Area C.C. Runners Have Busy WeekIssue Date: October 4, 2018
Cougar Boys/Girls Take
Titles at Lena Invite
Coleman topped both the boys' and girls' results at the Lena Invitational on Tuesday.
The Cougar boys were first of seven teams, with four runners in the top six.
Kasey Casper was second (17:38), Caleb Gross was third (18:07), Karson Casper took fifth (18:28) and Koltin Grzybowski came in sixth (18:59).
Seth Seefeldt was ninth (20:12) and Bryce Karban placed 10th (20:23).
Coleman's girls were first of four teams. Faith King placed second in the race (21:40), Sara Seefeldt was seventh (21:13), Ember DeWitt came in 12th (24:23), Mariah Mursau was 15th (24:57) and Mariah Payette took 17th (25:26).
"Even though this was a smaller meet, we had some great competition and our kids ran strong and showed that they've been working very hard this season," Coleman coach Becky Chaltry said.
Oconto took second in both the girls and boys' races. In the boys' race, Oconto's Josh Woller was first in the field by 28 seconds (17:10). Josh Maynard was 13th (20:35), Logan Allen was 21st (21:17), Seth Brooks took 25th (21:49) and Sean Durand was 35th (22:38).
For the girls, Morgan Durand was 18th (25:19), Ellen Sohrweide took 20th (25:37) and Calysta Kurz placed 21st (25:38). Chantelle Marotz was 25th (26:24) and Jadyn Floyd came in 26th (26:25).
The Crivitz boys were third. Joey Pickett was 11th (20:24) and Jacob Behrendt came in 14th (20:37). Ryley Bemis finished in 21:58, Chad Schroeder took 22:06 and Alec Grandaw came in in 23:31.
Goodman/Pembine's boys came in fourth. Xander Gilbert was the team's top finisher in 12th place (20:32). Kevin Strietzel came in in 21:09, Boon Larison finished in 22:02, Jacob Kessel finished in 22:52 and Micah Heath took 23:22.
Wausaukee's girls were third. Madelyn Schlies took third in the field (22:11). Kaelynn Schlies came across in 25:51, Beth Schaal finished in 27:16, Kailee Sievert came in in 28:59 and Haley Piontek finished in 30:04.
Wausaukee's top boy in the race was Andrew Schroeder, who came in seventh (19:01). Payton Betts finished in 22:19, David Forst took 24:06 and Danny Gottbeheaut finished in 24:21.
Lena's girls placed fourth. The Wildcats' top finisher was Kennedy Marquardt in sixth (23:04). Megan Shallow took 25:41 to finish, Alexis Misco came in in 26:50, Samara crossed in 29:48
Lena didn't have a full boys' team. Cody Dellise was eighth (20:01). Max Beyer finished in 22:22, Noah Chang took 26:36 and Kiko Cajigas placed 26:37.
Suring didn't have a full team, but it did have the fastest singular girl in the race in Ryann Wagner, who finished in 21:30 to get the win. Maddy Vandevelde was 18th (24:24).
Other teams at the event without full five-runner squads were NEW Lutheran, Washington Island, Laona/Wabeno and Wolf River Lutheran.
Hansen Takes Title;
Cougars Run Well
at Pulaski Invitational
Every Coleman boy set a personal record at the Pulaski Invitational on Thursday as the Cougars came in seventh of 13 teams.
Kasey Casper's 17 minute, 2.05 second time was his best of his career, which has included a trio of trips to state.
Caleb Gross took 33rd (17:47.22) and Karson Casper was 41st (18:12.22), 30 seconds off his previous best time. Koltin Grzybowski was 52nd (18:32.08), Seth Seefeldt was 91st (19:29.55), Bryce Karban came in 102nd (20:03.90) and Sam King took 104th (20:22.92).
"All of these guys are such hard workers and have such great attitudes and personalities," a proud Coleman coach Becky Chaltry said. "Coaching them is really one of the best parts of my day."
Chaltry also said that the team's girls had a "fabulous" night, with a majority recording PRs as well.
The Coleman girls were 11th of 14 teams. Faith King was 16th (20:46.40) of 98 runners. Sara Seefeldt was 66th (22:43.22), Ember DeWitt came in 83rd (23:55.00), Molly Seefeldt was 84th (23:56.32), Mariah Mursau came in 90th (24:30.05), Mariah Payette was 94th (24:56.04) and Megan Seefeldt was 95th (25:51.89).
