INDIANAPOLIS — Homestead’s girls swim team placed eighth at the state competition at Indiana-Purdue University Indianapolis on Saturday, scoring 121 points.
Carmel blew everyone out of the water with an impressive 426.5 points, followed by Fishers with 208 points, Franklin Community at 165, Northridge (158), Carroll (155), Hamilton Southeastern (136) and Zionsville (130.5).
Homestead’s 200-yard medley relay team of Morgan Brown, Cora Walrond, Audrey Crowel and Kyra Tonsil placed fifth in 1:44.77. Carroll’s team placed second in the event in 1:43:38, and the Carmel winners finished in 1:41.33.
Crowel took seventh in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:51.39, and Tonsil was seventh in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.52 seconds.
Crowel also placed ninth in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 56.55.
The Spartans’ 200-yard freestyle relay team of Tonsil, Maggie Stock, Halle Weaver and Katie Walther placed eighth in 1:37.33. Carroll’s squad placed second and Carmel won the event.
Homestead’s 400-yard freestyle team of Lily Kaiser, Crowel, Weaver and Stock also placed eighth with a time of 3:30.45. Carroll again placed second and Carmel first.
Stock and Kaiser took 12th and 13th, respectively, in the 200-yard individual medley. Stock also placed 13th in the 100-yard freestyle event with a time of 52.57, and Tonsil was 16th in 53.70.
Kaiser finished 17th in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:06.60.
Morgan Brown placed 13th in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.36.
The boys compete in swim sectionals at South Side on Thursday and Saturday, looking for a chance to compete at the state level next week.