Maggie Wallace, Arthur Markley Win On Night One Of Christiansburg Sectionals

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The 2017 Speedo Sectional Series in Christiansburg, Virginia, began today. The meet, hosted by Virginia Swimming, will be held on March 30-April 2. The first day of competition saw the girl’s mile and the boy’s 1000 free.

Egg Harbor’s Maggie Wallace won a close girl’s 1650 race, touching the wall in 16:27.07. Radnor’s Anna Kalandadze dropped three seconds from her seed time to finish a close second in 16:29.98. Egg Harbor’s Amanda Nunan finished third in 16:40.08.

Radnor’s Anastasia Lesho (17.14.38), Nation’s Capital’s Shannon Campbell (17:18.34), Delaware’s Heidi Dickson (17:26.47), Delaware’s Emma Menzer (17:29.93), and Coast Guard Blue’s Isabella Kimbel (17:30.69) rounded out the top eight.

Lancaster’s Arthur Markley dominated the boy’s 1000, winning by over 14 seconds. His time of 9:13.03 was just off his entry time. H2okie’s Ethan Apisa took second in 9:27.47 and Delaware’s Bryce Ciecko dropped nearly 30 seconds off his seed time to finish third in 9:30.82.

Radnor’s Collin Pettit (9:31.01), Lancaster’s Matthew Feryo (9:31.12), Pine Richland’s Ryan Schonbachler (9:36.73), Diplomat’s Keir Uhlin (9:38.59), and Nation’s Capital’s Leo Goldblatt (9:38.60) completed the top eight.

Tomorrow’s action will include the 200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly, 400 IM, and 800 free relay. All results can be found on Meet Mobile-2017 EZ Southern Region Speedo Champ Series.

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Author: Chandler Brandes

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Chandler Brandes is a junior at the University of Vermont where she is majoring in Public Communication and double minoring in Coaching and Sports Management. She swims IM and freestyle for their Division 1 program and this is her third year on board with Swimming World.

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