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.