MENOMONIE — Elli Daniels took first place in the 800-meter run to help the Chi-Hi girls track and field team take fifth place while Braeden Michael’s first-place finish in the 3,200 helped the Cardinal boys grab a fifth-place finish at the UW-Stout Blue Devil Open on Tuesday at Johnson Fieldhouse.
Stephanie Sawicki added a first-place finish in the high jump for Chi-Hi. Maisie Wingert finished eighth in the 1,600 while Emma Meyer was 10th. Tori Czech took sixth in the 55-meter hurdles and Meghan Cihasky took sixth in the 3,200.
Cole Fortman took seventh in the 800, John Strand finished seventh in the 200 and Erik Sworski took fifth in the 1,600, followed by teammate Parker Lehmann in eighth for Chi-Hi.
Bloomer’s Kyra Arendt took second in the triple jump, third in the 400 (followed by teammate Kendall Zeman in sixth) and 10th in the pole vault. Sarah Heinze took ninth in the 800 as the Blackhawk girls finished seventh as a team.
McDonell sophomore Nathan Hoglund finished third in the 400, freshman Isaac Bohaty took third in the 1,600 and 10th in the high jump to lead the the McDonell boys to a tie with Cadott for 11th place. Ben Kyes took third in the triple jump and fourth in the 55-meter hurdles for the Hornets.
The Lady Hornets were led by junior Elizabeth Kyes. She took first in the 400 and eighth in the triple jump as Cadott took 12th as a team.
Lake Holcombe/Cornell Danielle Gygi tied for fourth in the high jump and Gretchen Schroeder tied for sixth in the pole vault. The Knights took 18th in the girls competition. The boys finished 17th, led by Eric Nedland’s sixth-place finish in the pole vault.
Josh Oberle took second in the 200 and Collin Hubbard was fourth in the high jump to lead the Thorp boys to 10th place.
Oriole boys take ninth at Marshfield
At Marshfield, Braxton Thompson put together a solid meet to help the Stanley-Boyd boys track and field team finish ninth out of 14 teams at the Marshfield Boys Invitational.
Thompson took third place in the 220-yard dash, finishing in 26.52 seconds. He also took third in the long jump with a leap of 17 feet, 8.5 inches, finished sixth in the 440 in 1:00.75 and sixth in the 60 in 7.05 seconds.
Pole vaulters Brian Koch and Bryce France performed well in the event for Stanley-Boyd. Koch took third place and France came in sixth.