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Blake Ress, Commissioner
February 25, 2006
NORTH CENTRAL ROLLS TO SECOND STRAIGHT IHSAA CHAMPIONSHIP!
Central opened the finals with a record-setting performance in the 200-yard medley
relay. The Panthers’ Michael
Christy, Riley Boulden, Peter Jameson, and Sean White combined for a 1:32.95
time, eclipsing the standard of 1:33.05 by
The Panthers closed the meet by winning the 400 freestyle relay for the second year in a row. The foursome of Drew Sease, Ken Minturn, Christy, and Jameson just missed the meet record with a winning time of 3:04.24.
the day with four blue ribbons. He
recorded a dominating performance in the 200 freestyle, winning in
1:37.11. He broke the meet record in
Friday’s prelims with a 1:37.02 effort, beating the previous mark of
1:37.36 by Jeff Lee of
Christy, who matched Jameson with four blue ribbons, prevailed in the 200 individual medley with a 1:49.13 effort to earn his second state championship in that event. He also won in 2004 as a freshman. Christy added the 100 backstroke title later in the meet with a victorious time of 49.86.
North Central senior Drew Sease dominated the 500 freestyle, winning in 4:30.47 to add to his 200 medley relay crown.
seed Bryan Chovanec of
Aaron Koger of
Top 10 Teams
1. North Central (
2. Homestead 209
3. Chesterton 182
9. Northridge 72
200 Medley Relay – North Central (Indianapolis) (Michael Christy 11, Riley Boulden 12, Peter Jameson 12, Sean White 12), 1:32.95 (New Meet Record, old mark 1:33.05 (Prelims) by Carmel, 2002).
200 Freestyle – Peter Jameson, 12, North Central (
200 Individual Medley – Michael Christy, 11, North Central
One Meter Diving – David Piercy, 12,
Jameson, 12, North Central (
500 Freestyle – Drew Sease, 12, North Central (
200 Freestyle Relay –
Christy, 11, North Central (
400 Freestyle Relay – North Central (
Greencastle’s Andrew Bretscher wins Herman F. Keller Mental Attitude Award
Greencastle senior Andrew Bretscher is the 2006 recipient of the Herman F. Keller Mental Attitude Award as selected by members of the IHSAA Executive Committee.
Bretscher finished second in both the 50 and 100 freestyle at the State Finals, missing a blue ribbon in the 50 by .02. The two-time State Finals participant holds eight school records (six individual), earning All-America honors in the 200 individual medley and 100 butterfly in 2005. The two-time USA Junior National Qualifier was undefeated this season until the State Finals. He also has run cross country all four years at Greencastle.
Bretscher ranks 19th in his senior class of 134 with a 3.66 cumulative grade point average.
“Andrew is outstanding in every area,” said Greencastle principal Dr. Susan D. Phillips. “He is an academic leader and a positive role model for other students through his poise and disposition.”
Bretscher has been active in Latin Club and he has participated in Spell Bowl, Chess Club, Art Club, Martin Luther King Art Show, and Graduation Art Show.
the son of Paul and Mary Bretscher, plans to study
engineering. He has received an
appointment to the Air Force Academy and has been accepted to Purdue and
Farm Bureau Insurance, the IHSAA’s proud
corporate partner, presented
The recipient of this award, who was nominated by his principal and coach, must excel in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership and athletic ability in swimming and diving.
The award, renamed in 1974, honors former IHSAA assistant commissioner Herman F. Keller, who served the association from 1961-73.
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STATE FINALS PROGRAMS AVAILABLE
be there for the state finals? You can still purchase a copy of the official
souvenir program while supplies last! Programs are $3.00 if you purchase in
person at the IHSAA Office (