2016 OHSAA Swimming & Diving State
C.T. Branin Natatorium, Canton
February 24 - February 27, 2016
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LIVE SWIMMING RESULTS
Division II Boys Diving Results
Girls Diving Results
Division I Boys Diving Results
Division II Swimming Prelim Results
Division I Swimming Prelim Results
Division II Swimming Final Results
Division I Girls Diving Results
Division I Swimming Final Results
Results - All
Results - Team
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STATE TOURNAMENT QUALIFIERS
Division II Girls
Division II Boys
Division I Girls
Division I Boys
Wednesday, February 24
Boys Division II Diving Competition
Girls Division II Diving Competition
Thursday, February 25
Boys Division I Diving Competition
Girls and Boys Division II
Girls and Boys Div. I
Girls and Boys Div.
Saturday, February 27
Girls Division I Diving Competition
Girls and Boys
Division I Finals:
all events, awards
following each event
There shall be a
minimum of a 15 minute time period from the start of consecutive
same gender events in the post season tournament. There will NOT be
an extra break after the 100 fly. The tournament will maintain the
15 minute between consecutive gender event timeline instead and will
add an additional 15 minute break after the 50 free.
Cincinnati St. Xavier Wins Eighth
Consecutive State Title with Record-Setting Performance
Bombers earn 37th
overall state championship
CANTON, Ohio—Cincinnati St. Xavier won the 2016 OHSAA Division I
Boys State Swimming and Diving Tournament Saturday as the
Bombers scored a state meet-record 398 points en route to
winning their eighth-consecutive and 37th overall state
St. Xavier took the lead from the start as the team of sophomore
Justin Grender, junior Luke Sobolewski, junior Charles Leibson
and sophomore Nicholas Perera won the 200 Yard Medley Relay with
a time of 1:30.40, breaking the previous state meet record of
1:31.67 set in 2011.
St. Xavier junior Grant House won the 200 Yard Freestyle with a
time of 1:36.93. From that point on, there was no looking back
for the Bombers, who went on to win three more events including
another record-setting performance in the 400 Yard Freestyle
Sobolewski won the 100 Yard Butterfly, recording a time 48.57.
House followed up with an individual victory of his own, winning
the 500 Yard Freestyle with a time of 4:24.61.
The Bombers ended on a strong note in the 400 Yard Freestyle
Relay as the team of Grender, Leibson, House and senior Matt
Slabe swam a state meet record time of 3:01.34.
Brecksville-Broadview Heights finished in second
place with 179 total points, while Columbus St. Charles finished third with
Grove City senior Kalvin Koethke swam a time of 19.97 in the
Boys 50 Yard Freestyle, breaking the previous record of 20.01
set 25 years ago in 1991. In addition, Brecksville-Broadview
Heights set a new state meet record in the 200 Yard Freestyle
Relay as the team of senior Mark Krusinki, senior Matthew
Martin, senior Mike Lynch and sophomore David Madej swam a time
of 1:21.78 to top the previous record of 1:22.85 set in 2014.
Powell Olentangy Liberty senior Cameron Thatcher won his
second-consecutive state diving title with a score of 633.80.
Thatcher went on to take home Boys Performer of the Meet honors.
Upper Arlington Comes From
Behind to Retain Title Crown
Golden Bears seal 11th
state championship in final event
CANTON, Ohio—It came down to the last event as Upper
Arlington came back from an early deficit to win the 2016 OHSAA
Girls Division I Swimming and Diving State Tournament Saturday
at C.T. Branin Natatorium. It was a back-and-forth affair as
Cincinnati St. Ursula Academy, Mason and Upper Arlington shared
the first-place position throughout the evening.
Upper Arlington senior Katie Trace won the 200 Yard Freestyle
with a time of 1:47.23 for the Golden Bears’ first top finish of
the meet. Upper Arlington senior Erin Sheehan followed up with
an individual victory of her own in the 100 Yard Butterfly with
a winning time of 54.25.
St. Ursula stood in first-place over Mason and Upper Arlington,
though the latter began to gain ground by the middle of the
evening. After the 500 Yard Freestyle, Mason stood atop with a
19-point lead over Upper Arlington. In the very next event, the
Upper Arlington team of Sheehan, Trace, junior Anna Linzell and
sophomore Dakota Elliott won the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay with a
time of 1:34.07 to close the gap on Mason, which placed second
in the relay.
With a two-three finish by sophomore Hannah Caldwell and
Elliott, respectively, the Golden Bears retook the lead going
into the meet’s final event.
Mason did what they needed to do, as the team of senior Gabby
Marinelli, senior Abbey Esler, sophomore Allison Bloebaum and
junior Ashley Volpenhein won the evening’s final event, the 400
Yard Freestyle Relay, with a time of 3:24.25. However, the Upper
Arlington team of Sheehan, Trace, junior Anna Fischer and
sophomore Kendra Sheehan placed second to preserve their points
lead and ultimately come home with the school’s second-straight
Mason finished in second place with 229 points while Cincinnati
St. Ursula Academy finished third with 203.5.
