Danielle Cramer capped off a stellar prep career Saturday by winning two medals at the WIAA Division 1 girls state swimming and diving meet.

The Milton senior and University of Minnesota commit finished fourth in the 100 butterfly and fifth in the 100 backstroke to lead the Milton Red Hawks to a 14th-place finish as a team.

Milton freshman Bailey Ratzburg also reached the podium after a sixth-place finish in the 200 individual medley.

Cramer entered the state meet as the eighth seed in the fast heat of the 100-yard butterfly with a seed time 56.97 seconds. She finished the race in a time of :55.55. Her improvement from seed time to state finals time was the best in the event.

Cramer was the top seed in the second heat for the 100-yard backstroke with a seed time of :56.6. She turned in the third-fastest second 50 yards as she finished in fifth place with a time of :55.57. Her improvement was the third best in the event.

Ratzburg and Cramer were bookends for the 400-yard freestyle relay team which finished the race in ninth place with a time of 3:32.68. The two middle pieces of the relay team were senior Caroline Burki and junior Ellie Parker. The team finished the race in a time of 3:32.68.

Ratzburg qualified for the 100-yard breaststroke and finished the race in a time of 1:06.46. Her time in the 200-yard individual medley was 2:06.85. Two freshmen finished in front of her and senior Emma Lasecki of Bay Port won the race in a time of 2:00.66.

WIAA state meet Division 1

At UW Natatorium


Brookfield East 243, Arrowhead 220, Sun Prairie 212.5, Muskego 192, Waukesha South/Mukwonago 146, Middleton 143, Cedarburg 139, Madison West 128, Madison Memorial 118, Neenah 82, Menomonee Falls/Hamilton 79, Verona/Mount Horeb 74, Brookfield Central 70, Milton 60, D.C. Everest 49.5


200 medley relay — 1, Brookfield East 1:42.54 (breaks state record of 1:42.71 set by Arrowhead in 2005)

200 freestyle — 1, Abby Carlson (Waukesha South/Mukwonago) 1:49.21

200 individual medley — 1, Emma Lasecki (Bay Port) 2:00.66; 6. Bailey Ratzburg (Milton) 2:06.89

50 freestyle — 1, Sophie Fiske (Sun Prairie) 22.93; 20. Callie Ceshker (Badger) 24.52

100 butterfly — 1, Emma Lasecki (Bay Port) 54.21; 4. Danielle Cramer (Milton) 55.55

100 freestyle 1, Fiske (Sun Prairie) 49.82.

500 freestyle — 1, Sydney Stoll (Arrowhead) 4:54.85

200 freestyle relay — 1, Sun Prairie 1:35.20; 14. Badger (Kearyn Brennan, Zoe McNeill, Lauren O’Brien, Ceshker) 1:39.70

100 backstroke — 1, Reilly Tiltmann (Brookfield East) 52.88; 5, Cramer (Milton) 55.57

100 breaststroke — 1, Lucy Thomas (Brookfield East) 1:02.33; 17, Ratzburg (Milton) 1:06.46

400 relay — 1, Sun Prairie 3:25.86; 9, Milton (Cramer, Caroline Burki, Ellie Parker, Ratzburg) 3:32.68.

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