A great start to the first day of Boys Sectionals! Many of our swims tonight were best times, and we also have quite a few top seeds headed into Saturday finals. No points are scored on Thursday, only Saturday. An explanation of who swims Saturday is given below.
Best Times (total time dropped = 45.54 sec)
Caden Bowlin (100 Br drop 4.31 sec); Richie Brown (100 Fr drop 2.62 sec); Alex Doyle (200 IM drop 6.53 sec, 100 Ba drop 1.22 sec); Austin Manion (100 Fly drop 1.92 sec); Shawn Mountcastle (200 IM drop 4.4 sec, 500 Fr drop 5.14 sec); Caleb Sixberry (50 Fr drop .59 sec, 100 Br drop 6.12 sec); Ethan Turpin (50 Fr drop .25 sec, 100 Fr drop 1.12 sec); Gavin Waddell (200 Fr drop 7.29 sec, 500 Fr drop 3.63 sec); John Zimmerman (100 Ba drop .4 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.
Caden Bowlin – 100 Fly (13th), 100 Br (7th)
Alex Doyle – 200 IM (10th), 100 Ba (11th)
Austin Manion – 100 Fly (3rd), 100 Br (8th)
Shawn Mountcastle – 200 IM (6th), 500 Fr (6th)
Ryan Sacco – 200 Fr (1st), 500 Fr (1st)
Ethan Turpin – 50 Fr (12th), 100 Fr (12th)
Gavin Waddell – 200 Fr (15th), 500 Fr (ALT)
John Zimmerman – 200 Fr (6th), 100 Ba (3rd)
Owen Zimmerman – 200 IM (1st), 100 Ba (1st)
200 Med Relay (Owen Z, Caden B, Austin M, Shawn M) – 3rd
200 Fr Relay (John Z, Austin M, Ethan T, Ryan S) – 3rd
400 Fr Relay (Ryan S, Shawn M, John Z, Owen Z) – 2nd
The Boys Sectional Finals is Saturday at Crawfordsville with Diving Prelims starting at 10 AM and the Swimming Finals starting at 1 PM.