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2015 OHSAA Swimming & Diving State Tournaments
C.T. Branin Natatorium, Canton
February 25 - February 28,  2015

 

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LIVE RESULTS

 

Division II Girls Diving Results

Division II Boys Diving Results

Division I Girls Diving Results

Division II Swimming Prelim Results

Division I Swimming Prelim Results

Division II Swimming Final Results

Division I Boys Diving Results

Division I Swimming Final Results
 

STATE TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday, February 25
9:00 A.M. Girls Division II Diving Competition
2:00 P.M. Boys Division II Diving Competition
Thursday, February 26
9:00 A.M. GIrls Division I Diving Competition
5:00 P.M. Girls and Boys Division II Preliminaries: all events, 15 minute break after 100 fly
Friday, February 27
9:00 A.M. Girls and Boys Div. I Preliminaries:
all events, 15 minute break after 100 fly
5:00 P.M. Girls and Boys Div. II Finals:
all events, 15 minute break after 100 fly
Saturday, February 28
9:00 A.M. Boys Division I Diving Competition
4:00 P.M. Girls and Boys Division I Finals:
all events, 15 minute break after 100 fly, awards following each event

 

Boys Division I State Championship Recap

Cincinnati St. Xavier Wins 36th Boys Swimming State Title
Bombers clinch seventh-consecutive state title

CANTON, Ohio – Cincinnati St. Xavier returned to the podium with 335 total points to secure its seventh-consecutive state title and 36th overall state championship Saturday night at C.T. Branin Natatorium at the OHSAA Division I Swimming and Diving State Tournament.

St. Xavier controlled the meet, topping state runner up Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller (134 total points) by 201 points, including four first place finishes.

For St. Xavier, senior James Wray, senior Mitchell Frey, sophomore Luke Sobolewski and senior Joe Berno won the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1:32.03. Sophomore Grant House won the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:35.28. House also swam a 44.79 to win the 100 yard freestyle. The team of junior Matt Slabe, senior Grant Carr, Frey and House won the 400 yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:03.03

Middletown senior Mark Andrew set a state record in the 200 yard individual medley with a time of 1:46.63. Hudson senior Ross Palazzo set the state, state tourament and pool record in the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 54.35

In the Division I diving competition, Powell Olentangy Liberty junior Cameron Thatcher won the state title by setting the state, state tournament and pool record with a score of 630.90. Last year, Thatcher finished as runner-up. He was named this year’s boys performer of the meet.

 

Girls Division I State Championship Recap

Upper Arlington Wins 10th State Girls Swimming Title
Bears reclaim state championship, edge past Cincinnati St. Ursula Academy

CANTON, Ohio – Headed into the final relay, Upper Arlington led Cincinnati St. Ursula Academy by only nine points. With a first place finish, Upper Arlington clinched its 10th state championship Saturday night at C.T. Branin Natatorium at the OHSAA Division I Girls Swimming and Diving State Tournament.

The Bears scored a total of 285.5 team points that included three first place finishes. Senior Grace Anne Long, freshman Dakota Elliott, junior Erin Sheehan and senior Alexandra Hedden started the meet strong by winning the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1:45.09. In the next event, Long won the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:48.78. The team of sophomore Anna Linzell, sophmore Katherine Trace, senior Grace Van Fossen and Hedden won the 200 yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:34.33.

Cincinnati St. Ursula Academy finished as state runner-up (270.5 total points) for the first time since 2001. Its last state title was in 1995. The team of junior Alexandra Wall, sophomore Josie Grote, senior Marissa DelGado and freshman Anna DelGado finished second in the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1:45.24. Grote also finished second in the 200 yard individual medley with a time of 2:00.91. The team of freshman Hannah Foster, freshman Ashley Voelkerding, junior Molly Zilach and Grote placed second in the 400 yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:26.13.

Cincinnati Ursuline Academy senior Sydney Lofquist won the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 4:44.40, setting the state and state tournament record.

Springboro junior Hannah Whiteley was the girls performer of the meet. She won the 100 yard backstroke with a time of 52.95 among other top eight finishes.

In the Division I girls diving competition, Centerville senior Katie Polk won her first state championship with a score of 524.95. In 2014, Polk finished 13th overall with a score of 433.80.
 

 

Boys Division II State Championship Recap

Cincinnati Seven Hills Wins First State Title In School History
Dover Finishes As State Runner-Up

CANTON, Ohio – It took every race, but Cincinnati Seven Hills’ 209 total points were enough to secure a state championship Friday night at C.T. Branin Natatorium at the 2015 OHSAA Division II Boys Swimming and Diving State Tournament. The state title marks the first ever in school history.

Seven Hills won two relays and had multiple top-eight finishes. The team of junior Matthew Marquardt, senior Pearce Kieser, sophomore Henry Marquardt and senior Sean Gray won the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1:33.65. Sophomore Tim Hagemeister, Gray, M. Marquardt and Kieser also won the 400 yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:08.36.

Dover finished as state runner-up with 152 total points. It is Dover’s first state runner-up trophy. The team of senior Jake Armstrong, senior Michael Fuller, senior Frannie Brogan and senior Jesse Toney won the 200 yard freestyle relay for Dover with a time of 1:25.65. Brogan also won the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 55.68.

Dayton Oakwood senior Jackson Higgins set the state tournament record in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:37.57.

In the Division II diving competition, Cincinnati Summit Country Day senior Stewart Spanbauer won the state title with a score of 458.85.
 


Girls Division II State Championship Recap

Gates Mills Hawken Dominates To Secure 17th-Consecutive State Title, 25th Overall
Columbus School for Girls and Cincinnati Mariemont Tie For Second

CANTON, Ohio – Familiar faces returned to the podium as Gates Mills Hawken continued its streak, winning its 17th-consecutive state championship Friday night at C.T. Branin Natatorium at the 2015 OHSAA Division II Girls State Swimming and Diving Tournament. It marks the 25th overall state title for the Hawks and 19 of the last 20.

Four first-place finishes led Hawken to the victory and 279 total points. The Hawks let the field know they were here to defend their title by winning the first event. The team of junior Claire Doerr, sophomore Crile Hart, junior Lauren Heller and junior Heather Svitavsky won the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1:44.58. Hart placed first in the 200 yard individual medley with a time of 2:00.74, setting the state tournament record.

In the 500 yard freestyle relay, Doerr won the race with a time of 4:50.12. Teammates Svitavsky and senior Maureen Rakovec rounded out the top three. Hart also won the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:03.78.

Columbus School for Girls and Cincinnati Mariemont tied for state runner up with 173 total points. Mariemont accumulated its points from multiple top-eight finishes.

Sophomore Miranda Donley from Columbus School for Girls won the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 22.97. Its team of junior Annie Moosavian, junior Eleanor Smith, senior Rachel Politi and Donley won the 200 yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:35.45. The same team also won the 400 yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:30.01

Senior Alexandra Wooden from Cincinnati Country Day set the state tournament record in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:46.96.

Kettering Archbishop Alter junior Claire Schuermann defended her 2014 title and won the girls Division II diving competition with a score of 483.35.

 


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