Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, 2016: Veterans Memorial Field @ UW-La Crosse. Results D1 D2 D3 WC


D2 Shot Put

Tess Keyzers [right] a junior from Little Chute launched the shot put 47' 03 to win the Gold Medal. She also established a new record in that event as she bettered the 2001 record throw of 45' 01 by Amanda Nechuta from Mosinee. Katie Taylor [above right] from Hayward won the Silver Medal while Brooke Kary [above left] from Kettle Moraine Lutheran won the Bronze Medal.

All photographs unless otherwise noted by Dave Figi ~ Wisconsin Track Online

The action throw photos on the left, right, and below were taken by Algoma throws coach Dean Blahnik.

Coach Blahnik and his family have helped write the track tradition history of Wisconsin. His son Zach and daughter Kennedy were State Champions in the throw events.

Dean has been a great help to the Honor Roll website over the years. His information and photos have played a major part in the websites goal of promoting track and field in Wisconsin.

Left and right: Sydney Thompson [Mercer] D3 Gold Medal winner.

Below left and center: Emma Richards [Ozaukee] Silver Medal winner.

Below right: Ania Smith [Menomonie Indian HS] Bronze Medal winner.

Shot Put Medalists L-R: Morgan Florek [Marinette, 4th], Dominque Buechel [Chilton, 5th], and Allison Antonie [Sheboygan Falls, 6th].

D1 Discus

Baraboo's Josie Schaefer had a best throw of 162' 00 to win the Gold Medal in the discus event. The Silver Medal went to Sam Noennig [above right] from Hartford Union and the Bronze Medal to Holly Houston [above left] from Madison Memorialf

Left: Morgan Florek

Photo by Robert Caelwaerts

Right: Brooke Kary
[Kettle Moraine Lutheran]

Photo by Joe Frontier

D3 Shot Put

Mercer junior Sydney Thompson [right] had a best throw of 44' 01 to win the D3 Shot Put Gold Medal. Ozaukee sophomore Emma Richards [above right] won the Silver Medal while Menomonie Indian High School senior Ania Smith [above left] took the Bronze Medal.

Shot Put Medalists L-R: Aspen Neisius [Fennimore, 4th], Brianna Leahy [Benton-Scales Mound-Shullsburg, 5th], and Tri-County senior Sydney Clapper [6th].

Shot put athletes above L-R: Aspen Neisius [Fennimore], Brianna Leahy [BSMS], Katelyn Williams [Algoma, 10th], and Mariah Whalen [Newman Catholic, 8th]

Throw action photos above by Dean Blahnik. Katelyn Williams photo by Khloe Williams

D3 Discus

Emma Richards [right] a sophomore from Ozaukee had a best throw of 144' 09 to win the D3 Gold Medal. Sydney thompson [above right] from Mercer was second while Ania Smith [above left] from Menomonie Indian HS was third.

Above Discus Medalists L-R: Brittney Roser [Horicon, 4th], Katelyn Williams [Algoma, 5th], and Emily Behnke [Manitowoc Lutheran, 6th].

Below: Katelyn Williams [Algoma]. Photo by Khloe Williams.

D2 Discus

Left: Gold Medal winner Destinee Haas [134' 02] from Baldwin-Woodville. Above left: Heather Milas from Stanley Boyd won the Silver Medal. Above right: Krista Hall from Westby was the Bronze Medal winner

Above Discus Medalists L-R: Katie Taylor [Hayward, 4th], Trevonna Rave [Black River Falls, 5th], and ME Dodge [East Troy, 6th]. 'ME' or Mary Ellen Dodge will play volleyball for the University of Wisconsin next year. ME's mother Linda is the high jump coach for East Troy. ME's grandmother is also Mary Ellen.

D1 Shot Put

Ashwaubenon junior Erin Dunning [right] had a best throw of 46' 02.50 to win the D1 Gold Medal in the SP event. Teammate Kris Lindow [above left] won the Silver Medal while West Allis Central thrower Ella Schultz [above right] won the Silver Medal.

Above SP Medalists L-R: Josie Schaefer [Baraboo, 4th], Brea Perron [Kettle Moraine, 5th], and Julia Hartwig [Janesville Parker, 6th].

Above Discus Medalists L-R: Erin Dunning [Ashwaubenon, 4th], Kris Lindow [Ashwaubenon [5th], and Kelsey Judge [Baraboo, 6th]. Schaefer and Judge are both juniors at Baraboo HS. They along with Baraboo junior Alison Krug were part of a Baraboo relay team that set a new modern day record in the discus event for the 'Odd Relay' listings.

Madison Memorial throws coach Joe Frontier and Holly Houston

Joe's promotion of throw events has led to successful accomplishments by throw athletes in many different schools in Wisconsin

Brookfield East sophomore Lizzy Cagle in the SP. Cagle finished 10th

Throw photos by Brookfield East throw coaches

Shot put, podium medal picture and discus action photos of Aspen Neisius [Fennimore] by John Linden