Robinson reaches finals in two events at girls state swimming preliminaries
Posted: 02/09/2013 at 1:15 am
In the preliminaries on Friday, Feb. 8, Penn senior Addiyson Bursch posted the best time in the 100 free (50.71) and the 200 IM (2:00.08), while teammate Bethany Galat qualified first in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.09).
Galat, the defending state champion in the 200 IM, posted the second-best time (2:00.33) in that event behind Bursch.
Wawasee sophomore Breanne Robinson will be the No. 3 seed in the 100 free (50.83) and the 200 free (1:50.07). She was seeded first in both events coming into the preliminaries.
Northridge senior Brittney Walters qualified for the finals in two events. She qualified fourth in the 200 free (1:50.73) and eighth in the 500 free (4:59.53).
The only other local individual to qualify for the finals is Penn's Annie Spaulding in the 100 breaststroke. Spaulding posted a time of 1:03.50 and is seeded fourth.
All three of the Penn relay teams reached the finals, with the 200 IM relay and the 200 free squads seeded No. 2 behind Carmel. The Kingsmen's 400 relay team is seeded eighth.