Coed Varsity Swimming · Eagle Boys Win County Swim & Dive Championship


The Eagles rounded out the first half of their season at the Putnam County Championship this weekend, where the Eagle boys came away with a first place team finish as well as 4 new meet records and a school record. The girls’ team swam fabulously, closing the gap on a strong Greencastle team that placed first.

The Medley relay team of Cordell, Steffy, Cunningham and Harris started the meet with a new school and meet record of 1:44.14 for the event.

The same team of guys came back at the end of meet to win the 400 freestyle relay with a new meet record as well. The other two meet records both went to Evan Steffy, first in the 200 freestyle and then the 100 breaststroke, breaking his own record from the previous year in the latter.

Altogether South had 11 first place finishes, spread among 7 All-County athletes:

Boys’ 200 Medley and 400 Freestyle Relays: Cordell, Steffy, Cunningham, Harris

Sammi Jones: 200 & 500 freestyle

Evan Steffy: 200 freestyle & 100 breaststroke

Grant Cordell: 200IM & 500 freestyle

Lee Haywood: diving

Kyle Cunningham: 100 backstroke

Josie Hutcheson: 100 breaststroke

And there were a total of 32 lifetime best swims: 

Haylee Romalia: 500 freestyle

Grant Cordell: 200IM, 500 freestyle

Aubrey Bennett: 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke

Selena Kuhlman: 200 freestyle

Max Dunaway: 200 & 500 freestyle

Steven Theis: 200 freestyle

Keeli Pastore: 200IM

Craig Robinson: 200IM

Caitlyn Phillips: 50 & 100 freestyle

Alex Steffy: 50 & 100 freestyle

Zion Harris: 50 & 100 freestyle

Lee Haywood: 50 freestyle

Dunkin York: 50 freestyle

Nate Ladd: 50 freestyle

Abby Teipen: 100 fly

Kyle Cunningham: 100 fly, 100 backstroke

Marcus Robinson: 100 freestyle

Brodie Carr: 500 freestyle & 100 breaststroke

Levi Gibson: 100 backstroke

Gillian Jones: 100 breaststroke

The teams will go back to work over break and compete again with Brebeuf Jesuit on Jan. 8th at home.