Multiple Teams · Swim teams post five victories against Whiteland


The New Palestine swim teams won five individual events Tuesday in a dual meet against Whiteland.

The Dragon girls posted three victories in a 119-64 loss to the Warriors. The boys fell 118-67, winning two events.

Jessica Rogers and Iago Broullon-Blanco were double-winners for the Dragons. Rogers won the 50 freestyle and was part of the 200 medley relay for the NP girls. Broullon-Blanco was part of the winning 200 medley relay and also led a 1-2 finish in the 200 individual medley.

The Dragon girls kicked off the meet with the medley relay victory, with Maria Virt, Hailee Holberton, Rogers and Anna Doolin posting the victory. In addition to Rogers’ win in the 50 freestyle, Doolin placed third.

Karen Shriver had the Dragon girls’ third victory, winning the diving competition.

Also placing second were Virt in the 200 freestyle, Rogers in the 100 butterfly and Doolin in the 100 freestyle. The 200 free relay of Maigan Williams, Cassandra Moorman, Moriah Corey and Kaylynn Crawmer finished second. The 400 free relay of Rogers, Virt, Holberton and Doolin also was a runner-up. The Dragons’ other individual third-place finish went to Bailey Young in the 200 IM.

The Dragon boys kicked off the meet with a victory in the 200 medley relay, with Marlon Cabrera, Broullon-Blanco, Louis Holbrook and Tyler Corey winning by one hundredth of a second. Broullon-Blanco and Cabrera also finished 1-2 in the 200 IM.

Also placing second for the Dragons were Corey in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle and Holbrook in the 100 butterfly. The 400 free relay of Corey, Nico Martin, Holbrook and Broullon-Blanco was also a runner-up. Placing third were Martin in the 50 freestyle and 500 freestyle, Jackson Schwartz in the 100 freestyle and Austin Lines in diving.

The Dragon girls finish the dual meet season 3-8. They next compete Feb. 1 and Feb. 3 in the New Palestine sectional. The Dragon boys are now 3-5. They next compete Monday at Greenwood in a three-way meet with Roncalli.

Jessica Rogers won two events for the Dragon girls.
Iago Brullon-Blanco won two events for the Dragon boys.
Karen Shriver won the diving competition Tuesday.