November 30, 2012

Prep roundup: Cats swim to a pair of wins

Dalton High’s boys and girls swimming and diving teams swept a home meet with Woodland-Bartow on Thursday as both teams improved to 5-0.

The Catamounts won 116-54 while the Lady Cats won 90-89.

For the boys, Taylor Dale, Pierson Scarborough, Ethan Young and Taylor Mathis won the 200-yard medley relay in 1 minute, 38.43 seconds. Other winners were: Dale (200 freestyle; 1:47.08, 500 freestyle; 4:46.19); Scarborough (50 freestyle; 22.76, 100 breaststroke; 1:04.30); Young (100 butterfly; 53.64, 100 backstroke; 55.07); Michael O’Brien (100 freestyle; 54.06); Alan Trejo, Luis Rosales, O’Brien and Sam Reeves (200 freestyle relay; 1:40.53); and Young, Mathis, Scarborough and Dale (400 freestyle relay; 3:32.99).

For the girls, Ninive Arriola, Emilie Smith, Madison Miller and Romina Mendoza won the 200 medley relay in 2:11.88. Other winners were: Mendoza (200 freestyle; 2:17.40, 100 breaststroke; 1:22.97); Arriola (100 butterfly, 1:08.74; 100 backstroke, 1:06.29); Miller (100 freestyle, 1:07.25); Susan Meinders (diving, 190.25 points); and Mendoza, Smith, Miller and Arriola (400 freestyle relay, 4:24.57).

• Northwest’s boys and girls finished third in a tri-meet with Rome and Etowah.

Rome’s boys won with 141 points, Etowah had 107 and Northwest had 60.

Rome’s girls had 134 points, Etowah had 102 and the Lady Bruins had 69.


• Northwest lost a pair of duals to two Tennessee schools, falling 79-0 to Cleveland and 44-36 to Signal Mountain.

Northwest’s winners were: Blake Hayes (106 pounds) by pin; Henson Gibbs (113) by forfeit; Justin Palmer (120) by pin; Braden Howard (132) by pin; Garrett Gray (160) by pin; and Victor Lopez (285) by forfeit.


Northwest freshman boys 41, Heritage-Catoosa 39: Seth Hutchinson knocked down two free throws and Elijah Blackwell had a steal and layup to help the Bruins win their season opener.

Hutchinson and Blackwell each scored 10 points and Austin Morrison had nine for Northwest, which trailed 27-15 at halftime.

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