Originally published January 18, 2013
Cubs outswim Knights, Rebs place 2nd, third
Monday, January 21, 2013 7:00 AM
Madison's swim teams had a strong showing in a dual meet at South Dearborn on Thursday.
Correction - January 21, 2013
Due to incorrect information received, the order of finish for Madison's Reid Dirksen in Thursday's swim meet was incorrectly reported. Dirksen was second in the 500-yard freestyle in 7:33.21.
The boys picked up nine wins and rolled to a 121-41 win. The girls had four wins in a close 92-78 loss.
"(It was) a great meet for both boys and girls," Madison coach Stacy Crawley said. "The girls came up a little shy tonight, but some great swims for them. The boys swam a fantastic meet with Calvin Willhite swimming a lifetime best in both the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke. Trajen Jenkins cut over seven seconds in his 200 IM finish and Grant Ward swam a lifetime best in the 100 backstroke."
Picking up wins for the Madison boys were: Grant Ward, 200 IM, 2:26.41 and 100 back, 1:04.95; Hayden McMahon, 50 free, 24.14 and 100 free, 53.41; Sean Brink, 200 free, 2:21.00; Flynn Moore, 100 fly, 1:03.89; Calvin Willhite, 100 breast, 1:10.85; Ward, Calvin Willhite, Moore and McMahon, 200 medley relay, 1:58.44; and Calvin Willhite, Tate Turner, Moore and McMahon, 200 free relay, 1:43.88.
Winning events for the Madison girls were: Lauren Anderson, 200 free, 2:23.75; Tess Lemen, 100 fly, 1:11.59; Keelin Watkins, 100 breast, 1:19.90; and Anderson, Lemen, Taylor Phillips and Watkins, 400 free relay, 4:23.83.
Other finishes for the Madison boys were: Noah Miller, second, 200 free, 2:28.93; Calvin Willhite, second, 200 IM, 2:27.62; Moore, second, 50 free, 25.67; Brink, second, 100 fly, 1:16.15; Turner, second, 100 free, 59.62 and third, 50 free, 26.96; Ryan Hammond, second, 500 free, 7:36.83; Trajen Jenkins, second, 100 breast, 1:24.35 and third, 200 IM, 2:47.29; Ward, Turner, Miller and Brink, second, 400 free relay, 4:17.28; Cameron Wykoff, third, 500 free, 7:51.15 and third, 100 back, 1:24.53; Henry Willhite, third, 100 breast, 1:28.99; Wykoff, Jenkins, Miller and Brink, third, 200 medley relay, 2:24.50; Andrew Strouse, Henry Willhite, Jenkins and Hammond, third, 2:07.35; and Wykoff, Strouse, Reid Dirksen and Henry Willhite, third, 400 free relay, 5:03.61.
Other finishes for the Madison girls were: Watkins, second, 200 IM, 2:40.23; Phillips, second, 50 free, 29.61 and third, 100 back, 1:17.42; Cara Walker, second, 100 fly, 1:26.73; Lemen, second, 500 free, 6:30.45; Phillips, Bobbi Cruz, Lemen and Maggie Lee, second, 200 medley relay, 2:19.87; Amber Umila, Cruz, Lee and Hannah Riley, second, 200 free relay, 2:08.36; Cruz, third, 200 IM, 2:55.17 and third, 100 breast, 1:29.08; Lee, third, 50 free, 32.73; Anderson, third, 100 free, 1:04.76; Riley, third, 500 free, 6:56.91; and Umila, Watkins, Walker and Anderson, third, 200 medley relay, 2:20.41.
Madison hosts Batesville on Tuesday for senior night.
Southwestern girls 2nd, boys 3rd at Lawrenceburg quad meet
Southwestern's swim teams competed in a quad meet at Lawrenceburg Thursday with the girls placing second and the boys third.
Batesville won both meets.
"We had 15 best times tonight, which really surprised us," Southwestern coach Shelly Hamilton said. "The kids are really tired right now, and we had a long practice with a lot of fly last night. We know they are sore, and we haven't rested at all. We still have three more meets for the girls and four for the boys before their sectionals."
Jordan Worcester picked up Southwestern's only win when she won the girls 200-yard freestyle in 2:18.04.
Shawe's Liz Grote won the girls 100-yard butterfly in 1:06.48 and was second in the girls 200-yard individual medley in 2:28.64.
Other top three finishes for the Southwestern girls were: Lakin Henderson, second, 100 fly, 1:16.24 and second, 100 breast, 1:20.30; Worcester, second, 500 free, 6:15.97; Worcester, Meredith Webber, Henderson and Gianna Bennett, second, 400 free, 4:23.07; Rebekah Anderson, third, 500 free, 6:38.34; Bennett, third, 100 breast, 1:21.86; and Zaynah Watson, Sara Judge, Jennah Butters and Anderson, fourth, 200 free relay, 2:13.80.
Other top finishes for the Rebel boys were: Dylan Truesdell, Jacob Shaffer, Jacob Grayson and Nathan Anderson, second, 400 free, 4:30.32; Anderson, third, 200 free, 2:21.68 and third, 100 back, 1:11.27; Zachary Hamilton, third, 200 IM, 2:34.54; and Anderson, Travis Higham, Hamilton and Truesdell, third, 200 medley relay, 2:11.74;
Team scores for the girls meet were: Batesville, 111; Southwestern, 67; Lawrenceburg, 66; Milan, 41; and Shawe, 12.
Team scores for the boys meet were: Batesville, 145; Lawrenceburg, 53; Southwestern, 49; and Milan, 44.
Southwestern hosts Switzerland County, Shawe and Scottsburg on Saturday.