Rebels swim to boys-girls sweep at Charlestown
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 10:00 AM
Southwestern's swim teams picked up a pair of lopsided wins at Charlestown on Tuesday.
Madison’s Flynn Moore glides through the water (above) en route to a third-place finish in the 100 fly during the Cubs’ dual meet against Jeffersonville on Tuesday. Taylor Phillips (below) sprints down the lane in the 50 free. The Cubs lost both team matches but had several personal bests and podium finishes. (Staff photos by David Campbell)
The girls had 10 individual wins en route to a 197-25 team victory. The Rebel boys also had 10 victories and rolled to a 142-41 win.
"We had 17 best times tonight. We outnumbered Charlestown, but still swam some new events and made more improvements," Southwestern coach Shelly Hamilton said. "Taylor Suthard swam her first 500 free and Dylan Truesdell had two personal bests tonight. Both Nicholas Battjes and Hailee Kloss were six seconds faster in their events. We're looking forward to Stotan Week over Christmas break where the kids will really push themselves."
Wins for the Southwestern girls were: Gianna Bennett, 200 free, 2:18.90 and 100 fly, 1:19.75; Jordan Worcester, 200 IM, 2:42.99 and 100 breast, 1:26.68; Meredith Webber, 50 free, 31.45 and 100 free, 1:11.31; Lakin Henderson, 500 free, 6:29.95; Worcester, Bennett, Henderson and Webber, 200 medley relay, 2:23.45 and 400 free relay, 4:33.73; and Sarah Schroeder, Cassidy Weaver, Zaynah Watson and Sara Judge, 200 free relay, 2:24.60.
Wins for the Southwestern boys were: Jacob Grayson, 200 free, 2:31.83; Zachary Hamilton, 200 IM, 2:38.74 and 500 free, 6:56.64; Mitchell Swafford, 50 free, 26.09 and 100 free, 57.66; Nathan Anderson, 100 back, 1:19.04; Travis Higham, 100 breast, 1:29.39; Anderson, Hamilton, Swafford and Dylan Truesdell, 200 medley relay, 2:09.37; Higham, Ryan Furnish, Nicholas Battjes and Grayson, 200 free relay, 2:02.16; and Grayson, Anderson, Truesdell and Swafford, 400 free relay, 4:24.82.
Other top three finishes for the Lady Rebels were: Henderson, second, 200 free, 2:25.01; Judge, second, 50 free, 36.25; Kaitlyn Deskins, second, 100 fly, 1:50.53; Watson, second, 100 free, 1:18.24; Weaver, second, 100 back, 1:29.14; Elizabeth Schianni, Jennah Butters, Deskins and Taylor Suthard, second, 200 free, 2:34.96; Anderson, Butters, Schroeder and Watson, second, 400 free relay, 5:27.17; Ashley Truesdell, third, 50 free, 36.42; Tiffany Williams, third, 100 fly, 2:11.75; Anderson, third, 500 free, 7:46.55; Schroeder, third, 100 back, 1:33.95; Suthard, third, 100 breast, 1:41.01; Hailee Kloss, Abby Brown, Marisa Ebertshauser and Julia Vazquez, third, 200 free, 3:06.61; and Deskins, Vazquez, Judge and Scianni, third, 400 free relay, 5:44.32.
Other top three finishes for the Southwestern boys were: Furnish, second, 200 free, 2:37.08 and third, 100 back, 1:27.25; Truesdell, second, 100 fly, 1:20.01 and second, 100 back, 1:25.07; Battjes, second, 500 free, 7:14.40 and third, 200 free, 2:43.91; Hamilton, Battjes, Furnish and Higham, second, 400 free relay, 4:43.61; Grayson, third, 100 fly, 1:34.13; and Anderson, third, 100 free, 1:06.87.
Southwestern visits Floyd Central on Saturday.
Cubs win 3 events in duel meet loss to Jeffersonville in Madison
Madison's swim teams won three events and had 29 podium finishes in a pair of dual meet losses to Jeffersonville Tuesday at home.
The Lady Cubs lost the girls meet 99-79 while the boys fell 117-51.
"A great meet tonight against Jeffersonville," Madison coach Stacy Crawley said. "For the boys, Calvin Willhite swam a lifetime best in the 200 IM cutting over three seconds while Noah Miller cut over two seconds in the 100 backstroke. Grant Ward swam lifetime bests in both the 200 IM and the 100 backstroke. For the girls, Cara Walker cut over seven seconds in the 100 breaststroke and Maggie Lee cut over a second in the 100 Freestyle. We had several fantastic swims this evening."
Madison had two wins in the girls meet. Lauren Anderson won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:20.38 while Keelin Watkins won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:22.89.
Hayden McMahon picked up Madison's lone win in the boys meet, taking the 50-yard freestyle in 24.00.
Other top three finishes for the Madison girls were: Keelin Watkins, second, 200 IM, 2:46.94; Tess Lemen, second, 100 fly, 1:11.85 and third, 500 free, 6:36.68; Lauren Anderson, second, 100 free, 1:05.77; Taylor Phillips, second, 100 back, 1:18.20 and third, 50 free, 29.29; Watkins, Bobbi Cruz, Lemen and Phillips, second, 200 medley relay, 2:17.71; Amber Umila, Cruz, Watkins and Anderson, second, 200 free relay, 2:02.64; Hannah Riley, Phillips, Lemen and Anderson, second, 400 free relay, 4:35.38; Riley, third, 200 free, 2:33.60; Cruz, third, 200 IM, 2:53.86 and third, 100 breast, 1:28.10; Cara Walker, third, 100 fly, 1:24.81; and Umila, third, 100 free, 1:09.59 and third, 100 back, 1:22.09.
Other top three finishes for the Madison boys were: Hayden McMahon, second, 100 free, 53.80; Grant Ward, Calvin Willhite, McMahon, Flynn Moore, second, 200 medley relay, 2:01.07; Sean Brink, third, 200 free, 2:17.88 and third, 500 free, 6:05.92; Ward, third, 200 IM, 2:30.45; Moore, third, 50 free, 1:03.55 and third, 100 fly, 1:03.55; Noah Miller, third, 100 free, 1:07.87; Willhite, third, 100 breast, 1:13.68; Willhite, Trajen Jenkins, Moore and McMahon, third, 200 free relay, 1:44.29; and Ward, Gabe McMahon, Miller and Brink, third, 400 free relay, 4:29.77.
Madison visits New Albany on Thursday.