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TC splits meets with Spencer County teams

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By Larry Goffinet

TELL CITY—Greg Clayton won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City past South Spencer 96-63 in boys swimming Wednesday.

Clayton won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:49.94 and the 200 free in 2:08.48.

He teamed with Jerry Ammon, Nick Bower and Trevor Nelson to win the 200 free relay in 1:45.50.

Clayton, Nelson, Bower and Justin Peter won the 400 free relay in 4:01.58.

Peter teamed with Jarrod Clayton, Austin Clayton and Ammon to win the 200 medley relay in 2:05.37.

Peter also won the 100 backstroke in 1:02.85 and placed second in the 100 butterfly in 1:05.62.

Bower won the 50 free in 25.16 seconds and Nelson placed second in 25.41.

Nelson won the 100 free in 56.43 and Bower placed second in 58.49.

Corey Burris placed second in the 200 free in 2:36.33 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:25.18.

Jarrod Clayton placed second in the 100 backstroke in 1:11.60 and Logan Bolin took second in diving with 153.95 points, just three-tenths of a point behind the winner.

Austin Clayton placed third in the 100 breast in 1:26.43.

Tell City won nine of 12 events in a meet at Heritage Hills Thursday but lost 91-79 because the Patriots had more depth. Swim meets score five places in each event.

Greg Clayton again won the 200 and 500 freestyles in 2:06.29 and 5:49.97, respectively.

Peter won the 100 fly in 1:06.81 and the 100 back in 1:03.00.

Bower won the 50 free in 24.35 and Nelson took the 100 free in 55.90.

Bolin won the diving with 24.30 points on just one dive. The diving was suspended after that because of a loose bolt in the board.

The Marksmen also won both freestyle relays.

Nelson, Bower, Ammon and Greg Clayton took the 200 free relay in 1:44.43.

Nelson, Bower, Greg Clayton and Peter won the 400 free relay in 3:52.13.

Marksmen placing second were Nelson in the 50 free in 25.62, Bower in the 100 free in 57.14, and Jarrod Clayton in the 100 back in 1:12.40.

Burris earned the Marksmen’s only third place with a 1:25.06 clocking in the 100 breast.

Tell City, 6-17, will host Evansville Central Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.