The Badger boys and girls cross-country teams both won their lone meet of the week, and a Big Foot/Williams Bay runner finished on the podium in the ChiefDogs’ race.
The Badgers took on three Southern Lakes Conference foes in Waterford on Oct. 9, and both the boys and girls squads took first place.
It was a dominant performance for the Badger boys, who had five of their scoring runners finish in the top eight positions to score 24 points, beating second-place Union Grove’s 53.
Jackson Albanese claimed first place with a time of 16:29. Demetrius Farmakis was not far behind in third at 16:48. The third Badger to cross the finish line was Dominic Alonzo, who finished at 17:32 in fifth place.
Badgers final two scoring runners finished back-to-back as Nolan Cassidy placed seventh at 17:38 and Angel Toribo was eighth at 17:42.
The girls had a strong performance as well, with all scoring runners placing in the top 10, giving the team a total of 35 points compared to second-place Waterford’s 53.
Ava Trent was the first Badger to hit the finish line, placing third with a time of 20:12. Kate Hoover was next in fifth with a time of 20:53.
A trio of Badgers finished in a pack to close out the Badgers’ scoring as Vivian Ford placed eighth at 21:19, Elly wall was ninth at 21:33.41 and Kayla Hirschmann was less than a second later in 10th with a time of 21:33.93.
Big Foot/Williams Bay
The ChiefDogs traveled up to Janesville to compete in the Parkview Quad on Oct. 6, and while the boys team finished fourth out of four teams, it was not all bad news for BFWB.
Gus Foster served as a bright spot for the team, finishing in third place out of 30 runners with a time of 18:26. Next up for the team was Josh Rolfs in 12th place with a time of 21:12.
Two ChiefDogs finished in a row as Connor Pecht placed 17th at 22:04 and Clayton Flies was 18th with a time of 22:16.
Rounding out the BFWB scoring was Bradley Galvin, who was in 21st with a time of 22:53.
Sydney Lueck was once again the lone competitor for the Big Foot/Williams Bay girls team, finishing 10th out of 17 runners with a time of 26:37.
Badger High School student Brooks Guif, who has cerebral palsy, thanks his fellow students
Badger High School student Brooks Guif tries out the new electric bike
Badger High School Assistant Principal, right, reads off a list of people who were involved with helping
Brooks Guif, from left, Lorelei Bittner and Amy Peterburs-Bittner stand on the pitchers mound
Badger High School student Brooks Guif, center, is surrounded by his mother, Sue Guif, and sister, Ashley Guif
Badger High School Assistant Principal Michael Giovingo, right, shows Brooks Guif some of the features
Badger High School Assistant Principal Michael Giovingo tests takes an electric bike
After receiving his new electric bike, Badger High School student Brooks Guif practices his pitching
Badger High School baseball coach Michael Ploch prepares to catch some pitches thrown by Brooks Guif
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