D2 Sectional At Medford Area High School

Thursday, May 26, 2016 At Medford Area High School. Results



John Reed's photographs show some of the athletes who competed at Medford Area High School in a WIAA D2 Sectional Track and Field Meet. In D2 and D3 the top 4 individuals/relay teams advance to the State Meet. Teams competiting came from the following four regionals:

BLOOMER REGIONAL - Altoona, Arcadia, Black River Falls, Bloomer, Chetek-Weyerhaeuser, Elk Mound, Mondovi, and Neillsville/Granton,

COLBY REGIONAL - Chequamegon, Colby, Lakeland, Medford Area, Mosinee, Northland Pines, Stratford, Tomahawk, and Wittenberg-Birnamwood.

FREDERIC/LUCK REGIONAL - Ashland, Barron, Cameron, Cumberland, Frederic/Luck, Hayward, Ladysmith, Northwestern, and Rice Lake,

OSCEOLA REGIONAL - Amery, Baldwin-Woodville, Durand, Ellsworth, Osceola, Prescott, Saint Croix Central, Saint Croix Falls, and Somerset.

Osceola won the meet with 73 points followed by Wittenberg-Birnamwood, Hayward, and Altoona. Thirty-three teams scored in the meet.

Photos by John Reed

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Above LJ athletes L-R: 4th place finisher Kyra Arendt JR Bloomer [16' 01.25 and 3rd place finisher Kristi Springer JR Altoona [16' 03.75]. Taylor Snider [Hayward] was first in the LJ with a distance of 16' 05.75 and Maddy Pietz [Wittenberg-Birnamwood] second in 16' 05.50.

Above left: 4th in the High Jump went to Northland Pines Senior Makayla Hayes [5' 01]. Above right: 2nd Place Mariah Hoepner SO Altoona [5' 05].

Above left: Pole Vault 4th Kayela Carroll SR Lakeland. Above right: 2nd place in the PV went to Abigail Nelson FR Northwestern.

Above: Ist Place in the High Jump Emily Scott SO Lakeland [5' 06].

The throw athletes above are shown in the finals of the SP. Katie Taylor from Hayward won the event with a best throw of 44' 11.50. She did this in the trials but did not throw in the finals.

Above L-R: 6th Taylor Deling SR Elk Mound, 4th Heather Milas SR Stanley Boyd, and 2nd Kaija Newman SR Osceola. KaSandra Springer was 4th in the SP advancing to the State Meet with a best throw of 37' 03.75.

Above: 1st in the PV went to Mickey Gearin SR Osceola who cleared 10' 07.

100m Hurdles Pre-lims. Senior Haley Beams Black River Falls [above center in the prelims] won the 100m Hurdle Final in 15.78 followed by her teammate So Stephanie Brauner [15.79, hidden]. Jennifer Kleinschmidt SR Prescott [above left] finished 3rd in finals. Kleinschmidt won the preliminary heat above.

Above 1600m race: Leading around the first turn in 1st place is Alicia Monson from Amery followed by Kendall Zeman SO Bloomer [orange jersey] , Amy Wallis JR Ashland, Lauren Meyer FR Medford and Chequamegon's JR Hailey BeBeau. Monson won the 1600m in 5:16.61. She won the Silver Medal at the 2015 State Meet in the 1600m with a time of 4:55.32. Later in the meet at the Medford Sectional Monson came back to win the 3200m run in 11:23.47. She won the Gold Medal in that event last year at La Crosse.

Left: In the 400m dash 3rd Place Sophie Klein from St. Croix Falls comes out of the blocks in the 400m Run.

Right 300m LH finals: Altoona's Mariah Hoepner SO Altoona took first in 46.64 followed by Osceola's Hannah Salami [46.67].

Right: The Winner in the 400m run Abby Zastrow JR Arcadia crosses the finish line posting a time of 57.30.