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The Bangor High School boys track and field team joined Cashton’s girls as champions at the Scenic Bluffs Conference meet in Elroy, Wis., on Tuesday.

The Cardinals, with 203½ points, easily held off the second-place Eagles (130) for the boys title, while Cashton’s 140 points were 10 better than runner-up Bangor on the girls side.

Bangor’s boys won championships in 10 events and were led by two individual titles apiece from Adam Tallman, Caleb Miedema, Jaymeson Freit and Garrett Krueger.

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Tallman was the Cardinals’ big scorer and highlighted his meet with a winning effort of 43 feet, 7½ inches that broke a meet record. He also won the 400-meter run (53.89 seconds), placed second in the 100 (11.54) and finished third in the 200 (23.67).

Miedema won the long jump (20-9) and 200 (23.38) to go with a second-place finish in the high jump (6-2), and Freit posted victories in the 110 hurdles (17.6) and 300 intermediate hurdles (43.34).

Krueger put together a record-breaking performance in both the shot put (53-8) and discus (156-7).

The Cardinals also won the 400 relay with a time of 46.12 seconds. Amborn ran with that team and was joined by Connor Zager, Drew Johnson and Theo Muellenberg. The same four posted a second-place finish in the 800 relay (1:37.1).

The Eagles fought back behind freshman Jarrett Carpenter and sophomore Austin Schaldach. Carpenter won the 800 (2:05.78) and 1,600 (4:44.62), while Schaldach posted a second-place showing in the 200 (23.4) and third-place finish in the 100 (11.55).

Carpenter also ran with Cashton’s winning 1,600 relay (3:48.36). Sophomores Kristt Hilden and Isaac Hemmersbach and freshman James Harter were also on that team.


Cashton’s girls won four events to build their winning score, and two of the victories came from freshman hurdler Adelynn Hyatt, who won the 100 hurdles in 16.35 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 48.45 seconds.

Freshman Emma Schlesner won the high jump (4-11), and freshman Annie Schreier won the shot put (34-6¼). Schreier was also second in the 100 (13.08) and 200 (26.56).

Brookwood’s Allyson Nelson completed her Scenic Bluffs career by winning the 800 (2:29.22) and discus (115-7), running with the winning 3,200 relay team (10:55.8) and placing third in the 400 (1:02.75)

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Bangor junior Ashlie Lockington had the biggest day of any competitor by scoring 40 of her team’s points.

Lockington won the 100 (12.82), 200 (26.15), 400 (1:00.25) and triple jump (37-2½). The triple jump broke the meet record.


De Soto’s girls placed second with 113 points, and its boys were sixth with 26 in a meet hosted at Viroqua.

The Pirates received a big performance by junior Isabel Lindgren, who won the 100 hurdles (16.3), long jump (16-7) and triple jump (35-5¾) and helped the 400 relay team win in 52.91 seconds. Natalie randa, Isabella Audetat and Brianna carman also ran on the relay.

Carman also won the 400 in 1:05.57, and Audetat was second in the 100 (13.21) and 200 (27.99).

Randa, Tully and Sierra Martinson all added second-place points in the high jump (4-10), pole vault (8-6) and discus (82-5), respectively.


Sophomore Trevor Rebhahn placed second in the 800 (2:13.59) and helped his De Soto 800 relay team that also included Taylor Gullickson, Isaac Holliday and Kyler Kuhnke place second with a time of 1:46.62.


Prairie du Chien’s girls finished third with 118 points, and its boys were fifth with 84 in Dodgeville, Wis.

Prairie du Chien’s girls had six performances of third place or better and received champion performances from juniors Amber Huser in the 3,200 (12:41.32) and Faith Dillman in the 300 hurdles (52.38). Huser was also third in the 1,600 (5:52.82).

Junior Gabby Ritchie was second in the shot put (36-3½), and sophomore Karly Janes third in the 400 (1:02.1).


Junior Ben Teynor led the Blackhawks in the boys meet by placing second in the 110 hurdles (16.27) and third in the 300 hurdles (43.22).

Senior Jarrett DeBruin was second in the pole vault (11-6), and sophomore Mason Kramer was third in the 1,600 (4:59.34).


Assistant Sports Editor

Todd Sommerfeldt has covered sports for the La Crosse Tribune since 2003 after doing the same previously in the Fox Cities and Rock County.