EHS boys shine in South swim meet

from staff reports
KINGSPORT -- Elizabethton's boys scored a major victory in a three-way swim meet at Sullivan South on Tuesday evening, finishing behind the home Rebels, but ahead of rival Science Hill.
South ended up with 398 points to 306 for the Cyclones and 250 for the Hilltoppers. On the girls' side, Science Hill took number one honors with 497 points compared to South's 479 and 164 for Elizabethton.
Craig Shaw took an individual event win for the Orange and Black in the boys' 100 meter freestyle. The 400-yard freestyle relay team, which Shaw was the starter, also took first-place honors.
The team, which also consisted of Garrett Johnson, Blake Dugger and Evan Linduaer with a time of 4:02.02, won by four seconds over the second-place team from South.
In addition to his two wins, Shaw also scored a second place in the 50 freestyle behind Andrew Booth of South.
Another runner-up for the Cyclones was scored by Evan Lindauer in the 500 freestyle. At the end of the endurance event, he was only three seconds behind event winner Peter Farmer of Science Hill.
Likewise, Dugger was the second-place finisher in the boys' 100 meter butterfly behind the Hilltoppers' Brad Turner.
Third-place honors went to Elizabethton's Matthew Bowers in the boys' 100 meter breaststroke, finishing in back of Turner and Science Hill teammate Ryan Fenyves.
The title of highest finishing girls performer was shared by Ruth Ann Johnson with a fifth-place swim in the 500 freestyle and Danielle Maughn in the 50-yard freestyle.
The Cyclones will once again face off with Science Hill on Thursday at Freedom Hall in a meet that includes Greeneville.