CSP Places Second at Sectionals

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CSP’s first day at Sectionals was a fast one!  Maddie Wall finished in 14th place in the 1000 Womens Free, while Elizabeth Krane, Merrill Thomas, and Megan Luhrsen also competed in that event.  On the Men’s side, Daniel Miller won the 1000 Free, while setting a new CSP 17 - 18 and Open Team Record.  Evan Noble (4th), Charles Du (13th), and Bobby Jones (16th) also scored points for the Men.  Patrick Wall and Alex Glogoza also competed in the 1000 Free.

Pre-Lims on Day 2 were a good contiuation from Day 1.  On the Girls Side, making the Top 8 was Annie Goesling (100 Breast).  Making the Top 16 were Maddie Wall (200 Free), Lanie Jochens (100 Breast), Taylor Reynolds (100 Fly), Annie (400 IM), Elizabeth Krane (400 IM), and Paige Timmermann (400 IM).  Etinosa Ogbevoen (200 Free) and Maddie (100 Fly) both made the Bonus Heat.  Also competing today on the girls side were Katja Miller, Mary Beth Howard, Morgan Mullenix, Joyce Du, Emily Highlander, Masha Podokhik, Megan Luhrsen, Hadley Edwards, Madison Qualy, Tina Sherwood, Margi Sant, Erin Mattern, and Jana St. Eve.

On the Mens side of the meet, placing in the Top 8 were Daniel Miller (200 Free), Evan Noble (200 Free, 400 IM), and Charles Du (100 Fly).  Making it back in the Top 16 were Adam Sharp (200 Free), Bobby Jones (200 Free, 100 Fly), Charles (200 Free), Andrew Dalton (100 Breast), and Will Derdeyn (100 Fly).  Getting a swim in the Bonus Heat were Tim Benage (100 Fly) and Andrew (100 Fly).  Also competing today were Nate Weiss, Alex Glogoza, Patrick Wall, Easton Noble, and Michael You.

Finals on day 2 were a record breaking night!  In the 200 Free, Maddie was 11th and Etinosa was 18th.  Evan won the 200 Free setting new Team and Ozark Records for the 17 - 18 and Open Age Groups, and Daniel finished 2nd.  Adam was 11th, Bobby was 14th, and Charles was 15th.  In the 100 Breast, Annie was 7th and Lanie was 10th while Andrew finished 14th on the men’s side.  In the 100 Fly, Taylor finished 12th and Maddie 24th while on the Men’s side Charles finished in 6th place, Will 10th, Bobby 12th, Tim 22nd, and Andrew was 24th!  In the 400 IM, Annie was 10th, Paige was 12th, and Elizabeth was 14th.  On the men’s side Evan won the 400 IM breaking the Sectional Record, as well as the 17 - 18 and Open Boys CSP Records.  In the women’s 800 Free Relay, Maddie, Annie, Taylor and Etinosa were 4th, breaking CSP’s 15 - 18 Girls Record.  Mary Beth, Katja, Paige, and Elizabeth were 10th, while Joyce, Morgan, Masha, and Emily were 18th, Merrill, Megan, Margi, and Tina were 35th.  Winning the Men’s 800 Free Relay were Bobby, Adam, Daniel, and Evan, while Charles, Nate, Tim, and Andrew were 12th, and Patrick, Alex, Michael, and Cody were 26th.  CSP ended Day 2 in 2nd place overall.

Pre-Lims on day 3 were equally as exciting as the previous days!  On the Girls Side, Taylor (50 Free, Team and 17 - 18 Girls Record), Etinosa (50 Free, 15 - 16 Girls Team Record), and Annie (200 Breast) all placed in the Top 8. Lanie (200 Breast) and Paige (200 Breast) both placed in the Top 16, while Mary Beth (200 IM), Maddie (500 Free), and Elizabeth (500 Free) all placed in the Bonus Heat.  Also competing today were Masha, Joyce, Tina, Morgan, Emily, Erin, Hadley, Madison, Margi, Katja, Jana, and Merrill.

