Relay team repeats as champions
By Greg Seubert
Local competitors at the WIAA State Track & Field Championships, held June 2-3 in La Crosse, include:
Manawa: 800-meter relay (Zach Kreklow, Brett Zielke, Ethan Hass, Bo Koehn), 14th in preliminaries, 1:34.88 (did not make finals).
Wild Rose: 800-meter relay (Tommy Friday, Nolan Jenkinson, David Lauritzen, Paul Hernandez), fifth, 1:33.1; 1,600-meter relay (Paul Hernandez, Tommy Friday, Hayden Schwartzman, David Lauritzen), sixth, 3:30.14; 3,200-meter relay (Hayden Schwartzman, Jacob Lund, William Dorsett, Tommy Friday), 11th, 8:30.44; Mike Fitzgerald, 110-meter hurdles (12th, 16.6); David Lauritzen, triple jump (13th, 30 feet, 11 1/4 inches);
Amherst: Josh Cisewski, long jump (fifth, 21 feet, 6 1/2 inches).
Hortonville: Dean Kuettel, pole vault (10th, 14 feet); Nathan Lichtfuss, 800-meter run (10th, 1:56.85).
Iola-Scandinavia: Leighten Fischer, 300-meter hurdles (third, 45.88), 100-meter dash (eighth, 13:41), long jump (did not place); Erika Kisting, 1,600-meter run (sixth, 5:12.62), 3,200-meter run (eighth, 12:01.62); 1,600-meter relay (Makenna Brown, Jada Beacom, Erika Kisting, Leighten Fischer), 10th, 4:21.93.
Wild Rose: 800-meter relay (Olivia Jenkinson, Olivia Bennot, Maya Dix, Ashley Caswell), first, 1:46.57; Ashley Caswell, 200-meter dash (second, 26.32), 100-meter dash (third, 12.98); Maya Dix, long jump (fourth, 17 feet, 2 1/4 inches), triple jump (11th, 34 feet, 2 1/4 inches); 400-meter relay (Olivia Jenkinson, Olivia Bennot, Addy Lauritzen, Maya Dix), sixth, 51.54; Candice Milne, 800-meter run (10th, 2:24.66), 400-meter dash (13th in preliminaries, 1:01.81, did not make finals).
Weyauwega-Fremont: Becky Schroeder, high jump (tied for fourth, 5 feet, 4 inches).
Clintonville: Allysin Booth, 100-meter hurdles (third, 16.06); Kara Pyatskowit, 1,600-meter run (ninth, 5:17.9).
Hortonville: 3,200-meter relay (Hannah Lohrenz, Claire Van Beek, Alyssa Rafuse, Steph Jarvis), fourth, 9:33.33.
Division 3: 1. Coleman (43); 42. Wild Rose (7), tied with two other teams.
Division 2: 1. Xavier (44); 45. Amherst (4), tied with six other teams.
Division 1: 1. Kimberly (41); Hortonville (did not score).
Division 3: 1. Algoma (44); 6. Wild Rose (32); 22. Iola-Scandinavia (22), tied with two other teams.
Division 2: 1. Wittenberg-Birnamwood (40); 39. Clintonville (6), tied with one other team; 43. Weyauwega-Fremont (4.5).
Division 1: 1. Milwaukee King (58); 39. Hortonville (5), tied with six other teams.