St. A Posts Two Firsts at Swimming Sectional, EHS Swimmers Compete

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Published on February 23 2014 3:47 am
Last Updated on February 25 2014 1:17 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

St. Anthony High School claimed two first place finishes Saturday at the Sectional Swimming and Diving Meet at Champaign Centennial High School.

Peter Keller, a junior, won the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 4:52.87. Keller also tied for second in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:49.47

Luke Thompson, a freshman, won the 100 yard backstroke with a time of :56.52.  Thompson also claimed second place in the 200 yard IM in 2:04.25.

St. Anthony finished with a team total of 57.5 points, good for eighth place.

Effingham finished 14th at the sectional with 25 points. Effingham's Tyler Homann claimed fourth place in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:05.87. Hormann took fifth in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:57.51.

Effingham's Holden Arthur finished 10th in the 100 yard butterfly with a time of 1:05.85 and 16th in the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 26.17. Trent Pearcy took 16th in the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:24.32 and 26th in the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 29.11.