Swimming: Galion Girls 4th at Tyger Championship Invite

MANSFIELD – Senior Troy Grubbs won two events to help the Galleon women’s swim team finish fourth in the team standings at the Tyger Championship Invite last Saturday at the Malabar Pool in Mansfield.

Grubbs won the 50-yard free and the 100-yard backstroke. His time in the 50-yard free was 25.31 seconds. She clocked 1: 02.03 en route to victory on the backstroke.

Junior Caitlyn Karnes placed third in the 100 butterfly yard with a time of 1: 10.88.

Junior Ally Staats was fourth in the 500-yard free, clocking 6: 11.42. She placed sixth in the 200-yard freestyle, hitting the wall in 2: 19.17.

Senior Adriana Zeger was fifth in the 100-yard freestyle, clocking 1: 01.13. Zeger was ninth in the 50-yard freestyle, clocking 28.26 seconds.

Grubbs, Staats, Zeger and junior Brooklyn O’Brien combined to finish second in the 200-meter freestyle relay race. Their time was 1: 50.06.

Grubbs, Zeger, Karnes and Staats teamed up to place third in the 400-yard freestyle event. Their time was 4: 02.02.

The Galleon boys team came in 10th place at the Tyger Championship Invite.

Junior Nathan Barre was fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke. He posted a time of 1: 15.95.

Junior Jaxon Oehler was sixth in the 500-yard free run. He clocked 6: 30.44 in that race.

Oehler then placed seventh in the 200-yard freestyle. He hit the wall in 2: 14.58.

Ontario won both team championships. The Warriors’ women’s team tallied 435 points to overtake Shelby for the tag team title. The Whippets were second with 376 points. Colonel Crawford was third with 308 points and Galion recorded 231 points to grab fourth place.

On the boys’ side, Ontario edged Colonel Crawford 440-423 to take the first place trophy. Willard was third with 185 points. Host Mansfield Senior finished in fourth place with 183 points. Galion scored 70 points to take 10th place.

Next up for Galion is a double home game Wednesday against Mid Ohio Athletic Conference nemesis Marion Harding. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. at the Galion YMCA Community Center.

Invitation to the Tyger Championship

Girls team results

1. Ontario 435

2. Shelby 376

3. Colonel Crawford 308

4. Galleon 231

5. Mont Vernon 192

6. Madison 159

7. Willard 157

8. Marion Harding 136

9. Mansfield Senior 128

10. River Valley 42

11. Ashland 31

11. Crestview 31

Boys’ team results

1. Ontario 440

2. Colonel Crawford 423

3. Willard 185

4. Mansfield Senior 183

5. Crestview 181

6. Shelby 177

7. Mount Vernon 157

8. Madison 137

9. Marion Harding 132.5

10. Galleon 70

11. River valley 61.5

12. Hillsdale 33

13. Lexington 25

14. Ashland 17