The Guerin Catholic girls swim team soundly defeated the Scecina Memorial Crusaders and the host Beech Grove Hornets on Thursday evening. With several top swimmers unavailable, GC still scored 142 points to the 106 and 64 earned by Beech Grove and Scecina, respectively.
Top 3 finishers were as follows:
200 Medley Relay: 1st – J. Pierce, K. Swack, D. Hunckler, C. Dunasky
200 Free: 2nd – Gillian Defalque
200 Individual Medley: 1st Danielle Hunckler & 2nd Evelyn Cacchillo
50 Free: 2nd Catalina Dunasky
1 Meter Diving: 1st Emma Abdalla & 2nd Grace Corman
100 Fly: 1st Danielle Hunckler & 3rd Courtney Lacy
100 Free: 2nd Kate Swack & 3rd Evelyn Cacchillo
500 Free: 3rd Gillian Defalque
200 Free Relay: 1st (E. Cacchillo, K. Swack, D. Hunckler, C. Duansky) & 3rd (J. McGrath, J. Pierce, Z. Rainey, C. Lacy)
100 Back: 3rd Josie Pierce
100 Breast: 1st K. Swack & 3rd C. Lacy
400 Free Relay: 2nd (C. Dunasky, E. Cacchillo, J. McGrath, J. Pierce
On Saturday, the girls took part in the 5-team Husky Invitational at Hamilton Heights. With several girls again unavailable due to illness, and several more swimming despite feeling unwell, the team showed great grit. Freshman Mary Kate Cline was the only event winner,taking the 100 Free in a near-record time. Mary Kate also took 2nd in the 100 Back.
Fellow freshman Emma Abdalla (pictured) finished an impressive 2nd in the diving competition and broke her own school record in the process. Other standout swims were turned in by Catalina Dunasky (4th 50 Free & 4th 100 Breast), Danielle Hunckler (4th 100 Fly), and Clare Cline (4th 500 Free).