Spartans excel at Metro swim meet

  • Tuesday, November 6, 2018 10:12am
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The Bainbridge Spartans girls swimming & diving team had a large number of top 10 finishers during the Metro League Swimming & Diving Championships.

The Spartan foursome of Zoey Ragan, Claire Camacho, Moorea Eldon-Everts and Hanna Lee raced to a fifth-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:55.71.

In the 200-yard freestyle, Margaret Hayes placed second in 1:58.04. Zeya Korytko was sixth in 2:03.55 and Eden Michael was eighth in 2:06.22 for Bainbridge.

The Spartans had two top-10 finishers in the 200-yard individual medley. Eldon-Everts was seventh (2:16.93) and Amelia Kimball was ninth (2:14.93).

Lee came in ninth in the 50-yard freestyle in 25.99, followed in 10th place by Ragan, who clocked in at 26.12 in the finals.

Jackie Helmers won the 1-meter diving event for Bainbridge. She had a finals score of 360.55.

Two other Spartan divers were also outstanding at the championship meet. Bryn Tiernan claimed fifth place with a score of 276.25, and Karena Klinkenberg was sixth in 268.45.

In the 100-yard butterfly, Eldon-Everts again cracked the top 10, coming in eighth place in 1:01.65. Siena Levan placed 10th for BHS with a time of 1:01.31.

Hannah Tonsmann finished fourth in the 100-yard freestyle, with a time of 54.89.

Three other Spartans were also in the top 10. Naomi Howard was seventh (56.03); Lee was ninth (56.99); and Korytko was 10th (57.46).

Michael also placed seventh in the 500-yard freestyle, finishing in 5:35.31.

Julia Nordgren was 11th in the 500-yard free (5:47.13) and Kate Tlapa was 12th (5:48.89).

Bainbridge won second place in the 200-yard freestyle relay, with the team of Lee, Ragan, Tonsmann and Hayes finishing in 1:39.72.

Three Spartans were also top finishers in the 100-yard backstroke.

Hayes nabbed second place in 58.13, while Ragan was eighth (1:04.99) and Howard was ninth (1:02.54).

In the last race of the championships, Bainbridge came in third int eh 400-yard freestyle relay.

The foursome of Kimball, Howard, Tonsmann and Hayes had a finals time of 3:40.88.

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