W/TFA Indoor Champioships: 55m Events

Saturday, April 9, 2016 at DLK Kachel FH UW-Whitewater. Results


Finals of the 55m dash event L-R: Kaylee Mueller [Baraboo, 6th], Alexus Jackson [Oregon, 2nd], Shynia Summerville [Beloit Memorial, 7th], Nadia Williams [Mount Horeb, 5th], champion Tanesha Davis a senior from Racine Horlick [7.27], Ife Ekunsunmi [West Bend West, 3rd], and Kathryn Pecha [Franklin, 4th].

Wisconsin Track Online Feature For 2016

The 55m events were a continuous display of intensity and action as sprinters and hurdlers ran in the prelims and semi-finals for a chance at competing in the finals. Despite the large number of heats coach Mike Johnson and his staff and team ran a smooth meet that ran ahead of schedule in both the boys and girls portion of the W/TFA Championships. The UW-Whitewater track and field team pushed a home Saturday meet to Sunday in order to staff the W/TFA Meet.

Above left: Kaylee Mueller in the prelims. Above right semi final heat L-R: Nadia Williams, Madison Marko [Kenosha Bradford], Sie'anna Mitchell [Verona Area], and Tyra Turner [Madison la Follette].

55m dash medalists L-R: Kaylee Mueller, Kathryn Pecha, Alexis Jackson, Champion Tanesha Davis] Ife Ekunsunmi, and Nadia Williams

Above semi-final heat L-R: Alexus Nelson [Kenosha Bradford], Shynia Summerville [Beloit Memorial], Ife Ekunsunmi [West Bend West], and Alexis Jackson [Oregon].

Semi-final heat L-R: Taylor Perry, Ashley Sprain, and Julia Haugen

Semi-final heat L-R: Amanda Wiebe [Onlaska], Kayla Vandehey [Kimberly, 7th in finals], and Jordan Hirsbrunner

Above left: Chippewa Falls junior Victoria Czech in the prelims. Above center: Hailey Walters [Kenosha indian Trail, 5th] in the prelims. Above right prelims L-R: Haylee Winzenreid [Green Bay Preble] and Jada Schuh [Sun Prairie]

South Milwaukee Head Girls track Coach Stan Druckrey began coaching 44 years ago. The use of electornic devices to give instant feedback was only a vision in science fiction stories at that time. However things have changed dramatically as each meet seems to set a record in the number of iPads and smart phones that parents and coaches use to give immediate feedback.

Druckery was giving some coaching tips via video feedback to a young Wrightstown athlete. That athlete happened to be Druckrey's granddaughter Morgan Collins a sprinter and jumps athlete at Wrightstown.

Semi-final 55m heat L-R: Kathryn Pecha, Cammi Ganshert [Monroe], and finals winner Tanesha Davis

Semi-final heat L-R: Sydney Armijo [Green Bay Preble], finals winner Yolonda Johnson, and Jamie Schmitz [Cashton, 6th in finals]

Above finals of the 55m HH event L-R: Haley Walters [Kenosha indian Trail, 5th], Ashley Sprain [La Crosse Logan, 2nd], Jordan Hirsbrunner [Monroe, 8th], champion Yolonda Johnson [Beloit Memorial, 8.74, 8.70 in semi-finals], Taylor Perry [Green Bay Preble, 3rd], and Julia Haugen [Slinger, 4th]. .