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Eight area swimmers to Northeast district

From Staff Reports

CLEVELAND–West Branch senior Jamyson Robb highlights a handful of area swimmers who qualified for this week’s Divsion II Northeast district meet at Cleveland State University.

Robb took first place in the 200-yard individual medley (2:12.37) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.77) at last Saturday’s Division II sectional meet at the University of Akron. Robb is the defending state champion in the 100 breaststroke. She will be seeded sixth in the 200 individual medly and second in the 100 Breaststroke when action gets under way at Robert F. Busby Natatorium at 3 p.m. Friday.

Joining Robb in Cleveland will be fellow West Branch Warrior Jordan Anderson, who qualified in the 100 Freestyle and the 100 Backstroke.

Crestview’s Rachel Klem punched her ticket to districts in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke, a while Columbiana’s Jocelyn Buchheit also qualified in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke.

Salem’s Hannah Bowers (100 backstroke) and Ian Ziegler (100 butterfly) will each be headed to Cleveland this week as well. South Range will also have a pair of swimmers competing, as Maddy Bennett qualified in the 200 IM and 100 backstroke and Lexie Shehan made it in the 100 butterfly.

The following are the seeds for all of the Division II Northeast District tournament qualifiers as well as their qualifying time:

GIRLS 200 IM: 6. Jamyson Robb (WB) 2:12.37; 10. Rachel Klem (CR) 2:16.94; 21. Jocelyn Buchheit (COL) 2:22.97; 30. Maddy Bennett (SR) 2:28.28.

GIRLS 100 BUTTERFLY: 29. Lexie Shehan (SR) 1:08.80.

GIRLS 100 FREESTYLE: 21. Jordan Anderson (WB) 57.79.

GIRLS 100 BACKSTROKE: 16. Hannah Bowers (SAL) 1:04.59; 23. Maddy Bennett (SR) 1:06.45; 24. Jordan Anderson (WB) 1:06.77.

GIRLS 100 BREASTSTROKE: 2. Jamyson Robb (WB) 1:05.77; 5. Rachel Klem (CR) 1:07.60; 21. Jocelyn Buchheit (COL) 1:11.92.

BOYS 100 BUTTERFLY: 23. Ian Ziegler (SAL) 59.07.

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