Lady Vike swimmers dispatch Tipp Valley

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity swim team dispatched visiting Tippecanoe Valley, 100-58, on Thursday, Jan. 9.

The Lady Vikings, 6-4, had four swimmers win two events apiece. Senior Allie Aschliman topped the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard butterfly, clocking in at 2:31.62 and 1:06.00, respectively. Senior Laney Shaw took the 50 and 100-yard freestyles, winning the shorter race in :28.31 and the longer one in 1:01.86. Freshman Mya MacAleese was victorious in the 500-yard freestyle, clocking in at 6:25.39, and the 100-yard breaststroke, stopping the timer in 1:18.67. Senior Alyssa Brinkman triumphed in the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke, swimming the freestyle in 2:32.20 and the backstroke in 1:15.24.

Brinkman, MacAleese, Shaw and Aschliman teamed up to win the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay. The quartet took the medley relay in 2:10.41 and the freestyle relay in 4:31.67.

The Lady Vikings also won the 200-yard freestyle relay. A squad consisting of freshman Jacee Dammeier, senior Alayna Stroup, senior Brenna Mason and junior Bekah Brunner posted a time of 2:12.08. Huntington North also scored third-place points in the race, with the foursome of juniors Kaylee Levy, Mandi Lippe, Victoria Damsleth-Aalrud and Brunner taking bronze in 2:39.00.

Individually, Damsleth-Aalrud was runner-up in the 50 freestyle, touching the wall in :31.12. She also placed third in the 100 breaststroke, stopping the timer in 1:30.82.

Dammeier put forth a silver effort in the 100 freestyle, stopping the timer in 1:05.98.

Brunner claimed third in the 200 IM and 100 butterfly. She swam the IM in 2:52.06 and the butterfly in 1:21.44.

Levy was the bronze finisher in the 100 backstroke, clocking in at 1:32.44.

The Huntington North boys’ varsity swim team fell to Tippecanoe Valley, 87-27.

The Vikings, 0-9, got wins from Colten Schulte and Jeff Gross. Schulte, a sophomore, topped the 50-yard freestyle in :24.99 and the 100-yard backstroke in 1:00.23. Gross, a freshman, triumphed in the 200 and 500-yard freestyles in 2:23.40 and 6:37.74, respectively.