Girls Swimming Breaks 100: Tyrone Splits Meet Against Marion Center

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The Tyrone girls swim team entered triple digits against Marion Center Wednesday, January 24th. The girls won 109-61, while the boys swim team lost with a heartbreaking score of 83-87.

“We swam well just like we should. We still need to work on finishing races. We kept getting out-touched in the final lap,” said Head Coach Tom Getz.

Click the link below to view the heat sheet from the meet:

Tyrone vs. Marion Center 1-24-18

Girls: Tyrone- 109, Marion Center- 61

The team of Fiona McConnell, Mae Decker, Maddie Coleman, and Sarah Hoover earned a first place in the 200 free relay. With Cate Baran instead of S. Hoover, the same team stole another first place in the 400 free relay.

We’ve all been working really hard, and it’s starting to show in all of our improved times.”

— Hannah Gampe

M. Decker and Coleman were the only individual double winners for the girls team.

M. Decker placed first the the 200 free (2:17.05) and the 100 back (1:07.46).

Coleman won the 50 free (26.55) and the 100 free (1:00.63) events.

McConnell worked for a first place in the 100 breast (1:16.66) and a second in the 200 IM (2:35.71).

“We’ve all been working really hard, and it’s starting to show in all of our improved times. I hope we can keep our energy up as the season begins to wind down,” said junior Hannah Gampe

Gampe earned a first place in the 500 free with a time of 7:06.38. She dropped 18 seconds from her previous time. Gampe also improved by a second in the 200 free.

Freshman S. Hoover worked for a second place in the 100 breast and dropped a second in the process. Her time was a 1:18.38 time. She also placed third in the 200 IM with a time of 2:37.01.

Lucia Isenburg earned two third places for the girls team in the 100 fly (1:21.85) and 100 back (1:16.15). She dropped 14 seconds from her previous time in the fly and nine seconds in the 100 back.

Sophomore Sarah Manna worked for a second place in the 100 free and dropped three seconds in the event.

“We did really good as a team. Our last two wins have been from the girls, so I hope we can make it a third and get a win from the boys too,” said freshman Isenburg.

Bellwood’s Gwen Dougherty placed third in the 200 free with a time of 2:43.21.

Sophomore Olivia Reese earned a third place in the 500 free with a 7:39.68 time.

Callie Maceno worked off six seconds in the 200 IM (2:57.46) and two seconds in the 100 fly (1:29.75).

Junior Emma Hoover improved by an impressive 25 seconds in the 500 free from her previous time to finish with a 7:40.38.

Boys: Tyrone- 83, Marion Center- 87

Jacob Decker, Matt Lenze, Carter Maceno, and Bryce Bauer worked for a first place in both the 200 medley relay and the 400 free relay.

Lenze and J. Decker were the only double individual winners from the boys team.

Bishop Guilfoyle’s Lenze placed first in both the 100 fly (1:04.54) and 100 breast (1:10.90).

J. Decker earned his two first places in the 100 free (54.11) and 100 back (1:03.10).

Freshman Colin Yaudes earned two second places in both the 200 IM (2:38.21) and 100 breast (1:16.59). He dropped 21 seconds in the 200 IM and five seconds in the 100 breast.

“The team energy was amazing. We are acting like a team now, but we need to work on some finishing techniques,” said C. Maceno.

The team energy was amazing. We are acting like a team now.”

— Carter Maceno

C. Maceno placed second in the 500 free and worked off a second in the process (6:43.92). He also earned a third place in the 100 fly and dropped two seconds from his previous time (1:13.05).

Hunter Gregg placed third in the 100 free, where he improved by two seconds from his previous time. He finished with a 1:04.55. In the 200 free, Gregg dropped two seconds to place with a time of 2:28.64.

Senior Matt Beam earned a third place in the 100 back with a 1:28.85 time. He worked off 14 seconds from the backstroke event. He also dropped seven seconds in the 200 IM and 15 seconds in the 100 fly event.

Nick DelBaggio worked for a third place in the 200 IM, where he secured a time of 2:49.23. He also improved by 11 seconds in the 100 breast from his previous time.

Ben DelBaggio dropped an impressive 23 seconds in the 200 free. His final time was 2:53.20.

Bellwood French exchange student Paul Lemaire improved by five seconds in the 50 free to place with a time of 28.84.

Aden McCracken worked off three seconds from his previous 50 free time to finish with a 32.30 time.

“We are all honing our skills, but we need a few more higher placements to win meets,” said Carter Maceno.

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