Area track teams tuned up for upcoming regional competition May 17 at their respective conference meets.
Waupaca and Clintonville headed to the Eastern Valley Conference meet in Little Chute; Iola-Scandinavia, Weyauwega-Fremont and Manawa competed in the Central Wisconsin 8 Conference meet in Stevens Point; and New London traveled to Denmark for the Bay Conference meet.
LITTLE CHUTE – Little Chute and Berlin won boys’ and girls’ championships, respectively.
The Waupaca and Clintonville boys placed seventh and ninth, while the Comet and Trucker girls finished seventh and eighth.
Conference champions for Waupaca were Tatiana Sotka in the girls’ 200-meter dash (26.52); and the girls’ 1,600-meter relay team of Michelle Petkovsek, Alisa Blank, Sotka and Macie Davidson (4:11.51).
Blank and Davidson placed second in the girls’ 300-meter hurdles and long jump, respectively.
Thirds went to Christian Overman in the boys’ 110-meter hurdles; and the boys’ 400-meter relay team of Steven Canterbury, Brogan Kendziora, Travis Heschke and Drew Simonson.
The boys’ 800-meter relay team of Nic Joch, Kendziora, Heschke and Simonson placed fourth, while Colton Brace took fifth in the 110 hurdles, Dakotah Revai placed fifth in the shot put and the boys’ 1,600 relay team of Ethan Mules, Simonson, Canterbury and Joch placed sixth.
Allison Johnson placed second for Clintonville in the girls’ 800-meter run and high jump; Ross Westphal was second in the shot put; Chrissy Betz placed third in the 100-meter hurdles and fourth in the pole vault; Jessica Petruzates placed fourth in the girls’ 3,200-meter run; the girls’ 400 relay team of Allison Lenoble, Brianna Gretzinger, Betz and Olivia Wagenson placed sixth; and the girls’ 3,200-meter relay team of Sara Messner, Gretzinger, Petruzates and Johnson placed sixth.
STEVENS POINT – Iola-Scandinavia had several individual championships and finished second in the boys’ and girls’ competitions. The Weyauwega-Fremont boys and girls placed fourth and third, while the Manawa boys and girls finished eighth and seventh.
Conference champions for Iola-Scandinavia included Leighten Fischer in the girls’ 100- and 200-meter dash (13.24, 27.0), 400-meter dash (1:02.39) and long jump (16 feet, 9 3/4 inches); Tanner Krusa in the boys’ 110- and 300-meter hurdles (17.87, 43.46); and Emily Sether in the girls’ 3,200-meter run (12:51,72).
Seconds went to Kristian Welch in the 200 and long jump; the boys’ 400-meter relay team of Matt Matheny, Justin Schumacher, Isaac Lashua and Seth Bauer; the boys’ 800 relay team of Matheny, Devin Paulson, Giovani Fredheim and Lashua; the boys’ 1,600 relay team of Paulson, Matheny, Fredheim and Krusa; and Claire Bestul in the girls’ discus.
Thirds went to Welch in the boys’ 100; Tyisha Weed in the girls’ 100; Sether in the girls’ 1,600-meter run; and the girls’ 800 relay team of Megan Mazemke, Kali Finch, Ariana Garton and Amy Vanden Bush.
Fourths went to Welch in the boys’ 400; Shelby Trzebiatowski in the girls’ 1,600; the girls’ 1,600 relay team of Weed, Trzebiatowski, Finch and Micaela Jobke; Seth Bauer in the boys’ shot put; Sam Buss in the girls’ discus; and Weed in the long jump.
Fifths went to Trzebiatowski in the girls’ 800-meter run; the girls’ 3,200 relay team of Finch, Garton, Jobke and Sether; Bauer in the boys’ discus; and Vanden Bush in the high jump.
