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Coshocton and RV swimmers place well at district

| February 22, 2016

COLUMBUS – On Friday, Feb. 19, several Coshocton County swimmers competed in their Central, East, Southeast District Meet held at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion of The Ohio State University. There were 30 swimmers in each event. The top 8 places medaled, with the top 2 earning automatic State Tournament berths.

For the Coshocton Redskins, Bryce Philabaum won both the 50 Freestyle (21.74), and the 100 Backstroke ( 52.47) to advance. The 200 Medley Relay group of Philabaum, Zitsch, McVay, and Babcock was 6th (1:46.66), and the 200 Free Relay of Corban Maust, Babcock, McVay, and Philabaum was 7th (1:35.53). Talon Babcock was 13th (23.59) in the 50 Free, and 9th in the 100 Free (51.88, Cody McVay was 10th in the 200 IM (2:11.15), and 15th in the 100 Butterfly (1:00.38), Lukas Zitsch was 19th in the 500 Free (5:57.87). Emily Casey was 25th in the 200 IM (2:34.52) and 27th in the 100 Fly (1:09.06). The 200 free relay of Carlie Williams, Reanna Ackley, Kadie Roahrig and Emily Casey tied for 27th (2:04.56). The Medley Relay of Suzi Simpson, Dezi Grizzard, Casey, and Carlie Williams placed 30th (2:22.19).

River View had a 9th place finish from the boys 200 Medley Relay group of Nate Cooper, Caleb Fischer, Josh Bigrigg, and Jonathan Helmick (1:50.06). The 200 Free Relay of Helmick, Bryar Cox, Bigrigg, and Cooper was 10th (1:38.43), and the 400 Free Relay of RJ Hammond, Cox, Bigrigg, and Helmick was 13th (3:46.55). Nate Cooper was 10th (59.15) in the 100 Back, and 14th (23.65) in the 50 Free. Caleb Fischer was 13th in the 100 Breaststroke (1:07.28), and 28th (2:28.02) in the 200 IM. Jonathan Helmick was 17th (54.56) in the 100 Free. Bryar Cox was 29th in the 100 Back (1:11.27). Dylan Harsh was 29th in the 200 Free (2:13.27), and 28th (6:12.06) in the 500 Free. The girls 400 Free Relay of Josie Fornara, Madison Woolard, KJ Smailes, and Shawna Shroyer was 14th (4:20.04), and the 200 Medley Relay group of Shroyer, Smailes, Kenzie Hudson, and Fornara was 20th (2:16.25). Individually, Shawna Shroyer was 25th (2:16.50) in the 200 Free.

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