A Few Of The Highlights From The Big '8' Meet
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Sun Prairie High School. Results
Above L-R: Lauren O'Brien [Verona, 6th], Hanna Doctor [Middleton, 5th], Taylor Hughes [Sun Prairie, 8th], Maggie Slatter, [Janesville Craig, 2nd, 12.84, Cierra Lee [Madison La Follette, 4th], winner LaBreya Johnson [Beloit, 12.83], and McKenna Goetz [Madison Memorial, 3rd, 12.92]. Not shown Shannon Kerrigan [Verona, 9th].
Below L-R: Goetz and Slatter
Beloit Memorial, Janesville Craig , Madison East, Madison La Follette, Madison Memorial, Madison West, Middleton, Janesville Parker, and Verona Area High School competed at the Big Eight Meet hosted by Coach Doug Maughan's Sun Prairie Cardinals. Sun Prairie defended its 2011 title by scoring 125 points with Verona Area, Middleton, and Janesville Craig following in 2-4.
Below: Wheelchair athlete Autumn Radloff from Janesville Craig. Radloff is pictured in the 100m Wheelchair dash [25.80].
She also posted a time of 1:52.86 in the Wheelchair 400m dash event.
Madison Memorial's Marissa Hoyer [left] won the 200m dash [26.99].
Ashley Bartow [above center] from Verona was 2nd and teammate Lexy Richardson [above right] was 3rd.
Above L-R: 1600m runners Darcy Dean [Middleton, 5th], Bailey Flanagan [Madison West, 3rd], and Danica Reinicke [Janesville Craig, 4th].
Ninth grader Hanna Doctor [left, pictured in the 200m prelims] from Middleton won the 400m long dash in 59.64. Ashley Bartow was 2nd in 59.72.
Madison West runners Olivia Pratt [#1] and Elena Barham had a monopoly on the first two places in the 1600m and 3200m races. Pratt won the 1600m in 5:08.54 while Barham was the 3200m winner in 11:10.81. Also pictured in the 1600m above are Miranda Slaback [Janesville Parker , #6], Josey Stock [Sun Prairie, #3], and Middleton's Jenny Phillips [#8].
Above finals of the 100m HH L-R: Tyler Henderson [Verona, 4th], winner Alyssa Nelson [Sun Prairie, 15.44], Abby Stroup [Madison La Follette, 3rd], and 2nd place finisher Alli Divine [Madison East, 15.47].
Above Sun Prairie's winning 4x8 [9:48.19] L-R: Josey Stock, Sydney Stiener, Angie Konicek, and anchor Abby Fabris.
Above and below: Relay runners in the 4x8
Above Verona's winning 4x2 L-R: Shannon Kerrigan, Hannah Miller, Katy Miller, and anchor Lexy Richardson. Katy Miller also won the 300m LH event in 46.21.
Below the finish of the 4x2. Verona had a 1:47.31, La Follette a 1:47.99, Sun Prairie a 1:48.59 with Craig in 4th at 1:49.80.
Above: Jim Burr who served as Head Boys Track Coach at Sun Prairie for 40 years was honored with a special plaque prior to the start of the finals at the Big 8 Meet.
Left: Ninth grader Kanesha Freiberg from Madison La Follette won the long jump with a distance of 18' 00.75. Freiberg is pictured in a preliminary heat of the 200m dash
Below L-R: Janesville Craig sophomore Allison Calkins won the TJ [36' 11.50]. She also placed 2nd in the HJ [5' 04, same height as winning jump, shown on approach], and 3rd place finisher in the TJ Ashley Pohlman from Janesville Craig.
Ninth grader Tierney Lindner from Sun Prairie [left and above] won the HJ event [5' 04].
Above: Verona jumps coach David Nelson discusses the TJ competition with Tyler Henderson.
Henderson was 2nd in the TJ [35' 11.50].
Above: Ashley Hartwig a Janesville Parker sophomore was 2nd in the discus. Right: Discus winner junior Corinne Franz from Madison Memorial [126' 01].
Below L-R: Katelyn Funk [Janesville Craig, 3rd] and KeKe Burks [Madison La Follette, 5th].
Above left: Courtney Pohlman from Janesville Craig was 2nd in the PV [9' 06]. Above center and right: PV winner Kristin Zeilinger [Janesville Parker, 9' 06].
Below left: Laura Skornia [Sun Prairie, 5th]. Below right: Sydney Stiener is pictured preparing to vault minutes after finishing a leg in the 4x8 relay. She was 4th in the PV.
Above: Alii Divine. Right: Alyssa Nelson.
Below left: Tyler Hendson.
Below right: Abby Stroup.
Above left: Worker 'T' Shirt design. Above right: Head Sun Prairie Girls Coach Doug Maughan.
Right: Start of the 4x2. Below: 4x2 exchange.