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Cedarburg Boys Win First Ever State Title at Wisconsin D2 State Championship


WIAA Division 2 Swimming and Diving State Championships

  • February eighth, 2021
  • Waukesha South Excessive Faculty, Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Brief Course Yards (SCY)
  • Full Results

Group Scores

  1. Cedarburg – 309
  2. Whitefish Bay – 231
  3. Edgewood – 191
  4. Sauk Prarie/Wis. Heights -165
  5. Monona Grove – 157

The Wisconsin Boys Division 2 Excessive Faculty State Championship meet was held final Friday in a timed finals session at Waukesha South Excessive Faculty. Division 2 in Wisconsin contains the state’s smaller excessive colleges.

Final 12 months’s runners-up from Cedarburg Excessive Faculty emerged with a dominant victory, profitable by 78 factors forward of Whitefish Bay.

The meet began out properly for the two-time defending champions from Edgewood Excessive. Edgewood senior Ben Stitgen completed with the very best rating on the 1-meter with a 493.10.

In profitable the occasion, Stitgen turned simply the third diver in state historical past to win 4 championships throughout his highschool profession, having gained the occasion yearly since his freshman 12 months. He was adopted within the outcomes by three Cedarburg divers, Noah Turner, Evan Zimdars, and Jude Brobst.

However Cedarburg took 6 occasion wins en path to their group title.

Beginning off the swimming portion of the meet, Cedarburg claimed the state title within the 200 medley relay. The group of Louis Henderson, Charlie Gwidt, Isaac Fleig, and Henry Cain completed in a time of 1:36.29. The relay will return all 4 of its members subsequent season.

The 200 free went to a freshman, Jack Sullivan of Nicolet Excessive. Sullivan touched in 1:40.94, slightly below two seconds off of the state document, a 1:39.00 set by John Cahoy in 1995. Sullivan’s win comes on the finish of a breakout 12 months for the 15-year outdated. Simply over a 12 months in the past, in January of 2021, his finest time within the 200 free stood at 1:51.47, over 10-seconds slower than his time from the WIAA state meet.

After being part of the profitable 200 medley relay earlier within the meet,  sophomore Isaac Fleig claimed the person title in each the 200 IM and 500 free. The sophomore completed the IM in 1:52.63, 4 seconds forward of the runner-up, and 4:34.69 within the 500 free, 12-seconds forward of second place. This marked the second straight 12 months through which Fleig has gained the 500 free state title.

Becoming a member of Fleig in profitable a number of occasions was one other sophomore at Cedarburg, Matt Dedering. First, Dedering claimed the state title within the 50 freestyle, ending lower than half a second off the state document of 20.80 held by Max McHugh. He later added a second title within the 100 freestyle with a time of 45.82. Final 12 months he completed third within the 50 free and second within the 100 free.

The third double occasion winner of the day was Edgewood junior Colin Senke. Senke first gained the 100 fly in 50.19, earlier than later taking the title within the 100 again (49.28). Final 12 months Senke’s high end got here within the 100 again, the place he completed in second behind state document holder and current member of Sergio Lopez Miro’s Pinnacle Racing, Aidan Lohr.

Profitable the 200 free relay was the Whitefish Bay group of Phillip Sweitlik, Nick Enea, Peter Youel, and Peter McMahon in a time of 1:27.48.

After ending fourth within the occasion final 12 months, Jacob Laux returned in his senior 12 months to take the state title within the 100 breast in 57.31. Final 12 months, as a junior, he completed with a time of 59.67.

Cedarburg closed out the meet with a second win in a relay, with Fleig, Henderson, Cain, and Dedering combining to win the 400 free relay in 3:11.15.