(January 30th-31st) – FREMONT, OH: Wauseon traveled to Fremont in order to take part in the North Western Ohio Aquatic Conference Championships over the weekend. Both the boys and girls squads performed respectably, with the Lady Indians taking seventh place, and their male counterparts claiming ninth. There were twelve teams at the event.
Diving for the Wauseon girls were Jordan Sloan, who earned a fourth place finish, Alex Carteaux, coming in seventh place, and Jenna Rhoads, the eighth place finisher in the contest.
Kasey Darnell had a strong day, finishing in third place in the 200 meter freestyle at 2:04.68, and second in the 500 meter freestyle with a time of 5:29.46. Sydney Darnell swam admirably as well, taking third place in the 200 meter IM thanks to her time of 2:16.07, and fourth in the 100 meter fly at 1:01.74. Alexis Meyer also competed in the 200 meter freestyle race, taking twelfth place at 2:10.08. Meyer also swam in the 100 meter freestyle race, finishing in tenth place at 59.87.
The team of Carteaux, Meyer, and Kasey and Sydney Darnell took part in both the 200 meter and 400 meter relays. They finished in second place for both events, swimming a 1:45.62 for the 200 meter race, and a 3:53.43 for the 400 meter competition.
For the Wauseon boys, Nick Dilworth kept busy by competing in both the 200 meter freestyle and 500 meter freestyle races. He claimed sixth place in the 200 meter event at 1:55.08, and fifth place in the 500 meter race at 5:11.42. Austin Schuette also swam in those races, taking ninth place in the 200 meter at 1:57.96, and fourth in the 500 meter with a time of 5:08.32. Derek Rupp and Seth Hutchison each took part in the 50 meter freestyle, with the former laying claim to seventh place at 24.79, and the latter close behind with a time of 25.4, good for tenth place.
Dilworth, Hutchison, Rupp, and Schuette joined forces for the 200 meter and 400 meter relays. They finished in sixth place in each race, swimming a 1:39.64 in the 200 meter, and a 3:42.35 for the 400 meter.