News 8 Sports Round Up – May 23, 2016

News 8 Sports Round Up – May 23, 2016


Coming off a fifth place finish at state in the 100 last season. junior Seth Holden leads a talented group of Holmen sprinters into this postseason. Sparta hosting a Division one regional…. . top finishers moving on to Thursday’s sectionals. 400 meter dash. Holden takes it with a time of 50.79. Vikings go one, two, three in the 100. Holden followed by Aaron Zmolek and Seth Wilson. Then they take the four-by-one hundred relay. Finishing at 43.40. Feels really good to be going in the right direction for me and the rest of the team. That was awesome, that was the goal it’s just really fun to have all my teammates in their with me all get to go to sectionals together and hopefully we all go to state together. More action out in Sparta. In the field . Onalaska’s Austin Glynn wins the discus. he was second at state last year. Throwing 175 feet 3 inches. Girl’s pole vault. Holmen’s Heather Lager your regional champ. Clearing 9 feet 6 inches. Hilltopper’s Amanda Wiebke wins 2 events. Triple jump at 34 feet 8.5 inches. And 300 meter hurdles at 47.35. And Viking’s Mason Kalander with a good day. Wins the 800. And the 1600 with a time of .03. Team results. Baraboo winning both the boys and girls regional title. Ona boys and Central girls place second. Division two meet in Wisconsin Dells. West Salem boys win behind a strong showing out in the field. Westby girls edge past Viroqua for the regional title. Arcadia boys second at the D-two meet in Bloomer. big night for Jim Hoesley. And the Black River Falls girls wins the regional by a pair of points. Division three. Cochrane-Fountain City meet dealing with rain and a lightning delay. but the show must go on. Start at girls shot put. Kyra Ballentine throws a distance of 36 feet 5 inches to give her the regional title… Girls 100 meter hurldles. Allison Herman of Whitehall and Jenna Booth of Eleva-Strum neck-and-neck thoughout but it’s Herman who gets the win with a time of 16.83 Boys 110 meter hurdles. C-FC’s Derek Wolfe strong out of the gates and he doesn’t look back. He wins with a time of 17.2 Girls 100 meter dash. This one tight throughout but it’s Sierra Hetrick of Alma/Pepin edging out Brooke Bahr of Blair-Taylor to win at 13.13 seconds Boys 100 meter dash. Adam Wright of Lincoln runs strong from start to finish. He wins with a time of 11.5 seconds… Boys 1600 meter run. Evan Seguin of Eleva Strum starts off fast. and finishes fast. his time Results ??? Luther plays host to another Division three regional. Boys Pole Vault Defending state champ Bangor’s Kellen Kravik He would take first clearing a height of 12 feet Boys High Jump Caleb Miedema also from Bangor Takes first with a height of 5 feet 9 inches girls 100m dash Royall’s Taylor Juresh way ahead of the field coming off a second-place finish at state. She takes first with a time of 12.98 seconds Girls 100m Hurdles Great Race between Luther’s Isabelle Kick and Cashton’s Jamie Schmitz Schmitz wins it with a time of 15.79 seconds Schmitz also competing in the Long Jump She takes second after jumping 15 feet 11 inches Boys 100m Dash Royall’s Gunner Juresh and Luther’s Daniel Walsh in another close one Juresh gets the narrow victory with a time of 11.80 seconds Bangor wins the boys regional title. six-points better than Luther. Luther girls claim the championship. Ridge and Valley schools competing over in Boscobel. North Crawford boys are third. Wauzeka-Stueben girls also third. M-S-H-S-L softball playoffs get underway. La Crescent hosts Caledonia/Spring Grove. Top 1st 1 out . runner on third for Caledonia’s Lydia Melde She hits a short pop fly over third that gets down for an RBI base hit Bottom 1st La Crescent’s Riley Von Arx finds a gap over second for a lead off double Later in the inning After a bunt gets her to third Von Arx just beats the tag at home on a wild pitch Lancers play small ball. they also play long ball with three home runs as they win 6-4. La Crescent now travels to Cotter who wins big. and Houston falls to Southland. Tennis subsection out in Tomah. Marshfield wins with 18 points and Tomah comes in second place. Tomorrow UW-La Crosse track and field heads to the outdoor championships in Waverly, Iowa. And this year is no different — the Eagles bring a bus full of fire power. Both the men and women Eagles ranked number-two in the nation by the US Track and Field coaches association. The men enter the championship meet with the most entries. While for the women. this will be the farewell meet for 25-year head coach Pat Healy. who had a retirement ceremony this afternoon. We’re fortunate enough to win a couple last year so it’s not going to be anything different. This is going to be my last one so it might be a little bit more emotional, I don’t know. But we are going to go after it the same way we do every single year. We go in as a team. We are going to go into this and we are going to throw everything we have at the Division 3 National list. Hopefully when it is all said and done we collect the hardware and we can come back to La Crosse and hopefully put another gold trophy up on that shelf.

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