The Janesville Parker and Craig boys track teams finished middle of the pack Monday at the Big Eight Conference track and field meet. But the city teams combined for four individual titles, two relay titles and nine second-place finishes at Lussier Stadium.
Peyton Sippy led Janesville Craig’s girls track and field team to a second-place finish at Friday night’s Demon Invitational in Burlington.
With temperatures climbing, several city high school track and field athletes hit new personal bests Tuesday in Big Eight Conference action. The Parker boys swept Craig and Beloit Memorial, while the Craig girls earned the sweep in the double dual.
Brodhead High senior Madee Harding is a six-time state medalist in track and field, where she excels at the 200- and 400-meter runs, but she's also qualified twice for state cross country, showing she ranks among the best distance runners, as well.
The Milton girls and the Kenosha Indian Trails boys won team titles at the Cougar Relays on Friday night at Monterey Stadium.
Milton got a record-setting performance from its 300 shuttle hurdles relay team of Chrissy Hughes, Ali Jaecks and Lindsey Heitsman en route to the title.
Janesville Craig senior distance runner Peyton Sippy signed her national letter of intent to run cross country and track at the University of Wisconsin.
Janesville Parker hosted Madison Memorial and Madison La Follette in a Big Eight Conference track competition Thursday.
Janesville high school track and field programs were set to begin their seasons outdoors for the first time Tuesday, weather permitting. Craig senior Peyton Sippy and Parker junior Julia Hartwig each medaled at the state meet last year.
The Janesville Parker boys track team finished second, while the Vikings girls were fourth, during the season-opening Tri-State Large School indoor meet at UW-Platteville on Friday.