Deja Vu For League Swimming & Diving

02/02/2020

The last three years the same two teams have won the boys' & girls' CHL Swimming & Diving Championships.  This year made it four in a row!  Mariemont girls won their 7th title in a row and Indian Hill boys their 4th straight title.  Diving was held at Mariemont High School and swimming at Powell Crosley YMCA.

Despite the fact that Indian Hill captured seven event titles, Mariemont girls had the depth to win with 360 points.  Indian Hill was runner up with 301 points.  Wyoming was 3rd, Madeira 4th, Taylor 5th, & Finneytown 6th.  Here are the league event champions:
50 Freestyle - Isabelle Pivor (Indian Hill) 25.69
100 Freestyle - isabelle Pivor 55.71
200 Freestyle - Anna Palen (Indian Hill) 2:05.65
500 Freestyle - Jillian Rice (Indian Hill) 5:15.04
100 Backstroke - Elizabeth Bonnell (Mariemont) 1:03.08 
100 Breaststroke - Jacqueline Young (Mariemont) 1:06.76. This ended up being the closest race of the meet.  Young was .01 ahead of Kathy Zhao (Indian Hill).  Young was also only .11 off of the league record.
100 Butterfly - Kathy Zhao 58.65
200 IM - Jacqueline Young 2:14.90
200 Freestyle Relay - Indian Hill 1:44.90 (Isabelle Pivor, Jillian Rice, Liv Riggs, Margaret 
Jutze)
400 Freestyle Relay - Indian Hill 3:48.12 (Isabelle Pivor, Anna Palen, 
Kathy Zhao, Jillian Rice)
200 Medley Relay - Mariemont 1:54.94 (Jacqueline Young, Erin Kelly, Elizabeth Bonnell, Lydia Eberlein)
1 Meter Diving - Grace Courtney (Wyoming) 253.05 points
Jacqueline Young was named Swimmer of the Year.  Henry Thoman (Mariemont) was named Coach of the Year.

Indian Hill boys 
dominated the meet winning 10 of the 12 events and scoring 437 points.  The 437 points is the most by any boys' team since 2010.  Wyoming was 2nd with 256 points.  Mariemont was 3rd, Madeira 4th, & Taylor 5th.  Here are the league event champions:
50 Freestyle - Devin Edwards (Indian Hill) 22.61
100 Freestyle - Devin 
Edwards 49.91
200 Freestyle - Luke Dobson (Madeira) 53.14
500 Freestyle - Will Taylor (Indian Hill) 4:53.41
100 Backstroke - Nick Bulas (Indian Hill) 56.25
100 Breaststroke - Gabe Yin (Indian Hill) 1:03.94
100 Butterfly - Gibson Holmes (Indian Hill) 51.68, .02 of of the league record
200 IM - Will Ford (Indian Hill) 2:02.85
200 Freestyle Relay - Indian Hill 1:29.79, .24 off of the league record (Devin Edwards, Will Taylor, Gibson Holmes, Dan Edmondson)
400 Freestyle Relay - Indian Hill 3:18.78 ( Dvin Edwards, Will Taylor, Gibson Holmes, Gabe Yin)
200 Medley Relay -  Indian Hill 1:39.80 League Record, old record Madeira 1:40.23 (Will Taylor, Nick Bulas, Gibson Holmes, Gabe Yin)
1 Meter Diving - Nathan Cox (Mariemont) 263.20 points
Devin Edwards & Will Taylor were Co Swimmers of the Year.  Matt Harrison (Indian Hill) was the Coach of the Year.  

Swimmers & Divers will be at the sectionals this coming week.