Cubs combine for 11 individual wins in loss
Wednesday, January 09, 2013 10:00 AM
Madison's swimmers put together several impressive individual performances in a dual meet loss at Columbus East on Tuesday.
Madison lost the girls' meet 111-66 and the boys meet 105-75. But the girls had four individual wins and the boys seven in a strong performance.
"We had some amazing swims tonight and numerous time cuts. Almost every swimmer swam lifetime bests and the season is far from over," Madison coach Stacy Crawley said. "We are thrilled with the effort that is being put forth in the pool."
Picking up wins for the Madison boys were: Grant Ward, 200 IM, 2:25.37 and 100 back, 1:05.05; Hayden McMahon, 50 free, 24.08 and 100 free, 53.28; Calvin Willhite, 100 breast, 1:11.47; Ward, Willhite, McMahon and Flynn Moore, 200 medley relay, 1:55.75; and McMahon, Willhite, Tate Turner and Moore, 200 free relay, 1:41.50.
Other top three finishes for the Cubs were: Sean Brink, second, 200 free, 2:13.91 and third, 500 free, 6:15.75; Moore, second, 100 fly, 1:02.91 and third, 50 free, 25.84; Noah Miller, third, 200 free, 2:24.18; Willhite, third, 200 IM, 2:30.11; Brink, Miller, Ward and Turner, third, 400 free relay, 4:09.97;
Winning events for the Madison girls were: Lauren Anderson, 200 free, 2:24.79; Tess Lemen, 100 fly, 1:10.26 and 500 free, 6:28.26; and Keelin Watkins, 100 free, 1:03.85.
Other top three finishes for the Lady Cubs were: Hannah Riley, second, 200 free, 2:29.74 and second, 500 free, 6:46.93; Anderson, second, 100 free, 1:04.02; Taylor Phillips, second, 100 back, 1:19.36; Amber Umila, Watkins, Lemen and Phillips, second, 200 medley relay, 2:14.52; Phillips, Bobbi Cruz, Anderson and Watkins, second, 200 free relay, 1:58.92; Lemen, Riley, Umila and Anderson, second, 400 free relay, 4:33.77; and Umila, third, 100 back, 1:20.33.
Madison's girls head to Jennings County for the Hoosier Hills Conference championships on Saturday. The boys return to action Jan. 17 when they head to South Dearborn.