Redskins Philabaum, ‘Skins 200 medley relay team headed to state

| February 24, 2015

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton and River View swim teams sent several swimmers to the district meet held in Athens on Friday, Feb. 20. In the 100 backstroke Coshocton junior Bryce Philabaum advanced to the state swim meet by placing second behind Dover’s Josh Bichsel with a time of .53.90. Nate Cooper from River View came in twelfth at .59.37. Philabaum also placed fifth in the 200 IM with a time of 2.05.81. In most events, the top two swimmers advanced to the state meet. Relays are different and teams are placed according to their times with the top 24 teams advancing.

50 freestyle: Coshocton’s Patrick Brouse placed fifth at .23.44, River View senior Brendan Dickson placed eighth in at .23.60, Coshocton’s Talon Babcock came in 13th at .23.83, RV’s Dalton Hammond placed 15th .23.95 and RV’s Nate Cooper placed 18th at .24.11.

100 freestyle: Coshocton’s Brian Rogers took fifth in the 100 freestyle at .49.94, teammates Patrick Brouse came in 11th at .52.83 and Talon Babcock came in 17th at .54.63.

200 freestyle: Brian Rogers placed fourth in the 200 freestyle at 1.51.38.

100 backstroke: Coshocton junior Bryce Philabaum took second at .53.90 to earn the right to compete at state while River View’s Nate Cooper came in 12th at .59.37 and teammate Brendan Dickson placed 25th at 1.05.58.

100 breaststroke: RV’s Dalton Hammond placed 10th at 1.06.53.

200 IM: Coshocton’s Bryce Philabaum placed fifth at 2.05.81 and Cody McVay for the Redskins placed 12th at 2.13.68.

200 freestyle relay: River View’s foursome of Brendan Dickson, Andy Smith, Nate Cooper and Dalton Hammond came in fourth with a time of 1.34.03. The boys did establish a new school record in the event this season.

400 freestyle relay: Coshocton’s foursome of Bryce Philabaum, Cody McVay, Patrick Brouse and Brian Rogers made a strong showing with a time of 3.24.26, placing third. River View’s foursome of Caleb Fischer, Josh Bigrigg, Bryar Cox and Jonathon Helmick placed 21st in the event at 3.56.03.

200 medley relay: The Redskins foursome of Bryce Philabaum, Brian Rogers, Cody McVay and Patrick Brouse made it to state with a time of 1.42.95, a fourth place finish earning them a 20th spot at state. They tied with Columbus Bishop Hartley. The quad from Warsaw also placed high in this event, coming in seventh at 1.48.44, mere seconds off the pace to earn a trip to Canton for state. Nate Cooper, Dalton Hammond, Brendan Dickson and Andy Smith competed for the Black Bears.

Lady swimmers from Coshocton and River View made a good showing at the district event but no female swimmers advanced to the state swim meet. Results are by event from the district meet.

200 freestyle: Lydia Els from River View came in seventh at 2.01.14.

100 backstroke: Lydia Els placed fifth with a time of 1.01.04.

100 backstroke: Coshocton’s Georgia Brown placed 28th with a time of 1.21.24.

200 IM: Coshocton’s Emily Casey placed 28th with a time of 2.41.81 and Georgia Brown came in 30th at 2.48.08.

200 freestyle relay: River View’s foursome of Shawna Shroyer, Jessie Gibson, Samantha Douglass and Lydia Els came in 12th in the event with a time of 1.52.84.

400 freestyle relay: The Redskins foursome of Cassidy Cantrell, Emily Casey, Jenny Simpson and Jacqueline Roman swam a 4.30.89, placing them 17th. River View’s foursome of Madison Woolard, K. J. Smailes, Fawn Denbow and MacKenzie Hudson placed 23rd with a time of 4.36.95.

200 medley relay: The quad from Warsaw of Lydia Els, K. J. Smailes, Shawna Shroyer and Samantha Douglass placed 16th at 2.11.19. Coshocton’s foursome of Suzi Simpson, Georgia Brown, Emily Casey and Jacqueline Roman placed 20th at 2.17.94.

The state swim meet is held in Canton this week. Watch The Beacon next week for results.















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