The Brookfield Central girls track and field team ran away with the title at the Doug Johnson Invitational on March 23 at West Allis Central.

Central scored 181.5 points to beat out Brookfield East (107) by 74.5, while West Allis Hale finished third (101.5). They were the only teams in the 13-team meet to reach 100 points.

The Lancers won 10 events, including three relays.

Junior Caitlin Locante won two events: the 55 high hurdles (10.01) and the pole vault (9-feet).

In the distance runs, senior Emma Kumer won the 1,600 meters with a time of 5 minutes, 37.14 seconds, sophomore Leah Neustedter took first in the 3,200 (11:53.59) and sophomore Michelle Hirsch did the same in the 800 meters (2:32.59).

Rounding out the individual winners were senior Alejandra Peralta-Werns in the 55-meter hurdles (9.32) and Dana Shudy in the high jump (4 feet, 8 inches).

Relay winners

The 4x240-meter relay took first (2:22.60) behind Amanda Miller, Lexi Romero, Katie Smith and Marissa Zepecki.

The 4x400 relay was also a winner (4:35.84) behind Ellie Kost, Katie Smith, Rachel Hirsch and Emma Ossmann.

The third relay winner was the 4x800 relay (10:20.11) behind Abby Mauermann, Rachel Illgen, Lucy Kwiatkowski and Neustedter.


Four Lancers finished in second place.

Finishing second were Junior Emily Smith in the 1,600 (5:37.39), Mauermann in the 3,200 (12:10.28), Olivia Zweber in the 800 (2:32.84) and junior Taylor Latona in the 55 high hurdles (10.25).

Other strong finishes

Rachel Hirsch was third in the 55 hurdles (10.64), Miller in the 200 run (28.22), Lexi Romero in the triple jump (32 feet, 6 inches) and Cami Herman tied for third in the high jump (4-6).

Junior Lena Jensen captured fourth in the 400 wheelchair (1:11.42).

Megan Patterson placed fifth in the shot put (30-feet, 91/2), and Latona did the same in the triple jump (31-21/2).

The 4x160 relay took sixth (1:36.85) behind Brooke Barreda, Katie Bauer, Alex Duffy and Elizabeth Peters.

Senior Hope Peterson rounded out the top-eight finishes by taking eighth in the 55-meter dash (8.09).