McMinn Co. Swimmers Beat Ooltewah, East Hamilton

Wednesday, December 04, 2013 - by Special to the
McMinn County High School hosted a three-way swim meet at the Athens YMCA on Tuesday against Ooltewah High School and East Hamilton High School.

McMinn won with a score of 159, Ooltewah was second with 126 and East Hamilton was third with 99.

Julia Dergunov from Ooltewah placed first in the 200 yard Freestyle and the 500 yard freestyle, with a state cut in the 500.  Jack Marshall of Ooltewah placed first in the 200 yard IM and the 500 yard Freestyle.

Trip Binns won the boys' 100 yard freestyle with a 59.78, over Jarrod Holder of East Hamilton with a 59.87.

Ooltewah took first and second in the girls' 100 yard Breaststroke with Anastasia Kalistrutova at 1:21.38 and Hannah Smith at 1:26.60. OHS girls and boys 200 Free relay teams each took first in that event, and the girls 400 Free relay team also took first place.

Ooltewah's Sara Davidson took second place in the 100 Freestyle with a 1:00.60, and in the 100 Backstroke at 1:15.81. Spencer Watkins got second in the 200 free, and Meredith Childress was second in the 100 Butterfly.

Rachel Dover of East Hamilton took first in the 200 yard IM with a state cut time of 2:17.97, and grabbed another first in the 100 yard Butterfly with a state cut time of 1:00.50.  

East Hamilton's Brianna Norman took second in the 200 yard IM at 2:32.66, and third in the 500 free with a 5:58.34, also qualifying for the state meet.  

Freshman Hurricane Will Henderson took second place in the 100 yard Backstroke. Savannah Bruington and Josh Reid each took second in the 50 free for the Canes. Jarrod Holder was second in the 100 freestyle.

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