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Wildcats Advance 5 Swimmers, 3 events to Districts at Ohio University

On Saturday, the Wildcats competed in East District Sectional competition at Steubenville. The Wildcats swam some of their best times yesterday, continuing to PR 15 individual and relay events, some up to 14 seconds off their previous best times. Of the 21 Women’s teams competiting, the Wildcats placed 12th.  Congratulations to Dover and River View for taking the top two places. Scoring for the Women; 200 Medley Relay (8th Frampton, Cable, Speedy, Lucas), 200 IM (13th Larkins), 100 Butterfly (12th Speedy), 100 Freestyle (16th Lucas), 200 Freestyle Relay (12th Larkins, Speedy, Cable, Lucas), 100 Breaststroke (10th Cable),  400 Freestlye Relay (11th Larkins, Speedy, Cable, Lucas). Bella  Evans had a PR drop of 14 seconds in the 500 Freestyle for the Women.

The Men’s team placed 9th, Medaling Gage Cable in the 100 Breaststroke.  Congratulations to Tri-Vally and St.Clairsville for taking the top two places in the Men’s 20 team competition. Scoring for the Men; 200 Medley Relay (5th Buchanan, Larkins, Cable, Pudder), 200 IM (11th Buchanan), 50 Freestyle (16th Pudder), 500 Freestyle (14th Max McConnell), 200 Freestyle Relay (9th Buchanan, Linscott, Pudder, Cable), 100 Breaststroke (Medalist 2nd Cable), 400 Freestyle Relay (7th Buchanan, Linscott, Pudder, Cable). Large PR Drops included Max McConnell 10 seconds in the 200 Freestyle and 40 in the 500 Freestyle, Wyatt Bernhart 9 seconds in the 200 Freestyle and 5 in the 100 Freestyle, Nolan Buchanan 6 in the 200 IM, Micah Larkins 9 seconds in the 100 Freestyle and a 12 second drop for the 400 Freestyle Relay! 

A long evening of anxiously waiting for the results from the Southest and Central Sectional Meets to be combined with the East Districts led to congratulations for the 200 Medley and 400 Freestyle Relays for the Men and 100 Breaststroke for Gage Cable to move on and swim at Ohio University on Friday, February 16th in the District Meet. 

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