2015 Big 8 Conference Meet
Friday, May 15, 2015 at Verona Area HS. Results
Big '8' conference schools Beloit Memorial, Janesville Craig, Janesville Parker, Madison East, Madison La Follette, Madison Memorial, Madison West, Middleton, and Sun Prairie competed at Curtis Jones Field on the campus of host school Verona Area. In an exciting finish the meet came down to the last event as Sun Prairie won the 4x4 to edge Beloit 149.5 to 145 for the team title.
Wisconsin Track Online Feature For 2015
Above: Janesville Craig's Ann Ewing set the Big 8 HJ record of 5' 08 in 1979. Sun Prairie's Tierney Lindner broke that long standing record by soaring 5' 10 to establish a new Big 8 record in the HJ.
Lindner's leap also broke a facility record.
Verona's Eva Greenwalt had jumped 5' 08 in 2008 to establish a Curtis Jones Field record in the HJ.
Second place in the HJ went to Beloit's Raeven Peek [far left, 5' 04].
Verona Area teammates Kailey Olson [left,] and Stephanie Lease [right] finished 3rd and 4th with heights of 5' 00.
Above finals of the 100m dash L-R: Ariauna Robinson [7th, Janesville Parker], Tyra Turner [5th, Madison La Follette], Isha Senghore [8th, Madison West], Hanna Docter [3rd, Middleton], Brittany Burks [4th, Madison Memorial], winner junior Jaliyah Elliott [12.30, Beloit Memorial], and Shynia Summerville [2nd, Beloit Memorial].
Left: Jaliyah Elliott in the 100m prelims.
Above 100m prelims L-R: Shynia Summerville, Hannah Docter, Brittany Burks, and Tyra Turner.
Left: 200m dash winner Jaliyah Elliott [25.55, 25.09 prelims] in the 200m prelims.
Above 200m athletes in the prelims L-R: Riley Larson [2nd, Madison East], Sie'anna Mitchell [3rd, Verona Area], and Shynia Summerville [3rd, Beloit Memorial] .
Above 400m dash athletes L-R: Emily Zekar [5th, Middleton], Kristi Larson [6th, Verona Area], Bobbi Patrick [4th, Middleton], Hanna Docter [3rd, Middleton], and Brianna Mitchell [2nd, Sun Prairie].
Right: 400m Champion junior Jaliyah Elliott from Beloit Memorial. Elliott posted a 57.42 to win the 400m dash and complete the trifecta of dash events.
Below left: 800m Champion [2:23.53] Bobbi Patrick from Middleton is shown in the 200m dash prelims.
Above left heat 2 of the 200m dash L-R: Donette Johnson [Madison La Follette], O'Shiona Miggins [Madison East], Hanna Docter [Middleton], Isha Senghore [Madison West], Riley Larson [Madison East], and Bobbi Patrick [Middleton] . Above right: Yolonda Johnson in the 200m prelims [4th in finals, Beloit Memorial].
Left: 1600m Champion Katie Hietpas [5:07.13, Sun Prairie, Middleton's Samantha Valentine [3rd, 5:08.43], and Madison Memorial's Delaney Eigenberger [2nd, hip #4, 5:08.31].
Hietpas and Eiigenberger are also pictured above.
Above 1600m run athletes L-R: Brenda Hernandez [6th, Beloit Memorial], McKensey Van Wie [4th, Sun Prairie], Trista Pringle [5th, Sun Prairie], Rachel Wians [7th, Middleton], Autumn Grim [10th Middleton], and Madison East ninth grader Colleen Milligan [8th].
Yolonda Johnson [Beloit Memorial, 300m Champion 45.16, 5th in HH].
Above 100m HH athletes L-R: Sun Prairie ninth grader Jada Schuh [4th], Eva Laun-Smith [2nd in 15.37], sophomore from Beloit Memorial] Champion Lauren Smith a Middleton junior [15.07], Bree Porter [3rd, junior from Janesville Parker], and Europa Christoffel [7th, Verona Area].
100m HH Champion Lauren Smith in the 100m HH prelims.
The Middleton 4x8 won that event in 9:49.71
Relay runners above L-R:
Alyssa Lemirande, Taylor Grace Zietz, Jenny Phillips, and anchor Emily Zeker
Far left: LJ Champion Tyra Turner [Madison La Follette] is shown making her winning jump of 17' 09.50. Left: Beloit Memorial's Eva Laun-Smith was 2nd in the LJ [17' 04.50]. Laun-Smith won the TJ [36' 06.00]
Above LJ athletes L-R: Tierney Lindner [3rd, Sun Prairie] and Taylor Bradley [4th, Sun Prairie].
The Verona Area quartet above won both the 4x2 [1:44.85] and 4x1 [50.10] relay races
Relay runners above L-R:
Shannon Kerrigan, Kylie Schmaltz, Alexis Alt, and anchor Sie'anna Mitchell
Above LJ athletes L-R:
Hailey Kind [7th, Janesville Craig], exchange student [Spain] Ruth Cesar-Heymann [5th, Madison West], and Europa Christoffel [6th, Verona Area].
Anchors in the 4x1 prepare to take the final handoff L-R: Madison Memorial[ Brittney Burks -Emma Cate McCarthy], Middleton [Hanne Anderson-Smith - Celia Mayne] and the Big 8 Champion 4x1 team from Verona Area [Sie'anna Mitchell - Lexi Alt].
Above leg 2 runners in the 4x1: Sierra Hansen [Madison Memorial], Olivia Roberts [Middleton], and Kylie Schmaltz [Verona Area]
Above and below: 4x2 and 4x1 relay runners