Roghair and Martin Lead West High at State Swimming Meet

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West High improved its team finish for the third consecutive season on Saturday at the state swimming meet.

A year after placing eighth at the state meet West High climbed two spots to sixth on Saturday finishing with 143 points.

With a young and talented roster returning next season the biggest improvements for Women of Troy may be yet to come.

Sophomore Aurora Roghair and freshman Scarlet Martin each earned a pair of top-three finishes on Saturday at the Marshalltown YMCA as West High came 10 points from a top-10 finish.

Ames won the team title for the fourth consecutive season and eighth time in nine years with 372 points while West Des Moines Dowling was second with 319 followed by Bettendorf with 194 and Ankeny with 185.

Cedar Falls was fifth with 153 to lead a trio of Mississippi Valley Conference teams in the top seven.

West High was sixth with 143 followed by City High which finished 11 points in front of eighth-place Pleasant Valley.

Roghair set school records while earning top-three finishes in both the 200 and 500 freestyle.

Roghair was runner-up in the 500 freestyle in a time of 4:53.2.

West Des Moines Dowling junior Berit Quass set the state record in the event in the prelims and won the title in 4:50.96.

Roghair added a third-place finish in the 200 freestyle in 1:50.13.

Martin missed a state title in the 100 butterfly by .05, finishing behind state champion Quass in a time of 54.21.

The freshman added a third-place finish in the 200 IM in 2:03.33.

Dowling sophomore Mary Martin won the title in 2:02.96 and Arianna Ottavianelli was runner-up in 2:03.16.

Martin and Roghair joined Olivia Taeger and Lily Ernst to place third in the 400 freestyle relay in a time of 3:30.13.

Ames won the 400 freestyle relay in 3:25.55 while Dowling was second in 3:26.04.

Martin, Roghair, Taeger and Ella Hochstetler placed fifth in the 200 freestyle relay in 1:37.24.

State Swimming Meet

At Marshalltown YMCA

Team scores – 1. Ames 372; 2. West Des Moines Dowling 319; 3. Bettendorf 194; 4. Ankeny 185; 5. Cedar Falls 153; 6. West High 143; 7. City High 118; 8. Pleasant Valley 107; 9. Council Bluffs Lewis Central 78; 9. Dubuque Wahlert 78; 11. West Des Moines Valley 73; 12. Atlantic 63; 13. Waukee 55; 14. Dubuque Senior 53; 15. Des Moines Lincoln 40; 16. Waterloo 39.5; 17. Fort Dodge 28; 18. Linn-Mar 26; 18. Sioux City 26; 20. Newton 24; 21. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 19; 22. Decorah 18; 22. Southeast Polk 18; 24. Cedar Rapids Washington 17; 24. Cedar Rapids Jefferson 17; 24. Johnston 17; 27. Vinton-Shellsburg 16.5; 28. Carroll 11; 30. Des Moines Roosevelt 7; 31. Marshalltown 1.

Individual results (Top 5/area participants)

200 Medley Relay – 1. West Des Moines Dowling 1:42.0; 2. Ames 1:44.31; 3. City High (Carly Weigel, Olivia Masterson, Trinity Sadecky, Rika Yahashiri) 1:46.52; 4. Ankeny 1:48.91; 5. Pleasant Valley 1:48.92; 16. West High (Ella Hochstetler, Lexi Janik, Lily Ernst, Anna Reese) 1:53.72

200 Freestyle – 1. Clare Culver (WDD) 1:48.68; 2 Amy Feddersen (AME) 1:48.82; 3. Aurora Roghair (ICW) 1:50.13; 4. Emily Van De Wiele (BET) 1:50.22; 5. Brinley Horras (AME) 1:51.38;

200 IM – 1. Mary Martin (WDD) 2:02.96; 2. Arianna Ottavianelli (BET) 2:03.16; 3. Scarlet Martin (ICW) 2:03.33; 4. Olivia Masterson (ICH) 2:05.01; 5. Anna Hamling (WAU) 2:07.03; 9. Lily Ernst (ICW) 2:09.38.

50 Freestyle – 1. Jasmine Rumley (ANK) 22.64; 2. Katie Broderick (WDD) 23.55; 3. Anna Pfeiffer (DS) 23.89; 4. Grace Frericks (CF) 23.91; 5. Emma Clark (CF) 23.92; 12. Trinity Sadecky (ICH) 24.58

100 Butterfly – 1. Berit Quass (WDD) 54.16; 2. Scarlet Martin (ICW) 54.21; 3. Reilly Shaner (WDV) 56.23; 4. Annie Galvin (AME) 56.27; 5. Scout Bergwall (ANK) 57.15; 11. Lily Ernst (ICW) 58.93; 16. Trinity Sadecky (ICH) 1:00.86

100 Freestyle – 1. Amy Feddersen (AME) 49.75; 2. Jasmine Rumley (ANK) 49.77; 3. Erin Doruska (ANK) 50.91; 4. Emma Clark (CF) 52.27; 5. Carly Weigel (ICH) 52.56

500 Freestyle – 1. Berit Quass (WDD) 4:50.96; 2. Aurora Roghair (ICW) 4:53.2; 3. Brinley Horras (AME) 4:54.84; 4. Clare Culver (WDD) 4:55.18; 5. Meg Susil (WDD) 4:59.29

200 Freestyle Relay – 1. Ames 1:33.5; 2. Bettendorf 1:35.42; 3. Ankeny 1:35.77; 4. Cedar Falls 1:36.79; 5. West High (Ella Hochstetler, Olivia Taeger, Scarlet Martin, Aurora Roghair) 1:37.24; 7. City High (Olivia Masterson, Carly Weigel, Rika Yahashiri, Trinity Sadecky) 1:38.12  

100 Backstroke – 1. Katie Broderick (WDD) 55.77; 2. Grace Frericks (CF) 55.87; 3. Annie Galvin (AME) 55.92; 4. Zoe Pawloski (CBLC) 56.38; 5. Emily Van De Wiele (BET) 56.83; 8. Carly Weigel (ICH) 58.04

100 Breaststroke – 1. Molly Winer (AME) 1:02.17; 2. Mary Martin (WDD) 1:02.42; 3. Olivia Masterson (ICH) 1:03.26; 4. Arianna Ottavianelli (BET) 1:04.2; 5. Lindsey Blommers (NEW) 1:05.47

400 Freestyle Relay – 1. Ames 3:25.55; 2. West Des Moines Dowling 3:26.04; 3. West High (Olivia Taeger, Lily Ernst, Scarlet Martin, Aurora Roghair) 3:30.13; 4. Ankeny 3:30.84; 5. Bettendorf 3:31.53; 30. City High (Jess Hauskneckt-Brown, Maggie Cremers, Allison Kenatson, Grace Campion) 3:55.37

1-Meter Diving – 1. Jayna Misra (AME) 555.35; 2. Ayla Taylor (CRW) 476.75; 3. Joscelyn Buss (AME) 454.95; 4. Taylor Hogan (WAT) 451.3; 5. Ashton Syharath (CF) 438.35; 27. Austyn Goodale (ICW) 176.1