Margaretta's Tyler Beekman sets new school diving record

Tyler Beekman set a new Margaretta record for six dives with a score of 236.80, and the Polar Bears cruised in their meet Saturday morning against Lorain, Caledonia River Valley and Marion Pleasant
Fandy.com Staff
Jan 9, 2011

Tyler Beekman set a new Margaretta record for six dives with a score of 236.80, and the Polar Bears cruised in their meet Saturday morning against Lorain, Caledonia River Valley and Marion Pleasant.

Beekman's new mark broke the old record of 223.89, set by Randy Nemitz in 1976.

Beekman was a state qualifer in diving a year ago.

The Polar Bears won 22 of the 24 events, with the girls sweeping their races and winning all 12.

Shelby Mapus, Christy Miller, Sydney Craig and Amanda Carroll combined to win the 200 medley relay in 2 minutes, 10.84 seconds, and the 200 freestyle (Ashley Traczek, Carroll, Patten, Craig) won in 1:50.88. The 400 freestyle relay (Patten, Halle Rice, Mapus, Traczek) won in 4:17.48.

Patten won the 200 freestyle (2:13.74) and 500 freestyle (5:58.95), Mapus won the 200 IM (2:36.10) and 100 backstroke (1:12.06), and Craig was first in the 50 (26.38) and 100 butterfly (1:07.63).

Carrol won the 100 freestyle (1:02.03) and Miller won the 100 breaststroke (1:19.79).

Jessica Paule won the girls diving competition, scoring a 156.45.

The Margaretta boys also won all three relays, with Drew Balduff, Dalton Sullivan, Beekman and Chris Stratton pairing for a 1:59.99 in the 200 medley relay. In the 200 freestyle relay, Cameron Swartz, Zach Bruan, Trent Balduff and Joe Orshoski were first in 1:45.46. The 400 freestyle relay (Jacob Stierhoff, Drew Balduff, Stratton, and Trent Balduff) won in 3:49.09.

Orshoski won the 200 freestyle (2:04.69) and 500 freestyle (5:52.71), Trent Balduff placed first in the 50 (25.10) and 100 (57.55), and Dalton Sullivan won the 200 IM (2:30.29) and 100 breaststroke (1:14.29).

 

Pirates first, third at Oak Harbor

Having swam against and beaten Toledo Notre Dame Academy on Thursday, Perkins topped the Toledo private school again on Saturday at the first Oak Harbor Invite, scoring a 386-336 win.

The Perkins girls won the 200 medley relay in 1:55.88, the 200 freestyle relay (1:41.74) and the 400 freestyle relay (3:44.97).

Gyurke was first in the 200 IM (2:10.39) and 100 freestyle (54.04), Camille Cremean won the 100 butterfly (1:03.34), Kimberly Anglin topped the field in the 500 (5:22.69) and 100 backstroke (1:02.77).

For the Perkins boys, sophomore Kevin Bressler won the 200 freestyle (1:50.07) and 100 breaststroke (1:02.29.