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Eight to state, Red Robins have strong showing at track
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The Antigo Red Robins track teams will advance eight athletes in six events to the WIAA State Track Meet scheduled for June 2 and 3 in La Crosse, after division two sectional competition held Thursday in Medford.

With the top four finishers in each event advancing, Hannah Zenkovich swept through the hurdles events, taking first in both the 300 and 100 meter hurdles. Zenkovich ran a personal best in the 300 hurdles with a time of 47.07.

Kimi Robertson won the pole vault to advance to state and in the process set yet another school record. Robertson cleared 10 feet nine inches. That height was three inches higher than the runner up, Caroline Gearin of Osceola.

Moving on to state for the boys includes Thomas Nelson in the pole vault. Nelson finished second, as he cleared 13 feet six inches. Tyler Henk of St. Croix Falls was three inches better, at 13 feet nine inches.

Nelson is also part of the 4x100 meter relay team that took fourth and is moving on. Frankie Kneeland, Will Dixon and Riland Baker also comprise that team, with Bradley Westen as the alternate.

Mitchell Schroepfer is sectional champ in the shot put, with a winning throw of 48 feet, 8 inches. Schroepfer bested Tanner Johnson of Osceola by three and a half inches to take first.

Also competing at sectionals for the Antigo boys, but failing to advance included Qwan Bussey, who took a very respectable seventh place in the shot put, Bradley Westen, who was 13th overall in the 300 meter hurdles, Frankie Kneeland was 13th in the preliminary round of the 100 meter dash, Will Dixon was 13th in preliminaries for the 200, and two relay teams missed out.

The 4x400 team of Deakin Cznerski, Baker, Drew Hohensee and Dixon, along with the 4x200 team of Hohensee, Baker, Kneeland and Tischendorf.

Competing at sectionals, but not qualifying for state on the girls side included Dorothy Mifflin in the discus and Bobbie Novak in the high hurdles.

We won four events, we are so proud, Coaches Andrea Kohler and Amber Damitz both said. We can’t wait to watch our athletes compete at state.

As far as team scoring, Antigo cracked the top ten for both the boys and girls.

The Robin boys were 8th overall with 28 team points, while the girls were 9th, finishing with 30 points.

Wittenberg-Birnamwood took first overall for the girls with 65.25 points, edging Hayward by 1.75 for the top spot.

Lakeland, from the Great Northern Conference took first for the boys, with a team score of 82. Osceola was second at 64.

The WIAA state track and field meet will take place June 2 and 3 at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium on the campus of UW-La Crosse.
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Eight to state, Red Robins have strong showing at track
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The Antigo Red Robins track teams will advance eight athletes in six events to the WIAA State Track Meet scheduled for June 2 and 3 in La Crosse, after division two sectional competition held Thursday in Medford.

With the top four finishers in each event advancing, Hannah Zenkovich swept through the hurdles events, taking first in both the 300 and 100 meter hurdles. Zenkovich ran a personal best in the 300 hurdles with a time of 47.07.

Kimi Robertson won the pole vault to advance to state and in the process set yet another school record. Robertson cleared 10 feet nine inches. That height was three inches higher than the runner up, Caroline Gearin of Osceola.

Moving on to state for the boys includes Thomas Nelson in the pole vault. Nelson finished second, as he cleared 13 feet six inches. Tyler Henk of St. Croix Falls was three inches better, at 13 feet nine inches.

Nelson is also part of the 4x100 meter relay team that took fourth and is moving on. Frankie Kneeland, Will Dixon and Riland Baker also comprise that team, with Bradley Westen as the alternate.

Mitchell Schroepfer is sectional champ in the shot put, with a winning throw of 48 feet, 8 inches. Schroepfer bested Tanner Johnson of Osceola by three and a half inches to take first.

Also competing at sectionals for the Antigo boys, but failing to advance included Qwan Bussey, who took a very respectable seventh place in the shot put, Bradley Westen, who was 13th overall in the 300 meter hurdles, Frankie Kneeland was 13th in the preliminary round of the 100 meter dash, Will Dixon was 13th in preliminaries for the 200, and two relay teams missed out.

The 4x400 team of Deakin Cznerski, Baker, Drew Hohensee and Dixon, along with the 4x200 team of Hohensee, Baker, Kneeland and Tischendorf.

Competing at sectionals, but not qualifying for state on the girls side included Dorothy Mifflin in the discus and Bobbie Novak in the high hurdles.

We won four events, we are so proud, Coaches Andrea Kohler and Amber Damitz both said. We can’t wait to watch our athletes compete at state.

As far as team scoring, Antigo cracked the top ten for both the boys and girls.

The Robin boys were 8th overall with 28 team points, while the girls were 9th, finishing with 30 points.

Wittenberg-Birnamwood took first overall for the girls with 65.25 points, edging Hayward by 1.75 for the top spot.

Lakeland, from the Great Northern Conference took first for the boys, with a team score of 82. Osceola was second at 64.

The WIAA state track and field meet will take place June 2 and 3 at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium on the campus of UW-La Crosse.
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