Clippers, Eagles Compete at D2 Track Regional
The Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door track-and-field teams competed Monday in the WIAA Division 2 regional at St. Norbert College, where the top-four finishers in each event qualified for Thursday’s sectional at Little Chute.
The Clipper girls, who placed fifth out of nine teams with 81.5 points, had one individual regional champion, with Madelyn Wind winning the shot put (37 feet, 5.5 inches).
Andrea Wilke improved on her own school record at Sturgeon Bay by placing second in the pole vault (9-6).
Nida Zukauskaite qualified for the sectional in two events by placing second in both the high jump (5-2) and 100-meter hurdles (16.74 seconds).
Julia Kurek also qualified in two individual events by placing second in the 1600 run (5:40.6) and third in the 3200 run (12:34.09).
Kurek joined Jade Tomberlin, Claire Quaderder and Julia Michalski to place fourth in the 4×800 relay (11:01.88).
Ella Tarkowski advanced to the sectional in two events by placing third in the 100 dash (12:87) and fourth in the triple jump (33-2.5).
Tarkowski joined Tiviana Andropolis, Cady Carlson and Claire Bohn to place fourth in the 4×100 relay (52.68).
The Eagle girls, who placed eighth in the regional with 29 points, had two individual sectional qualifiers: Danica Neville, fourth in the pole vault (8-6); and Emma Bousley, fourth in the 3200 run (12:37.39).
In the boys competition, Southern Door placed seventh with 46 points, with Kaden Borkovitz qualifying for the sectional in three events by placing second in the 110 hurdles (16.01) and fourth in the triple jump (40-1) and long jump (20-1).
Other top-four regional individual finishers for the Eagle boys included: Alaric Urban, third in the triple jump (40-5.25); Ben Grota, fourth in the 3200 run (10:34.76).
Southern Door’s boys also qualified for the sectional by placing third in the 4×800 relay (8:59.93).
Sturgeon Bay’s boys, who placed eighth in the team standings with 34 points, had one regional individual champion with Espen Walker winning the high jump (6-2).
The Clippers’ other individual boys sectional qualifier was Braden Evers placing fourth in the shot put (46-4.5).