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NH boys tops at MSC swim

NH boys tops at MSC swim NH boys tops at MSC swim

Topping the Mid-Southern Conference swim meet Saturday was the North Harrison boys’ team, with 377 points. Charlestown finished second with 97 points, and Corydon Central, with just two swimmers competing, was third with 61 points.

The remaining schools were Salem fourth (37 points), Silver Creek fifth (27 points) and Scottsburg sixth (21 points).

North Harrison took the top three spots of the four competitors in the 200-yard free. Lance Marinc finished first in 2:18.83. Teammates Matt Moorman (2:31.56) and Carson Caffee (2:54.83) were second and third, respectively. Charlestown’s Luke Jones was disqualified.

The results were similar in the 500-yard free, with Marinc touching the wall first in 6:26.62 ahead of teammates Moorman (6:59.67) and Kody Fulk (7:00.97). There were no other swimmers in this event.

In the 200-yard IM, Corydon Central’s Hunter Crain finished first in 2:19.41. Behind him were three North Harrison swimmers: Elliot Pappano (2:38.38), Lucas Miller (2:49.51) and Gavin Wernert (2:55.03). Scottsburg’s Matthew Schmidt was disqualified.

The 100-yard fly had similar results with Crain finishing first in 58.80. He was followed by two North Harrison swimmers, Pappano (1:12.16) and Gavin Davis (1:24.56).

Davis later came in first in the 100-yard back in a time of 1:23.71. He was followed by teammates Fulk (1:26.33) and Caffee (1:30.34). Charlestown’s Jones was fourth in 1:33.02.

Corydon Central’s Oliver Zink placed first in the 100-yard breast, posting a time of 1:16.36. Second was Scottsburg’s Chandler Elliott (1:20.18), third North Harrison’s Wernert (1:22.84), fourth North Harrison’s Miller (1:27.61) and fifth Salem’s William Collins (1:36.50).

Two events — the 50-yard free and 100-yard free — were full of contenders.

North Harrison’s Cody Vernon finished first in both events, posting a time of 23.90 in the 50 and 53.60 in the 100.

Rounding out the top six of 12 swimmers in the 50-yard free were Zink (25.64), Salem’s Jonny Tally (25.70), North Harrison’s Ezra Pappano (26.60), Silver Creek’s Andrew Thacker (27.15) and North Harrison’s Ryan Colin (27.70).

Behind Vernon in the 100-yard free were Thacker (1:00.25), Ezra Pappano (1:00.67), Tally (1:01.26) and Colin (1:03.82), followed by five other swimmers.

North Harrison dominated the relay events. The Cougars had the lone team in the 200-yard medley, with Davis, Miller, Elliot Pappano and Colin swimming the event in 2:09.95.

In the 200-yard free relay, Ezra Pappano, Miller, Colin and Vernon finished first in 1:50.04 ahead of the only other team, Charlestown, which had a time of 2:09.20.

North Harrison also bested Charlestown in the 400-yard free relay. The Pappano brothers, Marinc and Vernon completed the event in 4:17.38, while Charlestown finished in 4:58.53.

Team results: 1. North Harrison 377, 2. Charlestown 97, 3. Corydon Central 61, 4. Salem 37, 5. Silver Creek 27, 6. Scottsburg.

Event results: 200-medley relay – 1. North Harrison (G. Davis, L. Miller, El. Pappano, R. Colin) 2:09.95; 200-yard free – 1. L. Marinc (NH) 2:18. 83, 2. M. Moorman (NH) 2:31.56, 3. C. Caffee (NH) 2:54.83; 200-yard IM – 1. H. Crain (NH) 2:19.41, 2. El. Pappano (NH) 2:38.38, 3. L. Miller (NH) 2:49.53, 4. G. Wernert (NH) 2:55.03; 50-yard free – 1. C. Vernon (NH) 23.90, 2. O. Zink (CC) 25.64, 3. J. Tally (Sa) 25.70, 4. Ez. Pappano (NH) 26.60; 100-yard fly – 1. H. Crain (CC) 58.80, 2. El. Pappano (NH), 1:12.16, 3. G. Davis (NH) 1:24.56; 100-yard free – 1. C. Vernon (NH) 53.60, 2. A. Thacker (SC) 1:00.25, 3. Ez. Pappano (NH) 1:00.67; 500-yard free – 1. L. Marinc (NH) 6:26.62, 2. M. Moorman (NH) 6:59.67, 3. K. Fulk (NH) 7:00.97; 200-yard free relay – 1. North Harrison (Ez. Pappano, L. Miller, R. Colin, C. Vernon) 1:50.04, 2. Charlestown (L. Jones, S. Gieseking, C. McCellelland, J. Andrews) 2:09.20; 100-yard back – 1. G. Davis (NH) 1:23.71, 2. K. Fulk (NH) 1:26.33), 3. C. Caffee (NH) 1:30.34; 100-yard breast – 1. O. Zink (CC) 1:16.36, 2. C. Elliott (Sc) 1:20.18, 3. G. Wernert (NH) 1:22.84, 4. L. Miller (NH) 1:27.61; 400-yard free relay – 1. North Harrison (Ez. Pappano, El. Pappano, L. Marinc, C. Vernon) 4:17.38, 2. Charlestown (L. Jones, S. Gieseking, C. McCellelland, J. Andrews) 4:58.53.

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