Fort Oglethorpe Swimmers Claim First Win Of Season

Marlins Beat Cumberland In Final Meet, 410-292

Monday, July 7, 2014 - by Special to the Chattanoogan.com

There was an extraordinary amount of happiness at the Fort Oglethorpe pool Monday night as the host Marlins beat the Cumberland Currents for their first win of the season.

The Marlins, their regular season now complete at 1-7, got the maximum 19 points from Miah Lee, Isabella Lee, Kyle Berry, Ryan Berry, Reece Gallagher and Brandon Edge as a springboard for their 410-292 victory.

Kari Morris and Abi Austin were high-point scorers for Cumberland with 19 and 18 points, respectively, while Brianne Holsomback and Jeremiah Morris both finished with 17.

Both teams will be at Warner Park on Friday and Saturday for the season-ending Bill Caulkins City Meet.

In other meets on Monday, the Dalton Dolphins remained unbeaten after seven meets and moved a step closer to winning the Blue Division following a 413-337 win at Stuart Heights.  The Dolphins will be at Ooltewah on Thursday to finish an earlier meet that was suspended by storms with the Tidal Waves holding a seven-point lead.

The Tidal Waves improved to 3-4 with a 431-324 win at Cleveland.

The Waterdogs improved to 3-4 in the Red Division with a 402-303 win over Red Bank while Calhoun clinched the White Division at 7-0 with a 432-302 win over Ridgeside.

CUMBERLAND HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

 19 -- Kari Morris

18 -- Abi Austin

17 -- Brianne Holsomback, Jeremiah Morris

13 -- Colby Henry, James Schone

12 -- Gabrielle McKillop

11 -- Kimberly Morris, Joseph Thrash

10 -- Haily Bell, Esther Morris, Mattison Keur.

FORT OGLETHORPE HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Miah Lee, Isabella Lee, Kyle Berry, Ryan Berry, Reece Gallagher, Brandon Edge

17 -- Timothy DeBord, Joshua Carney

14 -- Emma Kate White, Brayden Carney

13 -- Megan Easley, Carson Cloud, Lance Marshall

12 -- Emily Brock, Liliana Rolff, Sophie Westbrook, Elizabeth Edge

10 -- Morgyn Easley, Mariana Easley, Gavin Colquitt, Chandler Carver.

DALTON HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Ava Whited, Will Haley, Ross Valdez, Raul Valdez

18 -- Abby O'Ferrall

17 -- Alexis Vaughn

15 -- Alexander Withrow, Roman Valdez

14 -- Alex Mashburn

13 -- Andrea Arriola, Maggie Mae Woodfin, Oscar Chenard, Ethan Young

12 -- Franco Valdez, Shawn Bailey, Henry Bethel

11 -- Carlin Hudson, Mary Pike

10 -- Gracison Saylors

STUART HEIGHTS HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- April Forsthoffer

17 -- Emmaline Goldberg, Gwennie Davis, Dennis Sohn

15 -- Cooper Lehman, Missy Karman

14 -- Will Raines

13 -- Jon Pat Ransom

12 -- Sophia Peirano

11 -- Mary Katherine Schumaker, Elli Miller

10 -- Scout Chapin.

OOLTEWAH HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Luke Waldrep, Jillian Cantrell, Haley Grider

17 -- Leah Boyd, Joby Nash, Peter Dyr, Julia Dergunov, Cameron Martin

15 -- Garet Gipson, Brighton Smith, Aidan Sims, Taryn Dailey, Jacob Kiemeyer

14 -- Andrew Tallent

13 -- Brianna Norman

12 -- Ellie Waldrep, Merrin Allen

11 -- Kenzie Campbell, Emma Scruggs

10 -- Gabrielle Neely, Jackson Newman, Maggie Howell, Ryan Crumpler.

CLEVELAND HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Jacob McDaniel, Grayson Payne

17 -- Grayson Officer

14 -- Anna Thompson

13 -- Jason Chung, Nelson Chung, Spencer Payne

12 -- Alexia Jackson, Trey Parris, Logan Foley

10 -- Rebecca Nolen, Luke Bixler, Ian Frakes.

RED BANK HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Luke Massey

17 -- Michaela Massey, Catherine Lynch, Kathrine Schlegel

15 -- Bryce Beard, Daniel Cox

12 -- Mason Meyners, John Smith

11 -- Dallas Woods

10.5 -- Virginia Condry

10 -- Amelia Harris

WATERDOGS HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Tanya Sharma, Julie Bryant, David Hunt

17 -- Ashley Bryant, Davina Sharma, Brian Lineberry, Jesus Lopez, Martin Shapoval

15 -- Maya Sharma, Kyra Nipper

14 -- Brendon Ruckman

13 -- Tanya Sharma, Daniel Gill

12 -- Mason Cross, Christian Fetzner

11.5 -- Kathryn Estes, Joseph Keller

11 -- Mark Moshensky

10.5 -- Haley Brock

10 -- Haley Buckner, Savannah Churlik, Knox Watson, Caiden Cross

RIDGESIDE HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

17 -- Janelle Wigal

16 -- Madeline Bond

13 -- Kathryn Zeglen, Sophia Albarakat

10 -- Elizabeth Hall.

(Email John Hunt at nomarathonmoose@Comcast.net)


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