2017 WIAA TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: RELAY EVENTS

Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3, 2017: Veterans Memorial Field @ UW-La Crosse. Results D1 D2 D3 WC




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D3 4x800m Relay

Lourdes Acacemy won the 4x8 for the second consecutive State Meet posting a time of 9:39.71. Lourdes Academy runners above L-R: Carly Vandenhouten, Ellen Moore, and anchor Emily Foley.

Right: The Lourdes Academy 4x8 on the podium:

Top left: Katie Van Scyoc
Top right: Emily Foley
Bottom left: Carly Vandenhouten
Bottom right: Ellen Moore





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


Leg 1 runners in the 4x8 L-R: Kristin O'Bel [Albany], Julia Holtz [Dodgeland], Veronica Thiel [Hilbert/Stockbridge], Taylor Stanton [Auburndale], Emma Christ [Darlington], Josie Tiffany [Elmwood/Plum City], Katie Van Scyoc [Lourdes Academy] and Deerfield's Maren Jensen.



D2 4x200m Relay

Catholic Memorial won the 4x2 relay for the second consecutive year with a time of 1:43.72. Leg 2 and 4 runners above Tatum Straw [L] and Kathleen Hirsch [R].

Relay members on the podium clockwise from top left: Tatum Straw, Maddy Rondeau, Josie Schrubbe, and anchor Kathleen Hirsch.




Above: Leg 3 runners Olivia Verbeke [FVL] and Christina Nolting.

Left: Anchors from the top 3 4x800m teams race to the finish line: Caitlin Link [Edgewood, 2nd], Brooke Wellhausen [Big Foot, 3rd], and Champion East Troy's Rachel Bottum.


D3 4x100m Relay

Above anchors in the D3 4x100m relay L-R: Emma Lawrence [BSMS], Mykenzie Vaassen [Cuba City], and Katelyn Williams [Algoma]. Benton-Scales Mound-Shullsburg edged Cuba City 50.31 to 50.46 to win the Gold Medal.

BSMS runners on the right clockwise from top left: Calli Jerry, Chloe Matthews, Emma Lawrence, and Paige Murphy.


D3 4x100m Relay

Above: leg 3 runners and anchors.



D3 4x200m Relay

Wild Rose successfully defended the 4x200m championship they won at the 2016 State Meet. Runners shown on the podium are:

Top row L-R: Maya Dix and Ashley Caswell.

Bottom row L-R: Olivia Jenkinson and Olivia Bright.


D3 4x400m Relay

Auburndale won the D3 4x400m relay Gold Medal [4:04.34]. Above: Isabella Jewell [blue] running leg 2 for Auburndale. Gracie Wilson [Deerfield] and Karsen Kershner [Bangor] are also shown.

Auburndale is shown on the right on the podium:

Top left: Isabella Hilber
Top right: Kali Karl
Bottom left: Isabella Jewell
Bottom right: Rachel Gronmeyer



4x400m relay runners L-R: Lourdes Academy runners [red] Kelsey Schwochert, Katie Van Scyoc, and anchor Alexis Rolph. Auburndale runners [blue] Rachel Gronemeyer, Kali Karl, and anchor Isabella Hilber.



Edgerton which won the Silver Medal in the 4x100m D2 race set a D2 record in the prelims with a time of 48.69. Catholic Memorial had set the old record of 49.03 set at the 2016 State Meet. Edgerton runners clockwise from top left: Ashlyn Oren, Kathleen Reilly, Nikkia Johnson, and Marguerite Lawrence.



Catholic Memorial won the Gold Medal in the 4x100 D2 race with a time of 48.91. This time was better than their record time of 49.03 which they set at the 2016 State Meet. Runners clockwise from top left: Tatum Straw, Maddy Rondeau, Josie Schrubbe, and anchor Kathleen Hirsch.



The Final Exchange shows Catholic Memorial's Josie Schrubbe handing off to Kathleen Hirsch and Kathleen Reilly handing off to Edgerton teammate Nikkia Johnson



4x2 anchors L-R: Emily Hottinger [Jefferson], Kylie Linke [Wittenberg-Birnamwood], Ja'Cey Simmons [Milwaukee Lutheran], Peyton Hrabik [Bonduel], and Hannah Vandenberg [Little Chute].



D2 4x400m Relay

The Lady Chargers from Wittenberg-Birnamwood won the 4x400m relay for the second consecutive year.

'WB' posted a 4:58.28 in winning the Gold Medal.

Left: Anchor Maddy Pietz.

