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December 17, 2012

Bulldog swimmers finish eighth at Mercer Invite

IOWA CITY — The Ottumwa boys swimming team picked up six top-ten finishes, scored in seven of 11 events and finished eighth in their first invitational meet of the season. The Bulldogs scored 108 points on Saturday at Iowa City High’s Mercer Invitational

Ottumwa had a successful day in the relay races. The Bulldogs qualified for the finals of all three relays, finishing seventh in both the 200 medley in 1:15.94 and 200 free relay in a time of 1:42.89.

Grant Gullion and Michael Etnyre each had top ten individual swims and were part of the successful relay teams for the Bulldogs. Gullion swam in all three relays, including the eighth-place finishing 400 free relay team, while also finishing seventh in a time of 58.56 seconds in the 100 butterfly.

Etnyre swam in the 200 medley and free relays while also finishing eighth in the 50 freestyle in 23.93 seconds. The Ottumwa senior also finished 10th in 52.97 seconds in the 100 freestyle.

Johnston won the Mercer Invite with 414 points, besting Bettendorf by 92. Justin Winnett led the way for the Dragons, swimming to victories in the 200 individual medley (1:59.9) and 100 breaststroke (1:00.36) while also participating in winning 200 medley and free relays victories.

Ottumwa will be back in the pool for a busy week on the road prior to the holiday break. At 1-1-1 on the season, the Bulldogs will compete in Burlington against Galesburg, Illinois and the Greyhounds in a double dual before returning to CIML Metro competition Thursday at Des Moines East after swimming to a conference-opening tie against Des Moines Lincoln last week at The Beach.

The Mercer Invitational

12/15/12

Team Scores — 1. Johnston 414, 2. Bettendorf 322, 3. Ankeny 279, 4. Iowa City West 264, 5. Iowa City High 222, 6. Cedar Falls 192, 7. Pleasant Valley 147, 8. Ottumwa 108.

Results

200 Medley Relay — 1. Johnston (Tyler Cracraft, Justin Winnett, Reed Molander, Cody Carlson) 1:38.87, 7. Ottumwa (Adam Mueller, Alex Christensen, Grant Gullion, Michael Etnyre) 1:15.94.

200 Freestyle — 1. Aidan Keen (Iowa City West) 1:43.93, 19. Michael Wagner (Ottumwa) 2:18.7, 20. Trent Taglauer (O) 2:23.77, 21. Jack Langland (O) 2:29.78.

200 Individual Medley — 1. Winnett (J) 1:59.9, 15. Logan Angstead (O) 2:27.05, 18. Caleb Copple (O) 2:29.18, 20. Alex Christensen (O) 2:37.72.

50 Freestyle — 1. Mark McGlaughlin (ICW) 21.67, 8. Etnyre (O) 23.93, T17. Riley Hammel (O) 25.45.

100 Butterfly — 1. Molander (J) 54.48, 7. Gullion (O) 58.56, 21. Shane Riley (O) 1:12.48.

100 Freestyle — 1. Cracraft (J) 48.02, 10. Etnyre (O) 52.97, 15. Hammel (O) 56.04, 23. Nathan Burkman (O) 1:03.91.

500 Freestyle — 1. Keen (ICW) 4:44.72, 19. Wagner (O) 6:17.62, 20. Taglauer (O) 6:32.55, 21. Nathan Maughan (O) 7:11.11.

200 Free Relay — 1. Johnston (Carlson, Tyson Wieland, Winnett, Cracraft) 1:29.55, 7. Ottumwa (Mueller, Gullion, Hammel, Etnyre) 1:42.89.

100 Backstroke — 1. McGlaughlin (ICW) 52.99, 14. Copple (O) 1:03.83, 16. Mueller (O) 1:05.19, 21. Angstead (O) 1:10.92.

100 Breaststroke — 1. Winnett (J) 1:00.36, 19. Christensen (O) 1:15.32, 20. Nick Moreland (O) 1:20.5, 23. Langland (O) 1:27.55.

400 Free Relay — 1. Iowa City West (Keen, Zach Hingtgen, Carson Miller, McGlaughlin) 3:21.46, 8. Ottumwa (Gullion, Burkman, Riley, Mueller) 4:00.71.

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