Local athletes heading to state track & field championships
By Hub City Times staff
MARSHFIELD – Multiple local athletes will move on to the 2019 WIAA State Track & Field Championships at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, May 31-June 1. All athletes listed qualified during sectional competition and will advance:
Caden Pearce took first in the boys 200 and 400 meters and third in the 100 meters, to move on from sectionals.
Joey Goettl took first in the boys triple jump, and Addison Hill placed third in the 800 meters.
For the Tiger girls, Gracie Holland took first in the pole vault, Kaydee Johnson took third in the 200 meters, and Molly Meyers placed third in the shot. The Marshfield 400-relay team of Holland, Johnson, Carly Brickley, and Alexia Daul finished second.
Noah Eckelberg took first in all boys wheelchair events – shot put, 400 meter, 800 meter, and 1,600 meter.
Erricka Zenner took third in the 800 meters, while Vanessa Mitchell took fourth. Isabella Jewell placed fourth in the 400 meters.
The Apache girls 3,200 relay team of Zenner, Mitchell, Jordyn Karl, and Macie Schmeiser took first. The 800 meters team of Schmeiser, Paityn Hamus, Isabelle Hilber, and Annalise Jewell placed third. The 1,600-meter team of Hamus, Hilber, I. Jewell, and Schmesier also took third.
Chris Snook placed fourth in the boys 400 meters.
In the girls division, Sara Lacoursiere placed second in the 300 meter hurdles, while Julia Redmond took third in the long jump and 100 meters.
Amanda Piotrowski placed fourth in the discus, and Anatasia Klein took fourth in the pole vault.
For the boys, Logan Zschernitz took first in the shot put and discus. Mason Barth took fourth in the pole vault and 100-meter hurdles.
In girls’ competition, Hannah Zastrow took first in the high jump, 100-meter hurdles, and the pole vault. Dalaney Eichman placed second in the pole vault, while Leah Zastrow took third in the 100-meter hurdles.
Hunter Hannan placed second in 200 meters, and Teddy Redman also took second in the 400, for the boys.
The 1,600 meter team of Hannan, Redman, Chase Flink, and James Heeg grabbed a second place spot.