SCC swim squads place sixth, seventh in state meet

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 27, 2006


Sports Editor

Kaila Klibert, Christie Brady, Lindsey Eichhorn and Norbert Weinert helped lead their respective St. Charles Comets swim teams to a sixth and seventh place finish last Friday in Sulphur for the Division IV state meet.

Weinert and Klibert each nabbed a fourth place finish on the day’s action, with Weinert placing in the Boys 50-yard Freestyle and 100-yard Freestyle while Klibert placed in the Girls 100-yard Backstroke and eighth in the 50-yard Freestyle.

Brady was another top finisher for SCC as she brought home two fifth place finishes, in the Girls 100-yard Butterfly and the Girls 100-yard Backstroke. Eichhorn placed eleventh in two different events for the Comets, the 100-yard Butterfly and the 200-yard IM.

The relays saw SCC placing in five different events. The Girls got sixth in 200-yard Medley Relay and the 200-yard Freestyle Relay and seventh in the 400-yard Freestyle Relay. The Boys were fourth in the 200-yard Medley Relay, third in the 200-yard Freestyle Relay.

The Girls squad totaled 173 points, which was good for a sixth place finish behind St. Martin’s 148.5. The Boys got seventh place out of eighteen schools with 141 points.

Kaila Klibert, 4th in Girls 100-yard backstroke, 8th in Girls 50-yard Freestyle

Norbert Weinert, 4th in Boys 50-yard Freestyle and 5th in Boys 100-yard Freestyle

Christie Brady, 5th in Girls 100-yard Butterfly and in the Girls 100-yard Breaststroke

Lindsey Eichhorn, 11th in Girls 100-yard Butterfly, 11th in Girls 200-yard IM

Elizabeth Jackson, 11th in Girls 100-yard Breaststroke

Keri Matherne, 14th in Girls 100-yard Breaststroke and 15th in Girls 100-yard Freestyle

Adam Ratliff, 7th in Boys 100-yard Breaststroke

Jason Melancon, 12th in Boys 100-yard Breaststroke

Emily St. Martin, 10th in Girls 50-yard Freestyle and in the Girls 100-yard Freestyle

Jessie Braud, 11th in Girls 200-yard freestyle

Ricky Poche, 14th in Boys 200-yard IM

Adam Fisher, 15th in Boys 200-yard IM and 16th in Boys 100-yard Breaststroke

Alex Zinicki, 10th in Boys 100-yard Butterfly

Thomas Kliebert III, 15th Boys 500-yard Freestyle

Corey Poche, 19th in Boys 500-yard Freestyle