Swimmers set league records
Stienike, O’Hare leave their mark
LEXINGTON—Two swimmers on the Gothenburg Swim Team earned high point medals during the 2009 Plains tSunami Swim League championships on July 18 at Lexington.
Gracie Stienike finished second in overall points earned in the 8 and under girls division. Ryan O’Hare took the top spot in the 30 and older men’s group.
Individual points are earned by the swimmers based on race finishes, the same way team points are awarded.
Both swimmers finished the meet with new league records as well.
O’Hare set new championship meet records in all four events he was entered. He won the 100 long freestyle, 25 breaststroke, 25 short freestyle and the 100 individual medley.
Stienike won both the 50 freestyle and the 25 backstroke, setting a new record in the backstroke.
Lauren Johnson was a gold medal winner as well in the 8 and under girls 25 backstroke.
Medals were given to the top eight in the individual events and the top four in the relays.
As a team, Gothenburg finished 10th of 20 competing in the league championships.
The Gothenburg Swim Team recognized most improved swimmers over the season.
Those participants and their total time improvements were: Kayla Anderson, 80.52 seconds; Wyatt Anderson, 51.93 seconds; Emma Jorgenson, 50.27 seconds; Madeline Jorgenson, 46.22 seconds; Roman Schmidt, 45.04 seconds; Megan Moore, 42.16 seconds; Gracie Stienike, 32.87 seconds; Tyler Brass, 26.41 seconds; and Brodie Stienike, 19.78 seconds.
The swim team is open to participants of all ages. Although the swim meet season has ended, members will continue to practice once a month during the winter.
Anyone interested in joining the team should contact Lisa Jorgenson at 537-2224.
(all times listed in seconds)
8 & under girls
100 Long Freestyle—2. Gracie Stienike, 112.86.
50 Freestyle—1. Gracie Stienike, 48.99.
25 Backstroke—1. Gracie Stienike, 23.03 (new record); 12. Lauren Johnson, 34.98; 15. Jamie Graff, 38.97; 16. Madeline Jorgenson, 42.15.
25 Breaststroke—1. Lauren Johnson, 30.84; Madeline Jorgenson, 49.07 (DQ).
25 Short Freestyle—3. Gracie Stienike, 20.52.
50 Individual Medley—Lauren Johnson, 75.57 (DQ).
100 Freestyle Relay—1. Gothenburg (Jamie Graff, Lauren Johnson, Madeline Jorgenson, Gracie Stienike), 117.37.
8 & under boys
25 Backstroke—6. Brodie Stienike, 34.19.
25 Short Freestyle—5. Brodie Stienike, 25.23.
9 & 10 girls
50 Freestyle—14. Emma Jorgenson, 49.39.
25 Backstroke—15. Emma Jorgenson, 28.29.
25 Breaststroke—12. Emma Jorgenson, 28.87.
9 & 10 boys
25 Butterfly—6. Wyatt Anderson, 29.50.
25 Backstroke—8. Wyatt Anderson, 29.97.
25 Short Freestyle—14. Wyatt Anderson, 23.43.
50 Individual Medley—6. Wyatt Anderson, 62.19.
11 & 12 boys
50 Butterfly—7. Tyler Brass, 62.98; 8. Roman Schmidt, 63.17.
100 Freestyle—9. Roman Schmidt, 100.81.
50 Backstroke—5. Roman Schmidt, 59.50; 6. Tyler Brass, 59.94.
50 Breaststroke—4. Tyler Brass, 58.47; Roman Schmidt, 58.48 (DQ).
100 Individual Medley—5. Tyler Brass, 131.73.
100 Freestyle Relay—3. Gothenburg (Wyatt Anderson, Tyler Brass, Roman Schmidt, Brody Stienike), 91.31.
Medley relay—3. Gothenburg (Wyatt Anderson, Tyler Brass, Roman Schmidt, Brody Stienike), 109.58.
13 & 14 girls
100 Freestyle—9. Abbie Mazour, 83.23.
50 Backstroke—3. Abbie Mazour, 43.04.
50 Short Freestyle—9. Abbie Mazour, 35.62.
100 Individual Medley—8. Abbie Mazour, 100.56.
30 & older women
50 Freestyle—8. Lisa Jorgenson, 47.68.
25 Backstroke—5. Lisa Jorgenson, 23.05.
25 Breaststroke—3. Lisa Jorgenson, 25.03.
25 Short Freestyle—11. Lisa Jorgenson, 20.77
30 & older men
100 long free—1. Ryan O’Hare, 59.94 (new record).
25 breaststroke—1. Ryan O’Hare, 17.33 (new record).
25 Short Freestyle—1. Ryan O’Hare, 12.77 (new record).
100 Individual Medley—1. Ryan O’Hare, 70.01 (new record).
Girls medley relay—7. Gothenburg (Kayla Anderson, Madison Coulter, Emma Jorgenson, Abbie Mazour), 111.10.
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