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February 9, 2014

Swimming to Indy

Western's Brown advances to her fourth straight state finals


No. 1-ranked and 27-time defending state champion Carmel won the team sectional title with 564 points, advancing all 27 of its swimming entrants to the state finals. Noblesville (450), Westfield (337), Northwestern (192) and Western (187) rounded out the top five. Maconaquah (139), Eastern (96) and Kokomo (82) rounded out the top eight.

Western competed in the finals of all three relay events. The 400 free team of Claire Casner, Brittany Lake, Brown and Lily Armour took fourth. Casner, Ally Purvis, Brown and Danielle Pate took fifth in the 200 free. And the 200 medley team of Lake, Purvis, Pate and Anna Constable finished seventh.

Northwestern also was in the finals of all three relays. The Tiger team of Kindra Gingerich, Addie Roth, Jenna Harrison and Mariah Roberts was fourth in the 200 medley. Jenna Harrison, Roberts, Savannah Gamester and Jordyn Harrison were fourth in the 200 free. And Gamester, Gingerich, Jordyn Harrison and Roth were fifth in the 400 free.

The Tigers’ 200 free relay team had a school-record time of 1:46.95.

Individually, Jordyn Harrison and Gamester competed in one final apiece. Harrison was sixth in the 100 free and Gamester was eighth in the 100 backstroke.

“We had an exciting day,” Northwestern coach Cindy Britten said, noting divers Rachel Jones (seventh place) and Abby Olsen (13th) provided boosts with nice showings to start the day. “The swimmers just performed outstanding. Dropped a ton of time, moved up several places. We ended up beating rival Western. They beat us at [Mid-Indiana Conference] so that was one of our goals, to try and beat them at sectional and we ended up doing that.

“The girls did great. It was a fitting way to end the season. I’m proud of them.”

Kokomo had a pair of relay teams in finals. Sara White, Brooke Dill, Sydney Glassburn and Jessica Estep were seventh in the 200 free and White, Katherine Harbaugh, Jessica Gates and Autumn Carroll were eighth in the 400 free.

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