Ooltewah Dunks East Hamilton, Silverdale In Swim Meet

Owls Host First Meet In Updated Ooltewah Swim Center

Sunday, November 17, 2013 - by Special to the Chattanoogan.com

Spencer Watkins, Julia Dergunov, Jack Marshall and Chase Cumbelich all won two events each and scored 18 points to lead the Ooltewah Owls to a three-way swim meet victory over East Hamilton and Silverdale this weekend at the Ooltewah Swim Center.

Clay Cumbelich and Trip Binns both followed with 16 points apiece as Ooltewah finished with 192 points to 110 for East Hamilton and 15 for Silverdale.

Rachel Dover and Brianna Norman were the high-point scorers for the Hurricanes with 17 and 15 points, respectively.

Hannah Hingson and Bailey Hingson both scored 14 points to lead the Hunter Hawks to a victory in the middle school meet.

Hunter won with 78 points while East Hamilton was second with 52.  Silverdale and Ooltewah Middle School followed with 42 and 12 points, respectively.

(Email John Hunt at nomarathonmoose@comcast.net)


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