Tigers swimmers split with Hug | RecordCourier.com

Tigers swimmers split with Hug

by Chuck Smock

The Douglas girls won seven individual titles and two relays to beat Hug High, 89-72, on Saturday in a Sierra League swim meet at Northwest Pool in Reno.

Charlene Rigdon and Ellen Lillegard each won two races and teamed with Sarah Lillegard and Konnie Seamons to win the 400 freestyle relay.

Rigdon led a one-two-three Douglas sweep in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1 minute, 17.70 seconds. Sarah Lillegard was second and Betsy Carlson finished third.

Rigdon also won the 500 freestyle in 5:43.60. Seamons finished second in the 500 free.

Ellen Lillegard won the 100 backstroke (1:16.35) and the 200 freestyle (2:17.41).

Sarah Lillegard won the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:28.94. She teamed with Carlson, Seamons and Rigdon to win the 200 medley relay.

Cassie Patterson finished first in the 50 freestyle, while teammates Heather Rowe was fifth and Julie Jones finished sixth.

Seamons won the 100 butterfly by more than 30 seconds. She finished with a time of 1:11.19.

Carlson also had a second-place finish in the 200 free. Erin Wilson was sixth in the same race.

Patterson was second in the 100 freestyle and Martina Oxoby finished third. Jones was sixth in the 100 free.

Oxoby finished second behind Ellen Lillegard in the 100 backstroke, Erin Wilson was sixth.

The Hug boys managed a 83-65 win over the Douglas Tigers.

Dan Canale, Peter Keegan and Scott Cronk each won two individual races for Douglas.

Canale won the 100 butterfly (1:07.32) and the 200 individual medley (2:29.41).

Keegan finished first in the 200 freestyle (2:00.28) and the 100 free (51.63).

Cronk won the 500 freestyle (5:57.69) and the 100 breaststroke (1:17.24).

The Douglas boys also won the 200 medley relay and the 200 freestyle relay.

Rene Grundmann finished first in the 50 freestyle (28.25), with teammates Cliff Cassell (third) and Jason Bullard (fifth) close behind.

Cassell was also third in the 100 breaststroke.

The Tigers will meet Lowry in another Sierra League dual meet on Saturday at Northwest Pool in Reno.