The Southmont boys swim/dive team swam very well at the SAC Championship Prelims meet on Thursday. Just like the girls, there were many great races, lots of best times, and quite a few swimmers are set up well going into Saturday Finals. Over 71% of individual events were personal bests! No points are scored on Thursday, only Saturday. An explanation of who swims Saturday is given below.
Best Times (total dropped time = 39.92 sec)
Richie Brown (200 Fr drop 5.45 sec, 100 Fr drop 2.78 sec); Alex Doyle (200 IM drop 7.62 sec, 100 Ba drop .64 sec); Hunter Isenberg (50 Fr drop 1.98 sec); Austin Manion (100 Fly drop .23 sec); Shawn Mountcastle (200 IM drop 6.22 sec, 100 Fly drop 2.07 sec); Caleb Sixberry (100 Fr drop 1.19 sec, 100 Br drop 5.19 sec); Ethan Turpin (50 Fr drop .06 sec, 100 Fr drop 1.67 sec); Gavin Waddell (500 Fr drop 2.6 sec); John Zimmerman (200 Fr drop 1.38 sec, 100 Ba drop .84 sec)
Since this is a Prelims/Finals type meet, places 1-8 on Thursday advance to Finals and 9-16 advance to Consolation Finals on Saturday. 17th and 18th place are Alternate swimmers. Below is what they finished Thursday and seeded going into Saturday; this is not their final placement.
Alex Doyle – 200 IM (13th); 100 Ba (9th)
Hunter Isenberg – Diving
Austin Manion – 100 Fly (3rd); 100 Br (10th)
Shawn Mountcastle – 200 IM (7th); 100 Fly (9th)
Ryan Sacco – 200 Fr (1st); 500 Fr (1st)
Caleb Sixberry – 100 Br (Second Alternate)
Ethan Turpin – 50 Fr (11th); 100 Fr (12th)
Gavin Waddell – 500 Fr (First Alternate)
John Zimmerman – 200 Fr (5th); 100 Ba (5th)
Owen Zimmerman – 200 IM (1st); 100 Ba (1st)
SAC Swim Finals is on Saturday, January 13th, at Crawfordsville HS starting at 1:30. Diving Prelims/Semis/Finals will be held that morning starting at 9 AM.