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January 6, 2014

H.S. SWIMMING: Perkins wins 100th boys’ dual meet as FC coach

Highlander girls roll past Jennings County

NORTH VERNON — Floyd Central swimming coach Joe Perkins won his 100th boys’ dual meet as the Highlanders’ boss last Saturday in a 99-81 victory at Jennings County.

Collecting victories for Floyd Central were Eli Anderson, Noble Guyon, Brendon Smith, Grant Anderson, Marc McCormick, Colin Lyell and Nathan Manias.

“The boys posted 10 season-best times coming out of the [winter] break,” Perkins said. “Jennings County has a very nice boys’ team. There was some great racing during the meet. I was pleased with our effort on the day.”

The Highlander girls’ swimming team won its dual meet over the Panthers, 132-53. Winning for Floyd Central were Layah Jones, Lauren Batliner, Caitlin Davenport, Jessica Ingram, Maryn Meldrum, Meg Taylor and Amy McCormick.

“[The girls posted] seven best times on the season,” Perkins said. “The girls have come off a couple of difficult weeks of training during the Christmas break. Overall, it was a good performance from the standpoint of racing tired.”

Both Floyd Central teams will travel to Seymour for a dual meet this coming Saturday.


at Jennings County


    Floyd Central winners: 200 medley relay (Eli Anderson, Noble Guyon, Brendon Smith, Grant Anderson), 1:46.79; 200 individual medley — Guyon, 2:07.22; 50 freestyle — Smith, 23.85; 100 free — E. Anderson, 49.99; 500 free — Marc McCormick, 5:13.83; 200 free relay (Colin Lyell, Guyon, McCormick, Nathan Manias), 1:33.59; 100 backstroke — E. Anderson, 57.76; 400 free relay (E. Anderson, Lyell, Smith, McCormick), 3:28.95.


at Jennings County


    Floyd Central winners: 200 medley relay (Layah Jones, Lauren Batliner, Caitlin Davenport, Jessica Ingram), 2:04.76; 200 freestyle — Maryn Meldrum, 2:02.77; 200 IM — Jones, 2:19.77; 50 free — Meg Taylor, 25.27; 100 butterfly — Amy McCormick, 1:06.69; 100 free — Jones, 58.37; 500 free — Taylor, 5:16.53; 200 free relay (Ingram, Taylor, McCormick, Meldrum), 1:47.44; 100 backstroke — McCormick, 1:08.01; 100 breaststroke — Meldrum, 1:10.16; 400 free relay (McCormick, Taylor, Jones, Meldrum), 3:57.1.

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