Swimmer of the Year: Olivia Mickle Lakeland
Coach of the Year: Kristie Johns Lakeland

First Team All-Conference
Name School Event

Emma Houg Rhinelander 200yd Medley Relay
Lily Thorsen
Abishea Winnicki
Ellyse Younker
Genna Fugle Rhinelander 200yd Freestyle
Olivia Mickle Lakeland 200yd IM
Abishea Winnicki Rhinelander 50yd Freestyle
Paige Dekiep Tomahawk 100yd Butterfly
Ellyse Younker Rhinelander 100yd Freestyle
Abishea Winnicki Rhinelander 500yd Freestyle
Genna Fugle Rhinelander 200yd Freestyle Relay
Lily Thorsen
Camilla Gruett
Ellyse Younker
Paige Dekiep Tomahawk 100yd Backstroke
Olivia Mickle Lakeland 100yd Breaststroke
Abishea Winnicki Rhinelander 400yd Freestyle Relay
Abigale Johnson
Emma Houg
Genna Fugle

Second Team All-Conference
Name School Event
Margaret Lambert Rhinelander 200yd Medley Relay
Sam Sundby
Camilla Gruett
Augusta Gruett
Tana Rappe Medford 200yd Freestyle
Ellyse Younker Rhinelander 200yd IM
Chloe Cihlar Colby/Abbotsford 50yd Freestyle
Lily Thorsen Rhinelander 100yd Butterfly
Genna Fugle Rhinelander 100yd Freestyle
Madeline Bunton Ladysmith Co-op 500yd Freestyle
Paige Dekiep Tomahawk 200yd Freestyle Relay
Morgan Kretzschmar
Maddie List
Joanna Phillips
Madeline Bunton Ladysmith Co-op 100yd Backstroke
Lily Thorsen Rhinelander 100yd Breaststroke
Hannah Minton Ladysmith Co-op 400yd Freestyle Relay
Sarah Allard
Madilyn Kempen
Madeline Bunton

Honorable Mention All-Conference
Name School Event
Madeline Bunton Ladysmith Co-op 200yd Medley Relay
Michelle Gaddy
Madilyn Kempen
Hannah Minton
Abigail Ames Rhinelander 200yd Freestyle
Emma Houg Rhinelander 200yd IM
Saylor Timmerman Lakeland 50yd Freestyle
Chloe Tainter Antigo 100yd Butterfly
Joanna Phillips Tomahawk 100yd Freestyle
Emma Houg Rhinelander 500yd Freestyle
Sydney Sperl Medford 200yd Freestyle Relay
Tana Rappe
Jordyn Johnson
Chelsea Gebauer
Madisyn Schraufnagel Colby/Abbotsford 100yd Backstroke
Sam Sundby Rhinelander 100yd Breaststroke
Eva Heck Rhinelander 400yd Freestyle Relay
Abigail Ames
Claire Caselton
Margaret Lambert


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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]