February 1, 2023

GCHS swim team takes title at Emporia

Emporia, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-For the second time this season, Garden City made the long four-hour drive. 

The trip was definitely worth their while. 

Garden City raced past the host school by 91 points to take first place. In the process, they qualified their 200-yard medley relay team for the 6A state meet. 

Results

1. Garden City, 509; 2. Emporia, 418; 3. Wichita Trinity Academy, 334; 4. El Dorado, 272; 5. Labette County, 171; 6. Wichita-The Independent, 170; 7. De Soto, 165; 8. Wichita Collegiate, 126.

Individual

400y free relay—2. Kailee Stucky, Kirstin Neff, Kaitlyn Chappel, Erika Schafer, 4:26.57.

100y breaststroke—3. Emma Tull, 1:21.27; 9. Megan Strecker, 1:32.51.

200y free relay—8. Megan Strecker, Caroline Stillian, Marie-Isabel Lemke, Eresay Alcantar, 2:08.10.

100y backstroke—2. Grace Schmidt, 1:12.76; 5. Caroline Stillian, 1:18.37; 9. Josie Calzonetti, 1:25.20.

100y butterfly—4. Kirsten Neff, 1:12.71; 7. Kailee Stucky, 1:18.40.

100y free—1. Abigail Ginest-Dougherty, 1:00.57; 5. Laura Malagon Palacios, 1:08.10; 7. Kaitlyn Chappel, 1:10.10.

500y free—3. Erika Schafer, 6:26.82; 4. Mattison Perez, 6:53.55; 5. Joslyn Foreman, 7:25.64.

200y free relay—2. Abigail Ginest-Dougherty, Grace Schmidt, Kaitlyn Chappel, Erika Schafer, 1:54.03.

50y free—2. Abigail Ginest-Dougherty, 27.23.

200y IM—3. Kirstin Neff, 2:44.24; 6. Kailee Stucky, 2:50.36; 9. Joslyn Foreman, 2:57.78.

200y free—2. Grace Schmidt, 2:16.70; 3. Erika Schafer, 2:19.00; 6. Josie Calzonetti, 2:39.99.

200y medley relay—2. Grace Schmidt, Emma Tull, Kirstin Neff, Abigail Ginest-Dougherty, 2:08.78; 4. Caroline Stillian, Joslyn Foreman, Kailee Stucky, Laura Malagon, 2:20.53