Swim sectional: Dragons send 3 individuals, 3 relays to finals
February 15, 2013By Andrew Smith of New Palestine High School
New Palestine had swimmers advance to the boys swimming sectional final in eight events -- including Grant Gish and Luke Steigerwalt in two events each -- from Thursday's sectional prelims.
Gish is moving on in the 200 freestyle and 100 freestyle, taking the No. 4 seed in each event. Steigerwalt will be the sixth seed in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. Also moving on is Chris Dodd, who was fifth in the sectional prelims in the 100 breaststroke.
All three New Palestine relay teams will be moving on to the finals, as well.
The Dragons also advanced several swimmers to the consolation finals.
Dragons in the finals (bold) and consolations
200 free relay
400 free relay