The Edmond Sun

November 16, 2012

Edmond swimmers sweep PC North


Special to The Sun

EDMOND — The Edmond high school swimming teams made a clean sweep over Putnam City North in dual action at the Oklahoma Christian pool Monday night.

In the girls meet, Rylee Linhardt from North and Annah Baykal from Memorial each won two individual events with Linhardt taking the 100 Butterfly and 100 Breaststroke, while Baykal took the 200 Individual Medley and the 100 Backstroke events. Other event winners were Brooke Rice from North in the 200 Freestyle, Ally Robertson from North in the 50 Freestyle, Natalie Vorel from Memorial in the 100 Freestyle, and Katie Kersgieter from Memorial in the 400 Freestyle.

The 200 Medley Relay went to North with the team of Robertson, Meagan Bobo, Ann-Marie Stowe and Amanda Greenlee, as did the 200 Free Relay with Linhardt, Sarah Helton, Olivia Metzer and Robertson. Memorial won the 400 Free Relay with the team of Kersgieter, Alyx Siemer, Vorel and Baykal. The top finishers for Santa Fe were the 200 Medley Relay team of Sara Riggs, Christen Bianchi, Jenny Ancik and Jill Colley, as well as the 200 Free Relay team of Brittney Le, Jessica Landwehr, Bianchi and Colley. Both relays finished third.

For the boys, Naresh Naik from Memorial, Zac Cook from Memorial and Brandon Le from Santa Fe won two individual events, with Naik winning the 200 Freestyle and 100 Backstroke, Cook taking the 50 Freestyle and 100 Freestyle, and Le winning the 200 Individual Medley and the 100 Butterfly. Colton Laramore from Santa Fe won the 400 Freestyle, with Zack Padgett from North taking the 200 Breaststroke. Memorial had two relay wins with the team of Naik, Braden Davis, Caleb Kliewer and Cook taking the 200 Medley Relay, and the team of Naik, Kliewer, Kevin Yen and Cook winning the 400 Free Relay. North won the 200 Free Relay with the team of Riley Fant, Alan Tran, Conner Ryan and Michael Britton.

“This meet gave us a lot of different opportunities,” said coach Steve Riggs. “Many of the kids got to swim different events tonight and work on things that will help them with the tougher competition later in the season.”