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Swimming Teams Start New Year Hosting Turpin, Milford Invitational This Week

Posted on: January 1, 2019

THE UPCOMING DOCKET: A look at Milford’s upcoming schedule:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 2 vs. Turpin, Milford HS, 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 5 Milford Invitational, Milford HS, 8:00 a.m.


THE BOYS REPORT: December 19 vs. Anderson: With seven individual and three relay wins, the boys team stormed past ECC rival Anderson by a 116-33 score.


A look at Milford’s winners against Anderson:

  • 200 medley relay: Sam Leatherwood, David Niehaus, Evan Fentress, Porter Bausch 1:42.58
  • 200 freestyle: Seth Bennett 2:05.45
  • 200 IM: Porter Bausch 2:23.43
  • 50 freestyle: Chase Fisher 21.39
  • 100 butterfly: David Niehaus 59.73
  • 100 freestyle: Tim Greenwell 53.87
  • 500 freestyle: Tyler Babinec 5:01.80
  • 200 freestyle relay: Owen Ferrara, Evan Fentress, Nathan Klick, Michael Weinstein 1:41.08
  • 100 backstroke: Sam Leatherwood 54.56
  • 400 freestyle relay: Chase Fisher, Mitchell Hansbauer, Tim Greenwell, Tyler Babinec 3:26.97


December 22 at Butler Invitational: The Eagles easily defended their Butler Invitational title on the strength of nine wins and 17 top-five finishes. Seniors Tyler Babinec and Sam Leatherwood each won a pair of individual races to lead the way. Milford finished the event with 515 points to 296 for second place Vandalia Butler.


A look at Milford’s top finishers at the Butler Invitational:

  • 50 freestyle: Chase Fisher 1st 22.06; Porter Bausch 5th 24.11
  • 100 freestyle: Sam Leatherwood 1st 51.21; Porter Bausch 3rd 53.22; Mitchell Hansbauer 5th 54.36
  • 200 freestyle: Tim Greenwell 2nd 1:57.32; Owen Ferrara 5th 2:03.71
  • 500 freestyle: Chase Fisher 3rd 5:11.09
  • 100 backstroke: Sam Leatherwood 1st 56.35
  • 100 breaststroke: Tyler Babinec 1st 58.98
  • 100 butterfly: Evan Fentress 1st 56.17
  • 200 IM: Tyler Babinec 1st 2:00.69
  • 200 freestyle relay: 1st 1:35.12
  • 400 freestyle relay: 1st 3:27.12; 5th 3:43.81
  • 200 medley relay: 1st 1:43.22; 2nd 1:44.91


THE GIRLS REPORT: December 19 vs. Anderson: The Eagles did just enough to ease past league rival Anderson, scoring five total victories to pick up an 82-81 win. Junior Lauren Clark was the star of the day for Milford as she won both the 50 freestyle and the 100 backstroke, while also swimming the opening leg of the winning 200 medley relay squad.


A look at Milford’s winners against Anderson:

  • 200 medley relay: Lauren Clark, Lauren Bell, Abbey Sauers, Megan Krieger 2:03.86
  • 50 freestyle: Lauren Clark 27.07
  • 100 freestyle: Abbey Sauers 1:02.20
  • 100 backstroke: Lauren Clark 1:05.51
  • 100 breaststroke: Lauren Bell 1:17.25


December 22 at Butler Invitational: The girls team also defended its Butler Invitational title, scoring 301 points to win by 23 markers over second place Bellbrook. The Eagles recorded only one win, a 200 freestyle triumph by junior Lauren Clark, but used eight top-five finishes to seal the victory.


A look at Milford’s top finishers at the Butler Invitational:

  • 100 freestyle: Megan Krieger 4th 1:01.54; Lauren Bell 5th 1:02.00
  • 200 freestyle: Lauren Clark 1st 2:08.18
  • 500 freestyle: Lauren Clark 5th 5:39.99
  • 100 breaststroke: Lauren Bell 2nd 1:17.11
  • 200 freestyle relay: 5th 1:55.80
  • 400 freestyle relay: 4th 4:13.94
  • 200 medley relay: 4th 2:10.08


POLL WATCH: The boys squad didn’t receive any votes in the weekly Cincinnati Enquirer Division I area coaches’ poll. St. Xavier earned all three of the first place votes that were cast, ahead of a top-five comprised of Mason, Oak Hills, Sycamore and Elder. The ECC is represented by Elder in sixth, Turpin in eighth and Anderson and Loveland receiving votes.


The girls team also didn’t receive any votes in this week’s rankings. Ursuline Academy is No. 1 this week, despite not receiving any first place votes. Mason (two votes), Seton (one vote), Turpin and Lakota West complete the top-five. The ECC also has Kings and Loveland in a tie for seventh, along with Walnut Hills among other teams also receiving votes.


The coaches’ poll is released every Monday at Noon at



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