Sectional swimming, district this week


Last weekend, a number of SWOC swimmers and divers competed in Cincinnati Sectional tournaments and a number of them advanced to the District tournament this weekend. Complete results can be found on the Southwest District site ( 

Talawanda stood out in representing the SWOC. The Braves had nine boys qualify for the district meet and seven girls. As a team, the boys finished second and the girls eighth. SWOC Swimmer of the Year, Scott Richmond, finished first in the 100 breaststroke and 200 free relay team of Luke Lentini, Dylan Brading, Noah Lentini and Adam Mandrell placed first. In addition to those, Jesus Caraballo, Josh Crowder, McKinley Davis and Josh Bornstein will swim at Districts. 

For the girls, Grace Huddleston, Molly Gloeckner, Allie Marks, Olivia Callahan, Elizabeth Caraballo, Kyra Reisenfeld and Mira Alexander all qualified for Districts. 

Edgewood's Zach Apple advanced with the seventh-fastest time in the 50 Free.