October 6, 2022

Garden City swimming takes home triangular


Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-In their first meet of the season last week in Emporia, the Garden City High School swim team finished fourth. But they already laid the groundwork for a promising season under first-year coach Sara Anderson. 

On Thursday, they backed it all up with their first first-place finish of the season. 

And to boot, they qualified both their 400 Free Relay and 20 Medley relay teams for state. 

Team Results: 1. Garden City: 256; 2. Dodge City 213; 3. Liberal 136

50 Freestyle—1. Ginest-Dougherty, 27.28; 5. Chappel, 30.21; 6. Palacios, 30.98.

100 Freestyle—1. Schmidt, 59.85; 2. Ginest-Dougherty, 1:01.36; 4. Chappel, 1:09.74.

100 Backstroke—1. Schmidt, 1:08.99; 4. Stillian, 1:20.52; 5. Calzonetti, 1:27.21.

100 Breaststroke—1. Foreman, 1:26.12; 4. Strecker, 1:31.05; 5. Wessels, 1:33.52.

100 Butterfly—1. Neff, 1:11.69; 2. Stucky, 1:17.58.

200 Freestyle—1. Schafer, 2:20.60; 4. Calzonetti, 2:42.75; 5. Lemke, 2:49.44.

200 IM—2. Neff, 2:39.04; 3. Stucky, 2:51.88, 7. Foreman, 3:02.35.

500 Freestyle—2. Schafer, 6:31.29; 3. Perez, 6:54.04, 5. Palacios, 7:15.60.

200 Medley Relay—2. GC A (Schmidt, Foreman, Neff, Chappel), 2:10.44; 4. GC B (Stillian, Strecker, Stucky, Palacios), 2:19.44; 8. GC D (Acosta, Rodriguez, Ferrell, Morena), 2:57.74.

200 Freestyle Relay—1. GC A (Neff, Ginest-Dougherty, Chappel, Schafer), 1:55.20; 4. GC B (Stillian, Strecker, Alcantar, Lemke), 1:13.35; 7. GC C (Greene, Unruh, Labra, Ferrell), 2:26.46.

400 Freestyle Relay—1. GC A (Stucky, Ginest-Dougherty, Schafer, Schmidt), 4:11.28; 3. GC B (Palacios, Calzonetti, Perez, Foreman), 4:49.37; 7. GC C (Greene, Lemke, Wessels, Rodriguez), 5:30.35.