2017 WIAA TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: JUMP EVENTS
Nicole Mikula a senior from Shell Lake HS had a weekend to remember. She won three WIAA Championships: The 100m and 200m dash events, and the LJ with a distance of 18' 04.75.
2016 Champion Johanna Ellefson [Right and above on a successfult vault] a senior from Spencer defended her title with a 11' 00 vault.
The Silver Medal was won by Gabriella Janke [above right, Athens, 10' 09] while Daisy Campbell [above left] from Three Lakes/Phelps placed third.
PV athletes below L-R: Nellie Soda [Princeton/Green Lake, 7th], Elizabeth McClure [Algoma, 6th], Sadie Koelz [Webster, 5th], and Demi Ploor [Sevastopol, 4th]. Ploor cleared 10' 06 while 5th -7th places all cleared 10' 00.
Below LJ athletes L-R: Shelby Nickels [Manitowoc Lincoln, 5th] and Crystal Hill [West De Pere, 6th]
Kimberly junior Emily Scott who won the 2016 WIAA D2 HJ [Lakeland] cleared 5' 08 to win the 2017 D1 Gold Medal in the HJ. Scott is shown on approach and clearing 5' 06 in the photos above.
Above TJ athletes L-R: Crystal Hill [West De Pere, 3rd], Haley Pyan [Franklin, 4th], Stoughton's Mya Lonnebotn [5th] and Armoni Brown [Waukesha South, 6th].
Below each of the athletes shown cleared 11' 06 L-R: Kate Watson [New Berlin Eisenhower, 7th], Natalie Pfann [Sun Prairie, 8th], and Isabella Nuck [Oak Creek, 9th].
Right: John Reed's photograph captures Mikula in the long jump event.
Below long jump athletes L-R:
Faith Lubner [Reedsville, 2nd, Julianne Barkholz [Newman Catholic, 3rd], Maya Dix [Wild Rose, 4th] Mykenzie Vaassen [Cuba City, 5th], and Sonia Schubert [Elkhart Lake-Glenbeaulah, 6th].
Senior Mikayla Brouette [right] who competes for the Bulldogs of Pardeeville HS had her best jump of 37' 09.25 on her 2nd try in the finals to win the Gold Medal in the TJ event.
Ashlie Lockington from Bangor won the Silver Medal while Dakota Hutzler from Rio took home the Bronze Medal.
Below TJ athletes L-R: Cassidy Noeldner [Eau Claire Immanuel, 4th], Macey Wirkus [Edgar, 5th], and Kylah Frederixon [Blair-Taylor, 6th].
Junior Elizabeth McClure [right] from Algoma cleared 5' 06 to win the Gold Medal in the HJ event.
Reanne Kietlinski [above right] from Gresham/Bowler was 2nd [5' 04] while Catholic Central's Elizabeth Klein [Above left, 5' 02] took third.
High jump athletes below L-R: Hannah Zastrow [Spencer, 4th], Rachel Ohde [McDonell Central, 5th] and Katie Stegman [Suring, 6th].
Fourth through sixth place all cleared 5' 02.
Hayward senior Gabby Snider's first jump in trials of 18' 06.50 held up and she won the Gold Medal in the LJ event.
Gabby Snider is shown right and left. Below Taylor [L] and Gabby Snider [#524] from Hayward.
Taylor Snider [Hayward, 6th], Frannie Sokolik [North Fond du Lac, 5th], Altoona's Kristi Springer [4th], Emily Sorenson [Bonduel, 3rd] and Edgerton's Ashlyn Oren [2nd].
Senior Kyra Arendt [right] from Bloomer won the TJ event for the third year in a row. She saved the best for her last State Meet. She not only set a D2 State WIAA Record she climbed to the top of the Top 50 All-Time list for the triple jump [lists will be updated by the end of July, 2017]. Arendt soared 40' 08.25 for the win and record. The old All-Time record was set by Mikayla Robertson. Hillary Hyland set the old D2 record of 38' 04 in 1997.
Kristi Springer [above right, Altoona] and Taylor Snider [above left, Hayward] finished 2-3 in the TJ.
TJ athletes below L-R: Bailey Zazueta [Martin Luther, 6th], Gabby Snider [Hayward, 5th], and Lakeside Lutheran's Amber Rowoldt [4th]
Altoona junior Mariah Hoepner [above left and above right] cleared 5' 05 to win the HJ event. Also clearing 5' 05 were Brianna Beining [Wrightstown, 2nd] and Monroe's Jordan Hirsbrunner [3rd].
Wrightstown senior Brielle Buechler [right] won the PV Gold medal.
Buechler is shown above clearing 11' 00 on her way to a best vault of 11' 09.
Above left: Kelly Jacoby [Roncalli, 3rd, 11' 03].
Above right: Linse Wilbur from Westby took 2nd [11' 06].
Wilbur is shown below left clearing 10' 00 while Jacoby is pictured below right clearing 11' 00.
Waukesha South junior Armoni Brown had her best jump of 19' 08.50 on her last jump in the finals.
That jump tied the D1 LJ record set by Jade Nolan at the 2015 State Meet. Wisconsin.
Beloit Memorial senior Eva Laun-Smith had her best TJ on her 2nd jump in trials.
That jump of 39' 10.50 won her the Gold Medal in the TJ.
Left: Dailey Albino on approach and after clearing 12' 06. Albino from New Berlin West took the Gold Medal. Hamilton's Rachel Seraphine also cleared 12' 06 [jump shown is 12' 03] but had one miss at 12' 06. Albino put suspense into her win when she missed twice at 12' 00. Albino's sister Rayce was the D1 PV Champion in 2013 and 2015.