Jonah Bauer won three events to help the Elk Mound boys place first at the Dave Landgraf Invite in Bloomer May 5 while the girls only first came from the 4 X 200 relay as they took third in the eight team meet. Two days later both teams made the trek to Amery but the weather did not cooperate, resulting in the meet being canceled after just a few events were completed.
Bauer won the 100 m dash (11.35), the 200 m dash (22.76) and the 400 m dash (52,96) while teammate Jake Johnson claimed the top spot in the 110 hurdle event (17.99). A pair of relay teams claimed seconds including the 4 X 100 with Noah Zurbuchen, Tyler Sahm, Jordan VanSchoonhoven and David Ward (46.62) and the 4 X 200 with Zurbuchen, Ben Mack, VanSchoonhoven and Ward (1:36.35.). Third places came from Johnson in the 300 m hurdles (45.50), Zurbuchen in the 100 m dash (11.86) and Teagan Peterson in the 110 hurdles (18.87). Peterson added a fourth in the 300 hurdles (47.45) as did Zurbuchen in the long jump (18-02) and the 4 X 400 relay with Chase Morris, George Friberg, Hunter Johnson and Jake Johnson (3:55.47).
Adam Wolgemuth placed fifth in three events including the shot put (36-06), the 110 hurdles (19.78) and the 300 hurdles (50.91) while Friberg was also fifth in the pole vault (10-00.), the 4 X 800 relay was also fifth with Hayden Kohls, Ryan Mohr, Nate Lind and Arik Jensen (10:02.87). Sahm earned a sixth place in the 100 m dash (12.76) as did Lucas Winter in the 1600 m run (5:19.84) and Hunter Johnson in the 200 m dash (25.80). Peterson was seventh in the pole vault (9-00), Mack in the long jump (16-06) and Tyler Brantner in the high jump (5-02). Final points by placing eighth came from Morris in the 400 (57.18), Mack in the 200 (26.40) and Brantner in the long jump (16-05).
The girls were short on points with Elly Friberg out sick and Tyler Deling injured. The 4 X 100 relay with McKenna McVey, Kami King, Callie Nyren and Kourtney Zurbuchen ran a first place time of 1:54.02. McVey added a second in the 200 (28.86) and Elizabeth Fasbender finished second in two events, the 800 m run (2:35.74) and the 1600 m run (5:56.48) along with the 4 X 800 relay with Rachel Caron, Sarah Sweeney, Jenna Heit and Kaitlyn Baier (11:44.36). Claiming thirds were Zurbuchen in the 100 m dash (14.27), Allie Weber in the 400 (1:07.47), Nyren in the 200 (29.79), the 4 X 100 relay with the same four as the 4 X 200 (55.26) and the 4 X 400 relay with Caron, Megan Krall, Sweeney and Riley Radtke (4:57.68).
Hannah Cedarblade raced to a fourth place in the 100 hurdles (19.19) along with Moriah Mauer in the triple jump (29-10).In fifth place were Kassandra Jain in the discus (82-10), Cedarblade in the 300 hurdles (54.54), Heit in the 3200 m run (13:40.10), Baier in the pole vault (7-00) and Sweeney in the triple jump (29-00). Radtke earned a sixth place in the 100 hurdles (19.49) along with Nyhen in the long jump (14-01) while Krall was seventh in the 400 (1:14.88) and Heit in the pole vault (6-00). Eighth place points came from Fasbender in the high jump (4-04), Sweeney in the pole vault (6-00) and Mauer in the long jump (13-07).
BOYS TEAM SCORES: Elk Mound 135, Bloomer 111, McDonell Central 102, Altoona 97, Cameron 76, Mondovi 72, Flambeau 49, Bruce 37
GIRLS TEAM SCORES: Bloomer 137, Mondovi 136, Elk Mound 115.50, Altoona 104, Cameron 69, Flambeau 51.50, McDonell Central, Bruce 22