McCallie Swimming And Diving Team Have Strong Showing At Annual Invitational

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The McCallie swimming and diving team earned six top-three finishes Saturday at the Annual McCallie Invitational to place third in the overall boys team standings. The Blue Tornado forged a 279 team point total and trailed national top-10 squad St. Xavier of Kentucky (648) and 2021 Georgia State Champions North Gwinnett (322).

 

Senior Sam Powe, a University of Georgia commitment, placed second in the 200-meter individual medley and third in the 100-meter butterfly.

His time of 1:49.30 in the 200 IM is a school record and an automatic All-America qualifying time.

 

Powe was also a member of the wining 200 freestyle relay team, joining Marvin Johnson, Benton Grutter and Jackson Vineyard (1:24.29).

 

Second-place Blue Tornado finishes included Vineyard in the 50 freestyle, Johnson in the 100 freestyle, and the 200 medley relay team.

 

Also meeting Automatic All-America qualifying times were the 200 freestyle relay team and the 200 medley relay team of Powe, Caden Wells, Vineyard and Johnson (1:32.87).

 

Powe and Johnson also earned Automatic All-America consideration for the 100 butterfly and the 100 freestyle respectively.

 

In the one-meter diving competition, junior Stoney Wingfield placed third, and senior Michael Patrick finished fourth.

 

Final Team Standings (Top 5)

1. St. Xavier  648

2. North Gwinnett  322

3. McCallie  279

4. Lambert  192

5. Westminster 171

 

 

McCallie Individual Results

 

200 Medley Relay

1. (Sam Powe, Caden Wells, Jackson Vineyard, Marvin Johnson) 1:32.87

(Automatic All-American qualifying time)

 

200 Freestyle

8. Marvin Johnson, 1:45.43

 

200 Individual Medley

2. Sam Powe, 1:49.30

(school record and Automatic All-American qualifying time)

 

50 Freestyle

2. Jackson Vineyard, 21.84

7. Benton Grutter, 22.72

 

100 Butterfly

1. Sam Powe, 49.83

 

100 Freestyle

2. Marvin Johnson, 45.63

7. Jackson Vineyard, 46.61

 

500 Freestyle

10. Ben Bevill, 10:57.51

 

200 Freestyle Relay

1 Johnson, Grutter, Powe, Vineyard, 1:24.29

(Automatic All-American qualifying time)

 

400 Freestyle Relay

6. Logan Carroll, Bevill, Max Manolache, Grutter

 

One Meter Diving

3. Stoney Wingfield 203.40

4. Michael Patrick 177.30


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