High School Sports

Area swimmers compete in state prelims

Several area athletes competed Friday at the IHSA state swimming and diving meet at Evanston Township High School.

Two local swimmers advanced out of the preliminaries:

  • Noah Clancy, an Alton sophomore, qualified in 100 back, placing 8th with a time of 50.76

  • Cole Junker, a Mascoutah junior, qualified in 100 back, placing 9th with a time of 50.86.

Both swimmers compete tomorrow for 7th through 12th place.

Other local swimmers competing but not qualifying out of prelims are:

  • Logan Theiss, a Belleville East senior, in the 100 back, placing 15th with a time of 51.69

  • Michael Meyer, an O'Fallon junior, in the 100 back, placing 25th with a time of 52.73

  • Porter LeVasseur, an Edwardsville junior, in the 100 back, placing 31st with a time of 53.09

  • Jonathan Olson, a Triad senior, in the 50 freestyle, placing 27th with a time of 21.89

  • Max Kostelac, a Waterloo sophomore, in the 50 freestyle, placing 22nd with a time of 21.72

  • Carter Nelson, a Columbia sophomore, in 100 freestyle, placing 13th with a time of 46.93, and 14th in 200 freestyle with a time of 1:41.97

  • Matt Daniel, an Alton senior, in the 100 butterfly, placing 23rd with a time of 51.49

  • Caden Akal, an Alton junior, in the 50 freestyle, placing 35th with a time of 22.05.

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