Warrensburg wins WCC Swim Championship

February 1, 2013

in Sports

The Warrensburg Lady Tigers won two of 11 events but racked up plenty of depth points to capture the West Central Conference Swimming Championship Thursday night at the Joseph W. Arbisi Memorial Pool at the Sedalia Middle School.

Warrensburg collected 506 points to beat runner-up St. Pius by 79 points (427). Smith-Cotton’s Lady Tigers finished third with 341 points and Kansas City Center was fourth with 185 points. O’Hara did not enter the meet.

St. Pius X Lady Warriors won nine of the 11 events, but didn’t have the depth points that Warrensburg did.

St. Pus won the 200 medley relay, while the S-C team of Mariah Voitl, Ali Burkholder, Rachel Howieson and Wendsday Thompson took third and Gracie Turner, Katana Blankenship, Melissa Rapp and Haley Tejada took sixth.

Warrensburg finished second in the medley relay.

S-C’s Abby Monsees took fourth in the 200 free, won by St. Pius while Warrensburg took third and sixth. S-C’s Ali Bankovich was seventh and Turner ninth.

Burkholder was fourth and Brittany Borke seventh in the 200 IM, won by St. Pius while Warrensburg took second, fifth and sixth.

Howieson finished 11th in the 50 free, won by St. Pius. The Lady Warriors and Warrensburg each had three swimmers in the top 10. Borke was seventh and Voitl eighth in the 100 butterfly. St. Pius won the event and Warrensburg had four in the top six.

Thompson was fourth and Bankovich was 19th in the 100 free, won by St. Pius while Warrensburg had five in the top eight.. S-C’s Abby Monsees was fourth in the 500 free, won by St. Pius while Warrensburg finished second.

Borke, Thompson, Burkholder and Monsees took third in the 200 free relay, won by St. Pius. Warrensburg took second and fifth. Burkholder took second, Voitl fifth and Turner eighth in the 100 backstroke, won by St. Pius. Warrensburg finished third, fourth, sixth and seventh. Howieson was fourth, Rapp eighth and Blankenship ninth in the 100 breaststroke. Warrensburg won the event.

Monsees, Bankovich, Borke and Howieson finished third in the 400 free relay, won by Warrensburg and St. Pius was second. Photos by Randy Kirby, Sedalia News Journal.



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