Special Olympics team brings home medals from regional
On Saturday, May 10, the School District of Rhinelander Special Olympics team competed in the regional competition, held in Merrill.
The results are as follows: Softball Throw: Paige Appling–1st, Miguel Gonzalez–8th, Krystal Kriesel–1st, A.J. Larson–4th, James Michniak–6th, Aurianna Terpstra–5th, Daray Hawes–5th, Sarec Trudea–4th; 100 Meter Run: Paige Appling–8th, Daray Hawes–6th, Krystal Kriesal–5th, A.J. Larson–3rd, Keegan Marko–1st, Julia McDonald–2nd, James Michniak-3rd, David Pokrandt–5th, Aurianna Terpstra-4th; 50 Meter Run: Miguel Gonzalez–5th, Sarec Trudeau–7th; Mini Javelin–Keegan Marko–2nd, Julia McDonald–3rd, David Pokrandt–1st; Shot Put: Keegan Marko–1st, Julia McDonald–1st, Davod Pokrandt–3rd.
Out of the 11 athletes that competed, seven advanced to the state competition. To advance to the state competition, athletes had to place third or higher.