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Aqua Doves Make it 9 in a Row

Cissy LaForge
The Aqua Doves earned their ninth consecutive LHSAA state title, finishing with a commanding lead over all schools by scoring 429.5 points. All swimmers posted top 16 preliminary times on day one of the meet, moving them forward to the finals on the second day of competition. Every swimmer bettered her qualifying time, rising to the challenge and working together to accomplish their individual and team goals. Congratulations to all of the members of the swim team on a phenomenal season!
Gabriella O’Neil was named Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet by earning two individual state titles and two relay state titles. She also set a new division record in the 500 Freestyle. Claudia Oggs also had an outstanding day, earning an individual championship with a dominant win in the 100 Breaststroke, placing third in the 200 IM and second in the 200 Medley Relay. Complete results for the Aqua Doves are as follows.
200 Medley Relay: (2nd) Olivia Tees, Claudia Oggs, Carly Kobrock, Hadley Mary
200 Freestyle: (1st) Gabriella O’Neil; (6th) Sofia Eversgerd; (9th) Anna Hummel; (10th) Asli Tees
200 IM: (3rd) Claudia Oggs; (9th) Carly Kobrock; (12th) Olivia Dupuy; (14th) Madelyn Ernst
500 Free: (2nd) Frances Barousse; (6th) Luci McCaleb; (7th) Katelyn Dowdle; (6th) Hadley Mary
100 Butterfly: (4th) Frances Barousse; (7th) Carly Kobrock; (11th) Olivia Dupuy; (13th) Elise Devier
100 Freestyle: (3rd) Olivia Tees; (4th) Hope Robinson; (6th) Luci McCaleb; (7th) Hadley Mary
500 Free: (1st) Gabriella O’Neil; (3rd) Sofia Eversgerd; (7th) Asli Tees
200 Free Relay: (1st) Hope Robinson, Luci McCaleb, Frances Barousse, Gabriella O’Neil
100 Backstroke: (2nd) Olivia Tees; (6th) Hope Robinson; (11th) Katelyn Dowdle
100 Breaststroke: (1st) Claudia Oggs; (11th) Madelyn Ernst; (13th) Olivia Graham
400 Free Relay: (1st) Gabriella O’Neil, Olivia Tees, Hope Robinson, Frances Barousse
St. Scholastica Academy is a Catholic, all-girls, college-preparatory high school located in Covington, Louisiana. Founded in 1903, SSA perpetuates the Benedictine tradition of balancing prayer, work, study, and community in developing adolescent girls into Christian women grounded in the Gospel values of the Catholic faith.
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