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Women of Troy win Cougar Invite

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader

CEDAR RAPIDS– Iowa City West High’s varsity swimming and diving team won Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s 2017 Cougar Invitational Saturday, Sept. 23, at Kennedy High. The Women of Troy edged Pleasant Valley 492 to 484 while the host Cougars were third (374) and rival City High was fifth (228).
Aurora Roghair won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:55.42 and the 100-yard freestyle in 54.28 seconds while Lilly Ernst took the 100-yard butterfly in 59.37 seconds.
Ernst, Roghair, Melanie Housenga and Alleyna Thomas set a new meet record in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:41.00, topping the 1:41.21 mark set in 2008 by Cedar Falls. The foursome also set a new record in the 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:37.65, topping the 3:40.72 mark set in 2016 by Johnston High School.
West High travels to Loras College on Thursday, Sept. 28, to take on Dubuque Wahlert at 6 p.m. and hosts Dubuque Hempstead on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Coralville Recreation Center starting at 6 p.m.

Results as provided by Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School
1-meter diving: 6, Rachel Hoeft, 301.50. 8, Austyn Goodale, 287.35. 9, Breeyn Grypp, 281.95. Bella Trevitt, 101.65.
200-yard medley relay: 7, IC West “A” (Vivian Gibson, Jennifer Du, Silvia Tinelli, Izabel Houselog), 2:01.03. 10, IC West “B” (Anna Reese, Jenny Geng, Lexi Janik, Margaret Liu), 2:04.97.
200-yard freestyle: 1, Aurora Roghair, 1:55.42. 4, Alleyna Thomas, 2:01.02. 8, Kate Netolicky, 2:04.58. 12, Reese, 2:09.31.
200-yard IM: 3, Lilly Ernst, 2:14.69. 4, Melanie Housenga, 2:17.69. 6, Geng, 2:20.62. 10, Liu, 2:25.78.
50-yard freestyle: 9, Houselog, 27.16. 10, Tinelli, 27:59. 15, Mae Grahs, 28.19. 21, Audrey Wubbena, 28.65.
100-yard butterfly: 1, Ernst, 59.37. 5, Gibson, 1:05.10. 9, Tinelli, 1:06.47.13, Janik, 1:07.52.
100-yard freestyle: 1, Roghair, 54.28. 9, Du, 58.93. 11, Grahs, 59.72. 14, Houselog, 1:00.52.
500-yard freestyle: 2, Thomas, 5:20.75. 3, Housenga, 5:24.41. 9, Netolicky, 5:38.61.11. Liu, 5:46.66.
200-yard freestyle relay: 1, IC West “A” (Ernst, Roghair, Housenga, Thomas), 1:41.00 **New Meet Record**. 6, IC West “B” (Tinelli, Grahs, Du, Houselog), 1:48.14.
100-yard backstroke: 7, Gibson, 1:05.48. 14, Reese, 1:09.18. 17, Lauren Frank, 1:10.86. 22, Wubbena, 1:14.12.
100-yard breaststroke: 8, Janik, 1:15.74. 10, Du, 1:16.05.16, Nola Femino, 1:22.64.
400-yard freestyle relay: 1, IC West “A” (Housenga, Thomas, Ernst, Roghair), 3:37.65 **New Meet Record***. 5, IC West “B” (Netolicky, Grahs, Gibson, Reese), 3:52.63.
Team Rankings: 1, Iowa City West, 492. 2, Pleasant Valley, 484. 3, Cedar Rapids Kennedy, 374. 4, Johnston, 369. 5, Iowa City, City High, 228. 6, Decorah, 183. 7, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 171. 8, Williamsburg, 16.