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School Board recognizes 50 students for athletic excellence

Posted: July 24, 2019

 Updated: July 26, 2019

Fifty Wauwatosa School District students qualified for spring state competition through Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) sanctioned sports in 2019. 


On Monday, July 22, the Wauwatosa School Board recognized those students for their achievements in athletic excellence.


The Board also recognized East High School students Noah Viste and Sydney Halstead who were recently named Greater Metro Conference Athletes of the year for the 2018-2019 school year.


Congratulations to all of this year’s state athletes. We’re #tosaproud!


WIAA State Track Qualifiers:

East High School - Girls

Maia Mays

Addison Devine

Jetta Mays - All-State, 100m & 200m 5th for all Divisions

Chandler Yow

Abby Wood

Elsa Klein

Mara Zydek

Cailin Olenchek

Aydan Peterson 

Olivia Bowser

Benika Grose

Amaya Ibanez-Baldor

Justine Catlett

Payton Fitzgerald


East High School - Boys

Caleb Anderson

Chase Roberts - State Champion 400m Dash

Jacarri Oldham

Lewis Huenink

AJ Nichols

Nemo Brown

Michael Cocroft

Jacob Wodushek

Aidan Dodge

Max Radcliffe - All-State, 4x800m 3rd for all Divisions 

Nile Bridges - All-State, 4x800m 3rd for all Divisions 

Micheal Pridgeon 

Nate Blischke

Max Finco - All-State, 4x800m 3rd for all Divisions 

Henry Wellenstein - All-State, 4x800m 3rd for all Divisions 

Grant Heus


West High School - Girls

Abbigail Kuna - 10th place Discus

Charis Riebe - 6th place 100m Hurdles

Ja'Cey Simmons - 3rd place 100m Dash & 2nd place 200m Dash

Ashley Watkins


West High School - Boys

Cameron Jackson

Haisam Rihawi

Jeadun Porter

Aaron Johnson-Moorer

Kyleon Parker

Nate Morse-Caruso

Emmanuel Nguessan

Gerald Dawson


WIAA State Qualifier West High School Tennis: 

Noah Viste - All-State First Team, finished top 8

Zachary Schumacher & Thomas Schmidt


WIAA State Qualifiers Boys Golf:

Charlie Somers

Ben Monty

Noah Monty

Mark Schaefer

Dan Soboleski


student athletes that qualified for state recognized by the Wauwatosa School Board

(Pictured: Members of the Wauwatosa School Board with state-qualifying athletes.)

GMC Athlete of the Year Sydney Halstead

(Pictured: Sydney Halstead,  Greater Metro Conference Athlete of the Year - Girls Soccer)


Noah Viste - GMC Athlete of the Year

(Pictured: Noah Viste, Greater Metro Conference Athlete of the Year - Boys Tennis)