Newark’s Philip Hall was sixth in the 100 backstroke (1:02.99) at the Division I sectional at Thomas Worthington Saturday, missing automatic qualification. He could, however, receive an at-large bid for the district later this weekend. Hall also was 12th in the 100 butterfly (1:02.17).
The Watkins Memorial girls swimmers were led by Shelby Seas finishing fourth in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.97). Seas also was ninth in the 100 freestyle (56.79). Kayla Fenimore was 10th in the 100 breast (1:13.68) and 11th in the 100 fly (1:04.51). The medley relay team of Gracie Gessner, Kelsey Seas, Shelby Seas and Fenimore was sixth (1:59.88).