Colby’s Oehmichen, Loyal’s Schley Win Regional Title; Colby Girls, Neillsville Boys Advance to Sectionals

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Stratford (OnFocus) – Area runners fared well at the Division 2 Cross Country Regionals, with first place finishes coming from a pair of runners who’ve been dominant all season.

Savannah Schley of Loyal won the girls’ race, claiming first place by a second.

The Colby girls moved on as a team to sectional action.

Chase Oehmichen won the boys’ race in a time of 16:56, 15 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor.

The Neillsville boys advanced to sectional action, edging Colby/Abbotsford by four points.

Top Five Girls
1 Savannah Schley Loyal/Greenwood 20:21
2 Tegan Michalak Arcadia 20:22
3 Casidi Pehler Arcadia 20:52
4 Janelle Schesel Stanley-Boyd 21:28
5 Kressa Wenzel Stratford 21:48

Team Scores
1 Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 47
2 Colby 65
3 Arcadia 76.5
4 Stratford 98
5 Loyal/Greenwood 111
6 Neillsville 189

Top 5 Boys 
1 Chase Oehmichen Colby/Abbotsford 16:56
2 Jose Monroy Arcadia 17:11
3 Avrey Horvath Loyal/Greenwood 17:52
4 Kobe Nichols Black River Falls 18:17
5 Lukas Milas Stanley-Boyd 18:26

Team Scores
1 Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 39
2 Neillsville 89
3 Colby/Abbotsford 93
4 Arcadia 100.5
5 Black River Falls 129.5
6 Loyal/Greenwood 137
7 Stratford 138.5
8 Stanley-Boyd 190

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]