BSW: Gish, 3 relays advance to sectional final
February 21, 2014By Andrew Smith of New Palestine High School
New Palestine had senior Grant Gish and all three of its relays advance to the sectional final races from Thursday's preliminaries at New Palestine High School.
Grant Gish will be the third seed in the 50 freestyle, swimming a 23.03 in the prelims. He'll also be the third seed in the 100 freestyle (50.81).
All three relays will also swim in the final.
The 400 free relay will be the third seed, with Grant Gish, Todd Horn, David Thompson and Joey Rogers swimming 3:34.35. The 200 free relay will be the fourth seed, with Horn, Gish, Chris Dodd and Rogers completing the course in 1:36.10.The 200 medley relay will be the sixth seed, with Jake Mitchell, Dodd, Kelley Murphy and Parker Horn turning in a time of 1:51.35.
The sectional final will be Saturday afternoon, with diving preliminaries beginning at 9 a.m.
Swimming for New Palestine in the consolation finals (places 9-16) are):
200F: Joey Rogers 13th (2:05.11), knocking nine seconds off his seed time.