Greensburg junior Hillary McDole is shown competing in the 100-yard butterfly event in the preliminaries of the girls sectionals at Columbus North Thursday.

Weather forced the postponement of Saturday’s girls Columbus North sectional finals to Monday at 5 p.m.

According to, three criteria must be met for swimmers to advance.

1. First-place sectional winners in each event qualify for the state meet, plus,

2. Any contestant who equals or betters the state time standard in their respective event in the consolation finals or championship finals of the sectional qualifies for the state. The state standard may not be achieved by a swimmer who is competing as the first leg of a relay, plus,

3. The next fastest number of contestants in the state that would bring the total number of state meet entrants to thirty-two (32) in each event. In the event that a tie exists for the 32nd position, the state qualifier shall be determined by the fastest preliminary time of both swimmers. If preliminary times are identical, both swimmers shall advance.

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