Street, D’Angelo help Ozaukee boys’ team race to top honors in home triangular meet
Eight first-place finishes carried the Ozaukee High School boys’ track and field team to victory in a home triangular meet Monday.
Led by double winners Steve Street and Jim D’Angelo, the Warriors scored 42 points.
Living Word Lutheran was second with 34 points, and Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah had 10.
Street placed first in the 100-meter dash (11.8 seconds) and 400 dash (56.7). D’Angelo won the shot put (38 feet, 1-1/2 inches) and discus (114-6).
Ozaukee’s other wins came from Brett Dickson in the 110 hurdles (18.8), Josh Werner in the 300 hurdles (47.2), the 800 relay team (1:42.1) and the 400 relay team (59.7).
In the girls’ portion of the meet, Ozaukee placed second with 52 points. Living Word Lutheran was first with 66.5, and Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah had 25.5.
The Warriors’ Jessika Dieringer won three events — the 100 dash (13.3), 400 dash (1:0.47) and long jump (15-1).
Ozaukee also got double wins from Kayla McConnell in the shot put 29 feet) and discus (77-1) and Holly Hamm in the high jump (4-2) and 800 run (3:04.7).
The Warriors won the 800 relay (2:11.7) and 400 relay (1:50.9).
Mabry shines at Kohler invitational
There was no stopping Ozaukee’s Kaleb Mabry at the annual Glenn Funk Invitational in Kohler last Friday.
The junior led the Warriors to third place in the five-team boys’ meet by winning three events — the 100 dash (11.85), long jump (17-10-1/2) and triple jump (37-11-1/4).
Ozaukee scored 85 points. Manitowoc Lutheran won the team title with 118 points, and Kohler was second with 85.
Rounding out the field were fourth-place Sheboygan Lutheran (32) and Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah (6).
The Warriors also got winning efforts from Street in the 200 dash (24.22) and 400 dash (54.09) and Noah Stahl in the high jump (6-2).
In the girls’ competition, Manitowoc Lutheran placed first with 117 points, followed by Kohler (87), Sheboygan Lutheran (55.5), Ozaukee (50.5) and Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah (16).
The Warrior girls were led by wins from Jessica Werner in the 100 dash (13.31), Dieringer in the 200 dash (28.19) and the 1,600 relay (4:39.65).
Both Ozaukee teams will participate in the Hilbert Invitational this Friday and the Ram Invitational in Random Lake on May 7.
Rockets show their balance
The Cedar Grove-Belgium track and field teams finished in the middle of the pack at the 11th annual Luxemburg-Casco Invitational on April 26.
In the boys’ competition, the Rockets took fifth out of nine teams with 62 points. Green Bay Notre Dame was first with 179 points.
In the girls’ portion of the meet, Cedar Grove-Belgium scored 51 points, good for sixth out of nine teams. Notre Dame was first with 173 points.
Leading the Rocket boys were first-place finishes from Logan Peterson in the triple jump (39-4-1/4) and Alex Holle in the 3,200 run (10:17).
In the 100 dash, Cedar Grove-Belgium’s Alex Giles was second (11.1) and Aaron Chier was third (11.4).
Giles took fourth in the 200 dash (23.4), as did the 800 relay team of Chier, Giles, Kyle Kirst and Peterson (1:39.9) and Arjun Sehgal in the 400 dash (55.0).
The Cedar Grove-Belgium girls were paced by Kiera Depies’ win in the 1,600 run (5:36.6).
The Rockets also got a second from Molly Ison in the 400 dash (1:02.5) and thirds by Jolene Deppiesse in the 300 hurdles (52.7), Tammi Del Ponte in the 3,200 run (12:45.8), the 3,200 relay of Del Ponte, Depies, Ison and Paul (10:38.1) and the 1,600 relay of Deppiesse, Cara Jones, Whitney Kappler and Ashley Tarvas (4:34).
This Friday, the Rockets will participate in the Laser Invitational at Kettle Moraine High School at 4 p.m.
Image Information: OZAUKEE’S KAELYN GRIFFIN took to the air as she competed in the long jump during a home track and field meet Monday. Photo by Sam Arendt