CANTON – The Versailles High School girls swim team placed 17th at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division II state swim meet.
Prelims were held on Thursday and finals were held on Friday at C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton.
Sixty-two teams scored points at the meet. The top 20 team scores were as follows: 1st, Gates Mills Hawken, 318.5; 2nd, Cincinnati Mariemont, 194.5; 3rd, Columbus School for Girls, 180; 4th, Shaker Heights Hathaway Brown, 142; 5th, Cincinnati Indian Hill, 136; 6th, Dayton Oakwood, 101; 7th, Kettering Archbishop Alter, 70; 8th, Gahanna Columbus Academy, 66; 9th, Cincinnati Wyoming, 64; 10th, Dover, 61; 11th, Cincinnati Seven Hills, 60; 12th, Wauseon, 57; 13th, Cleves Taylor, 55; 14th, Gates Mills Gilmour Academy, 47; 15th, Middletown Bishop Fenwick, 41; 16th, Ottawa Glandorf, 40; 17th (tie), Versailles, 37; 17th (tie), Fairfield Cincinnati Christian, 37; 19th, Lexington, 32; and 20th, Bellbrook, 30.
Versailles’ Lexi Fliehman broke the school record in the 50 yard freestyle. The Versailles senior swam the event in 23.88 in the preliminary, breaking her own school record of 23.92 set on Feb. 27, 2015.
Preliminary results for the Versailles High School girls were as follows. The top 16 places qualified for finals.
200 yard medley relay: 13th, Abbey Marshal, Heather Albers, Ashlyn Cordonnier, Lexi Fliehman, 1:51.65
50 yard freestyle: 3rd, Lexi Fliehman, 23.88
100 yard freestyle: 10th, Lexi Fliehman, 53.20
200 yard freestyle relay: 5th, Ashlyn Cordonnier, Rachel Subler, Abbey Marshal, Lexi Fliehman, 1:39.65
100 yard breaststroke: 23rd, Abbey Marshal, 1:10.44
Final results for the Versailles High School girls were as follows. The top eight places received medals.
200 yard medley relay: 15th, Abbey Marshal, Heather Albers, Ashlyn Cordonnier, Lexi Fliehman, 1:52.61
50 yard freestyle: DQ, Lexi Fliehman, 24.36
100 yard freestyle: 12th, Lexi Fliehman, 53.63
200 yard freestyle relay: 5th, Ashlyn Cordonnier, Rachel Subler, Abbey Marshal, Lexi Fliehman, 1:39.45
Coach Penny Cromwell was named the 2016 OHSAA Division II Girls Swim Coach of the Year.
The team is coached by Penny Cromwell and Mark Travis. For more information about the swim team, visit its website at www.versailles.k12.oh.us, click on Athletics, click on Schedules and click on Swimming.