On the Men’s side, Evan is the number 1 seed in both the 200 IM and the 50 Free.  Also making the Top 8 were Daniel (500 Free) and Adam (50 Free).  Making the Top 16 were Adam (500 Free), Will (50 Free), Bobby (50 Free, 500 Free), and Nate (100 Back).  Making the Bonus Heat was Charles (500 Free).  Also competing today was Alex, Patrick, Michael, Cody, Easton, and Tim.

Finals on day 3 was incredibly fast!  Mary Beth ended up in 20th in the 200 IM for the girls and Evan won the 200 IM, breaking the Sectional, CSP 17 - 18 and Open Records, as well as the Ozark 17 - 18 and Open Records.  In the 50 Free, Taylor finished 4th and Etinosa 5th, while Evan won the Boys 50 Free with a new CSP Age Group and Open Record.  Adam placed 8th setting CSP 15 - 16 Team Record, Will 11th, and Bobby 14th for the Boys as well.  Annie was 6th in the 200 Breast, Paige 13th, Lanie 15th, and Hadley 20th.  Nate finished 15th in the Mens 100 Back.  In the 500 Free, Maddie was 18th and Elizabeth 20th for the Women’s 500 Free.  In the Men’s 500 Free, Daniel Miller won the event, while breaking his own Team Age Group and Open Record.  Also placing in the Men’s 500 Free was Bobby 9th and Adam 11th.  In the Women’s 400 Medley Relay, Mary Beth, Annie, Taylor, and Etinosa were 8th, Margi, Lanie, Maddie, and Morgan were 17th, Masha, Paige, Katja, and Elizabeth were 26th, Joyce, Hadley, Erin, and Emily were 36th, and Tina, Madison, Jana, and Megan were 43rd.  On the Men’s side, Nate, Evan, Daniel, and Adam won the 400 Medley Relay, setting the CSP Age Group Record, while Cody, Easton, Tim and Alex were 24th.  CSP ended the evening in third place overall, just 12 points behind the second place team!

Pre-Lims for Day 4 is highly competitive.  On the Women’s side, placing in the Top 8 were Taylor (100 Free) and Etinosa (100 Free), while Maddie (100 Free) and Katja (200 Fly) both got into the Bonus Heat.  Also competing today were Mary Beth, Masha, Annie, Margi, Elizabeth, Morgan, Emily, Joyce, and Erin.

On the Men’s side, Evan is ranked first in the 100 Free and Charles is ranked first in the 200 Fly, while placing in the Top 8 were Daniel (100 Free, 200 Fly) and Adam (100 Free).  Nate (200 Back) and Bobby (100 Free) both were in the Top 16, while Tim, Will, Cody, and Andrew, also competed.   

The final day of Sectionals began with Mary Beth placing 20th in the Women’s 200 Back and Nate was 13th for Men.  In the 100 Free, Etinosa was 6th, Taylor 7th, Maddie 16th, Mary Beth 22nd, and Morgan 23rd for the Women.  On the Men’s side, Evan won the 100 Free, while Adam was 6th breaking the Team 15 - 16 Age Group Record, Daniel 8th, and Bobby was 11th.  In the Women’s 200 Fly, Katja finished in 17th place, while on the Men’s side Daniel finished 2nd breaking CSP’s Age Group and Open record and Charles was 3rd.  In the Women’s 400 Free Relay, Taylor, Etinosa, Morgan, and Maddie were 4th breaking CSP Age Group and Open Team Records, Elizabeth, Mary Beth, Annie, and Emily were 13th, Joyce, Masha, Paige, and Katja were 15th, (all three of those relays scored for CSP!), Margi, Lanie, Erin, and Megan were 34th, and Jana, Tina, Merrill, and Hadley were 44th. 

Going into the Men’s 400 Free Relay, CSP was 26 points out of 2nd place.  The Men’s Relay of Evan, Bobby, Daniel, and Adam won, while breaking Age Group and Open Records for CSP and Ozark.  Charles, Nate, Tim and Will were 6th, while Cody, Patrick, Andrew, and Alex were 17th. 

CSP finished in 2nd place, the highest place of all teams in Ozark!  The Men's team finishing in 2nd and the Women's team finishing 4th.  Congrats.