Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

February 2, 2021
THS girls, SHS boys win region swim titles

Miller, Seals, Taylor each win twice 

Tooele County claimed both Region 10 team swimming championships at the Pratt Aquatic Center, with the Tooele girls coming out victorious on Friday and Stansbury’s boys claiming their crown on Saturday.

Tooele’s girls team, led by seniors Myra Miller and Sharon Seals, finished with 372 points to Uintah’s 354. Cedar Valley was third with 293 points, followed by Juan Diego (287), Ogden (240), Stansbury (190) and Ben Lomond (119). 

Seals was the Region 10 champion in two events, claiming the 200-yard freestyle title in 2 minutes, 12.25 seconds, as well as the 500 free in 6:00.74. Miller won the 200 individual medley in 2:29.15 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:11.95. Seals and Miller were also part of two relay victories for the Buffaloes. They joined with Kate Walker and Kylee Randle for a winning time of 2:02.11 in the medley relay, and Randle and Lauren von Niederhausern teamed with Seals and Miller to win the 200 free relay in 1:50.23.

Stansbury freshman Katelyn Taylor was also a two-time winner, finishing first in the 100 butterfly (1:06.01) and 100 backstroke (1:03.74). 

Tooele’s von Niederhausern had a pair of third-place finishes in the 100 free (1:00.95) and 200 IM (2:36.11). Randle was fourth in the 100 breast (1:17.71) and eighth in the 200 free (2:30.37), and Walker was fifth in the 200 free (2:21.75) and 100 back (1:12.05). Lachele Coombs was fifth in the 500 free (6:42.03) and sixth in the 200 free (2:24.82) for Tooele. Petra Anderson was seventh in the 100 breast (1:25.66) and Sydnee Sherwood was eighth in the 100 fly (1:34.92).

Stansbury’s Kara Hullinger was eighth in the 100 back in 1:14.35.

Walker, Anderson, Coombs and von Niederhausern earned a second-place finish in the 400 free relay for Tooele, clocking in at 4:16.55. Stansbury’s best relay finish came in the 200 free relay, with Hullinger, Bayleigh Anderson, Amy James and Taylor taking fourth place in 1:58.47. The same quartet finished sixth in the medley relay in 2:10.49, while Katelyn Nielson, Tally Reynolds, Jaina Maier and Stacia Adair were sixth in the 400 free relay in 5:27.89.

On Saturday, Stansbury’s boys posted 374 points and beat Uintah by a comfortable 63-point margin. Ogden (284) was third, followed by Juan Diego (280), Cedar Valley (262), Tooele (217) and Ben Lomond (127).

Stansbury’s Isaac Adair won the 100 fly in 56.12 and was second in the 50 free in 23.57. Teammate Xavier Jefferies won the 100 back in 1:00.22, and was the runner-up in the 200 IM in 2:10.97. The Stallions also picked up a win in the medley relay, with Wyatt Barry, Adrian Hinton, Joshua Reynolds and Ben Wilson recording a time of 1:49.63. Jonah Jensen, Wilson, Barry and Adair were second in the 200 free relay in 1:38.34, and Reynolds, Hinton, Jefferies and Adair were fourth in the 400 free relay in 3:46.87.

Tooele’s Andrew Crane picked up a win in the 100 breast for the Buffaloes, clocking in at 1:08.31. He also finished fourth in the 50 free in 24.26. Harrison Stoddard had two second-place finishes for Tooele, finishing the 200 free in 1:59.12 and the 500 free in 5:37.48. 

Stansbury’s Reynolds was third in the 100 breast (1:08.68) and fourth in the 200 free (2:01.29), Hinton was fourth in the 100 breast (1:09.44) and sixth in the 100 fly (1:04.32), Barry was fourth in the 100 back (1:04.69 and sixth in the 50 free (24.71), and Wilson was fifth in the 100 breast (1:11.49) and eighth in the 50 free (25.16).

Pearson brought home sixth-place finishes in the 200 free (2:07.23) and 100 free (58.12) for Tooele. Stansbury’s Ethan Tashro was seventh in the 100 free (59.05) and Jensen was eighth in the 100 back (1:07.93). Jaxon Day was eighth in the 100 free (59.35) for Tooele.

Ryan Beard, Pearson, Stoddard and Crane were fourth in the 200 free relay in 1:42.41 for THS, and the same five were fifth in the 400 free relay in 3:48.83. Nathaniel Cramer, Sealmon Larsen, David Levar and Day were sixth in the medley relay in 2:13.76.

The Class 4A state swimming meet will take place Feb. 12-13 at Brigham Young University in Provo. The top 24 swimmers in each individual event will qualify for state, along with the top 20 teams in each relay.

Editor’s Note: Results from the Region 13 championship meet were not available at press time because of technical issues. They will appear in Thursday’s edition of the Transcript Bulletin.

 

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