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PREP SWIMMING

Whitney varsity girls hold off Rocklin swimmers

Votova garners four gold
By: Joshua Gutierrez/Placer Herald Correspondent
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The Whitney High varsity girls swim team started and finished strong to overcome cross-town rival Rocklin 96-82 last Thursday.

Lauren Votova led the Wildcats with four first-place finishes. After winning the opening event of the afternoon as part of the 200-yard medley relay team, she swam away with the 200 freestyle to win by six seconds.

The swimmer’s biggest victory came in the 500 freestyle where she won by 22 seconds in a time of 5:17.82. She concluded her performance with a second team win in the 400 freestyle relay in concert with Haley Barker, Christina Daley and Jenna Daley. The four touched in 3:50.11.

Daley captured gold in the 50 freestyle. Her victory was the Wildcats’ fourth consecutive win in the varsity girls division.

Megan Green won the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:28.74.

Where the girls succeeded the Whitney boys struggled, as Rocklin captured top honors in varsity event. The ‘Cats were able to pick up two seconds in the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly.

Nick Vaillancourt was a second behind the 50 freestyle stopping the clock at 26.24 seconds. One event later, Dane Sherman finished second in the 100 butterfly splashing down at 1:06.73.

Dakato Loew had two third-place finishes in the 100 and 200 freestyle events. He also swam first leg of the 400 freestyle relay with Michael Ewing, Nolan Eger and Dane Sherman to place third.

Whitney High Swim Meet Results

Whitney Varsity Girls – 96 points

200 Medley Relay – Green, Votova, Loria, Daley (2:01.57, 1st)

200 Freestyle – Votova (2:04.08, 1st)

200 IM – Green (2:28.74, 1st)

50 Freestyle – Daley (26.52, 1st)

100 Butterfly – Barker (1:06.84, 2nd)

100 Freestyle – Loria (57:00, 2nd)

500 Freestyle – Votova (5:17.82, 1st)

200 Freestyle Relay – Miller, Nadeau, Green, Barker (1:42.07, 2nd)

100 Backstroke – Daley (1:08.44, 2nd)

100 Breaststroke – Loria ((1:10.47, 1st)

400 Freestyle Relay – Barker, Votova, Daley, Loria (3:50.11, 1st)

Whitney Varsity Boys – 41 points

200 Medley Relay – Loew, Savoji, Ewing, Kiefer (2:00.65, 4th)

200 Freestyle – Loew (2:06.10, 3rd)

200 IM – Kiefer (2:41.38, 4th)

50 Freestyle – Vaillancourt (26.24, 2nd)

100 Butterfly – Sherman (1:06.73, 2nd)

100 Freestyle – Loew (57.79, 3rd)

500 Freestyle – Vaillancourt (6:08.47, 3rd)

200 Freestyle Relay – Kiefer, Eger, Vaillancourt, Savoji (1:49.74, 3rd)

100 Backstroke – Moffit (1:24.38, 3rd)

100 Breaststroke – Savoji (1:29.95, 3rd)

400 Freestyle Relay – Loew, Ewing, Eger, Sherman (4:07.41, 3rd)

Whitney High Swim Meet Results

Whitney Varsity Girls – 96 points

200 Medley Relay – Green, Votova, Loria, Daley (2:01.57, 1st)

200 Freestyle – Votova (2:04.08, 1st)

200 IM – Green (2:28.74, 1st)

50 Freestyle – Daley (26.52, 1st)

100 Butterfly – Barker (1:06.84, 2nd)

100 Freestyle – Loria (57:00, 2nd)

500 Freestyle – Votova (5:17.82, 1st)

200 Freestyle Relay – Miller, Nadeau, Green, Barker (1:42.07, 2nd)

100 Backstroke – Daley (1:08.44, 2nd)

100 Breaststroke – Loria ((1:10.47, 1st)

400 Freestyle Relay – Barker, Votova, Daley, Loria (3:50.11, 1st)

Whitney Varsity Boys – 41 points

200 Medley Relay – Loew, Savoji, Ewing, Kiefer (2:00.65, 4th)

200 Freestyle – Loew (2:06.10, 3rd)

200 IM – Kiefer (2:41.38, 4th)

50 Freestyle – Vaillancourt (26.24, 2nd)

100 Butterfly – Sherman (1:06.73, 2nd)

100 Freestyle – Loew (57.79, 3rd)

500 Freestyle – Vaillancourt (6:08.47, 3rd)

200 Freestyle Relay – Kiefer, Eger, Vaillancourt, Savoji (1:49.74, 3rd)

100 Backstroke – Moffit (1:24.38, 3rd)

100 Breaststroke – Savoji (1:29.95, 3rd)

400 Freestyle Relay – Loew, Ewing, Eger, Sherman (4:07.41, 3rd)