'Betsy swimmers outshine Sullivan Central

from staff reports
Highlighted by Evan Lindauer's state-qualifying effort in the 100 backstroke, Elizabethton swam its way to a 143-125 victory over Sullivan Central on Tuesday night.
Lindauer qualified with a 1:06.59, which was also good enough for first place in the event. He also won the 200 individual medley, recording a time of 2:28.29.
Blake Dugger also came through with a pair of first-place finishes for the Cyclone boys, capturing the 200 freestyle (2:13.61) as well as the 400/500 freestyle (6:20.81).
Eric Crowe, 26.83 in 50 freestyle; Justin Conway, 1:20.75 in 100 butterfly; Craig Shaw, 57.11 in 100 freestyle; and Matt Bowers, 1:16.18 in 100 breaststroke; chipped in victories for Elizabethton, whose "A" team won the 200 freestyle relay (Crowe, Conway, Dugger, Trey Snyder) and 400 freestyle relay (Crowe, Bowers, Shaw, Lindauer).
Furthermore, the Cyclone boys were first in the 200 medley (Lindauer, Bowers, Dugger, Shaw), and Shaw, 100 backstroke (1:10.29); Bowers, 100 butterfly (1:21.77); and Crowe, 400/500 freestyle (7:13.74), contributed runner-up points.
As for the Cyclone girls, Ruth Ann Johnson showed the way in both the 200 individual medley (2:42.15) and 400/500 freestyle (6:56.52).
Sarah Burgoyne added a first-place showing in the 50 freestyle (29.31).
Second-place swims were provided by Sarah Key in the 100 freestyle (1:09.42) and 100 breaststroke (1:35.00), Burgoyne in the 100 backstroke (1:26.09), Darby Crawford in the 200 freestyle (3:02.11) and Danielle Maughon in the 50 freestyle (32.035).
The 200 freestyle relay saw the 'Betsy girls "A" team (Crawford, Lindsay Norris, Burgoyne, Johnson) claim the No. 1 spot with a time of 2:13.26.
The Lady Cyclones were second in the 200 medley as Amber Garland, Maughon, Key and Burgoyne posted a 2:24.88.
Elizabethton will host Abingdon, Va. this Thursday night at 6.