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The Sauk Prairie track and field team opened the 2018 outdoor season at Tuesday’s Badger Conference Challenge in Portage.

The Sauk Prairie girls scored 48 points to place eighth out of 12 teams, while the boys used 12 points to finish 11th. Waunakee claimed both the boys and girls team titles, as the boys scored 130.5 points and the girls tallied 125 points.

A pair of Sauk Prairie boys won titles on Tuesday. Hudson Haas crossed the finish line in 10 minutes, 25.76 seconds to edge out Portage’s Tyler Jones (10:25.89) and win the 3,200-meter run. Ethan Schad cleared 13 feet, six inches to win the pole vault, beating out Stoughton’s Evan Ouk (12-06) while Sauk Prairie junior P.J. Lane took third with a mark of 11-03.

James Bockhop put together a top-five finish in the 200-meter dash, taking fourth in 23.84 seconds. Carson Radl added a sixth-place finish in the 800 meters (2:12.01), while Cameron Tucker took ninth (2:16.16) in the event.

Sauk Prairie’s top relay came from the quartet of Haas, Radl, Camden Desroches and Tucker Holloway, who used a time of 8:52.28 to take third in the 4x800-meter relay. Sam Beattie, Phillip Geiselman, Tyler Francis and Trent Briggs took sixth in the 4x400-meter relay (4:07.24), while Ethan Gibbs, Trent Schneeberger, Craig Wernsing and Ben Pethan placed sixth in the 4x200-meter relay (1:44.09).

Other top finishes for the Sauk Prairie boys came from Drew Schlimgen in the triple jump (ninth, 37-06.5) and the long jump (13th, 17-02.5), Adam Garland in the discus (10th, 109-03), Geiselman in the 400-meter dash (10th, :57.85), Brandon Neumann in the 300-meter hurdles (12th, :48.61) and the 110-meter hurdles (15th, :18.98), Casey Vande Hey in the 3,200 meters (15th, 12:41.70), Desroches in the 1,600 meters (15th, 5:15.79), and Beattie in the 800 meters (15th, 2:25.65).

On the girls’ side, Sauk Prairie’s Grace Williams (7-00) and Audrey Pape (6-06) led the way by taking fifth and seventh, respectively, in the pole vault.

Olivia Smith added a sixth-place finish in the triple jump (30-11), while Taylor Bierstaker took sixth in the 400-meter dash (1:09.59) and Hannah Kruckman tied for ninth in the high jump (4-04).

Alexsa Lemelin and Alexa Judd had a solid day in the throwing events. Lemelin took 10th in the discus (77-03) and 14th in the shot put (25-11.5), while Judd placed 14th in the discus (70-02) and 15th in the shot put (25-07.5).

Bethany Johnson placed 11th in the 800 meters (2:59.40), Carina Meixelsperger took 11th in the 200 (:30.85), Hannah Accola took 13th in the 200 (:31.14), Cassie Radl took 13th in the 3,200 (14:34.08) and Kiersten Kobbusen finished 15th in the 100 (:14.50).

The Eagles will be off until they compete in a quadrangular at Baraboo High School on Tuesday.

BADGER CHALLENGE

BOYS

Team scores: Waunakee 130.5, DeForest 87, Reedsburg 74.5, Milton 61, Baraboo 57, Portage 51.5, Beaver Dam 50, Sauk Prairie 48, Mount Horeb 45.5, Stoughton 39, Oregon 33, Madison Edgewood 29.

100: Maly, W, :11.42. 200: Zuhde, W, :23.34. 400: Rapisarda, R, :51.18. 800: Ferron, BD, 2:01.31. 1,600: McGuire, W, 4:52.30. 3,200: 1, Haas, SP, 10:25.76; 2, Jones, P, 10:25.89; 3, Thompson, W, 10:27.17. 110 hurdles: Dregney, R, :15.87. 300 hurdles: Dregney, R, :42.35. 400 relay: Milton (Hanauska, Johnson, D. Jordahl, E. Jordahl), :46.22. 800 relay: Milton (Hanauska, Johnson, Jordahl, Soergel), 1:37.79. 1,600 relay: Beaver Dam (Czarnecki, Ferron, Kremsreiter, Conlon), 3:41.49. 3,200 relay: 1, Waunakee (Thompson, Rynes, Mathison, Hinton), 8:48.07; 2, Mount Horeb, 8:50.21; 3, Sauk Prairie, 8:52.28. High jump: Schoenberg, BD, 5-8. Long jump: Urban, MH, 19-5. Triple jump: Nesja, MH, 41-6. Pole vault: 1, Schad, SP, 13-6; 2, Ouk, S, 12-6; 3, Lane, SP, 11-3. Shot put: Wannebo, O, 49-11. Discus: Schaefer, B, 144-6.

GIRLS

Team scores: Waunakee 125, Baraboo 73, DeForest 66.5, Stoughton 63.5, Oregon 63, Milton 63, Beaver Dam 62, Madison Edgewood 62, Mount Horeb 53, Reedsburg 47, Sauk Prairie 12, Portage 11.

100: Schipper, O, :13.51. 200: Schyvinck, R, :26.29. 400: Schyvinck, R, :59.15. 800: Rodriguez, ME, 2:28.79. 1,600: Wozniak, S, 5:48.05. 3,200: Hoopes, W, 11:18.70. 100 hurdles: Hughes, Mil, :16.55. 300 hurdles: Hughes, Mil, :50.61. 400 relay: Madison Edgewood (Browne, Schauer, Rockouski, DeMacedo), :54.97. 800 relay: Baraboo (Uphoff, Johnson, Arias, Buelow), 1:56.50. 1,600 relay: Beaver Dam (Alvarez, Donaldson, Vega, Stauffacher), 4:23.03. 3,200 relay: Beaver Dam (Donaldson, Uhrich, Vega, Alvarez), 10:32.73. High jump: Mink, D, 5-0. Long jump: Goetzinger, MH, 15-4. Triple jump: Stauffacher, BD, 32-8. Pole vault: Christianson, W, 8-6. Shot put: McCorkle, Or, 35-7. Discus: Johnson, B, 107-4. At Portage.

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