BW boys claim DII Sectional swim title
News Staff Reports
Big Walnut, competing as the only Division II squad at Saturday’s OHSAA Central District Sectional Tournament at Thomas Worthington High School, scored 395 points.
The Golden Eagles were led by the double-winning performances of Carson Chatterton in both the 100 butterfly in 0:58.38 and 100 freestyle in 0:56.91 seconds; and Sean Conley, in the 200 individual medley in 2:48.80 and 100 breaststroke in 1 minutes, 19.11 seconds.
Also collecting individual wins for the Red & Gold were Benjamin Stefaniak in the 200 freestyle in 2:15.58 seconds, Carter Marsch in the 50 freestyle in 0:24.91; Bret Stacy in the 100 backstroke in 1:22.09; and Andrew Klamforth in the 500 freestyle in 7:21.43.
Big Walnut added the relay events to its day’s work, capturing the 200 Medley in 1:56.87, the 200 Freestyle in 1:42.39 and the 400 Freestyle in 3:59.37.
The Golden Eagles advance to Friday’s District Tournament which is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the McCorkle Center on the campus of The Ohio State University.
GIRLS DII SECTIONAL
Delaware Hayes swam its way to a top-three showing during Saturday’s Division I Central District Sectional Tournament at Thomas Worthington High School. The Pacers secured, secured 187 points to place third behind the host first-place Cardinals who won the meet wiuth 311 points. New Albany was second with 239 points.
Pacer standouts included Regan DeWitt, who won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1 minute, 59.36 seconds and the 500 freestyle in 5:15.88; Brittany Puthoff, who won the 100 breaststroke in 1:09.37; and the quartet of Lindsey Norris, Samantha Curtin, DeWitt and Puthoff, who combined to secure second-place points in the 200 medley relay in 1:52.97. Hayes also closed second in the 200 freestyle relay (Susan Thomson, Puthoff, DeWitt and Curtin) with a time of 1:43.01.
Other top Division I team scores included Gahanna, fourth with 163, Worthington Kilbourne fifth with 120, Westerville South sixth with 107 and Watkins Memorial seventh with 103 points. Big Walnut placed eighth with 76 points.
Rounding out the Sectional standings were Mount Vernon (37), Buckeye Valley (32) Teays Valley (26), Columbus Northland (14) and Newark (8).