At-large state swimming qualifiers announced

Sandusky went from one automatic state qualifier Saturday night to a total of eight early Sunday morning.
AnthonyMoujaes
Feb 24, 2012

Sandusky went from one automatic state qualifier Saturday night to a total of eight early Sunday morning.

Blue Streaks coach Tommy Patterson updated the program's Facebook page just before 1 a.m. Sunday morning with the news. It was official when the at-large berths were announced Sunday afternoon.

In all, there are six schools who will compete at the state swimming and diving championships — Sandusky, St. Mary CC, Perkins, Port Clinton, Oak Harbor and Norwalk. They send 17 individuals and nine relay entries to Canton.

Here they are, listed by division, school, event, and seed time. The ranking next to the time indicates where the time ranks among the 24 entries in the event (Times in bold were automatic qualifiers):

DIVISION I GIRLS
Sandusky (1 individual, 2 relays)
Taylor Vargo, Jr: 200 freestyle (No. 16, 1:54.45), 100 breaststroke (No. 12, 1:05.63)

400 freestyle relay (No. 23, 3:40.61) of Sarah Miller, Kerrigan Vargo, Mary Murray and T. Vargo

200 medley relay (No. 24, 1:51.44) of Miller, T. Vargo, K. Vargo, and Murray

Norwalk (1 individual)
Geena Freriks, Fr., 50 freestyle (No. 21, 24.40), 100 freestyle (No. 9, 52.14).

DIVISION II GIRLS
Perkins (4 individuals, 3 relays)
Rachael Mulvin, Sr: Diving (No. 17, 299.45)

Jillian Chapman, Jr: 50 freestyle (No. 9, 24.38), 100 freestyle (No. 16, 53.33)

Kimberly Anglin, Jr: 500 freestyle (No. 13, 5:10.17), 100 backstroke (No. 14, 1:00.22)

Darcy Schild, Fr.: 100 breaststroke (No. 10, 1:06.33)

200 freestyle relay (No. 14. 1:41.20) of Chapman, Sadie Ahlers, Beth Gyurke and Anna Tanaka

400 freestyle relay (No. 7, 3:37.82) of Chapman, Anglin, Gyurke and Schild

200 medley relay (No. 10, 1:52.16) of Anglin, Schild, Anna Tanaka and Sadie Ahlers

Port Clinton (3 individuals, 2 relays)
Cheyenne Meek: 50 freestyle (No. 6, 24.08), 100 freestyle (No. 8, 52.63)

MacKenzie Stewart: 100 breaststroke (No. 4, 1:04.84), 200 IM (No. 8, 2:08.58)

Gracey Stewart: 100 breaststroke (No. 20, 1:09.83)

400 freestyle relay (No. 14, 3:43.15) of Meek, Heather Keck, Mckenzie Stine and MacKenzie Stewart

200 medley relay (No. 13, 1:52.50) of Meek, M. Stewart, Allie Schroeder, Stine

DIVISION II BOYS
Sandusky (2 individuals, 1 relay)

Jack Stauffer, Jr: 100 backstroke (No. 22, 56.25), 200 IM (No. 17, 2:00.45)

Zach Waddington, Sr: 50 freestyle (No. 17, 22.22) 

200 medley relay (No. 13, 1:40.81) of Stauffer, Brock Cremean, Jeremy White and Waddington

St. Mary CC (1 diver)
Andy Boyd, So: Diving (No. 19, 317.95)

Perkins (3 individuals, 2 relays)
Kevin Bressler, Jr: 500 freestyle (No. 6, 4:46.67), 100 breaststroke (No. 3, 58.99)

Michael Kessler, Jr: 100 butterfly (No. 9, 52.32), 200 IM (No. 13, 1:59.48)

Sean Mulvin, Fr: 50 freestyle (No. 19, 22.29), 100 freestyle (No. 8, 28.46)

400 freestyle relay (No. 5, 3:16.80) of Kessler, Mulvin, Drew Biro and Bressler

200 medley relay (No. 7, 1:39.43) of Biro, Bressler, Kessler and Mulvin

Margaretta (1 individual)
Tyler Beekman, Sr: Diving (No. 11, 378.40)

Oak Harbor (1 individual)
Bryce Buderer, So: Diving (No. 24, 253.75)

The top two placers earned automatic berths at the district meets Friday and Saturday. The at-large berths come from the the top 16 times from the entire state.

The state finals are Wednesday-Saturday at CT Branin Natatorium in Canton.