February 7, 2017
FORT Wayne Swim Team was well represented at the 2017 Girls’ Indiana High School Swim Sectional last weekend. Here is a brief summary by event.
200 Medley Relay: Grace Hanna/Vanessa Venderley/Abbie Young/Avery Brooks (Carroll) were Sectional Champions, Jordyn Polderman/Moriah Swardson (Snider) were 3rd place, Sydnee Trahin/Laura Wright/Natalie Yehle (Dwenger) were 4th place and Natalie Hazelet (Concordia) was 5th place.
200 Freestyle: Mya VanderHagen was 2nd, Gretchen Kraus was 3rd, Veronica Lanta was 4th and Natalie Yehle was 7th.
200 IM: Mallory Jackson was champion in Sectional record time, Jordyn Polderman was 2nd, Katelyn McCurdy was 3rd, Abbie Young was 4th, Laura Wright was 8th.
50 Freestyle: Abby Johnston was champion, Avery Brooks was 2nd, Grace Hanna was 3rd
100 Fly: Abby Johnston was champion, Abbie Young was 2nd, Veronica Lantz was 3rd, Natalie Hazelet was 4th, Moriah Swardson was 7th.
100 Freestyle: Jordyn Polderman was 2nd, Avery Brooks was 3rd, Vanessa Venderley was 5th, Marissa Kozel was 6th and Taylor Moriarity was 8th.
500 Freestyle: Mya VanderHagen was champion, Gretchen Kraus was 2nd, Maddy McIntosh was 5th, Sydnee Trahin was 6th, Moriah Swardson was 8th and Marina Dhillon was 15th.
200 Free Relay: Abby Johnston/Abbie Young/Mya VanderHagen/Mallory Jackson (Carroll) were champions, Taylor Morairity/Moriah Swardson (Snider) were 3rd
100 Backstroke: Mallory Jackson was champion, Grace Hanna was 2nd, Sydnee Trahin was 3rd, Natalie Hazelet was 4th, Marissa Kozel was 6th and Taylor Morairity was 9th.
100 Breaststroke: Laura Wright was champion, Katelyn McCurdy was 5th, Vanessa Venderley was 6th and Delanee Grier was 8th.
400 Free Relay: Abby Johnston/Avery Brooks/Mya VanderHagen/Mallory Jackson (Carroll) were Champions in Sectional record time, Taylor Morairity/Jordyn Polderman (Snider) were 3rd, Natalie Yehle/Laura Wright/Sydnee Trahin (Dwenger) were 4th and Natalie Hazelet (Concordia) was 5th.
Also doing very well at her sectional at Jay County was Alyssa Cyrus (Norwell)- she won the 200IM and 100 Back.
Advancing to the State Meet this weekend in Indianapolis were: Abby Johnston, Abbie Young, Vanessa Venderley, Avery Brooks, Mallory Jackson, Mya VanderHagen, Gretchen Kraus, Veronica Lantz, Grace Hanna, Jordyn Polderman, Laura Wright, Alyssa Cyrus.