BLOOMER — There’s never a bad time to make a mark on your team’s home invitational, and Bloomer junior Kyra Arendt took full advantage of the opportunity on Tuesday.
Arendt picked up four individual victories and set new meet records in each event as she helped power the Bloomer girls team to first place at the Dave Landgraf Invitational.
She won the 100 (13.42), 200 (26.93), long jump (16-11) and triple jump (36-10) to lead the Blackhawks. Kendall Zeman added victories in the 400, 800 and 1,600, including a new meet record 1:01.18 in the 400.
Justyne Burgess took second in the 300 hurdles and third in the high jump, Chloee Swartz took second in the 200 and Brianda Gettler finished third in the 100 hurdles for Bloomer. The Blackhawks won the meet with a score of 150.5, just ahead of Elk Mound with 149.
McDonell finished fifth as a team with 53 points, led by a victory in the 3,200 relay by Grace Mrozinski, Abby Klimek, Abby Wampler and Julia Verbick.
Rachel Ohde added a win in the high jump, Verbick took second in the 3,200 and the 800 relay team of Olivia Parkhurst, Emily Krause, Paige McCabe and Klimek finished second.
The Bloomer boys took second in the team standings with 126.66 points.
Isaiah Meinen took second in the 110 hurdles, Alex Conrad took third in the 1,600, Jarrod Kressin finished third in the 200, Paul Schumacher finished third in the long jump and Jonah Lehnartz added third-place finishes in both the high jump and triple jump.
McDonell finished third as a team with a score of 108. Isaac Bohaty won the 800 and 1,600 while placing second in the high jump. Jarret Jordan won the 3,200 and teamed with Charlie Bleskachek, Evan Smith and Nathan Hoglund to win the 3,200 relay. Bleskachek took second in the 800, Smith took third in the 800, Hoglund took third in the 400, Peyton Tozer finished third in the 3,200 and Eric Ohde took second in the discus for the Macks.
Elk Mound won the meet with a score of 150.
Chi-Hi boys, girls take third at Black River Falls triangular
At Black River Falls, the Cardinals finished in third place in both the boys and girls competitions in a triangular with Eau Claire Memorial and Black River Falls.
Jana Mattison and Chelsea Graffunder took third and fourth, respectively, in both the shot put and discus events. Alyssa Potts took third in the 300 hurdles, Madalyn Schmidley took fourth in the 100 hurdles and Abby Runge finished fourth in the 1,600 to lead the Chi-Hi girls.
Evan Spaeth (400), Peter Martin (110 hurdles) and Matthew Rees (long jump) each had second-place finishes for the boys. Jared Myers also took second in the triple jump in addition to finishing fourth in the 100 and 400 while Scott McIlquham took second in the 300 hurdles and fourth in the 110 hurdles. Eric Swenson took third in the 400, David Poirier was third in the high jump and Mitch Stelter took third in the 110 hurdles and fourth in the triple jump.
Eau Claire Memorial won both the boys and girls team events.
Cadott girls, Lake Holcombe/Cornell boys win Gilman title
At Gilman, the Hornet boys and Knight girls teams won team championships at the Gilman invite.
Cadott won with a team total of 128.5 points, 15 points ahead of Spencer. Elizabeth Kyes (400, 800) and Rachel Manier (100 and 300 hurdles) each won two events for the Hornets. The Cadott girls 1,600 relay was also victorious.
Autumn Dembowski (discus) took second while Manier (long jump) and Alexis Munroe (high jump) each were third. Lake Holcombe/Cornell took third with 110.5 team points with Sara Stender (long jump) and Courtney Lundmark (discus) each winning titles. Orianna Lebel (800, pole vault) and Lexi Moussette (100 hurdles) were second while Kierra Walters (400) and Kareese Jiskra (shot put) took third place.
Gilman’s Kyla Schoene was second in the high jump as the Pirates took ninth as a team.
The Knight boys won five events en route to a team victory with 139.33 points. Cadott finished second (108) and Gilman (66) was fifth.
Colton Hetke won two events (high jump, 300 hurdles) to lead the way for the Knights. Kyle Goltz (triple jump), Andrew Brosted (discus) and the 800 relay were also victorious.
Hetke (110 hurdles), Dakota Popp (pole vault), Goltz (long jump), Brosted (shot put) and Josh Grape (discus) came home second while Grape was also third in the long jump.
The Hornet 1,600 relay claimed victory with Brandon Pederson (200, 400) and Tyler Gillett (800) each taking second place. Joey Hinzmann (high jump) finished third.
Ethan Aldinger won the 100 and long jump for the Pirates.