A number of swimmers from Frankfort and Clinton Central qualified for the sectional consolations and finals during their preliminary swims on Thursday.
The top eight in each event qualify for the finals and places 9-16 are in the consolation round.
Qualifying for the finals from Clinton Central were Mikaela Reynolds in the 50-yard freestyle (eighth, 26.75 seconds), Haley Niemann in the 500 freestyle (eighth, 5:58.28), the 200 freestyle relay team of Gracie Stewart, Reynolds, Niemann and Kylie Crenshaw (fourth, 1;47.46) and the 400 freestyle relay team of Crenshaw, Reynolds, Niemann and Stewart (fourth, 3:59.91).
Frankfort’s lone qualifiers for the finals was the 200 medley relay team of Flor Valdes, Arikka Martin, Sofia Byrd and Celiase Martinez (eighth, 2:14.85) and the 400 freestyle relay team of Byrd, Valdes, Lauren King and Martin (eighth, 4:27.37).
Qualifying for the consolations from Clinton Central were Niemann in the 200 freestyle (ninth, 2:11.86), Stewart in the 200 IM (10th, 2:28.11) and 100 backstroke (1:20.96), Crenshaw in the 50 freestyle (ninth, 26.83) and 100 butterfly (10th, 1:06.07), Reynolds in the 100 freestyle (12th, 1:01.24) and Sami Smith in the 100 backstroke (16th, 1:19.81).
Qualifying for the consolations from Frankfort were King in the 200 freestyle (16th, 2:25.37), Martin in the 200 IM (15th, 2:41.11), Byrd in the 100 butterfly (11th, 1:07.48) and 500 freestyle (ninth, 6:01.23) and Valdes in the 100 backstroke (11th, 1:15.69).
Rossville 50, Faith Christian 43
Rossville outscored Faith Christian 16-5 in the fourth quarter to defeat the Eagles, 50-43, on Thursday. The Hornets (3-17) avenged a 63-60 overtime loss to Faith in the Indiana Kitchen Basketball Classic.
West Lafayette 42, Clinton Prairie 24
Clinton Prairie led West Lafayette, 11-2, after the first quarter but the Gophers (11-9) only scored 13 points the rest of the way in a 42-24 setback on Thursday. Madison Douglass led the Gophers with nine points. Abby Clark and Kelsey Dunham scored four points each, Jasmine Hanna had three points, and Stephanie Schrock and Katherine Wines tallied two points apiece.
West Lafayette also won the junior varsity game, 37-25.
EIGHTH GRADE BOYS’ BASKETBALL
Gophers 1-1 in county tourney
Clinton Prairie split its two games in the county tournament on Jan. 26, defeating Clinton Central, 47-38, and losing to Frankfort, 55-38. Against Frankfort, Zane Cook led Prairie with 16 points. In the Clinton Central win, Gehrig Forsythe and Jared Stillwell led the team with 13 and 10 points, respectively.
SEVENTH GRADE BOYS’ BASKETBALL
Prairie runners-up in county tourney
Clinton Prairie defeated Rossville, 44-22, in the first round of the county tourney on Jan. 26. The Gophers led 15-0 after one quarter. Logan Martin led with 13 points and Sam Schoonveld and Mitch Coapstick led the team in rebounding.
The Gophers lost to Frankfort, 43-40, in the championship game. Kam Peters and Schoonveld led CP with 12 points each, Brendan Smith scored nine points and Martin had five points.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SWIMMING
Elwood 97, Clinton Central 89
Elwood beat Clinton Central, 97-89, in a mixed dual meet on Tuesday. Winners for Central were Travis Riley in the 100 IM (1:20.69), Lane Laughner in the 50 freestyle (31.31), Isaiah Wyrick in the 50 butterfly (31.79), Mikayla Passmore in the 100 freestyle “B” (1:22.68), Hana Williams in the 50 backstroke “B” (49.66), Jackson Fouse in the 100 backstroke (1:34.87), Elizabeth Miller in the 50 breaststroke “B” (53.80), Keryne Coleman in the 100 breaststroke (1:45.37), the 200 medley relay team of Fouse, Coleman, Wyrick and Kennedy Turner (2:26.14), the 200 freestyle relay team of Passmore, Fouse, Coleman and Riley (2:17.34).