Boys Varsity Swimming · Blackshirt Swimming and Diving wins WIAA Sectional Championship! State Bound!

Congrats to the Blackshirt Swimming and Diving team with their win at the Greenfield Sectional over the weekend.   The Blackshirts scored 382 pts. to win the meet with Muskego finishing 2nd with 360.50 pts. and Greenfield/Greendale in 3rd with 318 pts.

The team was led by captains Blake Baertlein, Caleb Blischke, Jacob Carlson, and Nolan Scanlan.  Blischke was victorious in the 200 and 500 freestyle events, Carlson won the 100 backstroke in a pool record time and was 3rd in the 50 freestyle.  Scanlan swam to a 2nd place finish in the 100 butterfly and 3rd place in the 100 backstroke, and Baertlein had two 3rd place finishes in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke.  The 400 free relay team of Blischke, Sam Lanham, Carlson, and Scanlan swam to a first place finish and broke the pool record.

Some other top finishers for the Blackshirts include:

  • Nick Castillo (7th place 100 butterfly)
  • Joe Esterle (2nd place 200 freestyle/5th place 100 freestyle)
  • Sam Lanham (4th place 200 freestyle/3rd place 500 freestyle)
  • Nick Niven (8th place 500 freestyle)
  • Corey Pellegrini (9th place 200 freestyle)
  • Tayler Rajnicek (5th place diving)
  • Isaac Schroeder (4th place 200 IM/7th place 500 freestyle)

Up next the Blackshirts will travel to the WIAA State Championships in Madison on Saturday, February 16.  Great job!!