r Wisconsin Track OnLine Feature 2018: Deerfield Classic

29th Annual Deerfield Classic

Friday, May 4, 2018. at John Polzin field - Deerfield. Results


Albany, Belleville, Benton-Scales Mound-Shullsburg, Cambridge, Columbus, Columbus Catholic, Darlington, Kewaskum, Lake Mills, Madison Tri-Op (ALCS/MCDS/SAA), Marshall, Omro, Pardeeville, Princeton-Green Lake, Randolph/Cambria-Friesland, Rio, Shorewood, Wayland Academy, and Wisconsin Heights competed at host Deerfield. Lake Mills and Columbus tied for first with 71 points closely followed by Benton-Scales Mound, Shullsburg, and Rio. BSMS athlete Emma Lawrence had a huge night winning the 100m HH, 300m LH, 200m dash and triple jump events. One record was set by Princeton-Green Lake vaulter Nellie Soda who cleared 10' 00 to break the record of 9' 08 previously set by Deerfield's McKenzie Jolicoeur in 2014.

The Deerfield Classic highlighted the newly remodeled athletic area and field named after long time Deerfield coach and athletic director John Polzin. An overflow crowd watched the meet in ideal weather. The new facilities included outstanding stadium seating and refreshment areas.

100m High Hurdles
Above finals of the 100m HH event L-R: Taylor Zittel [Columbus, 4th], Mariah Kahl [Wisconsin Heights/Barneveld, 2nd], winner Emma Lawrence [BSMS, 15.54], Taylor Wenger [Princeton-Green Lake, 5th], and Rio's Jordyn Hutzler who was 3rd.

Mariah Kahl

Emma Lawrence

Jordyn Hutzler

Taylor Zittel

Taylor Wegner

Madelyn Thull [Kewaskum, 6th in the 100m HH]

100m Dash
Finals of the 100m dash L-R: Grace Schultz [Wisconsin Heights/Barneveld, 6th], Jordyn Hutzler [Rio, 2nd], winner Kiara Donnell [Belleville/New Glarus, 13.19], Kaitlyn Trow [Albany, 3rd], and Hannah Debelak [Kewaskum, 5th]

Kiara Donnell

Jordyn Hutzler

Kaitlyn Trow

Sidney Smith [Columbus, 4th 100m]

Hannah Debelak

Grace Schultz

200m Dash

Kathleen Mathias [Darlington, 3rd]

Mariah Kahl [Wis Hts/Barneveld, 2nd]
Kahl won the 400m dash in 1:00.98

Winner Emma Lawrence [BSMS, 26.63]

Anna Peterson [Kewaskum, 4th]

Jada Graham [Rio, 6th]
All 200m photos from the prelims

Molly Kahl [Columbus, 7th] and
Grace Schultz [Wis Hts/Barneveld, 5th]

Maren Jensen from Deerfield is shown in the 200m prelims. She finished 8th in the 200m dash and later in the meet she placed third in the 800m run [2:26.83].
1600m Run And High Hurdle
Above left: 1600m runners L-R: Olivia Williams [Cambridge, 2nd] and Claire Huggett [Marshall, 1st in 5:43.07]
Above right: BSMS athlete Emma Lawrence in the 100m HH. Lawrence also won the 300m LH in 45.39 and the triple jump [36' 00.75].
Start of the second heat of the 1600m run
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Danycka Milis [Omro, 4th] and Tayler Yapp [Belleville/NG, 3rd]

Renee Caminiti [Wis Hts/Barneveld, 5th]

Grace Marchello [Kewaskum, 6th]

4x800m Relay
Lake Mills won the 4x800m relay in 10:22.65
Runners above L-R:
Jade Pitta, Lauren Winslow, Quinn Borchert, and anchor Kayli Buchli








Long Jump

Winner Taylor Wenger [Princeton-GL, 16' 04]

Noelle Hoeft [Omro, 2nd]

Olivia Dunkleberger [Lake Mills, 3rd]

Jordyn Hutzler [Rio, 4th]

Taylor Zittel [Columbus, 5th]

Karyssa Quist [Rio, 6th]

High Jump

Sydney Moore [Columbus, 2nd]

Winner Elyssa Stein [Cambridge, 5' 00.00] confers with Cambridge jumps coach Bjorn Kaashagen

Elyssa Stein

Deerfield Classic Record In The Pole Vault


PV winner and new record holder Nellie Soda
Princeton-Green Lake 10' 00.00
Nellie Soda photo from the 2017 WIAA State Meet