Madison’s swimmers had one of their best days of the season, sweeping the five-team Madison Invitational in dominating fashion on Saturday.

The Cubs collected a total of 18 wins and posted a combined score of 714. Oldenburg was second overall with 431, Switzerland County third with 385, South Ripley fourth with 174, and Lanesville fifth with 122.

Madison’s girls scored 314 points to best Oldenburg in second with 242 followed by Switzerland County (186), South Ripley (174), and Lanesville (101).

Madison’s boys had 400 total points, Switzerland County 199, Oldenburg Academy 189, and Lanesville 21.

“The kids were outstanding today! Several (personal bests) and all-around great swims in some new events for a few swimmers,” Madison coach Ashley Schutte said. “The boys took first place in every event today!”

Carter Schutte and Justin Banks led the charge for the Madison boys with four wins each. Schutte won the 100-yard freestyle in 52.17 and the 100 backstroke in 1:01.32 while Banks won the 200 individual medley in 2:11.58 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:05.46. The pair then teamed with Trenton Schmidt and Liam Roney to win the 200 medley relay in 1:48.90 and with Peyton Ford and Roney to win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:37.92.

Roney also won the 200 freestyle relay in 1:58.64, Ford won the 50 freestyle in 25.07, Schmidt won the 100 butterfly in 1:01.33, Leighton Wielgoszinski won the 500 freestyle in 5:34.91, and Schmidt, Bladyn Cardinal, Ford and Wielgoszinski won the 400 freestyle relay in 3:49.01.

Emily Nay had three wins to lead the Madison girls. She took the 100 butterfly in 1:10.95 and the 100 backstroke in 1:12.65 and teamed with Anne Grady, Lucy Lynch and Trinity Stoner to win the 200 medley relay in 2:11.21.

Stoner also won the 50 freestyle in 28.60, Katie Royce won the 200 individual medley in 2:50.78 and the 500 freestyle in 6:37.03, and Grady won the 100 freestyle in 1:03.09.

Switzerland County’s Allison Furnish won three events to lead the Pacers. Furnish took the 200 freestyle in 2:14.49 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:21.92 and joined with Brooke Johnson, Deanna Voris and Alisha Detmer to win the 200 freestyle relay in 2:02.39.

Other top finishes for the Madison boys were: Wielgoszinski, second, 200 free, 2:04.80; Schmidt, second, 200 IM, 2:21.17; Luke Bryant, second, 50 free, 25.48; Roney, second, 100 fly, 1:02.75; Cardinal, second, 500 free, 6:10.89 and third, 200 free, 2:06.14; Ford, second, 100 back, 1:02.95; and Gavin McMahon, third, 100 breast, 1:19.38.

Other top finishes for the Madison girls were: Callie Anderson, second, 200 IM, 2:59.72 and second, 100 fly, 1:23.17; Stoner, second, 100 free, 1:03.69; Grady, second, 100 breast, 1:26.37; Andie Royce-Miller, Anderson, Tabetha Jameison and Royce, second, 400 free relay, 4:42.67; Royce-Miller, third, 200 free, 2:36.24; and Lynch, third, 100 back, 1:19.14.

Top finishes for the Switzerland County boys were: Adrian Armstrong, second, 100 free, 52.19 and second, 100 breast, 1:09.06; Julio Regueira, Nathan Furnish, Schmidt and Roney, second, 200 medley relay, 2:04:20; Furnish, Michael Stanton, J.W. Goldsberry and Armstrong, second, 200 free relay, 1:43.54; Furnish, third, 200 IM, 2:25.33; Regueira, third, 500 free, 6:20.18; and Regueira, J.W. Goldsberry, Stanton and Levi Goldsberry, third, 400 free relay, 4:45.76.

Other top finishes for the Switzerland girls were: Detmer, second, 50 free, 29.57; and Voris, second, 100 back, 1:17.59 and, third, 100 fly, 1:26.04.

Madison returns to action Tuesday when it hosts Columbus East in a dual meet. The Lady Cubs then compete in the Hoosier Hills Conference championships at Jeffersonville on Saturday.

Switzerland County’s next meet will be the Ohio River Valley Conference championships in Vevay on Saturday.

Hanover College drops home meet to Anderson

Hanover College’s swim faced squared off against Anderson in a rare home meet on Saturday at Southwestern High School.

The Panther men dropped a close 97-96 decision while the women fell 112-75.

The Hanover men scored six wins on the day, led by Alex Maldeney who won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.19, the 100 freestyle in 49.22 and teamed with James Moll, Louis Holbrook and Will Morgan to win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:31.96.

Davis Guthier won the 1,000 freestyle in 11:30.83 for Hanover, Holbrook won the 200 freestyle in 1:56.07, and Moll won the 500 freestyle in 5:41.96.

Hanover’s women recorded four wins. Maddie DiFillippo won the 100 butterfly in 1:03.73, Ilys Anderson won the 100 freestyle in 57.46, Sydney Schulok won the 100 backstroke in 1:07.84, and Megan Brandt, Schulok, Kelli Brock and Anderson win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:46.33.

Other top finishes for the Hanover men were: Alex Dafforn, second, 200 individual medley, 2:10.37 and second, 100 backstroke, 1:01.01; Andrew Lee, second, 500 free, 5:41.96 and third, 200 free, 2:03.06; Morgan, second, 100 breast, 1:06.89 and third, 100 free, 52.08; Moll, Nathan Cooper, Dafforn, Keegan Marx, second, 200 medley relay, 1:48.70; Marx, third, 50 free, 23.37; Guthier, third, 100 butterfly, 1:01.10; and Grant Willis, Guthier, Lee and Marx, third, 200 free relay, 1:37.61.

Other top finishes for the Hanover women were: Anderson, second, 50 free, 26.28; Schulok, Liz Bolinger, DiFillippo and Meagan Miles, second, 200 medley relay, 2:03.27; Miles, third, 200 IM, 2:35.04; Brock, third, 100 free, 1:00.90; Brandt, third, 100 back, 1:09.76; and Bolinger, third, 100 breast, 1:21.66.

Hanover travels to Manchester on Saturday.