Tigers, Lady Tigers sink Madison tankers


January 28, 2014

In their final home meet of the season, the GHS boys’ and girls’ swim teams defeated visiting Madison last Thursday.

The Tigers nearly doubled-up the visiting Rams, besting them by a 58-34 margin. The Lady Tigers were 53-41 winners.

The boys won all but two events. Individual victors were: Sam DeNero, 50 freestyle, 23.66, and the 100 freestyle, 53.96; Zane Ekin in the 200 individual medley, 2:09.30, and the 100 butterfly, 57.57; Chad Karnes, 200 freestyle, 2:01.30, and the 500 freestyle, time on score sheet unreadable.

Triumphant relay squads were the 200 medley quartet of Logan Amos, DeNero, Ekin and Karnes at 4:51.11; those same four in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:37.25; plus Logan Amos, Tanner Amos, John Finch and Evan Zumbro in the 400 freestyle relay with a faring of 4:11.33.

Picking up first-place points for the Lady Tigers were: Sam Altstadt, 200 freestyle, 2:25.14, and the 500 freestyle, time on score sheet unreadable; Kennedy Gregg, 100 backstroke, 1:38.28; Caroline Shifley, 100 butterfly, 1:10.69; Bri Wallis, 200 individual medley, 2:41.86; and Liz Valentine, 100 breaststroke, 1:28.66. Also winning was the 200 medley relay squad of Gregg, Valentine, Shifley and Wallis with a time of 2:18.57.