Lady Kougar Swimmers Beat North Newton, Finish at 8-4 With Two Titles
January 25, 2013Kankakee Valley High School
Last night the KVHS Lady Kougar Swim Team beat North Newton 140-37 to finish a fine 8-4, the same record as 2012. They also won two relay meet titles in 2013. Kate Lott, Alysia Beenes, Maddie Babicka and Abbey Sittema won another medley relay in 2:07.28. Caitlin Roth, Madi Klauer, Sonny Anderson and Brittany Stepp were 2nd. Jordan Rhoades won the 200 free in 2:25.26, with Leah Gouwens 2nd and Sara Axtell 3rd. Gouwens, who had a great meet, swam a personal record (PR) of 2:41.03. KV also swept the 200 IM with Sittema, Lott and Anderson going 1-2-3. Sittema won in 2:27.83. Babicka finished the regular season unbeaten in the 50 free, winning last night in 25.92. Klauer was 2nd and Maribeth Strong 4th. Jordan Brodner won the diving event with 139 + points, with Strong 2nd. Anderson won the 100 fly in 1:21.63. Jordyn Rentschler was 3rd. Stepp won the 100 free in 1:07.48. Jordon Dittrich was 2nd. Faith Hoffman was 5th. KV swept the 500 free event. Roth won in 6:44.68. Gouwens was 2nd in a PR by roughly 21 seconds of 7:20.87. Axtell was 3rd in a season-best (SB) time of 7:30.83. Sittema, Rhoades, Klauer and Babicka blazed to victory in the 200 free relay in a SB time of 1:48.69. Roth, Beenes, Anderson and Dittrich took 2nd. Lott powered to a win in the 100 back in 1:14.54. Jess Nagel was 2nd. Klara Hausenfleck was 3rd. Beenes hustled home first in the 100 breaststroke, with a winning time of 1;21.50. Klauer was 2nd and Emma Abbring 4th. Sittema, Rhoades, Stepp and Babicka took home the 400 free relay win in 4:15.17. Gouwens, Axtell, Nagel and Roth took 2nd. Their next meet is Jan. 31, at Munster for the 2013 Sectional.