Donner Swim Club’s Nalanie Cortez, who broke two state 10-and-under girls age-group records last month, won two events in the 11-12 girls division in last weekend’s Southeast Indiana Divisional Championships at Indian Creek High School.
Cortez won the 500-yard freestyle and 100 breaststroke. Also in the 11-12 girls division, Riddhi Garg, Vakhari Nalole, Ellie Proffitt and Lauren Barker took the 200 freestyle relay; and Garg, Barker, Adeline Rush and Profitt took the 200 medley relay. Garg finished second in the 50 freestyle and 50 breaststroke, third in the 500 freestyle and tied with Rush for third in the 50 butterfly. Barker took third and Garg fourth in the 100 freestyle.
Evan Patterson won the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley and finished second in the 500 freestyle and third in the 100 breaststroke in the 13-14 boys division. William Noll took second in the 1,650 freestyle.
Aidan McAlister won the 50 freestyle and teamed with Blake Day, Brady Beyer and Matthew Goble to win the 200 medley relay in the 11-12 boys division. McAlister also finished second in the 50 backstroke, third in the 500 freestyle and fourth in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke and teamed with Beyer, Prathamesh Badve and Day to take second in the 200 freestyle relay.
Betsy King, Rachel Sabotin, Karlie Brown and Olivia Morlok won the 200 medley relay in the 13-14 girls division. King finished second in the 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle, Brown took second in the 100 butterfly and Erica Samuel was third in the 1,650 freestyle.
In the 15-and-over girls division, Rachel Gutman finished second in the 1,650 freestyle and fourth in the 400 individual medley. Annika Noll was fourth in the 1,650 freestyle.
In the 10-and-under boys division, Liam Phillips placed second in the 100 breaststroke and third in the 50 backstroke and 50 butterfly.
Meanwhile, at the TYR Sport Winter Invite hosted by the Cincinnati Marlins, Cortez won the 10-and-under girls 200 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 50 freestyle, 50 butterfly, 50 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. Her 57.07-second clocking in the 100 freestyle and her 2:04.53 in the 200 freestyle were state records.
In the girls 13-and-over division, Rachel Sabotin finished second in the 500 freestyle, third in the 200 IM and fourth in the 400 IM. Olivia Morlok took second in the 1,650 freestyle, third in the 200 IM and fourth in the 500 freestyle.
Nicholas Green placed fourth in the boys 13-and-over 200 butterfly.
Columbus resident wins events
Swimming for the Franklin Regional swim team, Misha Machavarini of Columbus, swept all 10 of his events in the ACST AquaSprints Invitational.
Machavarini, who is 8 years old, was competing in the 10-and-under boys division.