Local Roundup – July 16

Staff Reports


Club Olympia athletes win

Rachel Sabotin won the Girls Open High Point Award, and Nalanie Cortez won the Girls 11-12-year-old High Point Award last weekend to lead Club Olympia in the Noblesville Enchanted Forest Invitational.

Cortez won nine of the 10 events in which she competed, and finished second in the other. Sabotin won two events and took second in five, third in one and seventh in the other.

Misha Machavariani finished second in the Boys 9-10 High Point standings.

However, his open 400 freestyle and 400 individual medley wins did not count toward his point totals. He won five events and finshed second in one, third in one, fifth in two and 12th in one.

Olivia Morlok finished eighth in the Girls Open High Point Standings. She took second in one event, eighth in three others, 10th in one, 14th in two and 19th in two.

Brady Beyer won two Boys 11-12 events and had a second, a fourth, a ninth, a 10th, and a 11th and a 20th-place finish. Aidan McAlister finished fourth in two events, sixth in one, ninth in two, 10th in one and 18th in one.

Daniella Preston scored in eight Girls 9-10 events, taking fifth, 10th, 14th (twice), 17th, 18th and 19th. Erica Samuel in the Girls Open had a seventh, 12th, 17th, 19th and 20th (twice).

Sydney Morlok in the Girls 11-12 division finished 10th, 17th and 20th. Riddhi Garg in the Girls 13-14 division had a 12th and a 14th.

Ayush Panda took 16th in a Boys Open event. Arjun Bhadoria and Christopher Lee also competed.

Club Olympia will compete in the Senior State meet beginning Thursday at Purdue, the Age-Group State meet the following weekend at IUPUIā€™s Indiana University Natatorium and Divisionals the first weekend of August at Franklin.

Beyer, Cortez and Machavariani already have qualified to represent Team Indiana in the Central Zone Age Group Championships Aug. 3 to 6 in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Sabotin has qualified for the USA Swimming Futures Championships the same weekend in Nashville, Tennessee, but also is shooting for her first Junior Nationals cut.


Club Olympia athletes win

Red beat Blue 9-2 on Monday and Grey 13-6 on Wednesday in the Columbus Summer Hockey League.

Alex Nelson led Red with five goals against Grey. Jalan Armstrong, Steve Nelson and Cam Nelson all scored two goals, and Daniel Calarco and Ryan Nelson each added one. Nate Rogers scored twice for Grey, and Ryan Kalirai, Matt Volmerding, Dakota Hooker and Mike Merritt all had one goal.

Steve Nelson and Ryan Nelson each scored two goals, and Cam Nelson, Christian Corbin, Dave Nelson, Alex Nelson and Armstrong all had one for Red in its win against Blue. Ken Boone and Eric Neal had the goals for Blue.

Also on Monday, Yellow beat Green 5-3. Cameron Wiederhoeft had a hat trick for Yellow, and Bob Lewis and Dan Del Genio scored the other goals. David Runyan had all three goals for Green.