2017 Summer Competition

Thursday, July 12, 2017


Wisconsin High School athletes who look to improve do not take the summer off. A variety of meets exist whereby athletes can maintain and improve the skills they developed during the spring season. Wausau West ninth grader to be Rachel Jaworski is shown in the 2017 USATF Region 8 Junior Olympics 15-16 year old 2000m Steeplechase event held July 6-9 at UW La Crosse. USATF Region 8 photos by Jim Jaworski.

Wisconsin Track Online Feature For 2017. Photos by Dave Figi unless otherwise noted

Above left: Wausau West junior to be Brooke Jaworski won the 15-16 year old 400m event in 54.68. This set a Region 8 record breaking the 55.68 time she had at the 2016 meet. Brooke and Rachel Jaworski are pictured above right at the USATF La Crosse Meet. USATF Region 8 photos by Jim Jaworski..

2000m 15-16 year Old Steeple Chase Medal Winners

Alexandria Mamroe [Mississippi, 5th], Rachel Jaworski [Wausau 3rd in 8:59.56], and winner Abby Volkmer from Lincoln, Nebraska [8:20.05]. Other medalists were from Minnesota and Iowa. USATF Region 8 photos by Jim Jaworski.

On June 24 at the USATF Junior Nationals held in Sacramental, CA, Whitefish Bay 2017 graduate Camille Davre posted a 4:23.50 in the 1500m race to take the Bronze medal. Davre ran against college athletes at Sacramento. Davre's time in the 1500m is the fourth best time in the USA by a high school girl as of July 14.

Above L-R: Michelle Magnani 2nd [4:23.32], Madeleine Reed was 1st [4:21.45], and Davre 3rd [4:23.50]. Davre's time in the 1500m compares to a 4:42.87 in the 1600m.

Left: Camille Davre winning the D1 1600m race at the 2017 WIAA State Meet. Davre won the 'Tri-fecta' of the distance races as she took the Gold Medal in the 800m, 1600m, and 3200m races at the 2017 WIAA State Meet.

Podium photo by John Chandler

Below are some of the summer updates. Other updates can be found at Top 50 2017 updates and the Summer Honor Roll list: D1-3 | D1 | D2 | D3.

Running in the Girls 400m Dash 15-16 year old division at the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships at Rock Chalk Park on the campus of the University of Kansas, Wausau West junior to be Brooke Jaworski posted a 53.44 in the 400m preliminaries. The prelims were held on Friday, July 28.

This lowered her All-Time leading 400m mark of 53.71 which she set June 3, 2017 in the finals of the D1 400m at UW-La Crosse. In the USATF Junior Olympic finals on Sunday, July 30, Jaworski finished 3rd with a time of 54.01. Kimberly Harris from Buford HS, Georgia was 1st in 53.50 and Alysia Johnson from Durham, North Carolina was 2nd in 53.86.

The winning time in the 17-18 year old division was 53.96.