Cougar swimmers back in action

EFIANCE – The Van Wert Cougar girls swim teams both brought home two victories as they took on the Defiance Bulldogs and St. Marys Roughriders in a mini-invitational at the Defiance YMCA. The boys lost a hard-fought battle to both teams. Van Wert girls won, against Defiance 87-82 and also against St. Marys, 101-54. Final scores for the boys are 49-99 against St. Marys and 58-89 against the bulldogs. 

The cougar swimmers return to action on Saturday when they travel back to Defiance for the WBL championships. 
Girls Results (all distances in yards)
200 Medley Relay: 1st (2:15.08 –Emma Verville, Katie McVaigh, Jamie Burenga, Madison Turnwald), 4th (2:42.15 – Rachel Spath, Allie Etter, Becky Rigdon, Olivia Kline)


200 Freestyle: 1st (2:13.84 – Jamie Burenga), 2nd (2:: 27.47 – Noelle Heffner)
200 Individual Medley: 2nd (2:55.45 –Emma Verville), 3rd (3:02.61 – Rebekah Fast)
1 Meter Diving: 2nd (Madison Jarrett – 169.780 points), 4th (Adrianna Grothouse – 133.55 points)
50 Freestyle: 4th (29.48 – Madison Turnwald), 6th (30.10 – Chloe Brake)
100 Butterfly: 3rd (1:36.95 – Becky Rigdon)
100 Freestyle: 4th (1:07.25 – Madison Turnwald), 5th (1:09.04 – Chloe Brake)
500 Freestyle: 1st (6:34.55 – Noelle Heffner), 3rd (7:30.18 – Allie Etter)
200 Freestyle Relay: 2nd (1:59.31 –Jamie Burenga, Madison Turnwald, Katie McVaigh, Noelle Heffner), 3rd (2:11.74 – Chloe Brake, Rebekah Fast, Becky Rigdon, Olivia Kline)
100 Backstroke: 2nd (1:11.64 – Jamie Burenga), 3rd (1:13.75 – Emma Verville)
100 Breaststroke: 2nd (1:31.62 – Rebekah Fast), 5th (1:45.68 – Rachel Spath)
400 Freestyle Relay: 3rd (4:44.52 – Noelle Heffner, Emma Verville, Rebekah Fast, Katie McVaigh), 4th (5:11.50 –Chloe Brake, Becky Rigdon, Allie Etter, Olivia Kline)
Boys Results (all distances in yards)
200 Medley Relay: 2nd (2:05.18 –Brayden Cox, Noah Arend, Dalton Heppeard, Holden Reichert)
200 Freestyle: 3rd (2:30.13 –Stephen Hamblett), 4th (2:33.48 – Brayden Cox)
200 Individual Medley: 1st (2:23.22 – Noah Arend)
50 Freestyle: 3rd (25.85 – Holden Reichert), 4th (26.35 – Dalton Heppeard)
100 Freestyle: 2nd (58.88 – Holden Reichert), 5th (1:12.55 – Octavius Tucker) 
500 Freestyle: 2nd (6:44.02 – Brayden Cox)
200 Freestyle Relay: 3rd (1:45.36 –Holden Reichert, Dalton Heppeard, Noah Arend, Stephen Hamblett)
100 Backstroke: 5th (1:32.19 – Octavius Tucker)
100 Breaststroke: 2nd (1:15.66 – Noah Arend), 4th (1:28.07 – Stephen Hamblett)