Tigers Take Home D3 Team Titles at ShawanoIssue Date: September 19, 2019
Kitzinger/Smith Pace Area Runners at Shawano Invite
Gillett's girls' and boys' cross country teams topped all Division III teams and competed with the big guns at the Shawano Hawk Invitational on Saturday.
Gillett's girls were the fifth team of 21 overall and first of five DIII teams. Ryann Wagner led the Tigers with a 13th-place finish of 160 runners (20:51.1). Kasay Hansen took 30th (21:42.7), Megan Wagner was 41st (22:06.5) and Cheyenne Krueger placed 44th (22:16.2).
Angela Mosconi placed 62nd (22:48.1), Alaina Herzog was 80th (23:14.4), Laney Debauch came in 99th (24:07.8) and Amber Brehmer rounded out the Gillett scores with a 112th-place finish (24:31.9).
Gillett's boys were also the best in DIII, taking sixth of 22 teams overall. Of 179 runners, Gillett's Alex Peterson took 14th (17:24.6), Derek Hanson was 23rd (17:39.5), Evan Peterson took 39th (18:11.3), Connor Hanson was 80th (18:55.5), Riley Engebretsen camae in 90th (19:09.9) and Antonio Lizarrag was 160th (22:11.2).
Oconto Falls took 14th overall and sixth of nine Division II teams, just ahead of seventh-place DII squad Marinette and eighth-place Peshtigo. Autumn Canavera led the Panthers with a 17th-place finish (21:00.1).
After Canavera was Carleigh Kaczmarek, who took 68th (22:57.1). Autumn Magnin was 100th (24:10.5), Jaden Reed was 103rd (24:14.3), Ericka Havemeier took 142nd (25:35.4), Sydney Bell came in 133rd (25:38.3), Haley Bell placed 136th (25:49.3) and Alexis Euclide finished 150th (26:49).
Oconto Falls' boys took 17th overall, 8th in D2. Joe Adams took 30th to lead Oconto Falls with a time of 17:55.1, Brendan Konitzer was 76th (18:51), Isaac Raddatz was 107th (19:25.9), Braden Uelman came in 141st (20:17.1), Landon Budz took 162nd (22:24) and Tyler Budz was 166th (22:53.8). Matthew Loberger took 170th (24:00.9) and Colton Rohr rounded out the Panther finishers in 173rd (24:42.6).
Marinette was 15th overal and 7th in D2l. Gillett may have gotten the top local spot as a team, but Marinette had the best finisher in the race in Katelyn Kitzinger, who took fifth overall (19:55). Molly Knutson was 69th (22:59.4), Hadley Reines was 98th (23:58.2), Samantha Pieper took 125th (25:15.9), Ava Dahlman took 134th (25:43.5), Maya Carviou was 147th (26:35) and Alli Kacalo finished 148th (26:39.6).
Marinette did not have enough boys for a team score, with four contestants. Matt Maye took 24th (17:42.6), Ryan Demith took 133rd (19:57.5), Alec Queever was 143rd (20:40) and Jake Somerfelt placed 169th (23:54.8).
Peshtigo took 18th overall and 5th in D2. Sydney Lund took 27th (21:37.6), Emily Halfman was 60th (22:46.1), Beverly Bloch took 104th (24:18), Mariah Powers came in 138th (25:51.2), Jessi Swiatnicki took 140th (26:02.2), Salsabeel Salem placed 156th (28:52.1) and Nathalie Hurley came in 157th (29:42.2).
The Peshtigo boys were 14th overall, 8th in D2, led by Caleb Smith in 13th (17:19.2). Andrew Nelson took 29th (17:52.9), Logan Smith took 49th (18:24.9), Cole Grabian was 148th (21:11.3), Matt Jornlin came in 158th (21:44.5) and Rowan Gillespie was 175th (25:01).
Coleman's girls took 17th overall and fourth in DIII. Faith King took 26th (21:36.1), Sara Seefeldt took 77th (23:11.2), Mariah Mursau came in 106th (24:21.1), Molly Seefeldt placed 126th (25:20.1), Megan Seefeldt came in 129th (25:29.3) and Ember Dewitt was 131st (25:34.3).
Coleman coach Becky Chaltry said King had "another solid race" and said her team "showed some nice improvements" overall.
Coleman's boys didn't qualify for an overall team score, with only four runners. Karson Casper took 47th (18:22.6), Ray Lemieux was 144th (20:45.9), John Nowak placed 163rd (22:50.2) and Sam King came in 168th (23:14.1).
"Karson Casper had another good day of racing, dropping some time from last weekend's meet in Freedom," Chaltry said. "We weren't able to field a boys' varsity team today due to two of our boys being in a wedding, so we ran with only four. I'm anxious to see how the boys do with all seven competing next Saturday in Marinette."
