Swimming & Diving: Douglas swimmers split with Reed

Stocked with their full roster, small as it might be, the Douglas High boys' swim team picked up its first win of the season, 113-100 over Reed Saturday.


The Tigers, who have only eight swimmers on their roster and only had two competing in a season-opening loss to Lowry, were strong throughout their lineup, winning every event of the meet, with the exception of the 200 IM where Shawn Stubnar took second and the 100 breaststroke where Ryan Dykes took third.


The 200 medley relay team of Eric VanBuege, Marco Hyman, Colby Cain and Dykes took first with a 2:00.4, the 200 free relay team of Taylor Brockway, Dykes, Stubnar and Cain won with a time of 1:47.38 and the 400 free relay team of Hyman, Stubnar, Vanbuege and Brockway took first with a time of 3:54.90.


Brockway won the 200 free, Eddie Kollar won the diving competition, VanBuege won the 100 back and Hyman won the 100 fly.


Cain and Kollar took first and fourth in the 50 free, Brockway and Cain took first and second in the 100 free and VanBuege and Stubnar took first and second in the 500 free to round out the Tigers' scoring.


The girls' team had a tougher afternoon, narrowly losing their first league dual meet since 2006 139-133 Reed.


Highlights included a 1-through-4 sweep ov the 100 breaststroke by Haley VonSchottenstein, Virginia Evans, Paula Sigala and Sarah Tigh and a win in the 200 free relay from the team of Sara Sigala, Paula Sigala, Evans and Marisa Bertolone.


Paula Sigala won the 200 free in 2:14.90, followed by sister Sara Sigala in second at 2:27.56.


Samantha Phillips won the diving competion, VonSchottenstein and Anna Jackson went first and second in the 100 fly and Sarah Koontz won the 500 free with Rebecca Chappell taking fourth in the event.


The team of Koontz, Evans, VonSchottenstein and Molly Lahlum took second in the 200 medley relay, the Sigalas, Koontz and VonSchottenstein took second in the 400 free relay and Chappell, Jackson, Tigh and Lahlum took third in the same event.


Jackson, Tigh, Sarah Allen and Brittany Spohn took fourth in the 200 free relay.


Koontz, Chappell and Bertolone swept third through fifth in order in the 200 IM, Evans took fourth in the 50 free, Lahlum and Allen took fourth and fifth in the 100 free and Sara Sigala took third in the 100 backstroke.

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