Two WB-M relays headed to state
A pair of relays qualified for the Class 1A state track meet to highlight the performances of the West Bend-Mallard Wolverine girls’ track squad at the regional meet held in Manson on Thursday, May 11.
Those relays were the shuttle hurdle relay team of Ashley Banwart, April Schmidt, Callie Clark and Trissa Schmidt with a third place clocking of 1:12.40 along with the fourth place distance medley relay crew of Autumn Mogler, Trissa Schmidt, Isabell Gehrt and Emma Thatcher in 4:32.12.
The purple-and-gold finished in ninth place in the 13-team field with 26 total points as Sioux Central captured the regional championship with a team score of 124.
Finishing fifth for the Wolverines was Hannah Laddusaw in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:44.90, the sprint medley relay foursome of Banwart, Mogler, Thatcher and Gehrt in 1:58.62 and the 4 x 100-meter relay foursome of Trissa Schmidt, Banwart, Mogler and Gehrt with a clocking of 54.94.
For more on this story, please see the May 18 issue of Kossuth County Advance.