Bulldogs/Marines Compete at Lourdes InviteIssue Date: September 27, 2018
It was a tough field for Marinette and Peshtigo at the Lourdes Invitational at Lake Breeze Golf Course on Saturday.
Marinette competed against the large school field, taking 14th of 16 teams in the boys' race. Whitefish Bay, Verona Area and West Bend West were the top three boys teams.
Carson Polomis took 16th of 104 large school runners with a time of 16:47.27 and Matt Maye was 49th (17:51.07). After Maye, the Marinette runners finished in a pack. Quinn Golueke (20:36.13), Caden Sullivan (21:18.38), Cody Cohan (21:21.75) and Alec Queever (21:24.23) finished in spots 100-103, respectively.
Marinette's girls placed 13th of 15 teams. Of 100 runners, Marine Katelyn Kitzinger was 17th (20:20.50). Kimberly Carviou took 64th (22:19.35), Molly Knutson was 67th (22:26.76), Samantha Pieper took 77th (22:44.70), Hadley Reines placed 92nd (24:13.98), Ali Kacalo was 94th (24:40.20) and Ava Dahlman came in 99th (25:18.30).
Stevens Point, Whitefish Bay and Burlington Central were the three best teams in the girls large school race.
Peshtigo was 13th of 26 in the boys small school race, which was led by Freedom, Rosholt and Wautoma.
Of 177 runners, Reid Marquardt was 28th (17:43.28), Caleb Smith was 34th (17:56.22) and Cole Trimberger came in 37th (18:00.95). Logan Smith was 100th (18:59.43) and Matt Jornlin took 151st (21:08.01). Euan(22:35.53) and Rowan Gillespie (26:56.88) were 166th and 176th, respectively.
Peshtigo's girls were 16th of 25 teams. Freedom again won the event, with Winneconne second and Auburndale third.
Alana Finger (21:39.72) and Sydney Lund (21:39.85) were just .13 seconds apart in 39th and 40th. Emily Halfman was 94th (22:58.40), Viola Smith was 116th (23:49.01), Jessi Swiatnicki took 131st (24:24.12) and Brooke Lemke was 133rd (24:31.74). Salsabeel Salem came in 152nd (26:10.60).
Gillett's Hansen Claims Two More Titles
Another race, another win for Gillett sophomore Sylvia Hansen.
Hansen led the Tigers across the line at the Westfield Classic on Thursday, Sept. 20, taking first out of 101 runners from across the state. Besides her 20:24.84 finish, the next best time was over 35 seconds slower.
Gillett was 10th of 14 teams overall. Alaina Herzog was 55th (25:49.65), Amber Brehmer was 63rd (26:21.70), Angela Mosconi took 85th (28:12.58) and Itty Ciancio placed 97th (32:14.79).
Marshall topped the girls team standings and Mosinee was best in the boys field.
Gillett didn't have a full five-runner team, but the three runners they did have all finished in the top 26 percent of finishers. Derek Hanson was third overall of 110 runners (18:06.76), Riley Engebretsen was 27th (19:47.55) and Conner Hanson was 28th (19:48.75).
There were 194 runners at the Angel Invite at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside on Saturday, with most teams competing from the Milwaukee area.
The winner, however, was from Gillett by another wide margin. Tigers sophomore Sylvia Hansen topped the entire field with a time of 19:22.4. The next best time was 19:40.2.
Of 28 teams, Gillett was 21st. Divine Savior Holy Angels, Brookfield Central and Milwaukee King occupied the top three spots.
Gillett freshman Amber Brehmer was 126th (25:07.9), freshman Alaina Herzog was 153rd (26:32.1), freshman Angela Mosconi took 166th (27:17.2) and sophomore Itty Ciancio was 186th (30:32.9).
Kenosha Bradford, Milwaukee King and Waukesha North topped the standings in the 33-team boys race.
Gillett didn't get a team score, with only four runners. Sophomore Derek Hanson was the first across the line for the Tigers, taking 25th of 231 runners (17:20.1). Freshman Conner Hanson was 95th (19:07.6). Sophomore Alex Gellin took 155th (20:04.7) and sophomore Riley Engebretsen came in 177th (20:36.4).
Woller Leads Area Runners at Jim Bremser Invite
Coleman, Oconto and Oconto Falls all competed at Jim Bremser Invitational in Mishicot on Thursday, Sept. 20.
