Pacer swimmers shorthanded at Floyd Central Invite

The Switzerland County Pacer swim teams were short handed due to illness on Saturday, November 24th, when the teams traveled to participate in the Floyd Central Early Season Invitational.

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The Switzerland County Pacer swim teams were short handed due to illness on Saturday, November 24th, when the teams traveled to participate in the Floyd Central Early Season Invitational.

The Lady Pacers, without the services of two of their team members, still swam to a fourth place overall finish with 211 points. Floyd Central won the invitational with 771 points; followed by Corydon Central with 398; and Salem with 236. Switzerland County was followed by Providence, Scottsburg, Lanesville, and Henryville.

Individual results for the Lady Pacers include:

• Abigail Niswander, sixth in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 2:36.54; and seventh in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of :28.60.

• Alisha Detmer, 14th in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 3:13.84; 17th in the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:43.73.

•Aaliyah Ridener, eighth in the 100-yard butterfly in a time of 1:45.87; 14th in the 200-yard individual medley in a time of 3:46.30.

• Allison Furnish, third in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of :27.26; third in the 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 1:16.85.

• Zoe Cole, sixth in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1:04.48; eighth in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 28.99.

• Abigail Cole, 14th in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1:14.28; 14th in the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:30.98.

• Brooke Johnson, 17th in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1:24.49; 15th in the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:37.15.

• The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Niswander, Abigail Cole, Zoe Cole, and Furnish, third in a time of 1:58.80.

• The 400-yard freestyle relay team of Zoe Cole, Abigail Cole, Niswander and Furnish, third in a time of 4:28.89.

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In the boys competition, the Pacers were seventh with a total of 31 points. Floyd Central won with 741 points; Providence with 312; Corydon Central with 176; Lanesville with 151; Salem with 58; and Henryville with 50. Scottsburg finished eighth with 14.

Adrian Armstrong continued to be a strong point for the Pacers, as the freshman was the only Switzerland County swimmer in the event; and again he set a school record, swimming the 200-yard individual medley in a time of 2:20.05 to finish third overall. He also finished fourth overall in the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:06.80.