Swimming Sectional Wrapup
Published: February 17th, 2017
By: Cameron Turner

CHENANGO COUNTY – Norwich and Greene sent their swimmers to the preliminary rounds of their respective sectional tournaments – each garnering solid performances to send multiple swimmers on to this weekends championship round.

WAVERLY – Norwich qualified all seven of their swimmers for the championship round – wether it be individually qualified or in a relay.

• 200 medley relay saw Aidan Sullivan, Griffin Frank, Matthew Giglio, and Jacob Shoemaker claim a seventh place finish with a time of 2:05.83 – a personal best of the group on the season.

• 500 freestyle, Norwich's Griffin Frank took home a 10th place spot with another personal best with a time of 5:37.04.

• 200 freestyle Relay saw another seventh place spot for a Tornado relay – as Jacob Shoemaker, Ayden Hagar, Dakota Spina, and Matt Giglio – finished with a time of 1:58.37 to advance.

• 100 backstroke gave way to Griffin Frank who swam into a seventh place spot with a PR time of 1:05.16 – accompanying Frank will be Aidan Sullivan who finished at 16th with a time of 1:16.19.

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• 400 freestyle relay saw Matt Giglio, Jacob Shoemaker, Aidan Sullivan, and Griffin Frank finish with a season's best 4:12.56 for an eighth place spot.

“Hope to reset them all again at finals,” said Norwich head coach Kevin Diefenbacher of the personal best times. “All the team is back swimming at finals.”


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