Wauwatosa West's boys track and field team opened its indoor season by participating in a pair of meets last week, taking fourth place at the New Berlin West Invite on March 16 before coming in third place at the Performance Running Outfitters Invitational at UW-Parkside on March 18.
The Trojans scored 76 team points at New Berlin West to come in fourth out of six teams, finishing ahead of New Berlin Eisenhower (39 points) and Greendale (33) but behind Mukwonago (114), Brookfield Central (100.66) and New Berlin West (77.33).
At UW-Parkside, Tosa West racked up 71 points to take third behind Arrowhead (85.5) and Whitefish Bay (74) at the 17-team meet.
Freshman Issac Nouansacksy won the long jump at New Berlin West with a jump of 18 feet, 2.5 inches.
Junior Jeremiah Cash took second in the 800-meter run in 2 minutes, 18.76 seconds, junior Ean Haller placed second in the 55 hurdles in 8.48 seconds and senior Jake Schnell was the runner-up in the long jump at 18-01 3/4.
Junior Ngaru Nen claimed third in the 1,600 in 5:11.81, sophomore Michael Dettlaff was fourth in the 1,600 in 5:23.75, sophomore Kyleon Parker took fourth in the 55 hurdles in 8.66 seconds and junior Donovan Campbell placed fifth in the 200 in 26.78 seconds.
Tosa West came in second in the 4x800 relay with Jeremiah Cash, Joshua Cash, Colin Jacobi and Adam Justin finishing in 9:29.89. The team of Bryan Key, Momong Yang, AVery Jackson and Jaedun Porter came in third in the 4x240 in 2:21.61, and Nouansacksy, Justin Cruz, Spencer Whitlock and Nate Morse-Caruso were fourth in the 4x160 in 1:27.44.
The Trojans had three champions at UW-Parkside, with Nen winning the 800 in 2:11.35, senior Javaree Jackson claiming the shot put title with a top throw of 54 feet, 3 inches and freshman Bayden Stoltenburg-Willis taking first in the high jump with a jump of 6 feet, 2 inches.
Senior Paris Howell took second in the high jump in 5-10.00 and third in the long jump in 21-05¼. Haller came in third in the 55 hurdles in 8.17 seconds, Parker was fourth in the 55 hurdles in 8.24 seconds, junior Sterling Heit took eighth in the 800 in 2:11.35 and junior Joshua Riebe was eighth in the 55 hurdles in 8.46 seconds.
Tosa West claimed fifth in a pair of relays, with Michael Green, Parker, Howell and Aaron Johnson-Moorer finishing the 4x200 in 1:38.89 and Joshua Cash, Justin, Christopher Jackson and Jacobi completing the 4x800 in 9:07.27.