Avery Braunecker Advances To State


Published on November 12 2012 9:06 am
Last Updated on November 12 2012 9:06 am
Written by Millie Lange

CHAMPAIGN -- This past weekend, Effingham High School's Avery Braunecker, Claire Niebrugge and Olivia Webb competed in the Illinois High School Association Sectional Swim Meet in Champaign.

Braunecker placed first in both the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle. Braunecker won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 23.94. She claimed the 100-yard freestyle in 51.95. Braunecker will advance to the State Swim Meet this weekend in Evanston.

Niebrugge finished ninth in the 50-free with a personal best of 26.87. She also finished sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:14.78.

Webb finished the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 1:02.08 and also had a time of 1:17.82 in the 100-yard backstroke.

Champaign Central won the team championship with 230 points followed by Champaign Centennial 208, Danville 167, Urbana University High 155 and Urbana High 132.