Signal Mountain Swimmers Beat Ooltewah

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - by Special To The Chattanoogan.com

Susanna LaRochelle and Jamee Mitchum both scored the maximum 19 points to lead the Signal Mountain Green Giants to a 446-314 victory over the visiting Ooltewah Tidal Waves Wednesday night.

Numbers have always been Signal Mountain's strength and Wednesday's meet was no exception as the Green Giants had 21 individuals with 10 points or more.

Leah Boyd was tops for the Tidal Waves with 19 points while Brighton Smith followed with 17 as Ooltewah had 13 with 10 points or more.

The Green Giants, improving to 5-1 with the win, can now turn their attention to Monday's meet at Dalton, which will determine the regular season championship in the Blue division.  The Dolphins are currently 5-0 and are idle on Thursday as they prepare for this big showdown.

OOLTEWAH HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Leah Boyd

17 -- Brighton Smith

15 -- Reid Wilson, Ellie Waldrep

14 -- Luke Waldrep, Cameron Martin, Joby Nash

13 -- Kenzie Campbell, Jake Marshall, Aidan Sims

11 -- Peter Dyr

10 -- Halie Grider, Avery Wilson

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Susanna LaRochelle, Jamee Mitchum

18 -- Jewel Gordon

17 -- Laken Coppinger, Charlie Han, William Trombley, Thomas Porter, Peter Lochmaier

15 -- Lainey Jenkins, Vincent Porter, Chase Post

14 -- Mathias Porter

12 -- Riley Harrison, Will Trippett

11 -- Stephanie Xien, Shiloh Chamberlain, Anderson Lusk, Jess Vargo, Emily Huesman

10 -- Phillip Pedigo, Christian Trombley.

(Email John Hunt at nomarathonmoose@Comcast.net)



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