West girls first, Ike boys second at Parker
New Berlin West girls first, Eisenhower boys second at Gerald Parker Memorial Invite
The New Berlin West girls took first, the New Berlin Eisenhower boys were second, the West boys were third and the Ike girls were fifth in the 8-team Gerald Parker Memorial Invitational on May 9 at West.
The West girls had five first-place performances to score 144.5 points and easily outscore Union Grove (95) to win the title.
Two relays won their events — the 4x800-meter relay in 10 minutes, 33.10 seconds with Maddie Egan, Sarah Meleski, Emily Szydowski and Claire Radtke leading the way and the 4x100 relay (52.17) behind Kailey Foster, Rayce Albino, Anne Radtke and Marissa Myers.
Individual champions were Liz Liska in the high jump (4 feet 10 inches), Rayce Albino in the pole vault (11-6) and Patricia Boles in the shot put (33-7¼).
Jamey Devine in the 1600 (6:00.91) and the 4x200 (1:55.43) with Ali Boldt, Liz Doty, Liska and Carley Stauche each finished second.
The Lions had four third-place finishes: 4x400 relay (4:26.56) with Claire Radtke, Albino, Egan and Meleski; Boles in the discus throw (82-5); Kia Richards in the pole vault (8-6); and Gaby Torres in the triple jump (30-4).
The Lions finished second (120) to West Allis Hale (128.6), making the boys meet more competitive.
Ike had three first-place performances with Matt Kizaric, 1600 (4:47.95), Jason Guman, long jump (20-3), and the 4x400 relay (3:37.06) behind Brett Green, Kizaric, Nick Buban and Joey Scaffidi.
Eisenhower had five second-place finishes, topped by two from Sean Broihier in the 100-dash (11.32) and the long jump (19-10).
Three other runner-up spots went to Green, 400-dash (52.98), Nick Taylor, 200-dash (22.98), and Sam Schwab, high jump (5-10).
Third was a popular finish, as four individuals and a relay filled that role.
Taylor was third in the 100-dash (11.36), and Kizaric did the same in the 800-run (2:02.77). Sean Bruders, 300 hurdles (44.80), and Jake Rastas, high jump (5-10), were the other two individuals who placed third.
Rounding out the top-three were the 4x100 relay (46.34) behind Scaffidi, Alex Vlaj, Nick Rastas and Broihier.
The Vikings finished third with 111.666 points.
Dan Western was one of two winners, as he was the 400-dash (52.68) champion. Scott Reichel won the high jump (6-2) and finished second in the triple jump (38-5½).
The other three runners-up were the 4x800 relay (8:58.07) with Dom Ropella, Sebastian Swiderski, Bibhave Shrestha and Grant Marton; the 4x100 relay second (45.56) with Dylan Wiese, Nate Latus, Max Meleski and Bryan Watson; and Grant Marton in the 800-run (2:02.46).
Rounding out the top-three performances were Wiese in the 110 hurdles (16.32) and the 4x200 relay (1:37.86) with Sami Alfahel, Meleski, Devon Thiel and Mindika Wijenayake.
The Ike girls nipped Brookfield Academy (69-68) to take fifth.
They had six top-three finishes — two firsts, three seconds and a third.
Hannah Kinzer was first in the 1600 (5:58.36) and second in the 3200 (12:55.60); Rebecca Eldien won the 800 (2:27.79) and was third in the 400 (1:04.29).
Emalie Hahn was second in the discus throw (88-4), and the 4x400 relay was second (4:24.67) behind Eldien, Caitlyn Marr, Courtney Brucker and Jenna Hashek.
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