These Marysville High School senior swimmers helped lead the program during the recent Division I sectional meet. They are from left, front row, Mikayla Seman, Diana Jimenez and Ethan Turk; back row, Leah Hardy, Emma Lowe, Maddy Murphy and Aron Moledor. (Photo submitted)
Marysville’s girls and boys swimming teams competed during the Division I sectional meet on Saturday.
The post-season event was held at Upper Arlington High School.
The Lady Monarchs placed fourth out of 12 teams and came up with 60 percent of their best overall times for the season.
The boys recorded 53 percent of their best times for campaign.
They placed eighth out of 10 teams.
The girls advanced to the district meet in six events.
Morgan Grawe tied Rachel Poling’s school record of 25.53 in the 50 freestyle.
Her tenth-place finish in that event qualified her for the district tournament.
She also advanced to the district in the 100 butterfly with a seventh-place clocking of 1:01.06.
Molly Gregory finished sixth in the 200 IM with a time of 2:19.39. She advanced to the district.
The Lady Monarchs also moved on to the district in three relay events.
The 200 freestyle relay team of Alekah Daniels, Grawe, Gregory and Mikayla Seman took runner-up honors with a time of 1:45.34.
The 200 medley relay foursome of Seman, Gregory, Grawe and Daniels finished fourth in 1:56.34.
Diana Jimenez, Maddie Murphy, Carly Amrine and Remini Roush comprised the 400 freestyle relay team that was clocked in 4:02.71.
Their fifth-place finish advanced them to the district meet.
MHS’ boys moved on to the district in a couple of relay events.
The 200 freestyle team of Kye Longbrake, Shane Hothem, Ethan Turk and Aron Moledor finished fifth in 1:38.64.
The 200 medley relay foursome of Hothem, Moledor, Turk and David Bonczak placed seventh in 1:51.95.
The district meet will be held Thursday and Friday at The Ohio State University’s McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
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