Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Northview High School
Grand Rapids Christian High School
The Eagles defeated the Northview Wildcats on Tuesday 98-88 in their first conference matchup of the season. The meet began with a first place finish from the 200 Medley Relay team of Claire Sytsma, Anna Haaksma, Mary Grace Doyle and Claire Zwiers with a time of 1:53.98. In the 200 freestyle, freshman Becca Burrows took first place with a time of 2:00.16 and in the 200 IM, junior Anna Haaksma took first place with a time of 2:14.54. In the 50 freestyle, the Eagles had 3 finishes in the top four; Erica Stinton in 1st with a time of 25.83, Claire Zwiers in 3rd with a time of 26.13 and Ellie Meyer in 4th with a time of 27.79. On the 1M boards, freshmen Erin Sytsma and Olivia Tuit took 4th and 5th place overall. In the 100 freestyle, Stinton finished in 2nd with a time of 56.94 followed by Meyer in 4th with a time of 1:00.88. Burrows had a first place finish in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:23.58 and senior Emily Schellenboom came in third with a time of 5:58.33. The Eagles picked up a first place finish in the 200 freestyle relay with the team of Stinton, Zwiers, Haaksma and Burrows with a time of 1:43.08. In the 100 backstroke, Claire Sytsma took 2nd with a time of 1:03.74, followed by Mary Grace Doyle in 3rd with a time of 1:07.94. In the 100 breaststroke, there were three Eagle finishes in the top 4; Haaksma in 1st with a time of 1:10.75, Zoe Turner in 3rd with a time of 1:18.93 and Hannah Feng in 4th with a time of 1:19.96. To conclude the meet, the 400 freestyle relay team of Burrows, Doyle, Schellenboom and Stinton finished in 2nd and the team of Meyer, Kate Klaver, Claire Bylsma and Maddie Weis finished in 3rd.
The Eagles will be back in the pool for another conference duel against Jenison High School on Tuesday, September 19 at 7PM at Calvin College.