Saline Shatters Records on Way to SEC Red Swim and Dive Championship

 11/05/2017 - 00:12
Saline senior Lizzy Spears swam the 100 butterfly in 55.41 seconds, set a new school record, pool record and SEC Red record.

Saline reclaimed the SEC Red title in record breaking fashion Saturday at Saline High School.

The Lady Hornets won the meet with 631 points. Huron was second with 467 points and Skyline was third with 437.5 points.

Saline won all three relays and six of the other eight swimming events.

Senior Lizzy Spears broke three SEC Red meet records, three Saline team records and three Saline High School pool records. Johanna Jorgenson set three new Saline High School team records and three pool records. Maddie Luther broke three pool records.

Below are the records that were beat Saturday at Saline High School.

New SEC Red Meet Records:

  • 200 medley relay team of Lizzy Spears, Emma Loveland, Emily Klemptner and Johanna Jorgenson, 1:43.99.
  • 200 IM, Lizzy Spears, 2:01.49.
  • 100 butterfly, Lizzy Spears, 55.41

New Saline High School Swim & Dive Records:

  • 200 medley relay team of Lizzy Spears, Emma Loveland, Emily Klemptner and Johanna Jorgenson, 1:43.99.
  • 50 freestyle, Johanna Jorgenson, 23:05
  • 200 IM, Lizzy Spears, 2:01.49.
  • 100 butterfly, Lizzy Spears, 55.41
  • 100 freestyle, Johanna Jorgenson, 50.30

New Saline High School Pool Records

  • 200 Freestyle, Maddie Luther, 1:48.8
  • 200 medley relay team of Lizzy Spears, Emma Loveland, Emily Klemptner and Johanna Jorgenson, 1:43.99.
  • 200 IM, Lizzy Spears, 2:01.49.
  • 50 freestyle, Johanna Jorgenson, 23:05
  • 100 butterfly, Lizzy Spears, 55.41
  • 100 freestyle, Johanna Jorgenson, 50.30
  • 500 freestyle, Maddie Luther, 4:54.11
  • 200 freestyle relay, Emily Klemptner, Emily Laing, Sydney Kermath and Maddie Luther, 1:37.96.

The Lady Hornets will take another crack at the Saline record books Nov. 17-18 when they compete in the state championship meet at Oakland University.

Tran Longmoore
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