The Oconto Falls boys took sixth of 12 large school teams in a race that was dominated by De Pere. Oconto Falls' first runner across the line was Brody Schindel, who took 19th of 83 (17:40.11). Brendan Konitzer was 28th (18:12.03), Joe Adams was 29th (18:12.23) and Evan Roberts came in 37th (18:39.27). Matt Adams was 42nd (19:03.21), Isaac Raddatz took 43rd (19:04.89) and Brent Wolf placed 52nd (19:19.26).
The Panther girls were ninth of 12 large school teams. De Pere again topped the field. Of 83 runners, Autumn Canavera was ninth (20:34.56). Breanna Sadowski came in 36th (22:36.47) and Grace Williams was 44th (22:53.49). Morgan Van Haren took 66th (24:26.68), Alyson Fabry was 69th (24:38.72), Ericka Havemeier came in 76th (25:14.93) and Haley Bell was 80th (26:59.17).
Coleman's girls were seventh of 13 small school teams. Faith King took fifth of 97 small school runners (21:39.10), with her time about 40 seconds off her previous best, according to Coleman coach Becky Chaltry.
Sara Seefeldt was 36th (23:35.19), Molly Seefeldt took 44th (24:08.85) and Ember DeWitt was 48th (24:16.43). Mariah Mursau was 55th (24:53.06), Mariah Payette took 59th (24:56.79) and Megan Seefeldt came in 91st (27:47.38).
The Coleman boys were also seventh, except there were 16 small school boys teams. The Cougars were led by Karson Casper, who took 15th overall (18:17.89) of 108 runners.
Koltin Grzybowski was 24th (18:56.84), Seth Seefeldt took 33rd (19:38.54), Sam King was 68th (21:19.62) and Billy Ganter placed 84th (22:22.67).
Capser took almost 45 seconds off his time and Grzybowski took almost two minutes off of his season best, Chaltry said.
"Overall, the kids ran great tonight and showed a lot of improvement and growth in their running," Chaltry said. "I have very high hopes and expectations for these teams and so far they've been meting them every step of the way."
The Oconto girls placed 13th. Morgan Durand took 57th (24:54.34) and Ellen Sohrweide was 68th (25:23.06). Calysta Kurz was 81st (26:01.73), Chantelle Marotz was 83rd (26:10.92), Karly Murphy came in 90th (26:51.70) and Hannah Wusterbarth was 96th (29:02.27).
The Oconto boys were 13th of 16. Josh Woller took second in the field, behind only Evan Henry, who finished in 16:36.59. Woller took 17:12.13. Logan Allan was 42nd (19:56.76), Josh Maynard took 76th (21:53.87), Seth Brooks was 80th (22:12.53), Sean Durand took 83rd (22:21.98), Preston Williams came in 88th (23:05.12) and Hayden Honish placed 91st (23:25.33).
Goodman/Pembine Runners Place at Three Lakes Invite
Goodman/Pembine and Laona/Wabeno ran at the Three Lakes Invitational on Friday, Sept. 21.
Of five boys' teams, Goodman/Pembine was fifth and Laona/Wabeno was fourth.
For Goodman/Pembine, Xander Gilbert was 30th of 58 varsity runners (21:03.1). Kevin Strietzel was 34th (22:01.8), Boone Larison took 38th (22:33.3) and Micah Heath was 42nd (22:51.9). Ely Marcy placed 50th (24:13.1) and Lamarr Lewis came in 52nd (24:46.0).
Laona/Wabeno was led by fifth-place finisher Matthew Seeber (18:28.7). Dylan Cloud was 37th (22:23.6), Aidan Lowery was 44th (23:08.7) and Liam Christian came in 48th (23:52.4). Evan Thomas rounded out the team's finishers with a 57th-place finish (28:15.7).
Laona/Wabeno was second of four girls teams. Goodman/Pembine did not field a full team. For L/W, Grace Novak finished fifth of 38 runners (21:52.3). Natalie Newton was ninth (22:29.9), Rhiannon Hooper took 13th (23:58.9), Alexzandra Kaster came in 17th (24:37.7), Taylar Cleereman was 21st (25:16.4) and Halia Babich placed 37th (29:18.3).
Kalen Berger was the only Goodman/Pembine varsity runner, taking 28th (26:43.6).
Tomahawk won both races as a team.
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