The season is still going strong for several Clintonville, New London, Manawa and Marion track athletes.
New London hosted a Division 1 regional May 20; Clintonville headed to Freedom for a Division 2 regional; and Manawa and competed in the Division 3 Plainfield Tri-County Regional.
Athletes needed to place in the top four to advance to sectionals, scheduled for today (Thursday, May 23). New London will head to Ashwaubenon; Clintonville will be in Little Chute; and Manawa and Marion will head to Rosholt.
Here’s a rundown on athletes that advanced:
NEW LONDON – Brenna Heise won the girls’ triple jump event with a leap of 35 feet, 1/4 inch.
Also advancing for the Bulldogs are Cambria Fitzgerald, second, pole vault; Amber Pethke, second, long jump; Bill Pence, fourth, pole vault; and the girls’ 400-relay team of Pethke, Lexi Roland, Mickey Roland and Candice Zehner, fourth.
FREEDOM – Alicia Moon had the only first-place finish for the Truckers, as she won the girls’ pole vault event with a top height of 10 feet.
Also moving on for Clintonville are Kyle Peterman, second, discus and shot put; Alison Johnson, second, high jump, and fourth, 800-meter run; Todd Taylor, third, triple jump; Joe Pockat, third, 100-meter dash; Chrissy Betz, third, 100-meter hurdles; Nathan Poppe, fourth, 800-meter run; and the girls’ 3,200-meter relay team of Sara Messner, Brianna Gretzinger, Jessica Petruzates and Samantha Hohn, fourth. Peterman set a new Clintonville shot put record at 53 feet 3 1/4 inch.
PLAINFIELD – Molly Loughrin placed in three events for Manawa. She won the 100-meter hurdles event with a time of 16.7 and also took third in the triple jump and fourth in the 300-meter hurdles.
Paige Schernecker won the girls’ 1,600-meter run with a time of 12:35.3, while the boys’ 400-meter relay team of Austin Wagner, Alex Murphy, Drew Meyer and Wesley Krauss and 800-meter relay team of Matthew Radloff, Murphy, Meyer and Krauss won their races in 46.9 and 1:35.3, respectively.
Also placing for the Wolves were Logan Hass, second in the 800-meter run and fourth in the triple and long jumps; Haley Ingersoll, second, 100-meter dash, and third, 200-meter dash; Autumn Ferg, second, shot put; Wagner, third, 110-meter hurdles; Krauss, third, long jump; the girls’ 400-meter relay team of Ingersoll, Alissa Suehs, Kali Young and Ferg and 800-meter relay team of Carlee Zander, Kristi Oertel, Megan Luedke and Anna Akastyelova, third; Andrew Scheller, fourth, 1,600-meter run; Aaron Strebe, fourth, 3,200-meter run; and the boys’ 1,600-meter relay team of Hass, Meyer, Murphy and Krauss and 3,200-meter relay team of Scheller, Joe VandeVrede, Spencer Eklund and Strebe, fourth.
Cassidy Detert won the girls’ shot put and discus events for Marion with distances of 36 feet, 7 3/4 inches and 121 feet, 5 inches, respectively.
Also advancing for the Mustangs are the girls’ 800-meter relay team of Lauren Reissman, Kate Breitrick, Taylor Schoen and Paige Polzin, second; and Clay Detert, fourth, high jump and shot put.