2022 WIAA GIRLS DIVISION II STATE MEET
- November 11, 2022
- Waukesha South Natatorium, Waukesha, WI
- SCY (25 yards)
TEAM SCORES (TOP FIVE)
- Edgewood – 350
- Whitefish Bay – 167
- Ashwaubenon – 166
- Baraboo – 154
- Rhinelander – 152
The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) held their 2022 Division I and II girls state championships earlier this month at the Waukesha South Natatorium. At the Division II meet, Edgewood won decisively, scoring 350 points, which was more than twice as many as runner-up Whitefish Bay.
One of Edgewood’s top performances came in the 200 free, where seniors Izzy Enz and Brynn Stacey went 1-2. Enz, a Wisconsin recruit, clocked a new personal best of 1:47.64, not only winning the event, but breaking her own WIAA DII Record in the process. She held the previous record at 1:47.65 with her performance from last year, meaning Enz broke the record by 0.01 seconds.
Stacey came in second, also swimming a personal best (1:48.27). She was with Enz through the 150 turn, but Enz then pulled away on the final 50.
Stacey went on to win the 100 free in 49.83, marking another personal best. Stacey is an Arizona recruit.
Enz went on to win the 500 free, swimming a personal best of 4:49.97, winning the race by over six seconds. She was out fast, splitting 2:22.01 on the first 250 yards, then came home in 2:27.96.
Stacey and Enz also helped Edgewood’s 200 free relay team to victory. Stacey led the team off in 23.38, followed by Sophie Reed (23.27), Katie McClure (24.24), and Enz (23.16). They combined for a 1:34.05, breaking the WIAA DII Record, which Edgewood set last year (1:34.46).
They also teamed up to win the 400 free relay in 3:26.55. Enz led that team off in 51.05, followed by Izzy Bloom with a 51.92, Sylvia Thompson in 53.64, and Stacey in 49.94.
Edgewood swept the relays, though they won the 200 medley with Stacey or Enz. The 200 medley had Bloom lead off in 27.07, McClure split 30.42 on breast, Thompson swam 26.13 on fly, and Reed anchored in 22.97. The team posted a 1:46.59, touching first by well over a second.
Grafton senior Libby Michel, a Cincinnati recruit, won the 200 IM in 2:04.00. Grafton also picked up a win in diving, where Maranda Uttke scored 431.80 to lead the field by nearly 17 points.
Brown Deer University School of Milwaukee senior Lucy Art won the 50 free in 23.37, marking a new personal best.
Jordyn Davis, a Jefferson/Cambridge junior, took the 100 fly in 57.35, using a strong back half to pull into the lead heading into the finish.
Anna Balfanz, a Baraboo senior, won the 100 back in 56.23, winning a very tight race. Balfanz was out fast, splitting 27.27 on the first 50 to open up a lead of over half a second. Sauk Prairie junior Savannah Acker and Shorewood senior Elise Jacobs both came back fast and ended up touching right behind Balfanz. Acker was second in 56.29 and Jacobs touched third with a 56.40.
Merrill senior Amber Winter won the 100 breast in 1:04.45.