Whitewater's Griep, Big Foot's Lueck finish 1-2
Whitewater High’s Molly Griep and Walworth Big Foot High’s Alyssa Lueck swapped their placings from the Kewaskum Sectional in the state competition.
Griep won the gold medal at state with a toss of 42 feet, 7¾ inches. Lueck, who won the sectional title over Griep, came in second Friday with a put of 40-7.
n East Troy is jumping for joy after two of the high school’s jumper collected first-place finishes Friday.
The Trojans’ Cody Zaeske took home a Division 2 first-place medal in the triple jump. Zaeske won with a leap of 46-7¼.
The Trojans earned 11 team points in the event when D.J. Sweet finished eight with a leap of 42-4¾.
Later in the day, East Troy’s Bryzena Santos earned a first-place finish in the girls long jump.
Santos fouled on three of her six jumps, but she made her first jump count. Santos flew 18-6 ½ on her initial jump in the competition and that held up for a gold medal.
Tatiana Rice of Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau was second to the East Troy sophomore with a leap of 17-8¾.
n Whitewater’s Cody Fielder came in fifth in the Division 2 pole vault. Fielder cleared 13-6, which four competitors cleared. Fielder was third in that group based on misses.
Walworth Big Foot’s Garett Cary earned a seventh-place finish in the Division 2 discus. Cary threw 152-3.
Ryan Johnson of Amery won the event with a toss of 171-10.
n Jefferson High’s Clayton Morrison finished fourth in the Division 2 boys 800 run in 1:55.37. Monroe High sophomore Ethan Moehn won the event in 1:54.0.