Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

December 6, 2012

Pirate swimmers victorious in tri meet

Nick Gonnella
Greensburg Daily News

Lawrenceburg — The Greensburg boys and girls swimming teams visited Lawrenceburg Tuesday for a tri-meet against Oldenburg Academy and the host Tigers.

The Aqua Pirates swept both opponents in the fourth outing of the season. The Lady Pirates beat Lawrenceburg 114-87, while OA was third with 60 points. The Pirate boys beat OA 131-92 for its first win of the season, while Lawrenceburg was third with 66 points.

Both teams combined for 10 event wins.

Greensburg’s Bri Stagge led the Lady Pirates with two wins. She won the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 2:16.22, and the 500 free in a time of 6:09.13.

Kaleigh McGinn won another diving event, capturing the 1-meter diving with a score of 113.90.

Kyle Howard dove for the boys and tallied a winning score of 78.85.

Megan McDole won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:19.29. She placed second in the 200 individual medley in 2:41.28.

Abby Bausback won the 100 back in 1:11.73, while Morgan Stagge was second in 1:17.80.

The Lady Pirate quartet of McDole, senior Molly Wilcox, Bausback and Molly Oesterling, captured a relay win in the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 4:31.99.

Oesterling took second in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:21.19.

Sophomore Nick Oesterling led the boys, winning the 100 breast in 1:09.48 and the 200 free in 2:04.70.

Drew Reiger won the 200-yard IM in 2:36.09, while Andy Dashiell was second in 2:43.79.

The Pirate boys won two relay events. The quartet of Justin Starkey, Dashiell, Brady Niles and Oesterling, won the 200 free in 1:44.32. The foursome of Dashiell, Niles, Reiger and Oesterling, won the 400 free relay in 3:59.89.

Complete results will be published in Friday’s print edition and online at

The Pirates were scheduled to swim at Madison Thursday night, then compete in the East Central Relays Saturday starting at 11 a.m.