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New Palestine Boys Swimming and Diving Sectional Recap; Spartans’ Jones Diving Champ

New Palestine Boys Swimming and Diving Sectional Recap
Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20

Swimming Advancement:
1. First place sectional winners in each event qualify for the state meet plus…
2. Any contestant who equals or betters the state time standard in their respective event in the consolation finals or championship finals of the sectional qualifies for the state. The state standard may not be achieved by a swimmer who is competing as the first leg of a relay.
3. The next fastest number of contestants in the state that would bring the total number of state meet entrants to thirty-two (32) in each event. In the event that a tie exists for the 32nd position, the tie shall stand and both swimmers shall advance to the state championships.

Diving Advancement:
1. First through fourth place sectional winners will qualify for the diving regional.
2. First through eighth place regional winners will qualify for the state finals.

Top 3 team scores plus local scores: 1st Mt. Vernon Fortville 432.5, 2nd Greenfield-Central 402, 3rd Castle 246.5, 7th Connersville 130.5

Local results (all Connersville) in the Championship Heats (Top 8) with place followed by prelim time then finals time:

  • 200 IM- 3rd Jonah Hensley 21.87, 21.81
  • 100 Free- 3rd Jonah Hensley 49.32, 49.36
  • 400 Free Relay- 5th 3:35.94, 3:32.79
    1) Owen Baker, 2) Cooper Harvey, 3) Seth Spurlock, 4) Jonah Hensley SR
  • Diving (advances to Plainfield Diving Regional Tuesday)- 1st Quinton Jones 319.60, 429.85

Please click on this link for complete results.  We thank the IHSAA for the sectional results.

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