Racking up seven first places, the Cedarburg girls swimming and diving team captured the North Shore Conference Relays crown on Sept. 13 at Homestead High School.
The Bulldogs tallied 104 points to top Homestead's 90 points and Whitefish Bay's 74 points in the seven-team meet.
Winners for Cedarburg were the 100-yard medley team of Addi Shell, Olivia Greymont, Amanda Rychtik and Maddy Douglass with 59.89 seconds; the 400 individual medley squad of Lillie Hosack, Emma Lee Dosland, Marinah Phelps and Cori Etzelmueller at 4 minutes, 28.78 seconds; the 800 freestyle unit of Cassie Koester, Katie Fix, Emily Smith and Maya Novack with 8:36.53; the 500 crescendo group of Shell, Dosland, Fix and Hosack at 5:03.05; the 300 butterfly squad of Fore, Rychtik, Douglass and Lucia Estrada with 3:04.8; the 400 freestyle team of Erika Remington, Etzelmueller, Smith and Novack at 3:54.67; and the 100 freestyle unit of Fore, Fix, Kendra Pinegar and Douglass with 49.57.
Cedarburg also claimed five second places: the diving with Adriana Avila and MacKenzie Lanagan (376 points); the 400 medley with Koester, Phelps, Fore and Etzelmueller (4:16.95); the 300 backstroke with Hosack, Rychtik, Shell and Koester (3:02.77); the 300 breaststroke with Phelps, Smith, Greymont and Novack (3:42.85); and the 200 medley with Dosland, Remington, Estrada and Pinegar (1:59.74).
The 200 freestyle unit of Remington, Pinegar, Greymont and Estrada came in third (1:49.19).
"The results were encouraging for us as we begin the heart of our season, including conference dual meets and major invitationals," coach Amit Kaul said.
The Bulldogs competed in one of those major invitationals on Sept. 17, taking fifth place with 196 points at the Waukesha South event. Middleton won with 349 points.
Winning were Hosack in the 200 individual medley (2:06.68), Fore in the 100 freestyle (52.88) and the 400 freestyle group of Hosack, Novack, Remington and Fore (3:34.11).
Taking second were Fore in the 100 butterfly (57.48), Hosack in the 100 backstroke (57.59) and the 200 medley unit of Hosack, Remington, Fore and Novack (1:49.19). Novack was seventh in the 50 freestyle (25.13) and in the 100 freestyle (55.14).
The Bulldogs also had two entries in the Nicolet Diving Invitational on Sept. 17, with Avila third (393.45) and Uve Strautmanis 23rd (101.4). Avila's 16 points gave Cedarburg a tie for fifth in the meet.
Cedarburg's next meet is a North Shore dual at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Nicolet.