12 from FayCo swim at District meet

By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com

COLUMBUS — One dozen student-athletes from Fayette County took part in the Division II District swim meet at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus of The Ohio State University on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Washington High School sent eight swimmers in a total of four events.

Miami Trace sent four swimmers in one event.

In the girls 200-yard medley relay, Washington placed 27th in a time of 2:14.79.

Those participants were Audrey Lotz, Julianne Bailey, Adeline Newsome and Haley Brenner.

Bailey also competed in the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard breaststroke.

She placed 23rd in the 200-IM in 2:33.17. She was 27th in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:17.02.

Miami Trace tied for 24th place in the 400-yard freestyle relay (with Steubenville Catholic Central) in a time of 4:28.22. Those swimmers were Cameron Bucher, Keely McBride, Kylie Pettit and Lilly Litteral.

The Washington boys 400-yard freestyle relay team placed 28th in 4:13.55. Those relay members were Ty Rose, Ryan Elrich, Preston Hines and Benaiah Harper.

By Chris Hoppes