ASH sweep Tors in dual swim meet

ASH sweep Tors in dual swim meet


ASH sweep Tors in dual swim meet


In order to get to Sulphur for the LHSAA state meet, Alexandria Senior High had a test against Sulphur.

Both the ASH boys and girls teams won their dual meet with Sulphur Sept. 18, with 12 swimmers reaching state-qualifying times. Overall, the Trojans defeated the Tornadoes with a combined total of 116-74.

“We’re just trying to see where our swimmers fit best,” Trojans coach Wally Fall said. “Once we get closer to the state meet in November, we’ll have a better gauge where we are.”

The ASH girls recorded a 68-30 win, as reigning All-Cenla Most Outstanding Girls Swimmer Brianna Serret placed first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly.

In both races, Serret, a sophomore, got off to a strong 50-yard lead before coasting to times of 2 minutes and 11.69 seconds in the 200-free and 1:03.30 in the 100-butterfly as she continues to display the form of her freshman season.

Serret also ran the first leg in the Lady Trojans’ first place performance in the 200-free relay, where she teamed with Erin Armstrong, Sarah Harrison and Annalise Ahrens to record a time of 1:50.33 — winning by more than two seconds.

Ahrens, who had a strong anchor leg with a time of 26.88 to clinch the win for ASH, had a pair of strong second place finishes in the 200-free and the 100-free. Armstrong and Harrison also teamed up in the 200-medley relay, breezing to a time of 2.06.59.

Each swimmer made their mark individually as well, with Harrison winning the 200-medley and the 100-breaststroke and Armstrong taking the 500-free. Lauren Godard also won an event — posting a time of 1:12.30 in the 100-backstroke.

“They’re doing well and working hard,” Fall said.

The boys had a closer margin, but still eked out a 48-44 win behind victories in the 200- and 400-free relays.

The Trojans swam to times of 1:42.69 in the 200-free relay for a close victory and 4:28.34 in the 400-yard relay for wide-margin win.

Chris Reese (200 medley), Garrett Zachary (500-free), Daniel Lewis (100-backstroke) and Ryan Willis (50-free) each won individually.

Next for ASH is the Centenary Meet in Shreveport, where it will face most of the top schools in North Louisiana.

ASH defeated Sulphur in a dual meet Sept. 18

ASH defeated Sulphur in a dual meet Sept. 18


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