Weekend Meet Recap: Week Seven

From invitationals to conference championships, check out the highlights from this weekend's meet coverage and more!

Phillips Invitational

Jaron Gage (1st, 19:18.10) and Cullen Krasselt (2nd, 19:37.20) led Marathon to a team win. On the girls side, Morgan Schnelle of Edgar ran 21:28.90 for a first place finish.  Assumption High School had the team win, with top runner Cristin Casey finishing in second.

JT Schlaefer (10:29.40) and Lucy Dolan (10:55.70) had wins in the 3000m middle school races.

Northland Pines Invitational

Joe Sullivan of Medford Area added another win to his 2020 season, finishing in 17:15.40. Callahan Laggis and Sam Gremban followed in second and third, running times of 17:27.70 and 17:32.70 respectively. Medford Area took the team win with 39 points.

North Shore Conference Championships

Cael Grotenhuis earned the NSC individual title in a time of 16:33.6. Homestead, led by Owen Bosley (2nd, 16:53.7), edged out Whitefish Bay to win the team championship by one point. On the girls' side, Leane Willemse was the individual NSC champ, finishing in 18:48.1. Whitefish Bay pulled ahead to win the team title, and was led by second place finisher Lily Kriegel (19:23.2).

Classic 8 Conference Championship

Patrick Wills ran a PR of 15:33.77 to win the Classic 8 Championship for the boys. Runner-up Joel Wolf was the only other competitor to go under 16 minutes, finishing in a time of 15:52.58. Oconomowoc earned the team title with Phillip Houston (16:23.54), Zachariah Vance (16:25.45) and Hayden Triebold (16:30.89) finishing in the fourth, fifth, and sixth positions.

Oconomowoc senior Kylie Finger won the girls title in 18:48.70. Rachel Helm (18:47.39) of Muskego followed in second, leading Muskego to a team win. Noelle Junig, Kate Sperka, Sara Jochims, and Bella Beeck made up the remaining scoring runners for Muskego, all finishing in the top 20.

Other Notable Performances

  • Joshua Truchon ran a PR of 15:13.40 to win the GMC Championships. The time solidifies his second place position in the Wisconsin rankings.
  • Shorewood boys and girls took home team championships at the Woodland East Conference Championship, as well as a pair of individual wins in Nathan Cumberbatch (17:15.28) and Bella Lozier (19:09.94).