2008 WIAA Track And Field Championships: RELAYS

Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31, 2008: Veterans Memorial Stadium @ UW-La Crosse.
Results | Team Champions

D1 4x1 Champions L-R: Sharonda York, Dezerea Bryant, Derricka Wesley, and anchor Symona Gregory. All the Milwaukee Bradley Technical 4x1 relay team will return for the 2009 season. Their winning time was 47.95. The state record is 47.93.

Above left: Tech anchor Symona Gregory takes the baton from Derricka Wesley as anchor Chanel Franklin from Milwaukee King [2nd, 48.28] comes off the turn after receiving the baton from Brandi DuPree. Beloit's anchor Felicia Carlson is pictured on the exchange from Laurisha Rosario.

D1 4x2 Champions: The Milwaukee Technical 4x2 relay team set a new state record. The old record of 1:41.49 set by Milwaukee Vincent in 2006 was broken when the Tech 4x2 sped to a 1:38.46 clocking. This time would be among the top ten times in the country according to Track and Field News. Team members [L-R] were Jasmyn Hudgins, Symona Gregory, Sharonda York, and Dezerea Bryant.

Above: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel prep sports writer Art Kabelowsky is pictured interviewing the Milwaukee Technical record setting 4x2 relay team.

Left and right: Anchor Jasmyn Hudgins is pictured after the last exchange and one step from the finish line.

D1 4x4 Champions Milwaukee King L-R: Kiara Giles, Brandi DuPree, Uniqua Taylor, and Beonca Mitchell. Anchor Kiara Giles is pictured on the left helping Milwaukee King to a first place finish with a time of 3:56.55.

D1 4x8 Champions Mukwonago L-R:: Kathryn Ritter, Sarah Stefanich, Jessica Joecks, and Blair Doney. Mukwonago was in the 'slow heat.' However a blazing finish by anchor Kathryn Ritter [left] helped Mukwonago to a 9:26.40 clocking good for first place. Below: Jami Hill made up an amazing amount of ground to bring Onalaska from far back in the pack to a first place finish in heat 2 of the D1 4x8. Hill is pictured below [far left]. Onalaska finished 2nd overall [9:27.18].

D2 4x1 Champion Brown Deer: Anchor Kaya Senaya [above] a Brown Deer senior sprints to the finish of the 4x1.

Relay members were L-R: Sydney Nelson, Ariel Kinlow, Chelsea Stingley and Kaya Senaya.

Brown Deer recorded a 49.42 in winning the Gold Medal while Catholic Memorial was second [49.87] and Little Chute third [50.56].

In the preliminaries on Friday Brown Deer set a D2 record in the 4x1. Brown Deer's time of 49.35 broke the old record of 49.38 set by Catholic Memorial in 2006.

D2 4x2 Champion Kewaskum: L-R Kelly Uelmen, Nicole Kison, Jess Liiewski, and Haley Gregoriou.

Left: Anchor Kelly Uelmen helping the Kewaskum 4x2 team to a time of 1:45.62.

D2 4x4 Champion Whitewater L-R: Megan Theune, Kelsey Harms, Megan Tommet, and Chelsea Heil.

Left: Anchor Chelsea Heil helping the Whitewater Whippets to a winning time of 4:02.72.

D2 4x8 Champion West Salem L-R: Lauren Unser, Kristin Stockheimer, Kelsey Novak, and Courtney Oldenburg.

Right: Courtney Oldenburg the West Salem anchor prepares to take the baton from Kristin Stockheimer. The Panthers recorded a 9:33.01 in winning the 4x8.

D3 4x1 and 4x2 Champion Edgar. After winning the D3 4x4 championship at the 2007 State Meet Edgar turned its attention to the sprint relays and won the 4x1 [50.74] and 4x2 [1:46.84].

In the final exchange zone [above] of the 4x1 Edgar anchor Hannah Pospyhalla has just taken the baton from teammate Danielle Boehm. Florence was second [50.77] while Frederic finished third [51.76].

Edgar 4x1 and 4x2 relay teammembers were [Below L-R]: Hannah Pospyhalla, Danielle Boehm, Cassie Lehman, and Michelle Zietlow. Below left: Anchor sophomore Hannah Pospyhalla.

D3 4x4 Champion Burlington Catholic Central L-R: Lauren Celano, Katie Kelly, Sarah Stang, and Gretchen Homan. Catholic Central recorded a 4:05.35 to win the 4x4 D3 event. Homan is pictured on the right in the homestretch. She passed numerous runners to help the Toppers win the 4x4.

D3 4x8 Champion Sevastopol L-R: Amanda Karnopp, Hanna Stauber, Annie Bley, and Haley Moeller.

Left: Anchor Haley Moeller held off a strong Pittsville [9:44.98] surge to help the Pioneers win the 4x8 in 9:44.45.

D3 4x8 Oshkosh Lourdes relay fans: Fans of the Knights showed great enthusiasm in supporting their team. Anchor Natalie Buyarski [left] a ninth grader was cheered on as she helped the Knights to an eighth place finish in the D3 4x8 [10:01.91].