With its boys team cruising and its girls team pulling out a narrow victory, New Berlin Eisenhower track and field swept rival New Berlin West in the Battle for New Berlin dual meet on April 12 at New Berlin West High School.
The Lions boys easily beat the Vikings, 90-56, while the girls won by a much slimmer margin at 70-66.
Keonna Rash won the 100-meter dash and the long jump at 15 feet, 6.5 inches for the Eisenhower girls, while Abby Szukalski took the shot put with a top throw of 34 feet, 1 inch and the discus at 101 feet, 7.5 inches.
Also winning for the Lions were Kasey Fountain in the 400 in 1 minute, 8.14 seconds, Sarah Leitinger in the high jump clearing 4 feet, 8 inches and Olivia Canady in the triple jump at 28-11 1/2. Eisenhower also won the 4x200 relay in 1:56.81 and the 4x400 relay in 4:33.34.
Taking first place for the Vikings girls team were Christina Modrow in the 800 in 2:35.90 and in the 1,600 in 5:40.53, Anna Klingbeil in the 100 hurdles in 16.28 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 52.85 seconds, Kailey Foster in the 200 in 29.01, Molly Thomas in the 3,200 in 13:00.13, Daily Albino in the pole vault clearing 11-06 and the 4x100 team in 54.74 seconds.
Eisenhower won 12 of the 18 events on the boys side, with Sean Moore taking first in the 110 hurdles in 17.12 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 44.04 seconds.
Other winners for the Lions included Joe Scaffidi in the 100 in 11.60 seconds, Lucas Makowski in the 400 in 57.68 seconds, Erik Diedrich in the 1,600 in 5:00.84, Danny Browne in the 3,200 in 1:06.58, Andy Kaucic in the pole vault clearing 9 feet, Joe Lang in the triple jump at 40-02 and Jake Belongia in the shot put with a top throw of 42-01.
Eisenhower claimed first in the 4x200 in 1:37.67, the 4x400 in 3:50.02 and the 4x800 in 9:50.63.
New Berlin West received first-place finishes from Tyler Klusman in the 200 in 23.43 seconds, Tommy Martin in the 800 in 2:12.29, Dominic DeLuca in the high jump clearing 5-08, Will Bush in the long jump at 18-09, Zach Just in the discus at 119-03 and the 4x100 relay team in 46.45 seconds.
Lions compete at Mondo Invitational
Eisenhower's track and field teams also competed at the Mondo Invitational at West Allis Hale on April 15, with the boys team taking eighth out of 10 teams with 40 points and the girls team coming in 11th out of 12 teams with 29 points.
Kate Watson won the pole vault by clearing 11 feet and took third in the 100 hurdles in 17.74 seconds and Amanda Leder was fourth in the 800 in 2:35.53
Moore was third in the 100 hurdles in 16.14 seconds, third in the 300 hurdles in 41.01 seconds and third in the triple jump at 39-09 1/2. Browne placed fifth in the 1,600 in 4:55.00