Merrill’s Amber Winter wins state in girls 100-yard breaststroke

Published: Nov. 12, 2022 at 12:20 AM CST
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WAUKESHA, Wis. (WSAW) - Merrill senior Amber Winter won state in the 100-yard breaststroke at the WIAA Division 2 state meet in Waukesha on Friday.

Winter won the race with a time of 1:04.45, one and a half seconds faster than her seed time. Winter was third in the event in 2020.

Elsewhere in the Division 2 meet, Tomahawk’s Paige Dekiep placed second in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 58 seconds.

For Rhinelander, Abi Winnicki finished fourth in the 100-yard freestyle and in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a team of Ellyse Younker, Lily Thorsen and Genevieve Fugle

In the 400-yard freestyle relay, the team of Younker, Camilla Gruett, Fugle and Winnicki also took home fourth. Rhinelander as a team finished in fifth.