West girls swim to second place at MVC conference meet
IOWA CITY– The Cedar Falls girls varsity swim team won the conference meet held Thursday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Mercer Park Aquatic Center in Iowa City with 396 points. The West High Women of Troy were the conference runner-ups with 388.50.
Jacintha Thomas won the 1-meter diving event with a score of 481.35, good for 20 points, while Lilian Zhu won the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:00.59, also good for 20 team points.
Ryan York of Cedar Rapids Jefferson was named the Mississippi Division Coach of the Year while Dubuque Senior’s Molly Lembezeder was the divisional Athlete of the Year.
1-meter diving– 1, Jacintha Thomas, ICW, 481.35, 20. 3, Alex Aaberg, ICW, 402.40, 16.
200-yard medley relay– 3, ICW “A” (Lilian Zhu, Erica Hsu, Sarah Ritchie, Eveline Dowling), 1:55.78, 32.
200-yard IM– 3, E. Hsu, ICW, 2:14.03, 16. 100-yard butterfly– 3, L. Zhu, ICW, 1:01.28, 16.
500-yard freestyle– 3, N. Shoultz, ICW, 5:28.44, 16.
100-yard backstroke– 1, L. Zhu, ICW, 1:00.59, 20. 400-yard freestyle relay– 3, ICW “A” (E. Hsu, Ritchie, J. Roghair, L. Zhu), 3:45.93, 32.
Team scores: 1,Cedar Falls, 396. 2, Iowa City West, 388.50. 3, Cedar Rapids Kennedy, 316.50.