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Hunter Schlueter runs the fourth leg of the boys’ Division 3 400-meter relay race for Manawa at the WIAA State Track & Field Championships in La Crosse. The team, which also included Thomas Bartelt, Tanner Nienhaus and Justin Buschke, went on to place seventh in the event final. Manawa also placed third in the boys’ 800- and 3,200-meter finals. Greg Seubert Photo

Track season ends in La Crosse

By Greg Seubert

Athletes from seven area high schools wrapped up their track season June 2-3 at the WIAA State Track and Field Championships in La Crosse.

They include:

Division 3

Manawa: Boys’ 800-meter relay team (Justin Buschke, Drake Frasier, Tanner Nienhaus, Hunter Schlueter), third; boys’ 1,600-meter relay team (Drake Frasier, Tanner Nienhaus, Hunter Schlueter, Nathan Gorman), third; Olivia Santos, fourth, girls’ discus, 15th, shot put; boys’ 400-meter relay team (Thomas Bartelt, Tanner Nienhaus, Justin Buschke, Hunter Schlueter), seventh.

Weyauwega-Fremont: Isiah Schuh, second, boys’ pole vault; Brayden Arndt, boys’ 100-meter dash (12th in preliminaries, did not make final).

Iola-Scandinavia: Charlie Vater, first, boys’ 1,600-meter run (4:15.87); first, 3,200-meter run (9:23.43); Jensen Rice, third, boys’ 110-meter hurdles, sixth, 100-meter dash; boys’ 3,200-meter relay team (Benjamin Beck, Will Meier, Jacob Lashua, Charlie Vater), seventh; Ian Koss, 16th, boys’ long jump.

Final team standings: Iola-Scandinavia boys, tied for third; Manawa boys, tied for 15th; Weyauwega-Fremont boys, tied for 34th; Manawa girls, tied for 43rd.

Waupaca’s Jack Barbeau competes in the 100-meter wheelchair dash June 3 during the second day of the WIAA State Track & Field Championships in La Crosse. Barbeau placed fourth in the race and also finished fourth in the meet’s 400-meter wheelchair dash. Greg Seubert Photo

Division 2

Waupaca: Jack Barbeau fourth, 100-meter wheelchair dash, fourth, 400-meter wheelchair dash; boys’ 1,600-meter relay team (Nathan Lemkuil, Xzaver Pitmann, Phillip Masias, Riley Wahler( (13th in preliminaries, did not make finals).

New London: Kyle Wisniewski, second, boys’ high jump, second, long jump, second, triple jump; Ian Oberstadt, eighth, boys’ triple jump; Macy Reybrock, 10th, girls’ 400-meter dash; girls’ 1,600-meter relay team (Elsie Abba, Maren Stepniak, Rianna Schultz, Macy Reybrock) (12th in preliminaries, did not make final).

Clintonville: Lauren Zwirschitz, seventh, girls’ 100-meter hurdles; Sam Wegener, 16th, boys’ long jump; Trystan Krueger, boys’ 400-meter dash (13th in preliminaries, did not make final).

Final team standings: New London boys, 10th; Clintonville girls, tied for 53rd.

Division 1

Hortonville: Ben Smith, first, boys’ shot put (66 feet, 11 1/2 inches), second, discus; Blake Radish, eighth, boys’ 800-meter run; Eathan Lund, 12th, boys’ pole vault;

Ayden Smith, 13th, girls’ high jump; Tori McGowan, 15th, girls’ shot put; girls’ 3,200-meter relay team (Leah Worley, Hannah Huza, Maleiyah Streck, Paige Morrell), 16th; girls’ 400-meter relay team (Abby Hernandez, Emma Garthus, Grace Forinash, Ayden Smith) (disqualified from preliminaries, did not make finals).

Final team standings: Hortonville boys, 11th.

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