.44).
In pole vault, Nwoko (11-6) beat the previous meet record of 11-3 but ended up second to York senior and defending Silver champion Abby Walz (11-6) on a tiebreaker. Nwoko also was third in the 200 (26.39).
Also taking second were Chardae Bennett (36-4 1/2 in shot put), Imani Stines (100 high hurdles in 16.20), Griffin (16-8 1/2 in long jump) and the 800 relay (Martin, Brianna Holloway, Jones, Griffin in 1:45.69).
Chena Underhill was third in the 100 high hurdles (16.83), 300 low hurdles (49.08) and pole vault (11-0) and fourth in triple jump (33-2 1/4). In the 1,600, sixth-place senior Hannah Gorin (5:14.26) was 1.10 seconds from second place and just missed the state-qualifying standard of 5:14.24.