Swim Success at Sectional Meet on Feb. 5 and 6! Girls take 1st and Boys steal 2nd. Some amazing successive finishes and solid swims from both teams.

Posted on: February 18, 2021

For the Ladies: Eva Watts has a “perfect” meet, winning all 4 of her events.  The Johnson twins finish within 0.41 seconds to take 1-2 in the 100 Fly! Ava Sutphin, Morgan Slaney, and Olivia Geiger go 1-2-3 in the 200 Free- finishing within 2.5 seconds of each other!!  A.Sutphin, Slaney, Sami Lingo, and Bella Sutphin go 1-2-3-4 in the 500 Free! Turpin takes 2-3-4-5 in the 200 IM (Lucia Johnson, Olivia Wilson, Lingo, Aubrey Wilver- finishing within 4 seconds of each other). Watts and Lily Roberts take 1-2 in 100 Free. Alexandra Johnson and Caroline Rupp take 1-2 in 100 Back.


For the Gentlemen- Will Meyers-sophomore- takes the only first place finish for the guys, winning the 100 Back by almost 4 seconds, cruising in at 53.11. Will also took 3rd in the 200 IM- making him the high point swimmer for Turpin boys. Close behind are Peter Schmelzer with a 3rd- 200 Free and 4th- 500 Free.  Rio Platt takes 2nd place in the 100 Breast-1:01.74 and 6th in 100 Fly (59.52!).  Freshman Marceau Bonfils takes individual 4th place finishes in both 200 Free and 100 Free (dropping time in both events!). Hirak Basu- 4th- 200 IM (dropping almost 8 seconds!); and 5th-100 Breast (dropping over 2).  Henry Carnevale-3rd- 500 Free and 6th-200 Free.  Jack Wagner-6th in 100 Free- (dropping over 2 sec.)- 51.52.  Other Swimmers who helped bring in points to secure their 2nd place team finish: Connor Black, Aidan Combs, Ben Patek, and Lucas Peveler. 


Relays for Boys bring in Points: 

400 Free Relay-2nd Place- Schmelzer, Henry Carnevale, Jack Wagner, Bonfils. 

200 Medley Relay- 3rd Place- Meyers, Platt, Wagner, Aidan Combs. 

200 Free Relay- 4th Place- Bonfils, Combs, Carnevale, Schmeltzer. 


Turpin Girls WIN 2 Relays

200 Medley Relay: Alexandra Johnson, Olivia Geiger, Lucia Johnson, Eva Watts. 

400 Free Relay: Ava Sutphin, Lily Roberts, Lily Blankenship, Eva Watts. 

200 Free Relay takes 2nd- Olivia Studenka, Blankenship, Roberts, A. Sutphin. 


Top Finishers Girls- 

*Eva Watts- (Senior)- 4 Firsts: 200 Medley Relay, 50 Free, 100 Free, 400 Fr. Relay.

Ava Sutphin-(Soph.)- 3 Firsts: 200 Free, 500 Free, 400 Fr. Relay; 2nd 200 Fr. Relay. 

Alexandra Johnson-(Soph.)- 2 Firsts: 200 Medley Relay, 100 Back; 2nd- 100 Fly 

Lucia Johnson-(Soph.)- 2 Firsts: 200 Medley Relay, 100 Fly; 2nd- 200 Individual Medley. 

*Morgan Slaney (Senior)- 2- 2nd- 200 Free and 500 Free. 

Olivia Geiger (Junior.)- 1st-200 Medley Relay; 2nd 100 Breast; 3rd-200 Free. 

*Caroline Rupp (Senior)- 2nd in 100 Back; 4th- 100 Fly. 

*Sami Lingo (Senior)- 3rd-500 Free; 4th 200 IM.


Freshman Standouts

*Lily Roberts - 2nd-100 Free (dropped 2.8 sec.!) and 200 Fr. Relay; 1st-400 Fr. Relay; 4th-50 Free. 

*Lily Blankenship-1st-400 Fr. Relay; 2nd 200 Fr. Relay; 3rd-50 Free; 4th-100 Free- dropping time in both individual events) 

*Olivia Wilson- 3rd- 200 IM (dropped almost 10 sec.!); 7th- 100 Fly (dropped 4.38 sec.!)

*Bella Sutphin- 4th 500 Free (dropped 10.86 sec.!); 6th-200 Free- PR. 


Districts will be held at Miami University this weekend Feb. 19 and 20. 

Qualifiers Include: Girls: Lily Blankenship, Olivia Geiger, Alexandra Johnson, Lucia Johnson, Sami Lingo, Lily Roberts, Caroline Rupp, Morgan Slaney, Olivia Studenka, Ava Sutphin, Eva Watts, Olivia Wilson, Aubrey Wilver.  Boys: Hirak Basu, Marceau Bonfils, Henry Carnevale, Aidan Combs, Will Meyers, Rio Platt, Peter Schmeltzer, Jack Wagner.    Go Spartans! Swim Fast!!