Markesan Invitational: Laconia’s boys and girls teams each had fine showings at Markesan Thursday night, finishing in second place out of 10 teams.
The Spartan girls finished 12 points behind winner Pardeeville, while Marshall’s 95 points were 38 ahead of the Laconia boys. Campbellsport’s boys were sixth and the girls were ninth, while Central Wisconsin Christian placed eighth in both standings.
The Laconia boys won one event and were second in four others. Taking its lone first place was Alec Potter in the 3,200-meters in 11 minutes and 27.81 seconds. He was also part of the second-place 3,200 relay with Zach Rosenau, Josh Eidenshink and Justin Johnson (9:18.40). Also taking second were Austin Flood in the 200 (24.32), the 400 relay of Justin Pluim, DJ Hansen, Eli Brooks and Corey Stahmann (49.81), Tyler Zicker in the discus (122 feet, 1 inch).
The Spartan girls won two events and were second in eight. The 800 relay of Lindsey Frieler, Brynn Lemond, Ashley Pluim and Erika Erdmann won in 2:01.18, while Lemond picked up an individual win in the 100 hurdles (17.86). Hailey Isaac had another big night for Laconia, taking second in the 800 (2:40.15), 1600 (5:46.02) and 3200 (13:00.68). Frieler was second in the 200 (28.97) and 400 (1:09.23), Breana Borgardt was second in the shot put (30-9.5), Chanel Becker was second in the discus (100-3) and the 3200 relay of Ally Francis, Madison Pullam, Jessica Foote and Adena Schaff also was second in 11:54.14.
Campbellsport was led on the boys side by Chase Lindgren taking second in the 3,200, Levi Feucht third in the 1,600,and Brad Fink third in the pole vault. The Cougars’ top girl finisher was Jamie Schrauth placing fourth in the high jump.
CWC’s boys got a second-place showing from its 1,600 relay team of Jon Alsum, Jared Regnerus, Luke Jonker and Daniel Miller (3:58.54) and Regnerus also was second in the triple jump (38-2.75). For the girls, Michaela Esveld was third in the triple jump, while Katie Miller was fourth in 10 the and long jump.