Peshtigo’s Nelsons Pace Area Runners at Seymour Invitational

Andrew Nelson added another top-10 finish to his season achievements at the Seymour Invite on Thursday.
Nelson took eighth of 129 runners with a time of 17 minutes, 31.7 seconds. West De Pere, Appleton North, and Shawano each had at least two runners in the top seven. Nelson was the top runner not from one of those schools.
The Bulldogs were 12th of 17 boys’ teams. Reese Yunke took 44th (18:49.1), Cole Grabian took 93rd (20:02.3), Eli Berndt was 96th (20:05.5), Liam Smith placed 109th (20:37.5), Marshall Bennett took 122nd (21:28.9), and Braeden Murphy placed 128th (24:59.9).
Marinette took 15th of 17 in the boys’ standings. David Jezowski took 49th (18:56.8), Jackson Draheim was 73rd (19:29.5), Hunter Schneider placed 99th (20:18.9), Dylan Demmith was 105th (20:33.9), Evan Reines was 125th (22:26.9), Aidan Anderson came in 126th (22:27.4), and Aaron Peterson finished 129th (25:24.5).
Peshtigo’s girls were eighth of 15 teams, led by Rachel Nelson, who took 12th of 113 runners (20:31.7). Holly Pesch took 26th (21:18.8), Alaina Archambault took 48th (22:01.9), Shayla Boettcher was 49th (22:02.5), Addison Olson took 78th (23:15.6), Kayla Murphy was 104th (25:05.9), and Kylie Villas finished 113th (29:01.4).
Marinette’s girls were 13th, paced by Addison Lacy, who took 58th (22:14.9). Madison Kunick took 67th (22:55.5), Julia Cano Hidalgo was 68th (22:56.6), Lauren Sadowski took 103rd (25:04.4), Lacy Carviou took 106th (26:03.5), and Karissa Valitchka came in 111th (27:24.7).
Oshkosh West, Freedom, and Appleton North occupied the top three spots in the girls’ standings.
Tigers Prep for
Postseason at Wisconsin
Rapids Invite

Gillett geared up for postseason competition with the difficult Wisconsin Rapids Jim Newman Invite on Saturday.
The Tigers ran amongst some far bigger teams and held their own. The top three boys teams were Stevens Point, Kohler, and West Salem, while Monona Grove, West Salem, and Sauk Prairie topped the girls standings.
Gillett’s boys were eighth of 16 teams. Of 127 individual runners, Gillett’s Alex Peterson was fifth in the boys’ race with a time of 16 minutes, 23 seconds.
Evan Petreson took 20th (17:19.8), Bradyn Wendorff was 21st (17:20.8), Chase Anderson took 81st (19:42.3), Nash Stage took 98th (20:32.6), and Virgil Herzog came in 125th (22:37.8).
The Tiger girls took eighth of 13 teams, with 99 individuals in the race.
Carleigh Kaczmarek claimed ninth place with a time of 20:24.3. Cheyenne Krueger was 41st (22:10.2), Sophie Limberg was 48th (22:19.6), Laney DeBauch took 70th (23:34.8), and Lily Hansen was 71st (23:38.6).
Panther Girls Take
Home Bronze at Russ
Fameree Classic

Oconto Falls’ girls finished third of 18 teams at Friday’s Russ Fameree Cross Country Classic hosted by Luxemburg-Casco.
Only Kiel and Two Rivers had better team outputs than the Panthers, who were led by ninth-place individual finisher Hannah Ludemann. She finished in 20:48.06.
Hailey Delzer was 15th (21:13.68), Maddy Przybylski took 21st (21:31.65, Brooke Hodkiewicz took 23rd (21:36.78), Mackenzie Lotto was 37th (22:28.15), Ava Hodkiewicz took 43rd (22:47.1), and Sydney Bell was 45th (23:02.96). Helen Marquardt rounded out the Panther runners with an 80th-place finish of 126 (25:31.05).
The Suring girls were eighth of 18 teams. Olivia Noack took 18th (21:21.4), Georgia Gerndt placed 30th (22:02.54), Ginger Gerndt took 47th (23:10.2), Hailey Thomson was 64th (24:15.04), Morgan Suring took 73rd (25:04.63), Allyson Seibert finished 83rd (25:35.55), and Samantha Seibert came in 98th (26:46.72).
Oconto was 14th in the girls’ standings, led by Addisyn Viestenz in 59th (23:34.1). Madilyn Thomson took 62nd (23:45.86), June Iza was 74th (25:07.84), Hannah Thomson took 81st (25:33.95), Savannah Brill was 99th (26:51.42), Hayden Beekman took 109th (27:39.73), and Gracie Simon finished 117th (28:47.69).
For Coleman, GraceLynn Nowak took 82nd (25:35.1), Clare Gappa was 96th (26:36.87), and Aliza Jensen placed 100th (26:52.97).
Kiel and Two Rivers were also the top two teams in the boys’ standings, followed by Luxemburg-Casco, Manitowoc Lutheran, and fifth-place Oconto Falls. There were 14 teams.
The Panthers’ top runner was Ben Adams, who took sixth in the field of 110 runners with a time of 17:16.87. Griffin Kopke took 19th (18:08.46), Evan Yuma was 23rd (18:17.53), Brant Laluzerne took 40th (19:06.52), Emerson Rice came in 49th (19:36.97), Layton Rickert took 87th (21:13.29), and Garrett Ganter took 88th (21:17.61). Braxton Rajkovich took 110th (23:07.26).
Oconto took ninth as a team. Kadin Baxter took 35th (18:54.66), Dominik Baxter was 36th (18:59.88), Daniel Alwin took 58th (19:57.44), Angel Jordan took 74th (20:25.6), Jackson Martin placed 79th (20:30), Bryton Fuller took 80th (20:31.52), Owen Brzozowksi took 85th (20:44.04), and Garrett Goetsch came in 86th (21:04.64).
Coleman was 14th. Suring did not have any runners on the boys’ side.
For Coleman, John Nowak took 27th (18:28.37), Conner Markiewicz took 50th (19:41.25), Chase Gruber took 71st (20:15.57), Wyatt Van Haren placed 100th (22:12.89), and Jake Cullinane-Maleport took 101st (22:14.92).
Northwoods Storm
Competes at
Norway Invitational

Four varsity runners from Florence-Niagara competed at Tuesday’s Norway Cross Country Invitational at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds.
Florence-Niagara didn’t qualify for a team score. Stephenson’s boys and Munising’s girls picked up team victories.
For Florence-Niagara, Abbey Tripp was sixth of 34 runners with a time of 22:46.4. Ingrid Holt took 16th (25:02.9), and Leighton Lambert was 21st (25:59.8).
The lone runner in the boys’ race was Matt Bousley, who took 27th of 33 with a time of 22:59.3.


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