Right: On the podium clockwise from top left: Maddy Pietz, Emily Norrbom, Kylie Linke, and Paige Norrbom


Above 4x400m runners L-R: Wittenberg-Birnamwood teammates Paige Norrbom, Kylie Linke, and Emily Norrbom, Big Foot's Brooke Wellhausen, East Troy's Rachel Bottum, and Kyra Arendt from Bloomer. Bloomer, East Troy, and Big Foot finished 2-3-4 in the 4x400m relay.



D2 4x800m Relay

The Trojans from East Troy won the 4x800m race with a time of 9:29.62.

Above left leg 1 runners L-R: Laura Beghin [Wisconsin Dells], Jenna Bruss [Fox Valley Lutheran], and Ella Rodeau [East Troy].

Above right: East Troy's leg 2 runner Maddie Rosin.

East Troy on the podium clockwise from top left: Rachel Bottum, Maddie Rosin, Christina Nolting, and Ella Rondeau.




D1 4x100m Relay

Milwaukee Rufus King won the team title for the second year in a row.

The Generals team win was helped when they won both the 4x100 and 4x200m relay events.

Left: 4x100m relay final exchange shows anchor Makayla Jackson getting the baton from CaMari Tellis.

King posted a 46.81 in winning the 4x1 Gold Medal.

In the preliminaries the King quartet posted a 46.60. This blazing time moved the 2017 Rufus King 4x1 to #2 on the All-Time 4x100m Relay List.

On the podium clockwise from top left: Makayla Jackson, CaMarli Tellis, Amari Brown, and Mariah Williams.


Above anchors and leg 3 runners in the 4x100m relay L-R:

Manitowoc Lincoln [2nd] runners Shelby Nichols and Nicole Parrish and Muskego [3rd] runners Savannah Balcerak and Emma Weir.

Left: Makayla Jackson taking the handoff from CaMarli Tellis



4x200m Relay

Above 4x200m team from Milwaukee Rufus King. MRK won the Gold Medal with a time of 1:40.33. Above left: CaMarli Tellis. Above center: Makayla Jackson. Team on the podium clockwise from top left: Makayla Jackson, Rosie Cramer, CaMarli Tellis, and Jayla Abdullah.



Above left leg 2 runners in the 4x200m L-R:Kristin Hansen [Wisconsin Rapids], Savannah Rygeiwicz [Muskego], and Oceanna Spencer [Manitowoc Lincoln. Above center: Oregon's Scarlet Egwuonwu [Oregon]. Above right: Cerriyah Gibbs [Racine Horlick] and Lexi LeFever [Hudson].



4x400m Relay

The Sussex Hamilton 4x4 took home the Gold by posting a 3:51.66 and edging out Silver Medal winning Arrowhead [3:52.47]. Pictured above are Leg 1 runner Morgan Price [above left] and leg 2 runner Rachel Passow [above center]. Hamilton is shown above right on the podium clockwise from top left: Megan Jansett, anchor Bianca Stubler, Rachel Passow, and Morgan Price.



Above left leg 3 runners in the 4x4 L-R: Megan Jansett [Hamilton], Arrowhead's Anna Shueth, and Waukesha West's Samantha Hanson. Above right: Hamilton anchor Biance Stubler. Stubler will run for the Badgers next season.



Large crowds attended both days of the 2017 State Meet. Above 4x4 runners L-R: Kayla Vogt [Arrowhead], anchors Brooke Lytle [Waukesha West], Ali Dorn [Monona Grove], and Grace Gilmore [Arrowhead].



4x800m Relay

The Wolverines from Waukesha West repeated as 4x800m Champions. The 2017 West quartet posted a 9:15.90 in taking home the Gold for the second consecutive year.

Waukesha West runners above L-R: Allyssa Reeves [leg 2], Brooke Lytle [leg 3], and anchor Becca Langer.

On the right Waukesha West's 4x8 clockwise from top right: Becca Langer, Samantha Hanson, Allyssa Reeves, and Brooke Lytle.


The Saturday portion of the State Meet started with the 4x800m relay event

Leg 1 runners in Section 2 of the D1 Finals above L-R: Michaela Nelson [Sun Prairie], Jordyn Jeffers [Hamilton], Megan Olshanski [Arrowhead], Gina Behling [Brookfield East], Mary Rose Flood [Appleton North], Alex Ashworth [Stoughton], Sydney Peterson [Madison Memorial], Molly Baus [Germantown], Hailey Migliano [Franklin], and Waukesha West's Samantha Hanson.


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Haley Durst [Ithaca], Nicole Mikula [Shell Lake], and Spencer's Hannah Zastrow anchoring their 4x1's in the Friday preliminaries

Photo by John Reed