Sixths went to the girls’ 400 relay team of Buss, Mazemke, Jobke and Vanden Bush; the boys’ 3,200 relay team of Karl Boddy, Fredheim, Bryce Pennebecker and Sam Jarosh; Hunter Frye in the girls’ 300 hurdles; Schumacher in the boys’ triple jump; and Adam Cherek in the boys’ high jump.
Caragan Volz picked up Weyauwega-Fremont’s only championship, as she won the girls’ triple jump with a distance of 34 feet, 1 1/2 inches.
Seconds for the Indians went to Dan Crist in the boys’ triple jump; Megan Young in the girls’ 100 and 200; Volz in the 400; the girls’ 800 relay team of Miranda Arndt, Aysia Schroeder, Alyssa Goode and Morgan Wilson; and the girls’ 1,600 relay team of Mikaela Hintz, Becky Schroeder, Wilson and Volz.
Thirds went to Dylan Pankow in the boys’ triple and high jumps; Volz in the girls’ 200; Alyse Peters in the girls’ 3,200; Aysia Schroeder in the girls’ 100 hurdles; the boys’ 1,600 relay team of Carl Koch, Brandon Hanes, Regino Leon Jr. and Hunter McClone; and Becky Schroeder in the girls’ high jump.
Fourths went to Mikaela Hintz in the girls’ 400; Becky Schroeder in the girls’ 800; Chris Young in the boys’ 1,600; the girls’ 400 relay team of Mikaela Hintz, Wilson, McCalla Faskell and Goode; the boys’ 3,200 relay team of Nick Handrich, Hanes, Payton Magdanz and Alex Bartel; Corey Schmidt in the boys’ high jump; and Crist in the boys’ long jump.
Fifths went to Schmidt in the boys’ 100; Koch in the boys’ 400; Pankow in the boys’ 300 hurdles; the boys’ 800 relay team of Crist, Brandon Colligan, Handrich and Schmidt; and Aysia Schroeder in the girls’ 300 hurdles.
Sixths went to Crist in the boys’ 200 (tie); Chris Young in the boys’ 3,200; Pankow in the boys’ 110 hurdles; Wilson in the shot put; Miranda Arndt in the girls’ 110 hurdles; and the girls’ 3,200 relay team of Peters, Ryanne Benz, Paige Kempf and Emily Durrant.
Manawa’s Molly Loughrin won the girls’ 100 hurdles (16.36). She also took second in the girls’ 300 hurdles and third in the triple jump.
Also placing for the Wolves were Austin Wagner, second, boys’ 110 hurdles; the boys’ 3,200 relay team of Sam Welch, Andrew Scheller, Shawn Hoeft and Ethan Hass, third; Haley Ingersoll, fourth, girls’ 100; the boys’ 1,600 relay team of Hass, Matthew Radloff, Wagner and Brady Osterling, fourth; Radloff, fifth, boys’ long jump; Osterling, sixth, boys’ 400; the boys’ 400 relay team of Zach Kreklow, Welch, Tristan Selle and Bob Kowalczyk, sixth; the girls’ 800 relay team of Lexi Smiles, Ashlee Strebe, Megan Luedke and Carlee Zander, sixth; and Zander, sixth, girls’ high jump.
DENMARK – The New London boys and girls placed eighth and sixth, respectively, as Seymour won both championships.
Amber Pethke had a big day for the Bulldogs, as she won the girls’ 200-meter dash (27.03), 400-meter dash (1:02.89) and long jump (16 feet, 11 3/4 inches).
Seconds went to Cambria Fitzgerald in the girls’ pole vault, Jake Thomas in the boys’ high jump and Candace Zehner in the girls’ 300-meter hurdles.
Nick Thomas placed third in the boys’ high jump.
Fourths went to the girls’ 3,200-meter relay team of Kara Hoier, Shannon Cross, Muriel Metko and Calista Wenzel; and the boys’ 800 relay team of Connor Hoell, Nick Thomas, Tiquane Hodges and Jake Thomas.
Sixths went to the girls’ 1,600 relay team of Zehner, Natalie Degal, Cassidy Pethke and Amber Pethke.