Club Olympia swimmers earn titles

Club Olympia won seven events, and all 13 of its swimmers finished in the top 16 in at least one event in the Indiana Summer Divisional Championships in Franklin.

Ayush Panda won the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle in the 13-14-year-old boys division. Brady Beyer took the 200 individual medley in the 11-12-year-old boys division, and Erica Samuel captured the 200 freestyle in the 13 and 14 girls division and Maggie Johnson won the 100 butterfly in the 11 and 12 girls division.

Aidan McAlister, Nicholas Green, Panda and Christopher Lee won the 200 medley relay in the 13 and 14 boys division; and Samuel, Karlie Brown, Riddhi Garg and Olivia Morlok took the 200 freestyle relay in the 13 and 14 girls division.

McAlister, Lee, Blake Day and Panda also finished third in the 200 freestyle relay.

Panda placed third in the 100 backstroke, sixth in the 200 IM and 11th in 100 breaststroke. McAlister took 11th in the 500 freestyle and 16th in the 100 backstroke.

Day was 13th in the 500 freestyle, and Jared Greene qualified 16th in the 100 butterfly but had to scratch out of the finals to attend a wedding.

Johnson finished second in the 500 freestyle, fourth in the 200 freestyle, fifth in the 100 freestyle, sixth in the 50 butterfly and eighth in the 50 freestyle.

Also in the 11 and 12 girls division, Sydney Morlok placed 10th in the 500 freestyle and 13th in the 100 butterfly.

Both had personal- best times in all six of their races.

Samuel finished third in both the 400 IM and 500 freestyle, ninth in the 100 freestyle in a time that placed her fifth overall, 10th in the 200 breaststroke and 16th in the 100 breaststroke.

Brown took fourth in the 100 butterfly and ninth in the 200 IM in a consolation-winning time that would have put her fourth.

Garg was third in the 200 backstroke, ninth in the 100 backstroke, 13th in the 50 freestyle and 14th in the 100 butterfly.


Chargers sweep Lancers

Central swept Edinburgh, with the eighth grade winning 25-19, 25-11 and the seventh grade prevailing 25-4, 25-13.

The Chargers split with Tri North. Central won the seventh-grade game 25-11, 25-22 and lost the eighth-grade contest 25-22, 25-4.

Jennings wins matches

The Jennings County Middle School eighth-grade white team won its first two matches last week. The Panthers beat St. Peter’s 25-20, 25-19 on Tuesday and Greensburg 25-24, 25-22 on Thursday.

Shelby Wilson led Jennings with 12 points against St. Peter’s and 11 points against Greensburg. Addyson Kent served four aces against St. Peter’s.

The Panthers’ seventh-grade white team lost to St. Peter’s 25-12, 25-19 and beat Greensburg 25-9, 25-17. Kali Thompson had eight points, and Kylee Boardman and Lily Ernstes each served three aces against Greensburg.

The Jennings seventh-grade blue team lost to Switzerland County 25-20, 25-23 on Thursday. Kylie Truesdale served six points and four aces, and Kayla Watts added five points and four aces.


Colts, Bengals prevail

The Colts beat the Saints 24-6, and the Bengals downed the Falcons 18-6 in the senior division on the PAAL Youth Football League’s opening day.

In the junior division, the Colts blanked the Broncos 21-0, and the Raiders topped the Vikings 24-6.


Central boys win opener

The Central Middle school boys opened the season Thursday with a 3-2 win against Franklin Township East.

Joseph Kloepfer won 8-2 at No. 1 singles for the Chargers. JT Kuhlman and Noah Abfall prevailed 8-5 at No. 1 doubles, and Pranav Kumar and Tyler Bumbalough prevailed 8-4 at No. 2 doubles.

The Central girls lost to Franklin Township East 3-2. Anisha Vuligonda and Radhika Chandrasekh won a doubles match, as did Yestika Nischol and Ananya Alagappan.