Elkins swims to win
The Elkins High School girls captured a three-team meet Tuesday in prep swimming action at Davis & Elkins College.
The Lady Tigers defeated Philip Barbour and North Marion on the evening, and were led by Samantha Hall, Delaney Johnson and Lauren Cain, who all had two first-place finishes.
Hall placed first in the 200-yard freestyle (2:12.14) and 100 freestyle (59.19). Johnson placed first in the 50 freestyle (26:10) and 100 butterfly (1:07.69), and Cain placed first in the 100 backstroke (1:15.93) and 100 breaststroke (1:130.03).
Skout Barger placed also finished first in the 200 IM (2:46.57).
Elkins crossed the line first in three relay events – the 200 medley (Cain, Tenny DeMarco, Barger and Kayla Gainer) in a time of 2:16.02, the 200 freestyle (Johnson, Hall, DeMarco and Gainer) in a time of 1:51.89 and the 400 freestyle (Johnson, Hall, DeMarco and Gainer) in a time of 4:09.96.
Philip Barbour was led by Jordan Bowers, who placed first in the 500 freestyle with a time of 6:40.91.
Philip Barbour won the boys meet, while Elkins placed second and North Marion third.
Philip Barbour was led by Bryce McGee, who placed first in the 200 freestyle (2:13.89) and 100 butterfly (1:09.86), Jonathan Franke, first in the 200 IM (2:18.09) and 100 breaststroke (1:12.74), and Scott Freed first in the 500 freestyle (6:23.20).
The Colts also took the 200 medley relay with a time of 2:05.66. The team included Franke, Jared Kitsko, McGee and Freed.
The same foursome also finished first in the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:48.82.
Elkins’ Robert Hall placed first in the 50 freestyle (24.36) and 100 freestyle (57.06).
Elkins will host Hampshire at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.