Fitzgerald Wins Triple Jump, Sets New State Record

Gibraltar’s Abbey Fitzgerald won the WIAA Division 3 State Championship in the triple jump with a new state record jump of 39-04.25. Jessica Brueggeman of Royal (previous record holder 38-9.75) placed second with a jump of 38-07.75.

Fitzgerald finished in second place in the long jump event that saw a dramatic finish. Lydia Kettner of Immanuel Lutheran (Eau Claire) took the lead with a state record leap of 18-9, but Fitzgerald answered with a 19-00.50 jump that was a new record until Jessica Brueggeman of Royall went 19-08 for the state title and state record.

Bobbi Blahnik of Algoma placed 2nd in the shot put with a throw of 39-8, finishing behind Emily Fink of Three Lakes (42-6). Blahnik placed 6th in the discus with a throw of 110-0.

Laci Lautenbach of Sevastopol finished 3rd in high jump by clearing 5’2. Izzy Bender of Fennimore (5-5) and Emma Gruen of Royall (5-2) placed first and second in the event.

Olivia Stenzel of Sevastopol finished 3rd in the 800 with a time of 2:19.13. Kayci Martensen of Benton-Scales Mound-Shullsburg (2:16.59) and Brynlee Nelson of Fennimore (2:18.70) placed first and second.

Zoe Kuehn Triple Jump (5th)
Olivia Stenzel 400 (8th)
Spencer Evenson 400 (11th)
Bea Dramm 1600 (16th)
800 Relay 5th (Kelsey Christensen, Zoe Kuehn, Kylee Duessler, Rylee Krishka)
1600 Relay 8th (Kylee Duessler, Rylee Krishka, Olivia Stenzel, Laci Lautenbach)
400 Relay 12th (Kelsey Christensen, Zoe Kuehn, Laci Lautenbach, Rylee Krishka)

Team Scores
1. Royall 50
2. Fennimore 47
7. Sevastopol 22
11. Gibraltar 18

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