Glenwood Springs swim and dive team wins tri-meet

Staff ReportGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

DELTA – Sweeping the relays and taking first in seven individual events, the Glenwood Springs swim and dive team totaled 10 wins out of 12 events to win a tri-meet against Montrose and Delta on Saturday.The high finishes gave the Demons 260 points, which towered over Delta’s 147 and Montrose’s 136.Ali Schaiberger and Morgan Wyrick lead the way with two individual wins apiece, and each swam on two winning relays. Schaiberger first finished the fastest in the 500-yard free with a time of 5 minutes, 48.32 seconds. She also cruised through the water in 1:11.21 to win the 100 back, an event in which the Demons went 1-2-3, as Jessica Betts and Meg Waibel took second and third, respectively.Wyrick took the freestyle crown, winning the 100- and 200-yard events in 1:03.05 and 2:18.20, respectively.Also notching individual wins were Sierra Grove, taking the 50 free in 26.12, Kerry Rippy, who placed first in the 100 breaststroke in 1:19.29, and Betts, who totaled the most points in the one-meter diving competition with 176.10.In the victorious Demon relays, Schaiberger, Keevyn Scholl, Clara Thorsen and Grove collaborated for a time of 2:10.26 to reach the wall first in the 200 medley relay; Wyrick, Anna Wiltse, Rippy and Grove combined forces to win the 200 free relay in 1:53.63; and Wyrick, Scholl, Wiltse and Schaiberger swam to a 4:17.52 winning time in the 400 free relay.The Demons will now head into Winter Break with a win under their belts and will jump back in the water on Jan. 5 in Craig to take on Moffat County.

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