Walsh Jesuit junior Hanna Gresser and Upper Arlington’s Caldwell
both broke the previous state record of 1:01.89 in the 100 Yard
Breaststroke, as Gresser swam the winning time of 1:01.52 while
Caldwell finished with a time of 1:01.87.
Mason’s Volpenhein and Springboro senior Hannah Whiteley won
Co-Performer of the Meet honors. Whiteley won the 100 Yard
Backstroke with a time of 53.59. In addition to Volpenhein’s
contribution on the first place 400 Yard Freestyle Relay team,
she swam a 22.73 to win the 50 Yard Freestyle and a 49.43 to win
the 100 Yard Freestyle.
After finishing third in 2015, New Albany junior Nikki Watters
won the diving competition with a final score of 507.20.
Mills Hawken Captures 18th-Consecutive Girls State Swimming Title
Hawken records most championships of any
girls sports program in state history with 26
CANTON, Ohio—Gates Mills Hawken showed no
signs of relinquishing their title hold after winning the 2016 OHSAA
Division II Girls State Swimming and Diving Tournament in record-breaking
fashion on Friday at C.T. Branin Natatorium.
Friday’s victory marks Hawken’s 18th consecutive
state title victory and its 20th of the last 21. With 26 state titles
overall, Hawken stands tied for eighth in the National Federation of State
High Schools Associations (NFHS) record book for most state championships
won in girls swimming & diving. In addition, 26 state titles is the most of
any girls sports program in OHSAA history.
Eight top-three finishes, including four
first-place results, led Hawken to victory with 318.5 points. Hawken’s title
pursuit got off to a strong start after winning the meet’s first three
events, including a one-two finish in the 200 Yard Freestyle. The team of
senior Claire Doerr, junior Crile Hart, senior Lauren Heller and senior
Heather Svitavsky won the 200 Yard Medley Relay with a time of 1:44.27.
Heller won the 200 Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:48.97 while Doerr placed
second with a time of 1:50.51. In the 200 Yard Individual Medley, Hart broke
her previous state meet record of 2:00.74 with a time of 2:00.49 to win this
In the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay, the Hawks
finished the meet strong as the team of Hart, Doerr, Heller and sophomore
Portia Del Rio Brown recorded a state meet record with a time of 3:26.10.
Hawken’s Hart won Girls Division II Performance of the Meet Honors for her
record-breaking performance in two relays and one individual event.
Cincinnati Mariemont finished in second place
with a total score of 194.5. Senior Leah Dupre won the 100 Yard Breaststroke
with a time of 103.94 for Mariemont’s only first-place finish.
Kettering Archbishop Alter senior Claire
Schuermann won the girls Division II diving competition for the third
straight time with a score of 478.35.
Cincinnati Seven Hills Defends Title Crown,
Wins Second-Straight State Title
Stingers maintain momentum after winning
program’s first championship in 2015
CANTON, Ohio—Cincinnati Seven Hills
returned to the winner’s podium after a solid team performance at the 2016
OHSAA Division II Boys State Swimming and Diving Tournament at C.T. Branin
Natatorium. Friday’s victory marks Seven Hills’ second consecutive (and
second overall) boys state swimming and diving title.
With a top-three finish in six events, the
Stingers won the meet with consistency, sitting atop the points board at the
end of the night with 267 points, 79 more than second-place Gates Mills
Hawken, which placed second with 188.
Seven Hills started the meet off with a victory
in the 200 Yard Medley Relay after the team of senior Matthew Marquardt,
junior Tim Hagemeister, sophomore Tindar Cyr and freshman Greg Kalin logged
with a first-place time of 1:32.92. The Stingers won only two more events on
the night, as Marquardt placed first in the 100 Yard Backstroke with a time
of 48.78, while the team of Kalin, Hagemeister, Marquardt and junior Henry
Marquardt won the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay with a time of 3:05.17, though
the relay team's preliminary qualifying time of 3:04.51 was even faster,
thereby breaking the previous state record of 3:06.70 set by Hunting Valley
University School in 2009.
Matthew Marquardt took home Boys Division II
Performance of the Meet Honors for his victorious efforts in one individual
event and two relays. Marquardt set a state record in the 100 Yard
Backstroke with a time of 48.29, beating the previous record of 48.92 held
by Josh Quallen of Wilmington.
The boys’ side would not go without any
record-breaking performances, however, as Bellbrook sophomore Cody Bybee
broke the 200 Yard Freestyle state meet record, previously held by Jackson
Higgins of Dayton Oakwood, after swimming a time of 1:36.69 in the
Piqua’s Isaac Karn won the boys Division II
diving competition with a score of 527.55.
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