Holland soars to record heights
Tiger girls take fifth, boys take fourth
By Hub City Times staff
MARSHFIELD – Coming off of her state gymnastics championship in March, Marshfield High School’s Gracie Holland has added another “first” to her list of accomplishments.
After becoming the school’s first all-around gymnastics champion last month, Holland set a new school record at the Wisconsin Valley Conference indoor track & field meet at UW-Stevens Point April 9. Holland finished first in the pole vault, and in the process set a new Tiger track record with a vault of eleven feet.
The Tigers finished fifth in team competition with 61 points. Stevens Point was the overall winner at 183, followed by D.C. Everest with 129, and Wausau West at 114.
In the boys’ competition, Marshfield finished fourth, with a team score of 110. Caden Pearce won the 200 and 400, while Joey Goettl won the long jump and the triple jump.
The Marshfield team of Goettl, Pearce, Sam Hinson. and Addison Hill won the 1,600-meter relay event as well. Stevens Point won the all-around competition with a team score of 168.5. D.C. Everest was second at 136. Wausau West finished in third place with a score of 111, edging Marshfield by one point for third place.