Both the Caledonia/Spring Grove 4×200-meter relay teams (girls and boys) were victorious at a quadrangular track and field meet hosted on May 6 by La Crescent-Hokah with the Warriors also competing against Cotter and La Crosse Logan. There were additional first-place honors for Garrett Ness in shot put and Chris Pieper extending his high jump winning streak. There were no team points tabulated.
The Warrior girls won the 4×200-meter relay with their best time of the year (1 minute, 55.89 seconds) and placed second in the 4x100M relay. Running in both relays were junior Kloe Jore, junior Charlese Walk, eighth grader Loisah Gay and junior Ayshia Gay.
The girls had three of the top four long jumps and three of the top seven 200-meter dash times. Ayshia Gay was runner-up in both of those events while Walk finished fourth in both events. Loisah Gay had the third-best long jump and finished fifth in the 100-meter dash. Jore was ninth at 100M. Freshman Mariah VonArx was seventh among 16 sprinters at 200 meters.
Junior Ellyce Walsh had a personal-record shot put of 25 feet, 8.5 inches to place seventh among 15 throwers. Aften Myhre ran without competition while winning the 300-meter hurdles.
The winning 4x200M boys were junior Lyle Myhre, freshman Tristan Meyer, sophomore Jason Schock and freshman Ethan Stendel. Runners-up in the 4x100M relay were sophomores Owen King, Mason Foellmi, Landen Frauenkron and Jake Gengler.
Freshman Fischer Wait posted personal-best times while earning runner-up honors in both the 200M dash (23.73 seconds) and the 400-meter dash (52.96). Junior Eric Mauss was third in both the 100M and 200M sprints (11.89 and 23.96). Senior Reid Bjerke tied for fourth place at 100 meters and was fifth at 200M.
Cal/SG, in a field of 28 runners, had six of the eight best 200M times. Following Wait (second), Mauss (third) and Bjerke (fifth) were freshman Eli Staggemeyer (sixth), Frauenkron (seventh) and sophomore Gabe Curley (eighth).
In a field of 38 sprinters in the 100M dash, the Warriors also claimed five of the top seven times. Behind Mauss (third) and Bjerke (fourth tie) came freshmen Owen Staggemeyer (sixth), Schock (seventh) and Eli Staggemeyer (ninth). Freshman Jacob Hernandez was third in the 800M run
Senior Chris Pieper remained undefeated in the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 2 inches for his fifth triumph of 2022. He was runner-up with the discus with a season-best 118 feet, 10 inches. Junior Bronson Knutson had the fourth-best discus distance (100-09) among 23 throwers. Junior Garrett Ness, in addition to his winning shot put (38-01.5), was ninth in discus.
Among 14 long jumpers, Stendel was second (18 feet, 5 inches), Eli Staggemeyer third (17-03.75) and Curley sixth (16-09.25). Stendel also placed fifth in the high jump.