UWP Invitational

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at UW-Platteville

Dana Thompson, Belleville - New Glarus senior is the defending D2 shot put champion. Dana won the shot at the UW-Whitewater medium-small school meet on Friday, March 17 with a throw of 41' 05.50. She won the Platteville meet with a throw of 42' 09.00. Dana began throwing as a sophomore at Belleville and has shown steady improvement. Her winning throw in the 2005 State Meet was 41' 00.50. Her best throw during the 2005 season was 43' 03.50 at the Marshall Sectional. On the bottom right are Belleville-New Glarus throwers Morgan Kilkelly [L] and Dana Thompson [R]

Relay Events

Upper left: Blackhawk finished second in the 4X2 relay. On the final exchange Hailey Meier hands off to teammate Savannah Erzen. Blackhawk high school is located in South Wayne.

Above: On the second exchange Pecatonica - Argyle relay runner Elise Sigg hands off to Ashlee Ruegsegger.

Left: Ruegsegger hands off to Arial Noble on the last exchange of the the 4X2 relay. Pecatonica-Argyle finished first.

Below [L-R] Belleville - New Glarus 4 X 8 relay runners: Sara Lezarescu, Ashley Beutler, and Melissa Vetter. Not shown Amanda Crary the fourth member of the Belleville - New Glarus winning 4X8 relay team. At Platteville Beutler moved up the Honor Roll list as she won the 800m in 2:25.51. Last Friday at UW-Whitewater she won the medium-small school 24 team meet 1600m in 5:31.24

Left: Carly Brown, sophomore from Belleville-New Glarus, won the 1600m.

On the right are 400m runners Ashley Taft of Cuba City [gold jersey] and Lacy Johnson of Riverdale.

Johnson won the event with a time of 1:04.70 while Taft finihed in second with a time of 1:06.36.

Meet Results

Above: Pictures from the preliminaries.
Below left: Finals of the 55m. Tonia Laufenberg of River Ridge [ L ] was the winner with a time of 8.26. Blake Wood of Cassville [ middle runner in green and white jersey] was third in 8.37 and Savannah Erzen of Black Hawk [ R] was second with a time of 8.28.

Above: Picture from the preliminaries