Rushville Republican

January 15, 2013

Yorktown, GC win HHC swim titles

Aaron Kirchoff
Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — NEW PALESTINE – The Hoosier Heritage Conference swim meet was held at New Palestine Saturday with the Lady Tigers of Yorktown and the Cougars of Greenfield-Central taking home the conference championships.

For the girls, Yorktown took top honors with 393 points. Mt. Vernon was second with 353 followed by Pendleton Heights 330, New Palestine 319, Delta 244, Greenfield-Central 232, Shelbyville 126 and Rushville 74.

For the boys, Greenfield-Central was first with 450.5 followed by Mt. Vernon 306.5, Pendleton Heights 305, Yorktown 295, Delta 287, Shelbyville 221, New Palestine 162 and Rushville 22.

The Lady Lions’ 200 medley relay team of Courtney Hall, Brenna Hall, Abby Clark and Allison Wainwright finished eighth in 2:43.90. The Lion team of Sam Cole, Jacob Fowler, Stone Worth and Evan Messer took eighth in 2:23.89.

In the 200 freestyle, Rachel Sayman was 22nd in a personal best 2:56.26. Courtney Hall was 23rd in a personal best 3:04.25 and Michaela Colestock was 24th in 3:19.98.

Clark finished 20th in the 200 individual medley with a personal best 3:29.08 and Brenna Hall was 21st in 3:36.46.

In the 50 freestyle, Nici Martin finished 22nd in a personal best :43.07 with Sarah Daubenspeck 23rd in a personal best :52.66. Messer took 22nd for the Lions in :31.92.

Katie Egielske finished 11th in the diving with 186.95 points.

Sayman set another personal best in the 100 freestyle with a time of 1:19.06 for 22nd place. Clark was 23rd in 1:20.61 and Wainwright was 24th in a personal best 1:22.73.

The Lady Lions’ 200 freestyle relay team of Brenna Hall, Sayman, Wainwright and Shelbie Brown finished eighth in 2:27.76.

In the 100 backstroke, Courtney Hall finished 22nd in 1:36.08. Megan Clifton was 23rd in a personal best 1:58.63 and Brown was 24th in 2:10.40. For the Lions, Cole was 20th in a personal best 1:20.57 and Messer was 21st in 1:44.14.

Brenna Hall took 19th in the 100 breaststroke in 1:29.64 with Riko Itakura 22nd in a personal best 1:35.95 and Colestock 23rd in a personal best 1:46.49. Fowler took 20th for the Lions in 1:30.10.

The Lady Lions’ 400 freestyle relay team of Clark, Sayman, Wainwright and Itakura finished eighth in 5:35.37.

Contact: Aaron Kirchoff at 765-932-2222 ext. 114