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All-county girls swim team determined
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 4:47 PM
With winter sports over and spring sports on the way, it is once again time to determine the county's ultimate swim team.
All of the county coaches were given the opportunity to nominate any potential candidates.
Here is what they determined:
Representing Crawfordsville are Katelyn Dixon, Kaylee McCandless, Zoe Harp and Jayde Miller. Dixon won the 200-yard Individual Medley at the county championships in December with a time of 2:32.65.
McCandless took second in the 50-yard Free with a time of 28.4 at the county meet, coming in less than a second back from first. Harp placed second as well in the 500-yard Free with a time of 6:34.51. Miller earned the highest score for the Athenians as a diver at the county meet with a score of 174.45.
For North Montgomery, representatives are Ashlynn Bennett, Lillia Mitchell, Lauren Odle and Anna Cotrell.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:06 PM
Joining the Montgomery County Swimmer of the Year, Javan Barton, on the All-County swim / dive team from North Montgomery are Luke Spencer, Jeffrey Miller, Gus Maxwell and diver Austin Odom-Whitlock. Spencer, Miller, Maxwell and Barton made up the relay team that advanced to state. Odom-Whitlock made it to the diving regional. Additionally, Spencer won the 200 IM at county and Maxwell won the 100 fly.
Athenians nab team crown
Sunday, February 22, 2015 7:53 PM
The excitement was palpable Saturday at the Crawfordsville Aquatic Center. The host Athenians were capturing the sectional swimming title and with each event it became more and more of a sure thing.
Crawfordsville ended up swimming away with the meet, gathering 401 points, greatly out-distancing second-place Western Boone (307) and third-place Twin Lakes (302.
Swim sectional finals set
Thursday, February 19, 2015 7:06 PM
The preliminary swims are complete and the sectional finals are set. All three Montgomery County boys' swimming teams saw action Thursday at Crawfordsville as the fields were determined for Saturday's finals.
Crawfordsville earned the most swims in the finals for county schools with 19. North Montgomery will have 11 swims in the finals and Southmont earned eight.
Wickholm headed to state following swimming sectional
Sunday, February 08, 2015 6:21 PM
When the waves settled at the Crawfordsville Aquatic Center, there was one Montgomery County swimmer heading to state - Maddi Wickholm from Southmont.
Wickholm won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:03.88 to earn a spot at this weekend's state finals.
Three divers also advanced from Montgomery County. North Montgomery's Ashlynn Bennett was the sectional champion with a score of 337.95. Crawfordsville freshman Jayde Miller took third with 307.90 and North Montgomery's Victoria Gwynn was fourth with 305.35. Those divers will head to Brownsburg Tuesday for the regional.
Fountain Central was the team champion, with 374 points. North Montgomery was fourth (235), Crawfordsville was sixth (212) and Southmont was eighth with 133.
County swimmers kick off postseason
Thursday, February 05, 2015 6:26 PM
The postseason is underway for area girls' swimmers. North Montgomery, Crawfordsville and Southmont all participated in the IHSAA sectional swimming prelims Thursday at the Crawfordsville High School Aquatic Center.
The North Montgomery girls earned the most swims in the sectional finals of any county school with 10. Crawfordsville will swim 8 times in the championship rounds of Saturday's sectional and Southmont earned five spots.
Lauren Odle had one of the best nights of anyone. The Charger tanker enters as the top seed in the 100 yard backstroke and the second seed in the 100 yard freestyle. She also helped the Chargers into the finals of the 200 medley relay. Anna Cottrell will join Odle in the 100 free. Lillia Mitchell will also swim twice on Saturday for the Chargers. She is the No. 3 seed in the 100 fly and the seventh seed in the 200 IM. Megan Merica will swim in the 500 free on Saturday as the sixth seed and in the 200 free as the fifth seed. The Chargers also earned spots in the 200 and 400 yard freestyle relays.
Crawfordsville was led by Katelyn Dixon. She will swim in the finals Saturday of the 100 fly and the 200 IM. She's seeded sixth in both. Zoe Harp also earned two finals swims. She's seeded No. 4 in the 200 freestyle and the 100 freestyle. The Lady Athenians will also compete in the 200 medley relay and the 400 free relay.
Southmont's girls were led by Maddi Wickholm's first place finish in the prelims of the 200 free. She also qualified third in the 100 yard breaststroke. Taylor Hesler will swim as the seventh seed in the 100 back. The Mounties will also swim in the 200 and 400 yard free relays.
Saturday will kick off with the diving prelims at 9 a.m. Swimming starts around 1 p.m.
Mountie tankers dunked by Mavs
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 7:09 PM
Southmont Mounties boys' swimming fell short against McCutcheon Mavericks in tonight's meet. Despite Southmont's win in 4 out of 11 events, they fell to the Mavs, 105-65.
Mounties can't tread water fast enough
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 3:23 PM
The Southmont Mounties boys' swimming team fell short against the McCutcheon Mavericks in tonight's meet.
Mounties get splashed behind McCutcheon
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 3:01 PM
The Southmont Mounties boys' swimming team fell short against the McCutcheon Mavericks in tonight's meet.
