Perkins, Port Clinton pick up automatic berths for state meet

UPDATED 4:15 p.m. SATURDAY The top two placers in each event or relay earned automatic berths at the Division II district championships, with the Pirates - whose girls won the district title - advancing 10 swimmers from the Bowling Green district.
AnthonyMoujaes
Feb 18, 2012

UPDATED 4:15 p.m. SATURDAY The top two placers in each event or relay earned automatic berths at the Division II district championships, with the Pirates — whose girls won the district title — advancing 10 swimmers from the Bowling Green district.

Port Clinton picked up two automatic spots.

Remaining at-large spots — 16 in each event — are chosen based on the best times from all four district meets, and will be announced Sunday afternoon.

Swimmers from the Div. II district championships who placed first or second to earn automatic berths for the state championships were:

Perkins
Kimberly Anglin, second in the 500 freestyle (5:10.17) and 100 backstroke (1:00.22).
Darcy Schild, second in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.33).
Anglin, Schild, Anna Tanaka and Sadie Ahlers, first in the 200 medley relay (1:52.16).
Jillian Chapman, Anglin, Beth Gyurke and Schild, second in the 400 freestyle relay (3:37.82).
Sean Mulvin, second in the 100 freestyle (48.26).
Kevin Bressler, first in the 500 freestyle (4:46.67) and 100 breaststroke (58.99).
Michael Kessler, second in the 100 butterfly (52.32),
Kessler, Mulvin, Drew Biro and Bressler, first in the 200 medley relay (1:39.43) and second in the
400 freestyle relay (3:16.80).

Port Clinton
MacKenzie Stewart, first in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.84) and 200 IM (2:08.58).
Cheyenne Meek, second in the 50 freestyle (24.08)

Pirates by a point Perkins had 300 points in the girls meet and Napoleon 299 to win the district championship. The Port Clinton girls were third with 244 points.

The Perkins boys were third, two spots behind Napoleon. Full Division II standings are available here.