Multiple Teams · Stacey sets record in boys swim opener, girls win


Senior diver Colin Stacey broke the New Palestine school record in diving Tuesday, posting a score of 336.60 to smash a nine-year-old mark of 315.60 held by Max Scripture.

2019 State Finalist Colin Stacey set the NPHS school record in diving Tuesday at Mt. Vernon.

Stacey, who is committed to dive collegiately at Texas Christian, was one of a handful of winners for the Dragons in their Tuesday meet at Mt. Vernon. NP’s girls beat the Marauders 101-82, while the NP boys fell 113-67.

The Dragon girls had a 1-2-3 sweep in diving, with Karen Shriver, Sam Booe and Hanna Nelson taking the top three spots.

Other for the Dragon girls were Bailey Young in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle, Katelyn Trimpe in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle, and the 400 free relay of Young, Kayleigh Wright, Trimpe and Lillie Poag.

Finishing second for the Dragon girls were Claire Whisler in the 100 breaststroke, the 200 medley relay team of Emma Buergelin, Poag, Booe and Moriah Corey, and the 200 free relay team of Wright, Corey, Trimpe and Young.

Other winners for the Dragon boys were Jack Schwartz in the 50 freestyle and Chase Siler in the 100 breaststroke.

Finishing second for the Dragon boys were Schwartz in the 100 butterfly and Quincy Shirk in the 100 backstroke. The Dragons’ team of Ben Miesse, Chase Martin, Damon Estes and Schwartz also finished second in the 200 and 400 free relays.

The Dragons are back in action Thursday at home against Eastern Hancock and New Castle.