First Year Sharks Make a Splash at USATF Wisconsin

Four athletes new to the Madison Area East Side Sharks Track Club jumped into their first club meet with a big splash. Brett Clevidence (16) of Cottage Grove and Monona Grove High School, entered the 17/18 age group 110m High Hurdles, Javelin, and 200m dash. Brett posted an impressive 118’-10” in the javelin, despite having picked up the implement for the first time just weeks ago, winning the silver medal. He also finished 4th in the hurdles, and completed his first ever 200 meter dash.

Veteran Sharks Snare the Hardware at USATF Wisconsin

Our returning veterans had an impressive showing at USATF Wisconsin on Saturday June 11th. Ali Dorn (15) of Cottage Grove and Monona Grove High School finished 2nd in a very deep 15/16 100m dash field with a blazing fast 12.61. Ali also brought home silver in the 400m dash with a 59.91. Incidentally, Ali recently finished 14th in this event at the WIAA state meet as a freshman.

List Repeats as USATF Wisconsin 15/16 Decathlon Champion

Entering his third season of “swimming with the Sharks”, John List (16) of Cottage Grove and Monona Grove High School, repeated as the 15/16 age group Decathlon gold medalist at the USATF Wisconsin District Championships held June 9th & 10th, 2016 at Carroll University in Waukesha. John dominated the 10 event discipline with a total score of 5159 points; a point total not seen at this meet since the late 1990’s when the Sharks own Jason, Ryan, and Andrew Koch roamed the practice fields at Madison Lafollette High School.

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