|2/6/2017 3:15:00 AM|
SWIM: Houser wins, Akers, Verbrugge advance
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Ivy Houser was the Sectional 9 diving champion.
|Sectional 9 Finals|
1. Carmel 583, 2. Noblesville 376, 3. Westfield 364, 4. Hamilton Heights 203, 5. Western 148, 6. Maconaquah 125, 7. Guerin 110, 8. Northwestern 94, 9. Eastern 87, 10. Kokomo 78, Tipton 67
Sectional 8 Finals
1. Fishers 517, 2. Hamilton Southeastern 494, 3. Pendleton Heights 279, 4. Yorktown 269, 5. Oak Hill 223, 6. Anderson 149, 7. Elwood 90, 8. Marion 69, 9. Lapel 13
Hamilton Heights diver Ivy Houser won the sectional championship with a score of 527.40. Noblesville's Dayana Pope was second and will advance with Houser to Tuesday's regional.
Another Miller, Alexa Akers, advanced after getting a state cut in the 100 fly with a time of :56.97. Westfield also got some cuts. Erin Verbrugge will be competing in two events. She swam a :56.68 in the 100 back and also helped the 200 free relay to a 1:39.18. Mia Herzog, Kerry Effinger and Lily Hunter will also be headed to the IU Natatorium next weekend.
Carmel swept Sectional 9, winning all top three spots in each event except two - diving and Verbrugge's second place were the exception. Carmel will send 14 individuals and three relays to state.
The following are swimmers/divers (and events) who qualified for Carmel: 200 medley relay (Burchill, Estabrook, Tothrock, Pangburn), Trude Rothrock, Emma Nordin, Morgan Grout (200 free), Burchill, Pash, Dougherty (200 IM), Pangburn, Conley, Young (50 free), Toomey (diving), Rothrock, Schultz, Grout (200 fly), Pash, Underhill, Young (100 free), Dougherty, Nordin, Miller (500 free), 200 free relay (Pangburn, Young, Williams, Conley), Burchill, Pangburn, Conley (100 back), Estabrook (100), and the 400 free relay (Bowen, Schultz, Underhill, Grout).
Fishers won Sectional 8 and will send 12 individuals and three relays. HSE placed second and sends eight with three relays as well.
The Tigers' first places were Parrish in both the 200 and 100 free. Hietpas won the 500 free while both the 200 free relay (Nusbaum, Fero, Srnick, Parrish) and the 400 free relay (Nusbaum, Jahns, Booth, Parrish) and Folta in diving won their events.
The non-first place state cuts included the 200 medley relay (Yorkman, Sperring, Pfeifer, Srnick), Gillespie and Kennedy in the 200 IM, Nusbaum and Srnick in the 50 free, Rueff and Pfeifer in the 100 fly, Nusbaum in the 100 free, Booth and Jahns in the 500 free, Sperring in the 100 breast.
The Royals' first places were the 200 medley relay (Harter, Kertin, Pugh, Knurek), Barnes in the 50 free, Pugh in the 100 fly, and Harter in the 100 back.
Taylor in the 200 free, Harter in the 200 IM, Barnes in the 100 free, the 200 free relay (Knurek, A. Taylor, Barnes, H. Taylor), the 400 free relay (Taylor, Mueller, Knurek, Barnes) and Ballard, Sivick, VanTassel in diving all got state cuts as well.
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