Track and field: Bonduel teams each place first at Suring Invite

Bears earn 12 first-place finishes
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By Morgan Rode sports@newmedia-wi.com


Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Jared Wondra, center, and Carter Kurey, right, race toward the finish line in the 800 during Tuesday’s Suring Invite. Wondra finished second and Kurey came in fourth.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Allaina Robaidek, right, hands the baton to Kylie Hoffman in the 4x200 relay at Tuesday’s Suring Invite. The Bears placed second in the relay event.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Wolf River Lutheran’s Madison Roberts takes off in the triple jump during Tuesday’s Suring Invite. Roberts took third in the event.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Mimi Beaulieu-Morgan sprints toward the finish line in the 800 during Tuesday’s Suring Invite. She finished third.

The Bonduel High School boys and girls track and field teams each placed first at the Suring Invite on Tuesday behind several strong individual performances and relay finishes.

The boys team scored 170.5 points, while the girls tallied 160.

Canaan Szoszorek earned two of the boys eight first-place finishes on the night. Szoszorek won the discus with a throw of 139 feet, 6 inches and the shot put with a heave of 45-11.5.

“A night like tonight just keeps my confidence levels up and it’s making me realize I’m improving slowly,” Szoszorek said. “I can’t get down on myself, I just need to stay positive and hope for nights where I win my events.”

Also placing first for the Bonduel boys was Dylan Springborn in the long jump (18-10), Colin Ewing in the 3,200-meter run (11:43.48) and Isaac Banker in the 400 (55.94).

The Bonduel boys also had three relay teams — 4x200 (1:51.75), 4x400 (3:57.05) and 4x800 (9:25.47) — place first. The 4x200 team was formed by Alex Garside, Seth Rouse, Marcus Westrich and Kaden Bergsbaken. William Beaumier, Kole Jashinsky, Trevor Kraning and Max Marohl teamed up in the 4x400 and Ewing and Beaumier joined Carter Kurey and Jared Wondra in the 4x800.

For the Bonduel girls, Kara Troxel and Brenna Hertzfeldt each took first as individuals, winning the 800 (2:42.64) and 100 (14.38), respectively.

Troxel joined Breanna Schnell, Madison Kurey and Kalleigh Schroeder in the first-place finishing 4x800 relay (10:58.66). Madison Kurey, Schnell, Jessie Laberge and Kylie Hoffman were on the 4x400 relay that took first in 4:36.05.

Hertzfeldt ended up placing in the top five in each event she competed in. She took second in the 200 (30.48) and was on the 4x200 relay (2:05.61) that also was second. Hoffman, Allaina Robaidek and Meghan Wondra rounded out the 4x200 relay.

Laberge finished second in the 100 hurdles (18.55) and 300 hurdles (53.49). Also placing second individually for the girls was Madison Kurey in the triple jump (30-03), Hoffman in the high jump (4-06), and Troxel in the 1,600 (5:50.14).

The girls 4x100 relay of Ava Pleshek, Kylie Quandt, Kim Smith and Meghan Wondra took second in 59.45.

The boys had two individuals place second — Jared Wondra in the 800 (2:15.45) and Marohl in the 300 hurdles (51.39).

“Moving forward we have to continue to work hard, push ourselves, and be the best athletes we can be,” said Hertzfeldt on how the team could build off its strong night. “It’s always a good feeling when you have your teammates cheering you on from the sidelines. I feel if we continue to build each other up we will continue to be successful.”

Menominee Indian

The Menominee Indian girls scored 47 points to place sixth, while the boys tied for seventh with 17 points.

Guadalupe Cruz placed first in the shot put (37-10.5) to lead the girls team. Mimi Beaulieu-Morgan finished third in the 800 (2:48.66) and Piper Stoehr took fourth in the 100 (15.18) and fifth in the 200 (31.63).

The 4x100 relay team of Rainelle Waukau, Alezaha King, Ella Skenadore and Alexis Schneider took fourth in 1:03.61. Beaulieu-Morgan, Stoehr, Aaliyah Webster and Tehya Pyawasay also finished fourth in the 4x400 relay (4:57.44).

Pasen Waupoose led the boys by placing third in the discus (120-08). He was fifth in the shot put (41-07) and Thomas Menore placed fifth in the 400 (1:01.49).

Wolf River Lutheran

Despite having only two girls compete, Wolf River Lutheran scored 26 points.

Madison Roberts finished third in the 100 (15.00) and triple jump (29-01) and fourth in the 400 (1:11.23). Elizabeth Schmidt took third in the 100 hurdles (19.19).

The WRL boys scored 11 points. Dan Schmidt claimed second in the discus (128-05), while Blaze Korth was fifth in the long jump (16-07.75).

“Dan Schmidt had a personal best tonight and all the effort he has put in is really starting to show,” coach Steve Lehrke said. “Besides being a leader at practice, he has attended offseason camps and really has worked diligently to get to where he’s at.

“I was also very pleased with Elizabeth Schmidt and Madi Roberts, placing in a combined five events between the two of them. If we can stay focused we will do really well.”

Boys team scores: 1. Bonduel 170.5; 2. Crivitz 148; 3. Suring 96; 4. Coleman 55; 5. Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas Academy 54.5; 6. Gillett 29; T7. Menominee Indian 17; T7. Wolf River Lutheran 17.

Girls team scores: 1. Bonduel 160; 2. Crivitz 119.5; 3. Suring 84; 4. Gillett 78; 5. Coleman 77; 6. Menominee Indian 47; 7. Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas Academy 46; 8. Oconto Falls 45.5; 9. Wolf River Lutheran 26.

ONLINE

Full results from the Suring Invite can be found on athletic.net