Girls Varsity Swimming · Girls Swimming finishes 5th at swim sectional


The Girls swim scored 161 points which was goo enough for 5th at the Sectional over the weekend. After the meet, Clay’s Darcia King-O’Blenis was announced as sectional coach of the year in a vote conducted among peers. Here is a list of the top finishers in the met.  Congrats to coach O’Blenis for her honor and to the team for a great season.

TEAM SCORES: Saint Joseph 525, Penn 499, Riley 238, Adams 195, Clay 161, Bremen 156, New Prairie 118, Marian 116, Mishawaka 97, Washington 36.

200 medley relay: 1, Saint Joseph (Mary Cate Pruitt, Aislinn Walsh, Evelyn Sierra, Lauren Pieniazkiewicz) 1:45.56 (pool record). 2, Penn (Alyssa Messenger, Isabella Costa, Gabriella Costa, Maddie Ziegert) 1:47.74 (state qualifier). 3, Riley 2:02.59. 4, Adams 2:05.01. 5, Clay 2:05.76. 6, Mishawaka 2:06.19.

200 freestyle: 1, Mary Cate Pruitt (SJ) 1:51.38 (pool record). 2, Emma Feltzer (SJ) 1:54.43. 3, Madison Bottorff (Penn) 2:02.0. 4, Logan Koszyk (Penn) 2:03.61. 5, Elena Parial (SJ) 2:03.63. 6, Abigail Barnes (Penn) 2:05.68.

200 individual medley: 1, Evelyn Sierra (SJ) 2:07.56. 2, Alyssa Kerkman (SJ) 2:12.81. 3, Gabriella Costa (Penn) 2:13.93. 4, Alyssa Messenger (Penn) 2:15.67. 5, Ryan Drew (SJ) 2:15.89. 6, Sharon Ni (Penn) 2:19.09.

50 freestyle: Maddie Ziegert (Penn) 23.64 (pool record). 2, Lauren Pieniazkiewicz (SJ) 24.27. 3, Clare Jachim (SJ) 24.95. 4, Kailey Simmons (Bremen) 25.47. 5, Nicole Kilbourne (Penn) 25.67. 6, Abigail Feltzer (SJ) 25.69.

Diving: 1, Lindsay Gizzi (Adams) 477.25. 2, Bailey Betzer (Penn) 471.6. 3, Kayla Ryan (Penn) 409.8. 4, Katie Hensell (Adams) 388.55. 5, Alexis Owens (Penn) 337.2. 6, Tatum White (SJ) 332.0.

100 butterfly: 1, Aislinn Walsh (SJ) 55.32 (pool record). 2, Alyssa Kerkman (SJ) 59.49. 3, Megan Rach (Penn) 1:00.43. 4, Gabriella Costa (Penn) 1:01.09. 5, Lauren Meyer (Riley) 1:01.78. 6, Katherine Jachim (SJ) 1:01.85.

100 freestyle: Maddie Ziegert (Penn) 51.78 (pool record). 2, Emma Feltzer (SJ) 51.95 (state qualifier). 3, Jane Lloyd (SJ) 54.75. 4, Vivian Miller (Mishawaka) 55.31. 5, Clare Jachim (SJ) 55.32. 6, Kailey Simmons (Bremen) 56.18.

500 freestyle: 1, Mary Cate Pruitt (SJ) 4:56.51 (pool record). 2, Evelyn Sierra (SJ) 4:59.67 (state qualifier). 3, Ryan Drew (SJ) 5:22.51. 4, Madison Bottorff (Penn) 5:29.40. 5, Neda Stancheva (Penn) 5:34.18. 6, Abigail Meckstroth (Penn) 5:39.06.

200 freestyle relay: 1, Saint Joseph (Lauren Pieniazkiewicz, Emma Feltzer, Clare Jachim, Margaret Barrett) 1:38.08. 2, Penn (Nicole Kilbourne, Madison Bottorff, Gabriella Costa, Maddie Ziegert) 1:38.38 (state qualifier). 3, Riley 1:49.36. 4, Bremen 1:51.15. 5, New Prairie 1:55.87. 6, Adams 1:56.09.

100 backstroke: 1, Alyssa Messenger (Penn) 58.85. 2, Jane Lloyd (SJ) 59.75. 3, Sharon Ni (Penn) 1:01.35. 4, Abigail Barnes (Penn) 1:02.22. 5, Abigail Feltzer (SJ) 1:02.23. 6, Rebecca Pan (SJ) 1:02.93.

100 breaststroke: 1, Aislinn Walsh (SJ) 1:03.60. 2, Lauren Pieniazkiewicz (SJ) 1:06.42. 3, Megan Rach (Penn) 1:08.55. 4, Lauren Meyer (Riley) 1:09.39. 5, Isabella Costa (Penn) 1:10.60. 6, Vivian Miller (Mishawaka) 1:11.12.

400 freestyle relay: 1, Saint Joseph (Aislinn Walsh, Emma Feltzer, Evelyn Sierra, Mary Cate Pruitt) 3:33.21 (pool record). 2, Penn 3:46.71. 3, Adams 4:06.89. 4, Clay 4:09.40. 5, Riley 4:15.84. 6, Bremen 4:44.17