Coleman and Peshtigo Claim Conference CrownsIssue Date: October 18, 2018
Cougars Sweep M&O Conference Meet
Coleman won both the boys' and girls' conference championships in Pembine on Thursday, Oct. 11.
There were only three full teams in each race, with a handful of teams unable to bring five runners. The race was held in conjunction with the Northern Lakes Conference Meet, but the teams were scored separately.
For the Coleman boys, Kasey Casper was second of 31 runners with a time of 17 minutes, 36.7 seconds. He was just one of two runners to finish under 18 minutes in the race. Kaleb Gross was third (18:10) and Karson Casper placed fourth (18:22.5). Koltin Grzybowski came in eighth (19:36.2), Seth Seefeldt took 10th (19:58.3) and Bryce Karban came in 11th (20:17.2). Sam King rounded out the Coleman finishers in 16th (20:57.6).
"I was so happy that my senior boys got to have this experience being in their last year of this sport," Coleman coach Becky Chaltry said.
Coleman's girls were led by Faith King, who came in third of 27 (21:17). Sara Seefeldt took sixth (22:40.2), Ember DeWitt was 13th (25:26.3), Megan Seefeldt placed 15th (25:34.7), Mariah Payette came in 16th (25:40.4), Mariah Mursau took 17th (25:40.6) and Molly Seefeldt came in 19th (25:46).
"This has been the best team I've had the privilege of coaching and I am so excited to see what sectionals bring," Chaltry said.
Derek Hanson won the boys race for Gillett, with a dominating 16:53.2 time. Gillett had two other top-ten finishers as well, with Riley Engebretsen in sixth (19:09.7) and Connor Hanson taking seventh (19:24.5). Cole Watts was 29th (27:34.9).
Crivitz took second of three teams, with Oneida Nation third. The top finisher for the Wolverines was Joey Pickett, who took 13th (20:24.8). Jacob Behrendt was 15th (20:56.9), Ryley Bemis placed 18th (21:29.3), Chad Schroeder was 19th (21:32.3) and Alec Grandaw came in 20th (22:04.8). Liam Roman took 25th (24:46.8).
For Wausaukee, Andrew Schroeder was fifth (18:57.2), Peyton Betts took 21st (22:20.6), David Forst came in 22nd (22:27.6) and Danny Gottbeheut placed 24th (23:48.2).
Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas Academy put three runners in the middle school race, but had only four varsity runners, the best of which was Cody Dellise. He took ninth (19:49.4). Max Beyer was 17th (21:17), Kiko Cajigas came in 28th (26:36.1) and Noah Chang placed 30th (28:48.4).
Gillett's Syliva Hansen was first in the girls' field, winning the race by almost two minutes (19:11.4). The next-best finisher was Suring's Ryann Wagner, who took second in the field (21:02.5). Also for Gillett, Amber Brehmer (23:50.7) and Alaina Herzog (23:50.7) tied for ninth and Angela Mosconi was 11th (23:52.2). The trio are all freshmen.
Along with Wagner, Maddy Vandevelde was eighth (23:42.7) for Suring. The Eagles had five middle school runners, but just the two varsity runners.
The Crivitz girls were second overall. Bella Galindo was fourth (22:17.4), Riley Roman was seventh (23:23.4), Zoey Brown placed 12th (24:10.3), Kjirsten Stumbris came in 20th (26:06.8) and Cassidy Betka placed 22nd (28:35.0).
Wausaukee was the third and final team to field five runners. Beth Schall was 21st (28:04.5), Corrina Haynes took 24th (30:01.09), Kailee Sievert took 25th (30:02), Emily Heller took 26th (35:20.1) and Autumn Schroeder came in 27th (39:35.7).
Lena/STAA's Kennedy Marquardt took fifth (22:26.2), Alexis Misco was 14th (25:30.8), Megan Shallow placed 18th (25:43) and Samara VanArk took 23rd (29:48.9).
Bulldog Boys Claim Packerland Cross Country Title
Peshtigo's boys' cross country team won the Packerland Conference title on Thursday, Oct. 11, while the Bulldog girls missed first by just one point.
Of eight teams, the Bulldog boys got the win, topping second-place Southern Door by six points. A trio of runners in the top six led Peshtigo. Reid Marquardt was fourth with a time of 17 minutes, 39.2 seconds, Cole Trimberger took fifth (17:44.1) and Caleb Smith placed sixth (17:46). Logan Smith also got a 10th-place finish (18:12.9).
Matt Jornlin was 28th of 53 for the Bulldogs (20:07.4), Euan Gillespie placed 36th (21:06.3) and Rowan Gillespie came in 46th (23:15).
Kewaunee won the girls' race, but Peshtigo had two runners faster than Kewaunee's fastest, with Alana Finger taking fourth (21:08.2) of 51 and Sydney Lund coming in fifth (21:09.8). Emily Halfman was 11th (21:43.2) for Peshtigo, followed by Viola Smith in 17th (22:44), Jessi Swiatnicki in 21st (22:57.1), Brooke Lemke in 26th (23:30.2) and 44th-place Salsabeel Salem (26:54.2).
The Oconto boys were sixth. Josh Woller was one of two runners to come in under 17 minutes, finishing in 16:48.6. Gibraltar's Evan Henry finished in 16:41.4 to win the race. Also for Oconto, Logan Allan took 22nd (19:35.1), Josh Maynard was 38th (21:40.5), Seth Brooks took 39th (21:48.6) and Sean Durand was 42nd (22:08.7). Hayden Honish took 47th (23:17.5).
