Iola-Scandinavia’s boys’ and girls’ track teams placed third Thursday, March 29, at a six-team meet in Plainfield.
Travis McKinney picked up a pair of first-place finishes for the boys, as he won the discus (99 feet, 1 inch) and shot put (36 feet, 7 inches) events. Westley Petersen also won the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.8.
Shelby Trzebiatowski picked up a win for the Thunderbird girls by turning in a time of 2:38 in the 800-meter run.
Seconds for the boys went to Jacob Toftum in the shot put; the 1,600-meter relay team of Ian Thurston, Derek Peterson, Matt Mathany and Devin Paulson; the 800-meter relay team of Mathany, Dylan Robbins, Josh Van Gunten and Thurston;
Thirds went to Travis McKinney in the 100-meter dash; Petersen in the 800; Paulson in the high jump; and the 400-meter relay team of Van Gunten, Tyler Huffman, Justin Schumacher and Paulson.
Fourths went to Peterson in the 1,600-meter run; Mathany in the 200-meter dash; and Toftum in the discus.
Fifths went to Jesse Gneist in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles; Schumacher in the triple jump; Paulson in the 200-meter dash; and Mathany in the long jump.
Seconds for the T-Bird girls went to Michelle Ellie in the 100 hurdles; Sarah Brumer in the 1,600; Amanda Hardel in the 300 hurdles; and the 800 relay team of Ashley Melum, Hardel, Morgan Frye and Kennedy Peterson.
Thirds went to Megan Mazemke in the 100 hurdles; and the 1,600 relay team of Brumer, Melum, Hardel and Trzebiatowski.
Fourths went to Frye in the 100; Mazemke in the triple jump; and the 400 relay team of Mazemke, Ellie, Frye and Peterson.
Fifths went to Peterson in the 100 and Sam Buss in the discus and Claire Bestul placed sixth in the shot put.
The T-Birds will compete with Weyauwega-Fremont and Stevens Point Pacelli today (Thursday, April 12) in Weyauwega and will return to Weyauwega Monday, April 16, to face the other seven Central Wisconsin 8 Conference teams. Events both days will begin at 4 p.m.
Iola-Scandinavia 2012 Track Schedule
Friday, March 16 – at UW-Stevens Point (girls only).
Saturday, March 17 – at UW-Stevens Point (boys only).
Thursday, March 29 – at Plainfield Tri-County, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, April 3 – at Rosholt, 3:45 p.m.
Tuesday, April 10 – at Wittenberg-Birnamwood, 4 p.m.
Thursday, April 12 – at Weyauwega-Fremont, 4 p.m.
Monday, April 16 – at Weyauwega-Fremont, 4 p.m.
Thursday, April 19 – at Omro, 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday, April 24 – at Wild Rose, 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 28 – at Waupaca County Meet, New London, 9:30 a.m.\
Monday, April 30 – Thunderbird Invitational, 4 p.m.
Thursday, May 3 – at Weyauwega-Fremont, 4 p.m.
Monday, May 7 – at Plainfield Tri-County, 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 12 – Central Wisconsin Conference Meet at Iola, 10 a.m.
Monday, May 14 – at Marion, 4 p.m.
Thursday, May 17 – at Bonduel, 4 p.m.