Kaukauna won the girls' event and Winneconne was second. Green Bay Preble was the best boys' team and New London was second ahead of Gillett.
Area Teams Compete at
Goodman/Pembine, Suring, Wausaukee and Florence competed at the Crandon Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
Laona/Wabeno won both the boys' and girls' events as a team.
Of 32 runners, Goodman/Pembine's Kevin Strietzel took 10th (21:02.1). For the rest of the team, Kody Stahley was 13th (21:50.3), Micah Heath was 21st (24:48.1), Lamarr Lewis was 24th (25:31.3) and Ely Marcy placed 29th (27:06.3).
Wausaukee's Andrew Schroeder took fourth (19:49.7), followed closely by teammate Cole Caylor (20:25). Casey Nutt was 15th (22:20.9) and Mikeal Shedlock-Davis was 30th (27:48.8).
Seth Axley was Florence's only runner in the varsity boys' race. He took sixth (20:37.7).
Suring's girls were third of five teams. Hailey Thompson was eighth of 37 runners (23:25.2), Chantelle Vandenelzen was 12th (24:41.9), Maddy Vandevelde took 19th (26:18.8), Carley Geniesse took 23rd (27:50.7). Ava Hill placed 37th (36:37.6).
Florence was fifth. Faith Neuens took 11th (23:53.6), Julia Hallgren took 24th (28:05.4), Audrey Selden placed 25th (28:21.1), Kiera Sullivan came in 29th (29:00.7), Kathleen Selden placed 30th (30:42.4) and Crystal Leffler took 31st (30:52.6).
For Wausaukee, Madelyn Schlies took seventh (23:20.6) and Kaelyn Schlies was 15th (25:47.1).
For Goodman/Pembine, Kalen Berger was 26th (28:30.1), Gabi Henkelman was 35th (33:19.7) and Elena Meissner was 36th (35:54.8).
Woller Wins Gold,
Canavera Silver at
Oconto Falls, Oconto and Lena's cross country teams competed at the Bonduel Invite on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
Oconto's boys were led by the fastest runner on the day, Josh Woller. He beat every runner by 16 seconds with a time of 17 minutes, 45.15 seconds. Oconto took ninth as a team of 12 teams.
Josh Maynard was 51st (21:58), Bryton Fuller was 56th (23:04), Preston Williams came in 57th (23:04), Logan Allan took 64th (24:14), Sean Durand came in 66th (24:21) and Christian Koch took 71st (25:12).
The Oconto Falls boys were fifth, with Joe Adams leading the way. The sophomore took fourth overall (18:17), Brendan Konitzer was 13th (19:20), Isaac Raddatz was 15th (19:21), Braden Uelman was 39th (20:57), Landon Budz took 60th (23:22), Tyler Budz was 62nd (24:05) and Matthew Loberger placed 68th (24:30).
Lena's boys took 10th. Kadin Baxter was 33rd (20:35), Cody Dellise was 35th (20:47), Norman Aguillar took 53rd (22:14), Reed Hosking was 61st (23:45) and Max Beyer placed 63rd (24:11).
Freedom and Bonduel were first and second, respectively, in both the boys' and girls' races.
The Oconto Falls girls were fifth of eight teams, led by Autumn Canavera, who was second overall in a field of 65 with a time of 21 minutes, 48 seconds. Carleigh Kaczmarek was 18th (24:13), Ericka Havemeier took 27th (26:42), Autumn Magnin was 28th (26:43), Jaden Reed came in 29th (26:46), Alexis Euclide was 32nd (27:03) and Morgan Van Haren was 36th (28:05).
Oconto's girls took sixth. Josie Mireles was 24th (26:11), Hannah Wusterbarth was 31st (26:54), Brooklyn Rasmussen placed 34th (27:34), Eleanor Finger came in 38th (28:26), Elizabeth Petersen took 41st (29:42) and Maddelyn Olive was 42nd (29:44).
Lena took seventh as a team. Kennedy Marquardt took 35th (27:58), Alexis Misco was 37th (28:08), Megan Shallow was 39th (29:05), Samara VanArk was 47th (36:44) and Ciara Urbanek took 50th (38:28).
Compete at Phantom
Wausaukee competed at the West De Pere Phantom Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 12.
The Rangers aren't sending full teams to meets, so they don't register a team score, but they had runners in each race.
In the boys' race, Andrew Schroeder was 49th out of 146 runners with a time of 19 minutes, 33.46 seconds. Cole Taylor was 72nd (20:19.52) and Casey Nutt was 109th (22:13.56).
Madelyn Schlies was the only Ranger runner in the girls' race, and she put up a good showing, placing 20th with a time of 23:09.96.
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