Girls Varsity Swimming · The Lady Arabian’s Swimming and Diving team earn 4th place in toughest sectional around the state!

  Place Points
Fishers High School 1st 537
Hamilton Southeastern High School 2nd 502
Yorktown High School 3rd 292
Pendleton Heights High School 4th 283
Oak Hill High School 5th 198
Anderson High School 6th 140
Marion High School 7th 77
Elwood Community High School 8th 28

The Lady Arabian’s earned 4th place in a tight contest with Yorktown. Fishers and HSE, two of the top programs in the state, battled for first leaving third up for grabs.

The meet started with the 200 Medley Relay of Lily Brooks, Kaitlyn Wheetley, Emma Robison, and Karley Riffey setting a new school record of 1:50.92 breaking one of the oldest girl’s record left on the board.
Placing for PHHS were:

– 200 Medley Relay: Lily Brooks, Kaitlyn Wheetley, Emma Robison, and Karley Riffey (4th place)
– 200 Freestyle: Grace McKinney (7th), Maggie Miller (8th), Claire Whittkamper (12th)
– 200 IM: Emma Robison (8th), Jaima Link (10th), Kaitlyn Wheetley (12th)
– 50 Freestyle: Karley Riffey (5th), Maddie Oliver (13th), Emma Weflen (14th)
– Diving: Maddie Cougill (10th), Karrah Schroder (10th)
– 100 Butterfly: Emma Robison (7th), Jaima Link (9th), Catherine Dudley (13th)
– 100 Freestyle: Karley Riffey (6th), Lily Brooks (11th), Emma Weflen (16th)
– 500 Freestyle: Grace McKinney (7th), Maggie Miller (10th), Ella Dixon13th)
– 200 Freestyle Relay: Kaitlyn Wheetley, Jaima Link, Grace McKinney, and Maggie Miller (5th)
– 100 Backstroke: Lily Brooks (8th), Maddie Oliver (9th), Claire Wittkamper (13th)
– 100 Breaststroke: Kaitlyn Wheetley (8th), Catherine Dudley (10th)
– 400 Freestyle Relay: Karly Riffey, Grace McKinney, Maggie Miller, and Emma Robison (3rd)

The meet can best be summarized with these stats:
118.46 seconds dropped
1 School Record
9 top 8 swims
26/27 scoring times
23/24 season-best times in prelims
11 more best times in Finals
30 Lifetime Bests

This is a young group of talented swimmers with tons of potential. The team will go on to graduate only one girl this year (Maddie Cougill). The girls left this meet with a whole new perspective and drive going into next year. With the new head coach Mindy Hertzler at the helm, the team will look to build off their performances here. It’s not too early to get excited for next year!