Prep boys track and field: Lincoln young but full of potential

Prep boys track and field: Lincoln young but full of potential

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Prep boys track and field: Lincoln young but full of potential

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Manitowoc Lincoln

Coach: Jacque Bartow, second year

Returning letter winners: Quenton Taylor, sr.; Austin Bown, sr.; Mitch Rathsack, jr.; Michael Thompson, jr.; Collin Saubert, jr.; Paul Beyer, so.; Derek Muck, so.; Amari Bauer, so.; Tommy Thammavong, so.; Eric Fogltanz, so.

Outlook: Lincoln has a solid sophomore group and an exciting freshman class, but the number of juniors and seniors is limited. The team is looking to finish better than last year in all of its meets and score more points than last year. The Ships would like to qualify many athletes for sectionals.

Roncalli

Coach: Ray Baranczyk, 35th year

Returning letter winners: Branden Timm, sr.; Isaac Brahm, sr.; Dalton Hermans, sr.; Taylor Pritzl, sr.; Alex Katz, sr.; Josh Babcock, sr.; Zane Gayle, sr.; Chris Russel, sr.; Shane Johnson, jr.; Ivan Loyo, jr.; Joey Macdonald, jr.; JonPaul Ruether, jr.; Vince Schad, jr.; Garett Scheffler, jr.; Mike Thiele, jr.; Ben Wichlacz, jr.; Alex Klein, jr.; Chris Fessler, jr.; Chaz Kerscher, jr.; Nathan Hoffman, jr.; Cung King, jr.; Steve Schmidt, so.; Greg Mueller, so.; Brandon Bacalzo, so.; Cole Becker, so.; TJ Kleckner, so.; Sam Hamachek, so.

Outlook: Baranczyk feels his team has a nice mix of sprinters, distance runner and field event athletes this season. He’s looking towards his eight seniors to provide leadership while the backbone of the team will be a class of 13 juniors.

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