Medford Girls, Merrill’s Schmidt Take Division 2 Cross Country Sectional Titles

Colby (OnFocus) – The Medford Girls and Merrill’s Liz Schmidt won WIAA Division 2 Cross Country Sectional titles at Colby on Saturday.

Medford won with 47 points, ahead of second place West Salem with 75 points.

Schmidt won the sectional title with a time of 19:33, and Meredith Richter of Medford took second in a time of 19:58.6.  Britt Fitzgerald of Mosinee finished 4th.

Medford’s Joe Sullivan finished in second in the boys’ race, and Cooper Szekeress of Mosinee finished ninth.

Colby/Abbotsford’s top finisher was Talon Severson, finishing 21st.

Place TmPl Bib# Name Gr Team Time Pace
1 1 1715 Elizabeth Schmidt Sr Merrill 19:33.7 6:18 i
2 2 1700 Meredith Richter So Medford Area 19:58.6 6:26 t
3 3 1764 Mia Olson Fr West Salem 20:09.6 6:30 t
4 4 1724 Britt Fitzgerald Fr Mosinee 20:10.5 6:30 i
5 5 1668 Grace Kern Jr Lakeland Union 20:11.3 6:30 i
6 1614 Tegan Michalak Jr Arcadia 20:16.3 6:32 i
7 6 1751 Rachael Reilly So Tomahawk 20:21.2 6:34 i
8 7 1699 Jennifer Kahn Sr Medford Area 20:33.3 6:37 t
9 8 1603 Greta Peters Fr Altoona 20:36.1 6:38
10 9 1701 Brooke Rudolph Jr Medford Area 20:40.8 6:40 t
11 10 1761 Alena Donahue Jr West Salem 20:42.4 6:40 t
12 11 1725 Kate Fitzgerald Sr Mosinee 20:47.4 6:42
13 12 1644 Adrianna Rotering So Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 20:47.8 6:42
14 13 1697 Alexis Fleegel Sr Medford Area 20:58.1 6:45 t
15 14 1748 Macey Mann Sr Tomahawk 20:58.4 6:46
16 15 1670 Stella Meza Fr Lakeland Union 21:07.5 6:48
17 16 1698 Bryn Fronk Jr Medford Area 21:11.2 6:50 t

Place TmPl Bib# Name Gr Team Time Pace
1 1 1688 Eli Boppart Jr Mauston 16:10.6 5:13 i
2 2 1708 Joe Sullivan Sr Medford Area 16:47.6 5:25 i
3 3 1677 Owen Clark So Lakeland Union 16:52.5 5:26 i
4 4 1769 Brennan Garbers So West Salem 16:57.4 5:28 t
5 5 1706 Tanner Hraby So Medford Area 17:04.9 5:30 i
6 6 1676 Ashton Bremer Fr Lakeland Union 17:15.8 5:34 i
7 7 1620 Jose Monroy Sr Arcadia 17:18.6 5:35
8 8 1770 Dawson Gronemus Jr West Salem 17:23.4 5:36 t
9 1745 Taytor Lowry Sr Neillsville 17:23.4 5:36
10 9 1734 Cooper Szekeress Sr Mosinee 17:31.1 5:39
11 10 1694 Tyler Schwartz So Mauston 17:34.6 5:40
12 11 1652 Sam Ruiter Jr Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 17:44.9 5:43 t
13 12 1611 Cody Riechers Sr Altoona 17:45.7 5:44
14 13 1771 Vincent Schwarz Sr West Salem 17:50.7 5:45 t
15 14 1646 Ethan Burmeister Sr Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 17:50.8 5:45 t
16 15 1607 Ayden Darnell Jr Altoona 17:51.4 5:45
17 16 1772 Blaine Wheeler Sr West Salem 17:51.8 5:45 t
18 17 1716 David Golisch Sr Merrill 17:54.3 5:46
19 18 1718 Callen Hoeppner Sr Merrill 18:03.9 5:49
20 19 1648 Carter Gold Sr Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 18:08.4 5:51 t
21 20 1773 Max Wolf Sr West Salem 18:10.0 5:51 t
22 21 1637 Talon Severson Sr Colby/Abbotsford 18:14.6 5:53

Complete Boys’ Results HERE

Complete Girls’ Results HERE

2021 WIAA Cross Country Sectional Results: Links

WIAA State Cross Country Championships to Return to WI Rapids Ridges Golf Course in 2021

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David Keech
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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]