by Ashland Barracudas, 2021-07-27T14:44:05.000-07:00July 27 2021, at 02:44 PM PDT
Ashland placed eighth out of 28 teams at the Championship Meet. We placed first out of Division II teams. This is our best team result in nearly 10 years.
Paul Datovech earned a GRAL scholarship as he prepares to enroll at the University of Mary Washington.
Christine Datovech broke GRAL championship records in 15/18 girls’ 50 free, 100 back, and 50 fly, and she also broke the team record in 50 back.
Kate Balut broke the team record in 13/14 girls’ 50 breast.
Paul Datovech broke the team records in 15/18 boys’ 50 back and 100 back.
Mark Dinger broke the team record in 15/18 boys’ 50 breast.
Thomas Senfield broke the team records in 13/14 boys’ 50 breast and 100 breast.
Kate Balut, Duke Flanagan, Maddie Medei, and Thomas Senfield broke the team record in 13/14 200 free relay and tied the team record in 200 medley relay.
Christine Datovech, Paul Datovech, Mark Dinger, and Ben Morgan broke the team records in 15/18 200 medley relay and 200 free relay.
The following swimmers won first place in their divisions:
Christine Datovech: 50 free, 100 back, 50 fly
Gavin Yonce: 25 fly
Selah Mauney: 100 IM
Andi Medei: 100 IM
Jonathan Morgan: 100 back
Carolyn Wright: 100 breast
Gavin Yonce: 25 back