Angela Coe slices through the water in the 200 I.M. (photo/Kirsten Pentzien)
Charleston’s Angela Coe broke two school swimming records that she had set the week before in a tri-meet at Champaign Centennial.
Coe cut 4.92 seconds off CHS’s all-time best by winning the 200-yard I.M. in 2 minutes, 6.78 seconds – finishing nearly 15 seconds ahead of the next best swimmer.
The sophomore also eclipsed her one-week-old mark in the 100 fly by 2.11 seconds, finishing more than 7 seconds ahead of the runner-up in 56.71 seconds.
Coe easily won the 500 freestyle in 5:00.91, beating the runner-up from Centennial by 70 seconds. Coe’s opening 50-yard time was only .01 seconds off the winning time Tuesday in that sprint event.
Charleston’s Abby Woodall took third in three events – 50 free (28.31), 100 free (1:05.25) and 100 breaststroke (1:23.34). Ava Zheng clocked in at 1:09.51 for third in the 100 backstroke.
The Trojans took second in the meet, compiling 124 points. Centennial won with 156 points and Danville had 102.
CHS’s Garrett takes 1st in girls XC quad meet
Megan Garrett cruised to an easy victory in a quad cross country meet at the Christian County Fairgrounds, the site for the IHSA Class 2A girls regional meet on Oct. 24.
The senior finished 48 seconds ahead of runner-up Alerina Letniku of Taylorville in 19 minutes, 28 seconds to help the Trojans post the low team score of 40.
Grace Spoonhour took fifth in 20:32, followed by teammates Ila Richter (7th, 21:00), Lilly Long (11, 22:27) and Sophie Kattenbraker (13, 23:10).
Luca Carcasi took second in a boys tri-meet, finishing in 17:21. The junior broke up Taylorville’s pack of runners, who took every 1-3-4-5-6 to easily win the team total with 19 points. Teutopolis had 55 points, and CHS had 62.
Other CHS times: Mason Reeley (11, 19:35), Eugene Ohba (16, 20:03), Ashton Fifield (19, 20:08), Nicholas Hawk (28, 24:59).
Druin leads Green Wave to boys golf sweep
Stuart Druin fired a 1-over-par 37 on the front nine of the Mattoon Country Club to lead Mattoon to a victory in a tightly contested boys golf tri-match.
Colton Romine shot 40 while both Meade Johnson and Blaine Powers carded 43s to help the Green Wave tally 163 strokes, three ahead of Sullivan and eight ahead of Paris.