The Wykons’ Tylor Capadagli battles for the lead in this heat of the 55-meter high hurdles. Six schools took part in the Thunderbird Relays.
MINOCQUA, Wis.—West Iron County’s girls track team claimed second place and the boys were fifth during the annual Thunderbird Relays, held indoors at the Lakeland Union High School fieldhouse here.
All events, including the field events, were scored in a relay format. The host school took first place with 106 points in the girls team score, with West Iron second at 89 and Tomahawk third with 55. Six schools took part.
West Iron finished 1-2-3 in the 55-meter hurdles event, with Casislyn Pellizzer, Alexis Golfis and Ally Jo Polich claiming the top three places. Pellizzer won in 10.44 seconds, and all three finished within 0.11 seconds of each other.
The Wykons also won the team honors in the 200 low hurdles, with runners taking second, third and fourth: Cassilyn Pellizzer was second in 35.15, with Polich third and Golfis fourth.
Two other wins came from the 320 (4x80) and 1600 meter relays. The 320 team of Casey Harrington, Sarah Penkivech, Brianna Lambert and Elizabeth Pellizzer won in 47.69, and the 1600 team of Alyssa Davis, Elizabeth Pellizzer, Kylee Erickson and Rebekah Serbinski won in 4 minutes, 45.10 seconds.
The 3200 relay (Tori Harris-Hoogenboom, Lambert, Erickson and Serbinski) finished second in 11:27.86, Also finishing second was the 320 “throwers” relay, in 59.23 seconds. Running on that team were Megan Miatech, India Schindler, Emika Anderson and Emilie Christensen.
West Iron’s team in the distance relay finished third: Erickson, Lambert, Serbinski and Harris-Hoogenboom.
As a team, West Iron’s shot, pole vault and high jump relays all finished third. Megan Miatech took first place individually in shot put with a throw of 33 feet, 4.75 inches.
“I was happy with how we did,” Coach Kristi Berutti said, “considering we haven’t been able to run on the track or outside for that matter. We have had no jumping or vaulting practice.”
55 high hurdles: 1. Cassilyn Pellizzer, 10.44; 2. Alexis Golfis, 10.54; 3. Ally Jo Polich, 10.55. 800 sprint medley: 4. WIC “A” (Alyssa Davis, Casey Harrington, Polich, Tori Harris-Hoogenboom), 2:16.45. 320 relay: 1. WIC “A” (Harrington, Sarah Penkivech, Brianna Lambert, Elizabeth Pellizzer), 47.690; 5. WIC “B” (Konnor Tousignant, Melissa Koski, Caitlyn Piwarski, Mariah Marcell), 53.36. 3200 relay: 2. WIC “A” (Harris-Hoogenboom, Lambert, Kylee Erickson, Rebekah Serbinski), 11:27/86; 5. WIC “B” (Kristyna Foster, Jamie Rudolfi, Sierra Schindler, Jessica Prudhomme), 13:11.65. 320 throwers relay: 2. WIC (Megan Miatech, India Schindler, Emika Anderson, Emilie Christensen), 50.81; 5. WIC “B” (Kendra Carlson, Alexis Kinner, Prudhomme,. Trinity Allen), 59.23. 640 relay: 4. WIC “A” (Harrington, Davis, C.Pellizzer, E. Pellizzer), 1:37.15. Distance medley: 3. WIC (Erickson, Lambert, Serbinski, Harri-Hoogenboom), 14:55.33. 200 low hurdles relay: 2. C.Pellizzer, 35:15; 2. Polich, 35.52; 3. Golfis, 35.55. 1600 relay: 1. WIC “A” (Davis, E.Pellizzer, Erickson, Serbinski), 4:45.10.
High jump: 7. C.Pellizzer, 4-3. Pole vault: 4 (tie). Ashley Capadagli, 7-0. Long jump: 7. Golfis, 13-2.25; 9. Polich, 12-6.5. Shot put: 1. Megan Miatech, 33-4.75; 8. Christensen, 27-5.5.
The boys team had one first, recorded by the 320 (4x80) relay team of Tyler Stafford, Andrew Peterson, Nik Thoney and Ryan Rogers, with a winning time of 40 seconds.
The 640 relay team (same runners as the 320) finished second place in 1:21.44. West Iron had a pair of thirds: by Stafford in long jump (19-3) and the 320 “throwers” relay of Mykel Zaritz, Bryson Heimerl, Chasz Jonet and Peterson (44.36).
Tomahawk won the boys team title with 95 points, followed by Northland Pines (90) and Lakeland (76). West Iron finished fifth with 48 points.
55 HH: 5. Tylor Capadagli, 9.72. 800 sprint medley: 5. WIC (Philip King, Nik Thoney, Tyler Stafford, Colton Pangrazzi), 1:56.63. 320 relay: 1. WIC “A” (Stafford, Andrew Peterson, Thoney, Ryan Rogers), 40.00. 3200 relay: 5. WIC (Nolan Raab, Michael Barker, Cliff Brendel, Brandon Clifford), 10:29.25. 320 throwers relay: 3. WIC (Mykel Zaritz, Bryson Heimerl, Chasz Jonet, Andrew Peterson), 44.36. 640 relay: 2. WIC (Stafford, Peterson, Thoney, Rogers), 1:21.44. 200 low hurdles: 7. Capadagli, 31.00. 1600 relay: 4. WIC (Rogers, Brandon Olson, Joe Pisoni, Pangrazzi), 4:00.27.
Long jump: 3. Stafford, 19-3; 5. Rogers, 18-10.5. Shot put: 5. Chasz Jonet, 40-6.5.
• Coming up: From here on, everything will be outdoors. The schedule has West Iron at Hancock on April 30 and at Stephenson on May 3.
Come on, spring! Any time you’re ready!