Mountie swimmers win on Senior Night
Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:02 PM
The Southmont swim team swept North Vermillion Thursday in celebration of Senior Night. The senior swimmers are: Christa Edwards, Katy Harrison and Nicole Wickholm. The boys won with a score of 118-46 and the girls won with a score of 94-46.
Local schools battle at 20th C'ville Invitational
Sunday, January 25, 2015 4:46 PM
The 20th Annual Crawfordsville Swimming and Diving Invitational was held Friday at Saturday at Crawfordsville High School. Westfield swept the event, winning the girls' portion with 674 points and the boys' portion with 790 points. McCutcheon was second on the girls' side with 518 points. North Montgomery was the top Montgomery County girls' team with 293 points, good for fifth place. The Crawfordsville girls were ninth with 163 and Southmont was 12th with 72.
On the boys' side, Terre Haute South was second with 534 points. Crawfordsville was fourth at 364, ahead of North Montgomery's fifth place finish at 290. Southmont took 10th on the boys' side with 111 points.
The competition in the water was stiff. The only county team to capture a first-place finish was the North Montgomery 200-yard medley relay team of Javan Barton, Luke Spencer, Gus Maxwell and Jeffrey Miller.
Maxwell added a second-place individual finish with his time of 1:51.99 in the 200 free. Maxwell also touched third in the 100 fly (56.97).
Crawfordsville's Thomas Fairfield also had a second-place finish. His came in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:03.91
The diving board was a strong point for the county. North Montgomery's Ashlynn Bennett finished second in the girls' portion with a score of 337.20. Crawfordsville's Jayde Miller was fourth (284.45).
For the male divers, Austin Whitlock took third for the Chargers (356.03), just ahead of Crawfordsville's Caleb Whicker (334.80).
The swimmers will continue tuning up with various meets this week as the sectional is just a couple of weeks away.
Mountie boys win triangle meet
Thursday, January 22, 2015 8:02 PM
The Southmont swim team had a competitive three-way meet Thursday with South Vermillion and Owen Valley. The Southmont boys won with a score of 139, ahead of South Vermillion's 122 and Owen Valley's 25.
The South Vermillion girls won with 156 points to Southmont's 94 and Owen Valley's 46.
For the Southmont girls, Maddi Wickholm won the 200 free and the 100 breaststroke. Nikki Wickholm won the 100 fly.
On the boys' side, the relay team of Steven Cloncs, Keifer Lowe, Owen Zimmerman and Wyatt Waddell placed 1st in the 200 Medley Relay. Zimmerman placed 1st in the 200 Individual Medley and the 100 Fly. Waddell placed 1st in the 500 Free. Cloncs placed 1st in the 100 Backstroke. Lowe placed 1st in the 50 Free and the 100 Breaststroke.
The Mounties swim again Saturday at the Crawfordsville Invitational. Full results can be found online at
Chargers, Tigers split
The North Montgomery swimming teams split with Lebanon Thursday night. The Lebanon girls won 123-62 while the Charger boys won 109-74.
Winners for the North Montgomery girls include Lauren Odel, Lillia Mitchell, Megan Merica, Courtney Clark, Kaitlin Townsend and Ashlynn Bennett.
Winners for the North Montgomery boys were Luke Spencer, Javan Barton, Nick Maxwell, Austin Whitlock, Gus Maxwell and Jeffrey Miller.
The Chargers will swim again Saturday at the Crawfordsville Invitational. Individual results were not submitted.
Southmont, FC trade wins in pool
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 6:32 PM
The Southmont and Fountain Central swim teams battled in a competitive meet Tuesday. The Southmont boys won 98-76 and the Fountain Central girls won 118-44.
On the girls' side, Madison Wickholm placed 1st in the 200 Free and the 100 Breaststroke.
Athenians capture boys' Sagamore swim and dive crown
Monday, January 19, 2015 4:42 PM
Thanks to their depth and execution, the Crawfordsville boys are the Sagamore Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving champions. They edged North Montgomery 391-299 Saturday at Crawfordsville to take first place. Western Boone was a third with 279 points. Southmont clocked in at seventh, with 164 points. On the girls' side, Lebanon was the class of the field. Their 356 points edged Danville's 351.5 and was well ahead of third-place North Montgomery's 270.5. Crawfordsville was seventh (225) and Southmont eighth (131).
Finals set for Sagamore Meet
Thursday, January 15, 2015 6:34 PM
The preliminary rounds of the Sagamore Athletic Conference swimming and diving meet took place Thursday at Crawfordsville High School. All three Montgomery County schools put swimmers in the finals, which take place Saturday at Crawfordsville.
Crawfordsville earned a total of 23 swims in the finals. Thomas Fairfield earned two of those swims and will be seeded first in the 100 yard breaststroke. He will also swim in the 50 yard freestyle. Calvin Chaney will join Fairfield in the 100 breaststroke. Juan Huesca also earned two swims, the 100 yard and 200 yard freestyles. Sam Malott and John Servies will join Huesca in the 200 free. Malott will also swim in the finals of the 500 yard freestyle, joined by Dalton Humphrey. Davis Thompson and Reeve Hawkins will join Huesca in the 100 free. Jacob Pruett and Conner Franke will swim in the 200 yard IM. Pruett will also swim the 100 yard butterfly. Franke, along with Westin Evans, will swim in the 100 yard backstroke finals.
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