Legnon Downs 10-Year-Old Record at LHSAA D4 Championships

2019 LHSAA DIVISION 4 CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • November 20-21, 2019
  • 25 Yards
  • SPAR Aquatic Center
  • Sulphur, LA
  • Results

FINAL TOP 5 TEAM SCORES – GIRLS

  1. Isidore Newman School 305
  2. Ascension Episcopal School 250
  3. St. Martin’s 191
  4. McGehee Swimming 167
  5. Episcopal School of Acadiana 148

FINAL TOP 5 TEAM SCORES – BOYS

  1. Isidore Newman School 315
  2. Pope John Paul II High School 293
  3. Ascension Episcopal School 157
  4. St. Martin’s 143
  5. Westminster Christian 142

Pierce Thionville swept his individual races as he helped the Isidore Newman boys to their LHSAA Division 4 team victory. Thionville topped the 500 free field by nearly 20 seconds, winning in 4:35.21. He then went on to take the 100 back title in 51.09.

Davis Legnon of Pope John Paul II High School set a new Division 4 Record in the 50 free. Legnon clocked in at 21.07 to erase the former 10-year-old mark. He then claimed the 100 fly title minutes later in 50.41.

The Ascension Episcopal girls had two swimmers earn an individual double. Ashley Gill started her individual run with a new Division 4 Record in the 100 fly. Gill was the only woman to break 1:00, dominating in 55.60. Her next win came in the 100 back, where she put up a 57.68.

Teammate Sophie Sierveld earned her wins in the 200 IM (2:12.42) and 100 breast (1:09.93). The Ascension Episcopal girls took 2nd in the team race behind Isidore Newman.

ADDITIONAL EVENT WINNERS:

  • Girls’ 200 Medley Relay: Ascension Episcopal, 1:56.12
  • Girls’ 200 Free: Katherine Kramer, Isidore Newman, 1:57.70
  • Girls’ 50 Free: Andrea Cuccia, Pope John Paul II High, 25.58
  • Girls’ 100 Free: Camille McConnell, Scared Heart, 57.57
  • Girls’ 500 Free: Regan Manning, Episcopal School of Acadiana, 5:19.86
  • Girls’ 200 Free Relay: Isidore Newman, 1:52.84
  • Girls’ 400 Free Relay: Ascension Episcopal, 3:56.75
  • Boys’ 200 Medley Relay: Isidore Newman, 1:43.67
  • Boys’ 200 Free: Jack Aldridge, Ascension Episcopal, 1:45.65
  • Boys’ 200 IM: Patrick Murphy, Dunham School, 1:59.47
  • Boys’ 100 Free: Grant Gordon, Houma Christian, 51.62
  • Boys’ 200 Free Relay: Pope John Paul II, 1:37.11
  • Boys’ 100 Breast: Michael De La Rosa, Episcopal School of Acadiana, 1:00.06
  • Boys’ 400 Free Relay: Isidore Newman, 3:28.99

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