Shawano teams second at Charger Invitational

Troxel, Wondra lead Bonduel

Leader Staff

Despite wet and rainy conditions, several local cross-country teams and individual runners turned in top performances while competing in the Charger Invitational in Wittenberg on Tuesday.

Both the Shawano girls and boys teams placed second, finishing just behind Rosholt. Alice Hoffman led the girls team with a fifth place finish after completing the course in 22 minutes, 36.06 seconds. Johnny Dillenburg earned a time of 19:13.87 to pace the boys.

Lydia Beyer (22:41.37) and Dayna Besaw (23:51.20) placed sixth and 10th, respectively, for the girls while Claire Guenther (24:08.39) took 14th and Carrie Young (24:21.87) came in 16th to complete the team score.

Ethan Chelberg (19:16.93) earned 10th while Karsten Anderson (19:36.10) took 12th for the Shawano boys. Joseph Mente (20:22.37) and Ben Carroll (20:29.70) rounded out the team score, placing 19th and 21st, respectively.

The Bonduel girls took fourth and were led by a second place finish by Kara Troxel (22:14.90). Breanna Schnell (24:36.24) took 19th while Madison Kurey (25:00.49) came in 25th. Jessica Ewing (27:06.12) and Kim Smith (29:30.26) rounded out the team’s top five runners.

The Bonduel boys finished fifth, one point behind Clintonville. Jared Wondra (18:51.09) led the Bears by taking fifth while Carter Kurey (20:16.21) came in 18th. William Beaumier (20:57.14), Colin Ewing (20:59.11) and Jack Johnson (22:04.02) helped form the team score.

The Clintonville boys were led by Jesse Wilson’s (18:56.13) sixth place finish. Cameron Mauel (19:52.07) took 15th while Austin Tosdale (21:05.78) and Klay Barkow (21:08.30) placed 27th and 28th, respectively. Cody Carrico (21:51.05) finished 41st.

The Truckers girls team placed eighth, led by Jasmine Wilson’s (23:56.02) 11th place finish. Kayla Klemp (24:31.31) finished 18th while Alli Smejkal (26:26.32) took 41st. Ester Rahlan (28:47.44) and Katie Lamberies (29:47.15) rounded out the team.

The Wittenberg-Birnamwood boys and girls teams each took seventh. Jenna Stone (23:15.75) finished eighth for the girls while Cole Schairer (19:20.61) took 11th.

Ruby Nowinsky (24:37.09) placed 20th while Chloe King (26:06.50) earned 36th. Molly Gretzlock (28:19.83) and Lauren Dombeck (30:20.65) helped form the rest of the girls team. Wyatt Dickman (21:23.79) finished 33rd while Ian Resch (21:45.78) was 37th. Simon Schairer (22:05.48) and Evan Stanislawski (22:51.38) capped the team’s top five runners.

Marion’s Justin Wuske (21:10.82)took 30th while Reed Wiesman (23:18.83) and Isaiah Gueths (26:26.23) also competed. Keana Johnson (33:36.40) and Hannah Krueger (35:05.15) competed for the Marion girls.

Levi Schick (21:31.55) led the Gresham/Bowler boys by taking 35th while Menominee Indian’s Ashton Cox (21:40.28) was 36th. Noah Bestul (25:47.85), Donnie Edwards (31:42.98) and Austin Slater (32:10.37) also competed for the co-op while Jason Komanekin (22:42.90), Jameson Besaw (25:56.93) and Joshua Besaw (25:58.21) raced for Menominee Indian. Maya Thiex (36:11.43) represented the Gresham/Bowler girls.

Girls team standings: 1. Rosholt 49; 2. Shawano 51; 3. Seymour 145; 4. Bonduel 148; 5. Rhinelander 168; 6. Amherst 179; 7. Wittenberg-Birnamwood 180; 8. Clintonville 185; 9. Wabeno/Laona 201; 10. Iola-Scandinavia 212; 11. Antigo 252; 12. Crandon 274; 13. Manawa 367.

Boys team standings: 1. Rosholt 66; 2. Shawano 67; 3. Seymour 79; 4. Clintonville 107; 5. Bonduel 108; 6. Rhinelander 134; 7. Wittenberg-Birnamwood 162; 7. Iola-Scandinavia 228; 8. Amherst 265; 9. Crandon 289; 10. Manawa 334.