The Oconto girls were also sixth, except of seven teams, beating Gibraltar. For the Blue Devils, Calysta Kurz was 31st (24:41.8), Morgan Durand was 32nd (24:59.4), Ellen Sohrweide placed 37th (25:41.6) and Chantelle Marotz took 38th (26:07).
Jadyn Floyd took 43rd (26:53), Karly Murphy was 45th (27:08.8) and Elli Finger took 47th (27:30.1).
Marinette Girls Finish In NEC Conference Meet
The Marinette girls' cross country team was third of nine teams at the North Eastern Conference meet on Saturday in Neenah.
Katelyn Kitzinger took eighth of 64 runners with a time of 20 minutes, 29.54 seconds. Kim Carviou was 19th (22:15.28), Molly Knutson took 22nd (22:25.5), Sam Pieper placed 31st (23:05) and Hadley Reines took 35th (23:19.30). Alli Kacalo took 45th (24:12.65) and Ava Dahlman placed 53rd (25:21.80).
The Oconto Falls girls were seventh as a team, led by Autumn Canavera, who came in 11th (21:01.1). Breanna Sadowski was 28th (22:55.99), Grace Williams took 42nd (24:03.77), Morgan Van Haren was 44th (24:08.72), Ericka Havemier placed 51st (25:05.36), Aly Fabry took 52nd (25:06.47) and Katie Kurth was 64th (29:24.77).
Freedom won the girls' and boys' conference championships and Little Chute was second in both.
Marinette's boys took fifth of 10. Carson Polomis was seventh of 70 runners (17:36.52) and Matt Maye came in 11th (17:48). Jake Michaels took 16th (17:58.38), Tyler Fayta came in 31st (18:40.75), Alec Queever was 59th (20:08.41) and Cody Cohan placed 65th (20:34.82).
The Oconto Falls boys claimed sixth as a team, with 12th-place Brody Schindel at the forefront. The senior finished in 17:49.57. Joe Adams placed 27th (18:30.18), Matt Adams was 28th (18:32.53) and Brendan Konitzer took 29th (18:33.85), with the trio separated by under four seconds. Evan Roberts took 41st (19:05.88), Brent Wolf took 45th (19:26.22) and Isaac Raddatz placed 53rd (19:46.59).
Goodman/Pembine Take Northern Lakes Title
Goodman/Pembine won the boys' Northern Lakes Conference Cross Country championship on Thursday, Oct. 11.
Pembine hosted the event, which was run in conjunction with the M&O Conference Championship, though the teams were scored separately.
G/P was first of four teams on the boys' side. Crandon was second, Laona/Wabeno took third and Three Lakes took fourth.
For G/P, Xander Gilbert was fifth of 26, finishing in 19 minutes, 57.8 seconds. Kevin Strietzel took seventh (20:51.5), Micah Heath placed ninth (21:30.9), Boone Larison came in 10th (21:36) and Jacob Kessel placed 12th (21:49.4). Ely Marcy took 18th (23:50.2) and Lamarr Lewis was 21st (24:20.8).
For Laona/Wabeno, Matthew seeber was second behind only Three Lakes' Jared Zwettler. The two were the only ones to finish under 19:39. Seeber finished in 17:56.6. Dylan Cloud was 11th (21:47), Aidan Lowery took 13th (21:54.2), Liam Christian took 14th (22:22.3) and Evan Thomas was 23rd (25:17.5).
G/P did not have a full girls' team. Kalen Berger was the only runner for the team, taking 12th of 21 (25:52.1).
Florence runner Tristen Mascarette was third (19:39.1). He was Florence's only runner.
Laona/Wabeno won the girls' title, ahead of Three Lakes and Crandon, with just the three full teams.
For L/W, Grace Novak was second (21:43.3), Natalie Newton took third (22:09.6) and Rhiannon Hooper took fourth (22:36.9). Taylar Cleereman placed sixth (23:39), Alexzandra Kaster placed 11th (25:50.1) and Halia Babich crossed in 20th (28:06.5).
For the Florence girls, Faith Neuens was seventh (23:55.8), Audrey Selden placed 14th (26:30) and Kathleen Selden came in 21st (29:32.4).
Maroons Run Well at GNC Championship
Menominee's boys' cross country team took third at the Great Northern Conference championship and the Maroon girls came within one spot of a win on Thursday, Oct. 11.
For the girls, Hayden Buck finished in 21 minutes, four seconds, fourth in the field. Katie Anderla (21:08) was fifth and Jaida Lesperance came in eighth (21:58), while Maren Park was 12th (22:21), Abby Bradfield was 14th (22:46), Amber Poquette was 32nd (28:25) and Olivia Anderson came in 33rd (28:42.4).
Marquette won the girls' race, followed by Menominee, Kingsford, Gladstone and Escanaba.
Marquette also topped the boys' standings, with Gladstone in second, Menominee in third and fourth-place Escanaba.
Hunter Shepeck took fourth overall (17:48), Landen Clausen took 14th (18:47), Braeden Park took 17th (19:35.3), Nick Sandahl came in 19th (19:58), Adam Sandahl placed 20th (20:02), Evan Casey finished 28th (20:57) and Jason Bowers was 30th (22:02).
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