TUNNEL HILL — Swimming
• Northwest Whitfield won the Adairsville Tiger Plunge but team scores and individual results were not available.
• Southeast’s first-year squads finished at the back of the pack at the seven-team Chiefs and Grizzlies Invitational, which was hosted by Sequoyah and Creekview at the Cherokee County Aquatic Center.
Cherokee, Lambert, Lumpkin County and Woodstock also participated.
No Southeast swimmers placed, with the best performances heat victories by Christian Hernandez (boys 50-yard freestyle, 27.59 seconds) and Lauren Thomas (girls 100 breaststroke, 1:44.2).
• Northwest finished second at Dade County High School’s Brett Warren Invitationa. Chattanooga’s Baylor won the traditional tournament with 238.5 points, well ahead of Northwest (173), Gordon Lee (158) and LaFayette (155.5) in the 16-team field.
Northwest’s Alex Reynolds won the 145-pound weight class, while the Bruins’ Dillan Darrah took second at 170. Bryan Gimby (113), Justin Palmer (120), Timmy Peters (132), Austin Taylor (160) and Jordan Pittman (182) each finished third, while Blake Hayes (126) and Dylan Pittman (138) were fourth.
Murray County also competed, with Domingo Bautista (113) the lone medalist for the Indians.
Dalton was scheduled to compete at the tournament but did not report results by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.
• Austin Allen picked up the first tournament title of his high school career as Southeast finished eight out of 16 teams at Woodstock’s Wolverine Invitational.
Allen, a senior 182-pounder, remained undefeated through 24 matches to start the season.
Noah Bartenfield (106) and Omar Ruiz (126) added fourth-place finishes for the Raiders — Ruiz suffered his first losses of the season — while Chris Rosas (120) and Ismael Sandoval were each fifth.
• Coahulla Creek finished fourth out of six teams at Oglethorpe County’s traditional tournament, with eight Colts placing in the top three of their weight classes.
Gaspar Andres (113) and Labron Kendrick (145) took first, while Juan Lee (120), Jacob McClure (138) and Christian Castro (220) each finished second. Levi Kinsey (106), Alan Caro (170) and Zion Hester (195) were third.