Dragons sweep shortened meet
December 6, 2013By Andrew Smith of New Palestine High School
The New Palestine swim teams swept all of the available first places in a shortened meet with Eastern Hancock on Thursday.
The event was canceled after diving due to inclement weather that was approaching.
For the Dragon girls, Kayla Jameson, Leah Bare, Kara Mustard and Autumn Steigerwalt opened the meet with a win in the 200 medley relay.
Addison Virt, Claire Hornsby and Rachel Wineman finished 1-2-3 in the 200 freestyle. Mallory Horn, Jameson and Megan Young led a similar 1-2-3 sweep in the 200 IM. Alex Jacobs, Steigerwalt and Jenni Gish swept the top three spots in the 50 freestyle. Shannon Jones and Kylie Dhonau went 1-2 in diving.
In the boys meet, Conner Page, Joey Rogers, Kelley Murphy and David Thompson won the 200 medley relay. Grant Gish, Rogers and Sutton Biddle took the top spots in the 200 freestyle. Luke Reed and Murphy went 1-2 in the 200 IM. Thompson, Carl Baird and Aaron Lambert went 1-2-3 in the 50 freestyle. Conner Page, Isaiah Stirm and Alex Stelzer swept the top three spots in diving.
NP's girls led 61-10 after the final event, while the boys led 63-11.