Final weekend Wisconsin ladies competed of their convention championships in preparation for his or her Sectionals meets, set to be held this weekend. Right here we have now among the highlights and prime swims from throughout the state.
Convention Meets and Champions
- Nice Northern Convention: Rhinelander
- Southern Lakes Convention: Lake Geneva-Badger Co-op
- River Falls Convention: Chippewa Falls
- Wisconsin Valley Convention: D.C. Everest
- Larger Metro Convention: Brookfield East
- Jap Wisconsin Convention: Kohler Co-op
- Woodland Convention: Greendale
- North Shore Convention: Cedarburg
- Basic eight Convention: Arrowhead
Within the Larger Metro Convention, final yr’s Division 1 state champions Brookfield East simply took the highest spot whereas profitable 9 of the twelve occasions. Their 607.5 whole factors simply topped the 468 scored by the meets host, Germantown Excessive Faculty.
Brookfield was led by junior Abby Wanazek, who took first in two occasions. Wanazek, who’s dedicated to swim for the College of Wisconsin, gained, and set the convention report in, each the 50 free (23.79) and 100 free (51.91).
Becoming a member of Wanazek as a a number of occasion winner for Brookfield was senior Virginia commit Reilly Tiltmann. Tiltmann took the highest spot in each the 200 free, the place she set the convention report, and the 100 again. She was the Division 1 state champion within the 100 fly and took 2nd within the 100 again finally yr’s state championships.
In the meantime, on the North Shore Convention, Cedarburg topped the West Bend Co-op group by a rating of 482.5 to 424. Cedarburg was led by a trio of two occasion winners, juniors Grace Drabot and Makenna Monday, and senior Brigid Gwidt.
Drabot took first within the 200 (1:56.05) and 500 (5:07.73) freestyles, profitable each by slender margins. Final yr Drabot completed 17th within the 500 free on the state championships meet, touching in 5:10.58. Monday was the highest performer within the 100 fly (1:00.34) and 100 again (1:01.32).
Becoming a member of the pair of juniors in profitable a number of occasions was senior Brigid Gwidt. Gwidt took the highest spot within the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke. She’s dedicated to affix the College of Kansas’s group subsequent yr after her commencement.
As a result of COVID restrictions, the Nice Northern Convention was compelled to carry their convention meet as a collection of twin meets. The convention champion was introduced as Rhinelander, based mostly on their 7-Zero twin meet report. Final yr Rhinelander completed fifth on the D2 State Championship meet. They’re led this yr by defending 100 fly state champion and Liberty College commit Malia Francis.
Different Notable Convention Outcomes
- Sophomore Callie Ceshker gained two occasions (50 and 100 free) whereas serving to Lake Geneva prime the Southern Lakes Convention.
- Chippewa Falls co-op pulled off a slender win within the Huge River’s Convention championships, edging out Rice Lake by solely four factors following a 400 free relay win.
- Claudia Herold took wins within the 50 and 100 free to assist Kholer Excessive Faculty seize the Jap Wisconsin Convention title.
Following their convention championships, groups at the moment are gearing up for his or her Sectionals meets this weekend. The state has rearranged their sectional assignments over the past week, placing out the up to date checklist of sectional meets on October 27th. At present, sectional meets are scheduled for November sixth and seventh, whereas state meets will happen on November 13th and 14th.
Division 1 will host 4 completely different sectionals websites, whereas Division 2 will characteristic seven completely different meets.
Because of the lowered variety of groups competing this season on account of COVID, solely the sixteen swimmers will qualify to compete on the state meet in every occasion. Picks will probably be made by choosing the highest finisher from every convention, in addition to the subsequent seven prime instances.