Marinette boys claim top spot at WDP

DE PERE – The Marinette High boys track and field team put together a solid performance in quadrangular action at West De Pere High on Thursday, Mar. 21, scoring 51 team points to finish in first place ahead of the host team Phantoms in second, Peshtigo in third with 32 points and Wrightstown bringing up the rear.

There were plenty of highlights across multiple events for the Marines on Thursday. Genrich dominated the shot put event with a toss of 43’ 1.50, followed by teammate Marquardt in second place at 39’ 3.50. 

Marinette was also in charge of the pole vault event, claiming the event’s top three spots with Draheim in first at 11’, Shehow in second with a vault of 9’ 6 and Floriano in third with a 9’.

For the Bulldogs, Nesberg posted a distance of 38 ‘1.25 to finish second in the triple jump, just ahead of teammate Haynes in third with a jump of 34’ 2.25. Sechan took a first place in the long jump with a distance of 19’1, 

Marines begin season at Bay Port

SUAMICO  – Marinette finished third behind Bay Port and De Pere in both the boys’ and girls’ competitions to begin the 2024 indoor track and field season at the Indoor Bay Port Co-Ed Triangular on Tuesday, March 19. 

The boys earned 35.5 points, while the girls tallied 15 points.

Among the notable performances, Jackson Draheim triumphed in the 400m run, setting a new personal best of 58.27 seconds. Caden Genrich dominated the shot put with a personal record toss of 45 ‘10, while the quartet of Braxton Polzin, Mason Floriano, Max Jacobson, and Elijah Wimbush took a victory in the 4x200m relay with a time of 2:13.83.

Kaiden Brown and Luke Adams finished second and third in the 200m dash.

Ashtyn Patenaude and Connor Whisler were swift in the 55m hurdles race, securing the third and fourth positions.

In the relay events, Marinette brought home second place in the 4x800m and third place in both the 4x160m and 4x400m events.

On the field, Patenaude was competitive in the high jump, claiming the fifth spot with a leap of 5’2. Wimbush and Polzin impressed in the long jump, securing the third and fourth spots respectively.

Anna Marzahl led the Marine girls’ scoring effort with a victory in the high jump and second-place finishes in both the 800m and 1600m events. Bailey Krouth and Hazel Knutson finished sixth place in the 400m and third place in the 55m hurdles respectively.

Bulldogs compete in Ripon

RIPON – The Peshtigo High boys and girls track teams are off and running for the 2024 WIAA indoor track and field season by each placing in the top 10 at the Ripon Invitational, held at Ripon College’s Willmore Center on Tuesday, March 19.

The boys scored 21 points to tie with Kimberly for eighth place out of 18 teams in the running.

Highlights included a second place finish for Ethan Brissette in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.58. Brissette also finished third in the pole vault by clearing a height of 12’6. Tristan Krejcarek took fifth place in the long jump with a distance of 19’5 and also finished sixth in the 200M run with a time of 24.15. Dathen Sechen finished ninth in the high jump with a leap of 5’10.

For the girls, Rachel Nelson took seventh place in the 800M run with a time of 2:32.72 as well as fourth place in the 1600M run with a finish of 5:31.34. The Bulldogs had two athletes make it into the top 10 of the shot put results with Christina Powers claiming sixth with a throw of 35 ‘7.25 and Athena Powers taking 10th with a toss of 33’ 5.

In the pole vault, Riley Sabel found herself in a four-way tie for sixth place with a cleared height of 7’0. In the long jump, Jaycee Mullins was sixth with a distance of 15 ‘3 and in the triple jump, Peshtigo’s Alaina Archambault took seventh place with a distance of 31’ 8.5.

Peshtigo girls finish first in competitive quad

DE PERE – Seven points separated first from second place at West De Pere High on Tuesday, Mar. 21 as the Peshtigo girls track and field team put up 38 points to squeeze past Wrightstown in second with 31 and the Phantoms in third with 30. Marinette placed fourth with 15 team points.

Peshtigo’s C. Powers took the top spot in the shot put event with a toss of 35’3, followed by teammate A. Powers in second with a throw of 32’ 6.25. 

Archambault took first place in the triple jump with a distance of 30 ‘2.25. In the long jump, Mullins came in second with a distance of 14’ .25.

The Bulldogs posted a one, two finish in the 1600M event with Holly Pesch coming in first at 542.90, followed by Rachel Nelson in second with a finish of 6:10.99.

Marinette’s afternoon was highlighted by a third place showing for Marzahl in the 1600M event.

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