All of the girls ran a very smart race and were pleased by their times," Chaltry said. "I cannot wait to see what the next month holds for us, we have so much potential and with how hard these kids all keep working, I really feel this could be our best sectional outcome yet."
Gillett's girls were 12th in the race. Sylvia Hansen added another first-place finish to the trophy cabinet, winning by just under 12 seconds (18:44.47). Amber Brehmer was 74th (23:19.23), Alaina Herzog came in 78th (23:30.62), Angela Mosconi came in 91st (24:37.37) and Itty Ciancio was 97th (27:56.71).
Gillett had three runners in the boys race, led by Derek Hanson, who came in seventh of 106 runners (16:32.35). Connor Hanson was 38th (18:03.13) and Riley Engebretsen placed 77th (19:07.82).
Wausaukee didn't have a full team, but Madelyn Schlies was 45th (22:00.23), Kaelyn Schlies was 69th (23:03.35) and Hayley Piontek placed 98th (28:57.70). In the boys race, Andrew Schroeder was the only Ranger runner. He took 62nd (18:49.27).
Marine Girls Claim
Marinette's girls placed second of 10 teams at the Waupaca Invitational on Thursday behind another strong performance from Katelyn Kitzinger.
The Marine junior was third of 72 total runners (20:22.4). Kimberly Carviou came in 14th (22:00.9) and Molly Knutson placed 17th (22:16.7). Samantha Pieper was 23rd (22:31.0), Hadley Reines took 39th (23:38.7), Ali Kacalo came in 50th (24:20.5) and Madeline Torkko was 64th (25:46.1). Only Winneconne topped Marinette as a team.
Peshtigo's girls were ninth. Bulldog freshman Sydney Lund led the team across the line, taking 12th (21:53.6). Emily Halfman was 26th, Viola Smith placed 40th (23:38.7), Jessi Swiatnicki took 49th (24:19.8), Brooke Lemke took 66th (26:19.9) and Salsabeel Salem was 67th (26:25.6).
The Bulldog boys were fifth of 11 teams. Seniors Reid Marquardt (17:59.5) and Cole Trimberger (18:03.1) were 10th and 11th of 70 total runners, respectively.
Caleb Smith took 17th (18:12.2), Logan Smith came in 40th (19:23.1), Euan Gillespie was 62nd (22:08.7) and Rowan Gillespie placed 70th (28:30.7).
The Marinette boys took seventh as a team. Wautoma took first of all teams in the race.
With no Carson Polomis, Matt Maye led Marinette's runners, taking eighth (17:51.7). Jacob Michaels was 20th (18:22.0), Tyler Fayta took 33rd (19:08.6), Caden Sullivan was 52nd (20:31.3) and Alec Queever came in 58th (21:15.8). Colin Nygren rounded out the Marinette finishers in 51st (23:48.5).
Oconto Falls Runners
Compete in Reedsville
Oconto Falls' boys were fifth of 13 teams at the Reedsville Panther Invite.
Falls' average time was 18:45.84, behind only Valders, Brillion, Manitowoc Lutheran and Chilton.
Of 86 runners, Oconto Falls senior Brody Schindel was 12th (18:56.65). Freshman Joe Adams was 21st (18:23.52), Evan Roberts was 32nd (18:58.34), Isaac Raddatz was 35th (19:13.33), Matt Adams was 38th (19:17.37), Brent Wolf took 32nd (19:25.80) and Brendan Konitzer came in 45th (19:33.21).
The Oconto Falls girls were seventh of 10 teams. Ozaukee, Valders and Kewaunee were the top three teams in the race.
Falls junior Autumn Canavera took third of 73 runners in the race (21:23.02). Breanna Sadowski took 46th (24:33.70), Morgan Van Haren came in 46th (24:34.52) and Alyson Fabry took 53rd (24:55.93). Ericka Havemeier placed 67th (26:01.92), Katie Kurth took 71st (27:31.49) and Haley Bell was 72nd (27:35.17)
Surings Wagner Takes
Silver at Rosholt Invite
Suring competed at the Rosholt Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 27.
The Eagles didn't have a full team, with no boys in the race and only two girls. Freshman Ryann Wagner was second in the 44-runner girls field (20:19.09) and Maddy Vandevelde was 20th (22:40.64).
Rosholt won the girls meet, which had six full teams in it.
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