Best foot forward

William Cooke photo

William Cooke photo

Lindbergh High School’s Taylor Kramer leads this pack of runners, including Oakville’s Jacob Bast, down the back stretch of a distance relay event at last week’s Suburban West Conference track and field championships. Mehlville finished second in the event behind Northwest of House Springs. Kirkwood was the eventual conference champion with 84 points, followed by Marquette, 80; Fox, 70; Lafayette, 69; Lindbergh, 67; Mehlville and Northwest, tied at 48; Oakville, 36; and Parkway South, 29.