Jacob Markert prepares to make the turn during the 100-yard freestyle event during the Stingrays’ virtual championship meet at Marysville Municipal Pool. The Stingrays finished in seventh place. (Journal-Tribune photo by Kevin Behrens)
The Marysville Stingrays competed in their final swimming meet of the season last week.
The championship competition was held virtually with all teams in the league swimming at their home pools and turning in their results.
The Stingrays finished in seventh place with a combined score of 1,101 points.
The Tornadoes won the virtual championship with a combined score of 2,022.5 points.
The Stingrays boys team took sixth place with 505 points, with the boy’s championship going to Dublin Atlantic with 883 points.
The Lady Stingrays finished with 596 points to take seventh place. The Tornadoes won the girls meet with 1,223 points.
First place was hard to come by with eight teams competing, but the Stingrays did find the top spot in several events.
Local first-place finishers were as follows:
-Girls 15-18 200-meter medley relay, Alehak Daniels, Molly Gregory, Reese Cordonnier, Carly Amrine, 2:21;
-Girls 13-14 50-meter freestyle, Sadie Lucas, 32.74;
-Girls 15-18 50-meter freestyle, Daniels, 26.69;
-Girls 15-18 50-meter backstroke, Daniels, 34.96;
-Boys 15-18 50-meter backstroke, Jason Moore, 32.26;
-Girls 15-18 50-meter breaststroke, Gregory, 39.6;
-Boys 15-18 50-meter butterfly, Joey Hazelbaker, 29.48;
-Boys 15-18 200-meter freestyle relay, Moore, Nate Molendor, Gabe Filbert, Hazelbaker, 1:53.