Van Wert junior Bri Bebout swimming the 100-yard freestyle over the weekend. Bebout finihsed 24th in the 100 yard free style on Saturday. (Van Wert High School)
Van Wert junior Bri Bebout swimming the 100-yard freestyle over the weekend. Bebout finihsed 24th in the 100 yard free style on Saturday. (Van Wert High School)
WAPAKONETA — The Cougar swim team traveled to Wapakoneta for the annual Wapak/Celina Lions invitational involving 13 teams, including eight WBL schools. The boys took seventh place, while the girls finished eighth. Lima Shawnee took first place for the boys and Ottawa-Glandorf as the girls champion, with Ottawa-Glandorf taking runner-up for the boys and Shawnee taking runner-up in the girls events.

The next meet for the Cougars will be a double-dual meet, January 10th, against Ottawa-Glandorf and Saint Marys, at the Putnam County YMCA.

Girls Results (all distances in yards)

200 Medley Relay: 11th (2:17.51 – Katie McVaigh, Noelle Heffner, Jamie Burenga, Bri Bebout)

200 Freestyle: 5th (2:18.23 – Jamie Burenga), 12th (2:28.66 – Noelle Heffner)

50 Freestyle: 34th (31.57 –Becky Rigdon), 37th (31.96 – Rachel Spath), 38th (31.99 – Bri Bebout), 39th (32.17 – Olivia Kline), 47th (33.38 – Allie Etter), 60th (35.53 – Lydia Francis)

100 Freestyle: 24th (1:09.20 –Bri Bebout), 31st (1:13.08 – Rachel Spath), 32nd (1:13.37 – Becky Rigdon), 37th (1:15.41 – Allie Etter), 39th (1:16.38 – Olivia Kline), 49th (1:22.16 – Lydia Francis)

500 freestyle: 4th (6:18.55 – Jamie Burenga), 11th (6:43.89 – Noelle Heffner)

200 Freestyle Relay: 11th (2:01.84 –Katie McVaigh, Jamie Burenga, Noelle Heffner, Bri Bebout)

400 Freestyle Relay: 8th (4:56.86 –Katie McVaigh, Allie Etter, Rachel Spath, Becky Rigdon)

Boys Results (all distances in yards)

200 Medley Relay: 7th (2:02.07 –Ian Rex, Noah Arend, Holden Reichert, Gage Wannemacher)

200 Freestyle: 6th (2:14.12 – Ian Rex), 12th (2:28.88 – Octavius Tucker)

200 Individual Medley: 6th (2:27.35 – Noah Arend)

50 Freestyle: 4th (24.64 –Holden Reichert), 25th (29.15 – Gage Wannemacher), 32nd (30.08 – Sam Price), 33rd (30.71 – James Hagaman)

500 Freestyle: 7th (6:08.85– Ian Rex), 12th (6:45.50 – Octavius Tucker)

200 Freestyle Relay: 7th (1:47.52 – Holden Reichert, Noah Arend, Ian Rex, Gage Wannemacher)

100 Breaststroke: 12th (1:16.17 –Noah Arend), 17th (1:23.56 – Gage Wannemacher)