Girls win fourth meet in a row at Stoughton Invitational

The year continues to get better for the Stoughton High School girls track and field team after the Vikings won the Stoughton Invitational last Friday – its fourth first-place finish in a row.

Stoughton scored 126 1/2 points, led by a first place in the triple jump  by freshman Mya Lonnebotn and second places in the 400 (freshman Aly Weum, the 800 (Weum), 300-meter low hurdles (senior Hannah Sonsalla), the 4×400 relay team (Weum, junior Nikki Staffen, senior Maren Schultz and sophomore Maren Gryttenholm) and the pole vault (junior Hannah Posick).

Lonnebotn won the triple with a distance of 33 feet, 3/4 inches. Schultz took third (32-9 1/4).

Weum was runner-up in the 800 in a time of 2 minutes 25.22 seconds. Oregon senior Valerie Jones was first in 2:20.75. She was also second in the 400 (58.57). Reedsburg senior Brittany Schyvinck won the 400 (58.28).

Sonsalla was second in the 300 hurdles (50.10), while junior Alexa Deutsch was eighth (51.08). Mukwonago senior Courtney McKeever was first in 49.11.

Posick was runner-up in the pole vault (10-0), while senior Mykala Conroy was fourth (8-6). Mukwonago senior Mandy Sinkler won with a height of 11-0.

The 4×400 relay team was second in 4:13.08. Sun Prairie junior Tierney Lindner, senior Abby Fabris, senior Angie Konicek and freshman Ally Thiel took first in 4:11.20.

Sonsalla was fifth in the 100 (13.92), while Gryttenholm was eighth (14.18).  Staffen added a third in the 1,600 (5:34.15). Jones won in 5:23.29.

Deutsch was fourth in the 100-meter high hurdles (17.67), while Schultz tied for fourth in the high jump (4-10).

Freshman Megan Reese was third in the long jump (15-10), and Lonnebotn was sixth (15-4 1/4).

Juniors Alexus Crockett (34-11 1/2) and Savanna Smith (34-6) were third and fourth, respectively, in the shot put. 

Smith was also fifth in the discus (99-1), while junior Alexandria Niemeyer was eighth (93-9).

La Crosse Logan was second with 89 points, while Sun Prairie was third with 88 1/2.

The boys and girls finish the regular season at 4:30 p.m. Friday in the Tom Mueller Invitational at Oregon High School before returning to Stoughton at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, for the Badger South Conference meet.



The Stoughton High School boys track and field team took sixth at the Stoughton Invitational with 64 points. 

The boys were led by senior Luke Logan who took second in the high jump (5-10), one inch behind Sun Prairie junior Noah Diaz (5-11). Sophomore Adam Krumholz (5-10) and junior Brad Graffin (5-8) were fifth and sixth, respectively.

The 4×800 relay team (senior Santiago Sarthou, junior Giles France, junior John McCune and junior Patrick Reilly) took third in a time of 8.33.88. Middleton’s relay of senior Kyle Beuchner, sophomore Ethan Lengfeld, junior Andrew Plumb and junior Hayden Johnston won in 8:33.88.

Senior Jayce Yellow Bird also picked up a third place. He had a distance of 19-3 1/4 in the long jump. Fort Atkinson senior James Nachtigal won the event (22-5 1/2).

Logan added a fifth-place in the 200 (23.45), while senior Kyle Patun was fifth in the shot put (44-0).

Freshman Nathan Moll added a sixth in the 400 (54.47), while junior Ryan Sperle was seventh (54.47). Junior Patrick Reilly was sixth in the 800 (2:09.62), and freshman Jackson Hampton was seventh (2:11.05).

Sophomore Jakob Benson added an eighth place in the triple jump (38-7).

Oregon won the meet with 107 1/2 points, while Sun Prairie (88 1/2) and La Crosse Logan (86) were second and third, respectively.



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