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Women of Troy take seventh at state swimming and diving meet

Thomas, Zhu earn second-place finishes

North Liberty Leader
MARSHALLTOWN– The fastest high school swimmers in the state met Friday, Nov. 8, and Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Marshalltown YMCA/YWCA pool for the 2013 girls state swimming and diving meet.
Ames High School won the meet with 302 team points while the Iowa City West High Women of Troy placed seventh with 111. City High placed 21st with 28 points.
Individually Jacintha Thomas took second in Friday’s diving competition with a score of 513.15, good for 17 points. Ames’ Maggie James won the event with a score of 532.05. Lilian Zhu finished second in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.27 seconds, which beat her seedtime of 58.64 seconds. Sara Bentley of Ames won that event in 56.70 seconds.
Results:
1-meter diving: 2, Jacintha Thomas, IC West, 513.15, 17. 6, Alex Aaberg, 432.30, 13. 28, Becca Hilmer, 156.05.
200-yard medley relay: 12, IC West (Lilian Zhu, Erica Hsu, Sarah Ritchie, Eveline Dowling), 1:51.69, 10.
200-yard freestyle: 18, Jasmine Roghair, 1:58.91.
200-yard IM: 8, E. Hsu, 2:11.51, 11. 11, S. Ritchie, 2:14.45, 6.
100-yard butterfly: 18, S. Ritchie, 1:02.00.
100-yard freestyle: 10, L. Zhu, 53.32, 7.
500-yard freestyle: 7, E. Hsu, 5:10.36, 12. 13, J. Roghair, 5:18.06, 4. 17, Natalie Shoultz, 5:24.16.
200-yard freestyle relay: 23, IC West (Alison Hsu, Tory Rose, J. Roghair, E. Dowling), 1:43.87.
100-yard backstroke: 2, L. Zhu, 57.27, 17.
400-yard freestyle relay: 10, IC West (E. Hsu, S. Ritchie, J. Roghair, L. Zhu), 3:39.62, 14.
Team Rankings: 1, Ames, 302. 2, Pleasant Valley, 249. 3, Valley, West Des Moines, 182. 4, Cedar Falls, 177. 5, Lewis Central, 166. 6, Bettendorf, 138. 7, Iowa City West, 111. 8, Waukee, 107. 9, Dubuque Senior, 91. 10, Johnston, 89.