Stoughton senior Melanie Regan competed in three events at the WIAA Division 2 state girls swim meet on Friday, Nov. 12, at the Waukesha South Natatorium.

Regan competed in the 200-yard freestyle, 500 freestyle and was joined by senior Cora Borroughs and juniors Lillian Talbert and Alyson Schaefer in the 200 free relay.

Regan’s best finish of the night came in the 500 free, placing 11th. The Stoughton senior clocked in with a time of 5 minutes, 25.75 seconds. Edgewood junior Izzy Enz won the event with a time of 4:55.29.

Enz helped the Crusaders to their seventh straight state title with a dominant performance, scoring 394 team points. Rhinelander earned runner-up honors with 188 points.

Regan also turned in a 15th-place finish in the 200 free with a time of 2:03.88.

In the 200 free relay Regan, Borroughs, Talbert and Schaefer clocked in with a time of 1:44.19. That time was good for 15th.

Stoughton finished 25th out of 33 teams with 12 points.

Encore performance

Borroughs and Regan both swam at the alternate state meet last season. The pair, along with Borroughs’ sister Savy Borroughs and Sofia Bormett finished ninth in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:40.45. Talbert swam at the state meet as a freshman during the 2019 season. She helped the 200 free relay team to a 12th-place finish.

Freestyle streak

It was the fourth straight state meet the Vikings had a relay team in the 200 free. Stoughton’s ninth-place finish last season was the best placement during that stretch as the Vikings also finished 10th in the event in 2018.

Crusaders cruise

Enz competed in four events for Edgewood and took home state championships in all four. She set one individual Division 2 state record and helped set two more in a pair of relays. The Crusaders also set Division 2 records in the 200 free relay and the 400 free relay.

Edgewood won state titles in seven of the 12 events

Conference company

DeForest was the only other Badger East team to compete with Stoughton in the Division 2 state meet. The Norskies took eighth with 115 points.

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