Clark Cougar Sports


by on Jan.29, 2012, under Swimming and Diving

Cougars sink the competition

At the District 27-5A meet, Clark Cougar varsity swimmers garnered several honors. On the girls side, 2nd in the 200 yd. freestyle relay and 3rd place in the 200 medley relay went to the team of Coral Crouch, Lauren Cartee, Marielle Rominger, and Alexandra Green. Alexandra Green placed 4th in the 100 yd. freestyle and 5th in the 50 yd. Freestyle. Lauren Cartee took bronze in the 100 yd breaststroke. In the 400 yd. freestyle relay, the Cougars placed third with the team of Ashlyn Lewis, Rachel Deschner, Bailey Ratner, and Coral Crouch.

The boys won the 200 yd. freestyle relay (Joseph Jaime, Daniel Lee, Michael Macha, and Darren Sanchez) and placed 2nd in the 200 medley relay (Joseph Jaime, Daniel Lee, Michael Macha, and Mitch Jacobs). Michael Macha took 1st in the 100 yd. butterfly with Jesse Renteria placing 5th, Joseph Jaime placed 1st in the 100 yd. freestyle and 4th in the 200 yd. freestyle, and Daniel Lee took 3rd in the Men’s 200 yd. IM while Mitch Jacobs took 4th. Jacobs also placed 6th in the 500 yd. freestyle.

In the 100 yd. freestyle, Brad Ogden placed 5th, Alexander Peacock was 5th in the 1 meter diving competition, and Andreas Sanchez was 3rd in the 100 yd. backstroke. The Cougars went 1-2 in the 100 yd. breaststroke with Michael Macha earning gold and Daniel Lee taking silver. The boys team of Darren Sanchez, Brad Ogden, Christopher Sanders, and Mitch Jacobs took 4th in the 400 yd freestyle relay.

Overall, the boys team finished 2nd in District. Coach Tony Plummer was named Boys’ District Coach of the Year at the closing awards ceremony.
All of those who placed in the top six will move onto the Regional meet Feb. 10th and 11th at the Josh Davis pool (Blossom Complex).


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