Memorial Track Team hurdles all odds


Hogan Metzler

May 23 and 25 were huge for the Memorial Track and Field team. In total Memorial sent three athletes from the boys team and eleven athletes from the girls team. Athletes from sectionals qualifying for state are: Drake Schneider (11) running a 39.08 in the 300m hurdles securing second place; Jesse Becker (11) running a 9:42.78 in the 3200m securing third; and, Jack Richie(12) jumping a 43-11.75 in the triple jump to secure third.


Athletes from the girls team that qualified are: Molly Glassbrenner (9), Zoë Smith (11), Sophia Smith (11), and Claire Mettler(11) running a 9:45.28 in the 4x800m finishing second; Lily Engle and Elie Higley (12) jumping a 4-10 in high jump tying for second; Zoë Smith finishing third in the 3200m with a time of 11:39.47; and, Aubrey Roberts (12) won the 3200m with a time of 10:41.37.
The state meet is Friday, June 3 at UW-LaCrosse.