Wauwatosa East's boys track and field team recorded five first-place finishes to win the Schreiber Invitational in dominating fashion March 22 at New Berlin West High School.
The Red Raiders racked up 129.5 team points at the seven-team meet to easily finish in front of second-place Mukwonago at 95 points and third-place Waukesha North at 94 points.
"It was a long night for the boys at a meet that began at 4 p.m. and finally came to a conclusion after 10:30 p.m.," said Tosa East boys track and field coach MacKenzie Laska. "Even though it was a long night that seemed to just keep going, the boys remained focused, and we performed very well over the later events of the meet."
Tosa East had four individuals and a relay take first place, with Lewis Huenink winning the 200-meter dash in 25.72 seconds, Adam Schell taking the 800 in 2 minutes 13.87 seconds, Jacob Odrzywolski claiming the top spot in the 1,600 in 4:56.45, and Matthew Kubicek winning the 55 hurdles in 8.87 seconds.
The relay team of Huenink, Nile Bridges, Chase Roberts and Jalen Holley won the 2x240 in 2:06.33.
Earning second-place finishes were Scott Henry in the 55 dash in 7.08 seconds, Max Finco in the 800 in 2:16.16 and Cole Tate in the high jump by clearing 6 feet.
Tizell Hagan, Henry, Kubicek and Avery Luckett took second in the 4x160 in 1:21.24, and Schell, Finco, Sam Minix and Andrew Casey placed second in the 4x800 in 9:08.05.
Roberts came in third in the 200 in 25.92 seconds, Matt Doberstein placed third in the 1,600 in 4:58.91, Pierce Williams took third in the high jump clearing 5-10, Luckett was fourth in the 55 dash in 7.12 seconds, Holley took fourth in the 55 hurdles in 9.07 seconds, Nate Blischke came in fifth in the 1,600 in 5:09.32, and Damon Woodward was fifth in the high jump clearing 5-06.
"There were some significant breakthroughs but both experienced and newer athletes," said Laska. "We have some very talented athletes in this team and are moving towards having a more rounded team that can score points in the field and not just on the track."