Daily Reporter staff reports
Cougars swim teams split with Arabians
PENDLETON — The Greenfield-Central boys and girls swimming teams split against Hoosier Heritage Conference rival Pendleton Heights on Thursday night.
The Cougars boys team defeated the Arabians 110-67, while the Cougars lost 102-84.
The boys swam different events compared to their usual lineup, but the team still was effective, led by Ben Rader at the diving well.
Rader broke the school’s diving record as he captured first in the 1-meter event.
Chris Joven won the 100-yard butterfly, while Ethan Kile was first in the 100 freestyle and the 100 backstroke.
Cameron Rader won the 500 free, and Drew Noah took first in the 100 breaststroke. The boys also won the 200 medley relay.
The girls struggled to match Pendleton Heights’ depth, but the group still performed well.
Carley Logan took first in the 200 and 500 free. Maci Montgomery was first in diving, while Megan Coffin was first in the 100 breaststroke. The 200 free relay also was victorious.
Marauders top Hagerstown
The Mt. Vernon boys and girls swimming teams swept past Hagerstown on Thursday.
The girls won 99-86, and the boys won 106-52. No individual results were submitted.
Dragons sweep New Castle
The New Palestine swimming teams posted their first victories of the year Thursday night, sweeping Hoosier Heritage Conference rival New Castle. The Dragons girls won 123-39, and the boys won 119-53.
The Dragons had several victories and 1-2 finishes. Bailey Young won four events for the Dragon girls, while Claire Whisler and Jordan Owens won three each. Keith Harp and Connor Phipps were triple-winners for the New Palestine boys.
In the girls meet, Grace Mitchell, Owens, Young and Moriah Corey started the day with a win in the 200 medley relay. The Dragons also had a 1-2 finish in the 200 free relay, with Cassandra Moorman, Owens, Teagan Davis and Whisler finishing first, followed by Anneliese Weilhammer, Sydni Wilson, Erica Long and Mitchell. The 400 free relay of Kaylynn Crawmer, Corey, Young and Kayleigh Wright also won.
Young and Long had a 1-2 sweep in the 200 freestyle. Wright and Whisler went 1-2-3 in the 100 butterfly. Young also won the 100 freestyle to become a quadruple-winner.
Adrienne Wilson, Owens and Maigan Williams had a top-three finish in the 100 breaststroke. Whisler and Davis went 1-2 in the 200 IM. Moorman, Kaylynn Crawmer and Mitchell went 1-2 in the 500 freestyle. Also finishing second were Weilhammer in the 50 freestyle, Alyssa Rieman in diving and Sydni Wilson in the 100 backstroke.
In the boys meet, Phipps and Eli Branson took the top two spots in the 200 IM. Anthony Stultz and Steven Thompson did the same in the 100 backstroke. The Dragons also finished the meet with a 1-2 sweep in the 400 free relay. Damon Estes, Harp, Phipps and Pathanin Runggeratigul won, with Chase Siler, Thompson, Branson and Stultz finishing second.
The Dragons also had individual wins from Harp in the 200 freestyle, Siler in the 50 freestyle, Austin Lines in diving and Jackson Schwartz in the 500 freestyle. The 200 medley relay team of Branson, Tyler Carter, Phipps and Evan Denger won, as did the 200 free relay team of Harp, Runggeratigul, Carter and Denger.