Indians top Pilots at home swim meet


Staff Report



Wauseon’s Kasey Darnell swims in the 200 yard freestyle during a home dual against Ayersville on Tuesday. Darnell won the event with a time of 2:05.86.

Wauseon’s Kasey Darnell swims in the 200 yard freestyle during a home dual against Ayersville on Tuesday. Darnell won the event with a time of 2:05.86.


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Patience Bachman does a dive in Tuesday’s meet against Ayersville. She placed first in the event.


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Austin Schuette of Wauseon in action in the boys 500 yard freestyle. He recorded a time of 5:11.20 to win the event.


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Caleb Blanchong wins the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:15.89.


Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Both the Wauseon boys and girls swim teams placed in the top five at the Northwest Ohio Aquatic Conference championships this past Saturday. They followed that performance up with a pair of impressive wins at home against Ayersville on Tuesday.

The Wauseon boys defeated Ayersville 131-35, while the girls knocked off the Pilots 133-31.

Garnering first place finishes for the boys were Nicholas Dilworth (200 freestyle and 100 freestyle), Mac Warncke (200 IM and 100 butterfly), Ryan Scherer (50 freestyle), Tony Schweinhagen (diving), Austin Schuette (500 freestyle) and Caleb Blanchong (100 breaststroke).

For the girls, Kasey Darnell (200 freestyle and 500 freestyle), Sydney Darnell (200 IM and 100 butterfly) and McKenzie Darnell (50 freestyle and 100 freestyle) each won multiple events. Also finishing first were Patience Bachman in diving, Mikayla Russell in the 100 backstroke and Sydney Baynes in the 100 breaststroke.

Team Scores

Girls- 1.Wauseon 133; 2. Ayersville 31.

Boys- 1. Wauseon 131; 2. Ayersville 35.

Boys events

200 medley relay- 1. Wauseon (Kyle Vernot, Caleb Blanchong, Mac Warncke, Christian Suarez), 2:01.73; 3. Wauseon (Justin Freestone, Lucas Blanchong, Cam Sauber, Michael Cheezan), 2:23.07.

200 freestyle- 1. Nicholas Dilworth (W), 1:52.42; 2. Lukas Dominique (W), 2:03.83; 3. Aaron Beck (W), 2:16.25.

200 IM- 1. Mac Warncke (W), 2:35.98.

50 freestyle- 1. Ryan Scherer (W), 24.60; 2. Seth Hutchison (W), 24.68; 3. Christian Suarez (W), 25.69.

Diving- 1. Tony Schweinhagen (W), 195.23.

100 butterfly- 1. Mac Warncke (W), 1:05.97; 3. Cam Sauber (W), 1:38.27.

100 freestyle- 1. Nicholas Dilworth (W), 52.29; 2. Christian Suarez (W), 56.27; 3. Seth Hutchison (W), 56.49.

500 freestyle- 1. Austin Schuette (W), 5:11.20; 2. Ryan Scherer (W), 5:24.60; 3. Kyle Vernot (W), 5:52.18.

200 freestyle relay- 1. Wauseon (Aaron Beck, Mac Warncke, Seth Hutchison, Austin Schuette), 1:42.72; 2. Wauseon (Caleb Blanchong, Kyle Vernot, Lukas Blanchong, Nicholas Dilworth), 1:44.21.

100 backstroke- 2. Aaron Beck (W), 1:20.50; 3. Justin Freestone (W), 1:27.62.

100 breaststroke- 1. Caleb Blanchong (W), 1:15.89; 2. Lucas Blanchong (W), 1:18.51; 3. Michael Cheezan (W), 1:26.48.

400 freestyle relay- 1. Wauseon (Aaron Beck, Zach Fink, Lukas Dominique, Austin Schuette), 4:00.06; 2. Wauseon (Michael Cheezan, Christian Suarez, Seth Hutchison, Ryan Scherer), 4:01.15.

Girls events

200 medley relay- 1. Wauseon, 2:05.51; 2. Wauseon (Audrey Thacker, Harley Serres, Mikayla Russell, Brianna Coger), 2:37.25.

200 freestyle- 1. Kasey Darnell (W), 2:05.86; 2. Kate Precht (W), 2:17.64; 3. Audrey Thacker (W), 2:34.17.

200 IM- 1. Sydney Darnell (W), 2:17.58; 2. Alexys Carteaux (W), 2:29.37.

50 freestyle- 1. McKenzie Darnell (W), 25.85; 2. Mim Beck (W), 27.31; 3. Amanda Stutzman (W), 27.70.

Diving- 1. Patience Bachman (W), 179.40; 2. Alexys Carteaux (W), 159.60; 3. Amanda Stutzman (W), 144.98.

100 butterfly- 1. Sydney Darnell (W), 1:01.94.

100 freestyle- 1. McKenzie Darnell (W), 56.27; 2. Mim Beck (W), 1:00.59.

500 freestyle- 1. Kasey Darnell (W), 5:32.20; 2. Alexis Meyer (W), 5:48.66; 3. Kate Precht (W), 6:10.23.

200 freestyle relay- 1. Wauseon (Brianna Coger, Kate Precht, Alexys Carteaux), 1:59.19; 2. Wauseon (Harley Serres, Mikayla Russell, Amanda Stutzman, Kasey Darnell), 1:59.43.

100 backstroke- 1. Mikayla Russell (W), 1:24.82.

100 breaststroke- 1. Sydney Baynes (W), 1:29.03; 2. Harley Serres (W), 1:30.71.

400 freestyle relay- 1. Wauseon (Brianna Coger, Audrey Thacker, Amanda Stutzman, Kasey Darnell), 4:40.79; 2. Wauseon (Harley Serres, Kate Precht, McKenzie Darnell, Alexis Meyer), 4:41.21.

Wauseon’s Kasey Darnell swims in the 200 yard freestyle during a home dual against Ayersville on Tuesday. Darnell won the event with a time of 2:05.86.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/02/web1_KDarnell-200-free.jpgWauseon’s Kasey Darnell swims in the 200 yard freestyle during a home dual against Ayersville on Tuesday. Darnell won the event with a time of 2:05.86. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Patience Bachman does a dive in Tuesday’s meet against Ayersville. She placed first in the event.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/02/web1_Bachman-dives.jpgPatience Bachman does a dive in Tuesday’s meet against Ayersville. She placed first in the event. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Austin Schuette of Wauseon in action in the boys 500 yard freestyle. He recorded a time of 5:11.20 to win the event.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/02/web1_Schuette-500-free.jpgAustin Schuette of Wauseon in action in the boys 500 yard freestyle. He recorded a time of 5:11.20 to win the event. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Caleb Blanchong wins the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:15.89.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/02/web1_Blanchong-does-breaststroke.jpgCaleb Blanchong wins the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:15.89. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

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