Waupaca’s and Iola-Scandinavia’s track teams recently competed in separate indoor boys’ and girls’ meets at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
The I-S boys tied for 22nd place March 27, while the Waupaca and I-S girls placed eighth and 25th, respectively, March 24.
Waupaca’s competitors in the boys’ event included Mitchell Rotta, 11th, 3,200-meter run; Eric Bolwerk, 16th, 3,200; Drew Schuler, tied for 25th, long jump; Ryan Weise, 36th, 1,600-meter run; Aavery Grant, 39th, 800-meter run; Ethan Mules, 43rd, 400-meter dash; Fritz LeBeouf, 50th, 400; Brock Navin, 51st, 800; Ben Waitrovich, 55th, 400; 800-meter relay team of Nic Joch, Brogan Kendziora, Travis Heschke and Drew Simonson, 10th; 3,200-meter relay team of Bolwerk, Ryan Weise, Grant and Blake Orr, 13th; and 1,600-meter relay team of Joch, Kendziora, Steven Canterbury and Jake Schlender, 14th.
Competitors for the Thunderbirds included Dylan Robbins, eighth, 400; Kristian Welch, 10th, long jump; Evan Fuhs, 19th, 3,200, and 27th, 1,600; Michael Schaefer, 31st, 3,200; Anthony Gomez, 38th, 800; Sam Jarosh, 44th, 1,600; Giovani Fredheim, 47th, 800; Isaac Lashua, 48th, 400; Adam Cherek, 53rd, 800; 1,600 relay team of Welch, Matt Matheny, Devin Paulson and Robbins, 12th; and 800-meter relay team of Welch, Matheny, Tanner Krusa and Paulson, 13th.
Tatiana Sotka won the 55-meter dash for the Waupaca girls with a time of 7.49, while teammate Macie Davidson placed second in the 400. Sotka and Davidson also teamed up with Michelle Petkovsek and Alisa Masias to place fourth in the 1,600 relay.
Also competing for Waupaca were Cassie Rasmussen, tied for 18th, pole vault; Leah Piotter and Victoria Nowak, tied for 20th, high jump;
Masias, 22nd, 400; Petkovsek, 22nd, 1,600; Nowak, 23rd, 1,600; Christina Rasmussen, 29th, 3,200; and Sophie Sicchio, 40th, 800.
Leighten Fischer and Kali Finch had top-10 finishes for the T-Birds. Fischer placed sixth in the long jump and Finch tied for ninth in the high jump.
Also competing for I-S were Emily Sether, 14th, 1,600; Shelby Trzebiatowski, 14th, 800; Morgan Frye, 48th, 800; Finch, 53rd, 800; Hana Buttles, 58th, 400; the 1,600 relay team of Tyisha Weed, Trzebiatowski, Sether and Fischer, 12th; and the 400-meter relay team of Weed, Micaela Jobke, Hunter Frye and Morgan Frye, 26th.