2017 WIAA TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: RELAY EVENTS
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
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.
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.
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.
Above: leg 3 runners and anchors.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photo by John Reed