The Warsaw girls swim team claimed its seventh sectional title Saturday at home, winning six events, all of which advance to this week's state finals.
Warsaw edged out the Culver Girls Academy for the championship, finishing the meet with 352 points, followed by CGA's 345 and Lewis Cass' 256, rounding out the top three.
Locally, Manchester finished eighth at the 13-team event with 119 points, while Tippecanoe Valley was 10th (91) and Whitko's Emily Moseley garnered 22 points as an individual.
Warsaw freshman Brenna Morgan led the Lady Tigers attack in their home pool, as the Northern Lakes Conference champion in the 50 free and 100 free repeated those feats at the sectional, winning the 50 free in 24.24 and the 100 free in 52.91.
Along with competing at the state finals in the individual events, the freshman will also anchor Warsaw's sectional champion 200 medley relay, which consists of sophomore Megan Bixler, senior Ashley Van Wormer and sophomore Erin Sandberg and took first in 1:56.15, as well as the 200 free relay with Sandberg, Van Wormer, senior Cynthia Juarez, which won in 1:43.59.
Van Wormer also won her fourth-straight sectional title in the 100 breast, placing first in 1:07.86, claiming a sectional title in the event in each of her four years.
Juarez also won her second-straight sectional title, as she swam the 500 free in 5:29.54, earning a repeat trip to the state finals.
The state finals begin Friday night with the prelims at IUPUI in Indianapolis, with the top 16 qualifiers advancing to Saturday's finals.
WARSAW SECTIONAL
Team Scores - 1. Warsaw 352, 2. Culver Girls Academy 345, 3. Lewis Cass 256, 4. Logansport 232, 5. Columbia City 225, 6. Rochester 214, 7. Huntington North 187, 8. Manchester 119, 9. Pioneer 115, 10. Tippecanoe Valley 91, 11. Plymouth 65, 12. Wabash 25, 13. Whitko 22.
(Top 3, Local Results, Top 4 Divers Advance to Regional)
200 Medley Relay - 1. Warsaw (Megan Bixler, Ashley Van Wormer, Erin Sandberg, Brenna Morgan) 1:56.15, 2. Logansport (Isabelle Kraud, Jennifer Crafford, Emily Clark, Rebecca Yeoman) 1:56.81, 3. CGA (Eberle Miller, Rory Byrne, Karen Zhu, Sarah Stackhouse) 1:59.64, 7. Manchester (Marie Pedersen, Alexis Vernon, Claire Barnett, Andrea Roesner) 2:09.53, 11. Tippy Valley (Sara Jones, Alaina O'Connell, Blake McBrier, Julie Pomeroy) 2:34.09; 200 Free - 1. Eberle Miller (CGA) 1:58.97, 2. Josephine Schott (CGA) 2:02.30, 3. Cynthia Juarez (War) 2:03.10, 5. Marie Pedersen (M) 2:11.00, 6. Jessica Haines (War) 2:11.16, 10. Charlene Orr (War) 2:17.50; 200 IM - 1. Rory Byrne (CGA) 2:18.10, 2. Rylee Hackworth (CC) 2:22.48, 3. Jennifer Crafford (L) 2:22.49, 4. Ashley Van Wormer (War) 2:22.90, 5. Erin Sandberg (War) 2:24.94, 8. Emily Moselsey (Wh) 2:38.47, 12. Kate Gunter (TV) 2:36.69, 14. Karly Poyner (War) 2:39.69; 50 Free - 1. Brenna Morgan (War) 24.24, 2. Rebecca Yeoman (L) 25.72, 3. Jaclyn Schutjer (CGA) 26.66, 8. Claire Barnett (M) 28.38, 10. Megan Bixler (War) 28.13, 12. Sydney Schaeffer (TV) 28.43; Diving - 1. Brooke Bullard (L) 343.50, 2. Morgan Tyler (R) 306.90, 3. Ali Seller (R) 293.95, 4. Bailey Johnson (LC) 280.35, 7. Mercedes Sanchez (War) 240.10, 8. Caitlyn Bailey (TV) 227.90, 9. Mia McHaffey (TV) 215.95, 13. Julie Pomeroy (TV) 190.60; 100 Fly - 1. Andrea Richter (CC) 1:00.53, 2. Erin Sandberg (War) 1:03.83, 3. Emma Helmich (HN) 1:04.55, 7. Kate Gunter (TV) 1:10.34, 11. Karly Poyner (War) 1:15.93, 13. Andrea Roesner (M) 1:16.62.
100 Free - 1. Brenna Morgan (War) 52.91, 2. Rory Byrne (CGA) 54.93, 3. Rebecca Yeoman (L) 55.56, 15. Allison Thompson (War) 1:04.39; 500 Free - 1. Cynthia Juarez (War) 5:29.54, 2. Josephine Schott (CGA) 5:38.09, 3. Marie Pedersen (M) 5:49.77, 6. Emily Thompson (War) 6:01.38, 12. Charlene Orr (War) 6:12.49; 200 Free Relay - 1. Warsaw (Erin Sandberg, Ashley Van Wormer, Cynthia Juarez, Brenna Morgan) 1:43.59, 2. CGA (Jaclyn Schutjer, Julia Funk, Josephine Schott, Rory Byrne) 1:45.38, 3. Columbia City (Andrea Richter, Rylee Hackworth, Katlin Knott, Cassie Bosselman) 1:48.96, 6. Manchester (Claire Barnett, Andrea Roesner, Corrie Osborne, Marie Pedersen) 1:55.59, 10. Tippy Valley (Joy Hurd, Sydney Schaeffer, Sara Jones, Kate Gunter) 2:01.71; 100 Back - 1. Eberle Miller (CGA) 1:00.24, 2. Andrea Richter (CC) 1:00.26, 3. Rylee Hackworth (CC) 1:05.74, 10. Jessica Haines (War) 1:11.70, 11. Emily Thompson (War) 1:13.46, 12. Megan Bixler (War) 1:13.77, 13. Claire Barnett (M) 1:14.00, 16. Sara Jones (TV) 1:20.12; 100 Breast - 1. Ashley Van Wormer (War) 1:07.86, 2. Jennifer Crafford (L) 1:09.89, 3. Alison Webb (R) 1:15.31, 6. Allison Miller (War) 1:19.86, 8. Emily Moseley (Wh) 1:21.28, 11. Alexis Vernon (M) 1:22.34, 14. Lauren Orr (War) 1:25.03; 400 Free Relay - 1. CGA (Josephine Schott, Anne Marie Wright, Julia Funk, Eberle Miller) 3:54.32, 2. Lewis Cass (Kirsten Carbaugh, Patrisha Hartley, Megan Mannering, Claire Crum) 3:58.12, 3. Huntington North (Cassy Lange, Katie Schenkel, Maggie Warpup, Emma Helmich) 4:00.82, 5. Warsaw (Jessica Haines, Charlene Orr, Emily Thompson, Cynthia Juarez) 4:06.79, 9. Tippy Valley (Joy Hurd, Sydney Schaeffer, Alaina O'Connell, Kate Gunter) 4:34.02, 10. Manchester (Alexis Vernon, Corrie Osborne, Hayleigh Collett, Kacy Sites) 4:49.49.