Sports

Jooste and Kemmitz break Westfield track and field records


Shani Jooste vaulted to 8’7” at the Pauquette Invitational in Poynette on May 12th earning a first place finish and also breaking the Westfield school pole vault record of 8’6” previously held by B. Burgess in 2009.

Junior Abby Kemnitz jumped to 16’.5” Thursday night at Poynette earning a second place medal and also breaking the Westfield school 16’0” record previously held by J. Drinkwater in 2001. Both girls have worked hard this season to achieve theses goals.

Other great finishes include:
Dillon Steuck had two first place finished in the men's high hurdles and 300m hurdles. Evan Johnson placed 3rd in both events. Kemnitz placed 3rd in the women's 100m hurdles and Liz Smith placed 3rd in the 300m hurdles.

Alex Runnels and Natasha Reetz ran to 3rd place in the 300m and Ryan Tabbert ran to 6th. Runnels also placed 4th in the 100m.

Payton Cummings and Kaity Weishaar ran to 4th in the 400m while Kemnitz placed 5th. Weishaar also placed 2nd in the 800m followed by Mikayla Flyte in 4th and Trevor Warzynski in 5th.

In the 1600m Lexi Stauffacher ran to 4th place while Soslan Temanson ran to 6th. Stauffacher also placed 4th in the 3200m.

In the shot put Matthew Kittleson placed 5th and Tehya Schultz placed 6th.

Jooste placed 4th in the discus.
Parker Peschel and Claudia Johnston jumped to 5th place in the triple jump and Destin Eurich vaulted to 4th place.

In relay news the boys’ 4x100 placed 6th. Team members included Lucas Gundrum, James Kevlin, Kevin Dahlke and Ryan Tabbert. The girls’ team placed 6th, Jooste, Summer Hartman, Tristin Fahrenkrug, and Melissa Good all ran.

The boys’ 4x200 of Cummings, Peschel, Runnels, and Jacob Schaffrath placed 4th while the girls placed 5th. Their relay team consisted of Johnston, Flyte, Smith, and Reetz.

The 4x400 boys placed 3rd-Schaffrath, Steuck, Warzynski and Cummings were on the team. The girls’ team of Johnston, Flyte, Smith, and Weishaar placed 4th.

The men's 4x800 team of Warzynski, Ryley Frozene, Eurich and Temanson placed 3rd.