Swimmers Head To State

Singler District Champion, Leads Pirate Swimmers To State
Posted on 02/22/2021
The PHS Pirates on Friday, February 19, competed at BGSU in the Northwest District Championships.

On the girl’s side, Ella Crabtree led the Pirates with a best time in the 100 Backstroke and an 11th place finish. She added a 14th place finish in the 200 IM. She teamed up with Emma Lynch, Abby Keller, and Emily Mitchel in the 200 Free Relay to finish 12th overall. Lynch, Mitchel, Crabtree, and Elly Birmingham also finished 12th in the 400 Free Relay.

The Medley Relay of Olivia Ebert, Angie Leckrone, Lauren Visci, and Abby Keller finished 23rd overall. Elly Birmingham PR’ed in the 200 Free and 500 Free. Emma Lynch finished with a best time in the 100 Free and Abby Keller swam a best time in the 200 Freestyle, beating her previous best by almost 4 seconds.

Congratulations Pirates on a Great Meet and Season!

On the Boy’s side, Collin Singler was the District Champion in the 100 Butterfly and the 200 IM, breaking his previous district record in the 200 IM. Jager Ninke was right next to Singler in 100 Butterfly taking 2nd place and finished 3rd in the 50 Free.

Both Singler and Ninke qualified for this week’s state meet in their 2 individual events.

Singler and Ninke teamed up with Evan Terry and Nelson Collins to take 3rd place in the 200 Freestyle Relay, also qualifying for State with the 8th seed.

The 400 Freestyle Relay team of Ninke, Collins, Singler, and Jaron Ninke finished 5th and punched their ticket to the state meet, seeded 12th.

In the 100 Breaststroke, Nic Fresch medaled with an 8th place finish and his lifetime best of 1:01.86. Nic swam the Breaststroke leg of the 9th Place 200 Medley Relay Team, with Jaron Ninke, Evan Terry, and Luke Savage. Jake Savage had a best time in the 200 IM by over 4 seconds, and Wyatt Dulaney lowered his personal best in the 100 Backstroke.

Congratulations Boys on a great meet and good luck this week to our State Qualifiers.

Joining the Boys at the state meet, Alyson West will be swimming in 2 Para Events, the 100 Backstroke and the 50 Free. She is seeded 5th in both events. Alyson was the Northwest District Champion last year in the 50 Freestyle. Good Luck Alyson!

Results:
Birmingham, Elly
200 Fr - 15th - 2:09.52 PR
500 Fr - 14th - 5:46.87 PR
400 Fr Relay - 12th - 59.41 PR
Crabtree, Ella
100 Back - 11th - 1:03.95 PR
200 IM - 14th - 2:24.02
200 Fr Relay - 12th - 26.79 PR
400 Fr Relay - 12th - 59.38
Ebert, Olivia
100 Back - 29th - 1:10.44
200 Medley Relay - 23rd - 32.52
Keller, Abby
200 Fr - 23rd - 2:11.51 PR
200 Medley Relay - 23rd - 26.07(FR)
200 Fr Relay - 12th - 26.18
Leckrone, Angie
200 Medley Relay - 23rd - 42.05 (BR)
Lynch, Emma
50 Fr - 25th - 26.31
100 Fr - 25th - 58.49 PR
200 Fr Relay - 12th - 26.39
400 Fr Relay - 12th - 59.70
Mitchel, Emily
50 Fr - 29th - 26.71
100 Fr - 28th - 59.60
200 Fr Relay - 12th - 26.67
400 Fr Relay - 12th - 59.93
Schnittker, Kennedy
Diving - 27th
Visci, Lauren
200 Medley Relay - 23rd - 31.07 PR (Fly)
Collins, Jacob
200 Fr - 32nd - 2:05.22
Collins, Nelson
100 Fr - 18th - 50.40 SB
100 Back - 17th - 59.18 PR
200 Fr Relay - 3rd - 22.84 SB STATE QUALIFIER (8th)
400 Fr Relay - 5th - 51.06 STATE QUALIFIER (12th)
Davis, Max
Diving - 19th
Dulaney, Wyatt
100 Back - 21st - 59.81 PR
Fresch, Nic
100 Breaststroke - 8th - 1:01.86 PR
200 Medley Relay - 9th - 28.07 SB (BR)
Ninke, Jager
50 Fr - 3rd - 22.01 PR STATE QUALIFIER (10th)
100 Fly - 2nd - 50.37 PR STATE QUALIFIER (5th)
200 Fr Relay - 3rd - 22.21 STATE QUALIFIER (8th)
400 Fr Relay - 5th - 48.91 PR STATE QUALIFIER (12th)
Ninke, Jaron
100 Fr - 15th - 50.02 PR
100 Back - 13th - 58.17 PR
200 Medley Relay - 9th - 25.99 PR (BK)
400 Fr Relay - 5th - 50.85 STATE QUALIFIER (12th)
Savage, Jake
200 IM - 29th - 2:18.24 PR
Diving - 17th
Singler, Collin
200 IM - 1st - 1:53.41 PR NW DISTRICT RECORD STATE QUALIFIER (3rd)
100 Fly - 1st - 50.19 - PR STATE QUALIFIER (3rd)
200 Fr Relay - 3rd - 21.46 PR STATE QUALIFIER (8th)
400 Fr Relay - 5th - 47.53 PR STATE QUALIFIER (12th)
Skavnak, Luke
200 IM - 21st - 2:14.83
100 Breaststroke - 27th - 1:07.43
200 Medley Relay - 9th - 23.88 (FR)
Terry, Evan
50 Fr - 24th - 23.46 PR
100 Fly - 10th - 54.35 PR
200 Medley Relay - 9th - 23.62 PR (Fly)
200 Fr Relay - 3rd - 23.03 SB STATE QUALIFIER (8th)

PR: Personal Record
SB: Season Best