Nathan Braun part of four wins as swim teams hit the pool

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The Switzerland County boys and girls swimming teams participated in the Lawrenceburg Invitational on Saturday, and some impressive efforts were turned in both individually and from the teams.

The boys team finished second overall with a score of 170 points, trailing champion Ross High School, which had 200 points. Southwestern was third; followed by Harrison, Eastern Hancock, Lawrenceburg, Oldenburg Academy, and Hamilton.

Individually, Nick Braun was a double winner, finishing first in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of :26.08; and he also won the 100-yard butterfly in a time of 1:12.65. Colton Penick won the 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 1:12.88.

First place points were also earned by the Switzerland County 200-yard medley relay team of Nathan Braun, Colton Penick, Nick Braun, and Gabe Streett, which recorded a time of 2:00.98; and the 200-yard freestyle relay team – featuring the same four swimmers – who recorded a time of 1:47.17.

Colton Penick was second in the 200-yard intermediate medley in a time of 2:31.44; Nathan Braun was second in the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:13.07; Nathan Braun was fourth in the 200-yard intermediate medley in a time of 2:50.77; Gabe Streett was fourth in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1:01.13 and was fifth in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 2:31.31; and Dalton Faddis was 13th in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of :35.29 and was 17th in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1:21.76.

The girls team finished seventh overall with a score of 72 points. Oldenburg Academy won the meet with 216 points; followed by Eastern Hancock, Southwestern, Lawrenceburg, Ross, Harrison, Switzerland County, and Hamilton.

Megan Chitwood was fourth overall in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of :31.88; and she also finished fourth in the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 7:30.10.

The Lady Pacer team of Faith Reynolds, Shelby Cole, Megan Chitwood, and Elizabeth Sigmon finished fifth in a time of 2:32.56 in the 200-yard freestyle relay; and was sixth in the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 3:03.11;

Faith Reynolds was ninth in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of :37.03; Shelby Cole was eighth in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1:23.38 and was 10th in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 3:03.29; and Elizabeth Sigmon was 18th in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1:43.26 and was 19th in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of :44.51.