Dalton Swimmers Deal Green Giants First Loss

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - by Special To The Chattanoogan.com

It didn't matter that the Dalton Dolphins had to take a road trip to Signal Mountain on Thursday night.  The trip home was probably a whole lot shorter and much happier after the visitors had handed the Green Giants their first loss of the season in a Chattanooga Area Swim League meet.

Ava Whited, Oscar Chenard and Reese Bingham all scored the maximum 19 points as the Dolphins improved to 2-0 with the 398-366 victory.

High-point scorers for the Green Giants included Laken Coppinger and  Jewel Gordon with 19 points.

Signal Mountain is now in a tie for second with Stuart Heights after the Sharks pinned a 408.5-345.5 loss on the Ooltewah Tidal Waves with both now 2-1.

Other meets saw the Fairylnd Flash stay unbeaten in the Red Division with a 425-330 win over the Waterdogs while the Ridgeside Dolphins did the same in the White Division with a 309-259 win over Big Ridge.

Listed below are high-point scorers for Dalton, Signal Mountain, Ooltewah and Ridgeside.

Representatives from Stuart Heights, Red Bank, Ringgold, Waterdogs, Fairyland, Cumberland, Calhoun and Big Ridge did not submit any results.

DALTON HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Ava Whited, Oscar Chenard, Reese Bingham;

17 -- Franco Valdez, Lucien Chenard, Raul Valdez,

15 -- Roman Valdez, Shawn Bailey,

14 -- Alex Mashburn, Ethan Young;

13 -- Andrea Arriola;

11 -- Will McCormick;

10 -- Gracison Saylors, Henry Bethel, Hannah Smith.

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Laken Coppinger, Jewel Gordon;

17 -- Thomas Porter, Susannah LaRochelle,

16 -- Sam McHugh,

15 -- Stephanie Xian, Mathias Porter

14 -- Maggie Stovall, Jess Vargo

12 -- Jamee Mitchum,

11 -- Ella Gordon,

10 -- Cecelia Porter.

OOLTEWAH HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Leah Boyd, Peter Dyr, Ellie Waldrep, Luke Waldrep;

17 -- Emma Scruggs, Brighton Smith;

15 -- Garet Gipson

13 -- Kenzie Campbell, Avery Wilson

12 -- Jacob Kiemeyer, Cameron Martin

11 -- Jonathan Boyd, Jillian Cantrell, Haley Grider, Andrew Tallent

10 -- Reid Wilson.

RIDGESIDE HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

16 -- Finnegan Fitzsimmons

15 -- Camille Mason, Max Milam

12 -- Jane Anne Haywood, Jack Fitzsimmons

10 -- Sophia Albarakat.

(Email John Hunt at nomarathonmoose@Comcast.net)


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