The Crusaders win seven of the meet's 11 swimming events to earn the team title; Middleton takes second and Sun Prairie is third.
The Crusaders earn victories in nine of the 11 events at Verona's new pool.
Middleton hosted a four-team invitational Saturday that Cardinals coach Lauren Cabalka said served as a culminating event for swimmers who aren’t competing at Tuesday’s sectionals.
Badgers' commit Sophie Fiske, who took home four gold medals at the 2019 WIAA Division 1 state girls swimming and diving meet, elected not to compete as a high school senior so she can focus on training for the Olympics and her college career, according to Sun Prairie first-year coach Konrad Plomedahl.
Fourth-ranked Sun Prairie scores 232.5 points to outdistance runner-up and second-ranked Greenfield co-op (211 points).
Stitgen becomes the third diver to win four titles. Senke is first in the 100-yard butterfly and 100 backstroke and Baraboo senior Jacob Laux wins the 100 breaststroke.
Ben Stitgen has won the past three WIAA Division 2 state championships in diving, while Senke enters Friday's meet at Waukesha South as the top seed in the 100-yard backstroke.
Cardinals senior Ben Wiegand set a state record in winning the 50-yard freestyle and helped lead Sun Prairie to a program-best third-place finish at last year's WIAA Division 1 state boys swimming and diving meet.
Madison Edgewood, the two-time defending WIAA Division 2 state champion, is competing outside Dane County. Middleton, the defending Division 1 champion, is participating in small-group practices but hasn't begun competitions amid the COVID-19 pandemic and due to Public Health Madison & Dane County health guidelines.
He recently was informed that Verona's winter sports teams are approved to compete outside Dane County starting in January, as the COVID-19 pandemic and Public Health Madison & Dane County guidelines make for a unique season for area swimming and diving teams.
Stoughton linebacker Detweiler was a first-team all-conference selection in 2019 in the Badger South Conference. Stoughton didn't play football in this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but is scheduled to play in the spring.
Maka Chikowero, a junior who competes in girls swimming and soccer for the Regents, started a nonprofit organization that helps girls, many who have been orphaned, in rural Zimbabwe.
Knauf, DeForest swimmer Ava Boehning, Waunakee soccer player Audrey Deppen and Sun Prairie baseball player Carter Wambach are area athletes who recently announced commitments.
Bissen was part of the Spartans’ 200-yard freestyle relay that finished fifth, the 400 freestyle relay that placed seventh and the 200 medley relay that was eighth at the 2019 WIAA Division 1 girls swimming and diving meet at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium.
From a family of outstanding swimmers, teDuits, a junior at Edgewood this school year, won the 2019 WIAA Division 2 state title in the 200-yard individual medley and helped the Crusaders to their fifth consecutive Division 2 championship.
Sullivan plans to attend UNLV, while Schick commits to Rutgers University.
Lynam directed Middleton to its first WIAA Division 1 boys swimming and diving championship last February at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium.
Jackie House, who's a senior, finished fourth in the 500-yard freestyle at the 2019 WIAA Division 1 girls swimming and diving meet at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium.
The state coaches association recognized six Crusaders' coaches, swimmers and divers after Edgewood again won girls and boys state titles. Lynam led Middleton to its first WIAA Division 1 state championship, while Badgers' recruit Fiske turned in a stellar state meet.
College choices for Ella DeFever, Sophie Schmitz, Carly McKeon and Sammi Sheridan are announced.
The Crusaders are seeking a boys swimming coach after Lindstrom guided Edgewood past runner-up Cedarburg and to a repeat title at the state meet in February at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium.
Lashore plans to attend the University of Dubuque. Plus, the interview process continues for athletic directors at Madison West and Madison La Follette and additional college commitments are announced.
Plomedahl replaces longtime Sun Prairie coach Nancy Harms, who retired after the past season.
The crown comes after the Cardinals finished second the past two years in the WIAA Division 1 meet.
Senior Truman teDuits was part of four victories as Edgewood held off Cedarburg to win its second straight WIAA Division 2 state boys swimming title