Swimming Wins District 9-5A Championships

Posted October 21, 2013 / Last updated October 21, 2013

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Michael Conrad finished first in the 500 yard freestyle in the District Championships.

Junior Michael Conrad finished first in the 500 yard freestyle in the District Championships on Oct. 19, 2013. (Photo from Oct. 12 meet, courtesy of R. Stewart Johnson.)

Jesuit beat out Holy Cross, Brother Martin, and Archbishop Rummel to capture the District 9-5A swimming championships Saturday, Oct. 19, at the UNO Lakefront Arena. Blue Jay teams took first place in the 200 yard medley relay and 400 yard freestyle relay and took second place in the 200 yard freestyle relay.

Individual swimmers taking first place were junior Chris Simmons in the 200 yard individual medley and junior Michael Conrad in the 500 yard freestyle.

Jesuit finished with 587 points to defeat Holy Cross (383 points), Brother Martin (342.5), and Archbishop Rummel (304.5).

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This win follows last week’s first place win in the Breast Cancer Awareness Invitational Meet at UNO. In that meet, Jesuit finished with 589.5 points topping nine schools, with a distant second place finisher Brother Martin with 345 points.

The Jays will next compete against Northshore in Slidell on Monday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m.

Review the swimming season.

Jesuit’s Top Five Individual Swimmers Per Event

Event Place Student Swimmer
Boys 50 Yard Freestyle 3rd Junior Patrick Cecola
4th Tie Freshman Jack Jackson
Junior Cade Fuxan
Boys 100 Yard Freestyle 2nd Junior Francis Plough
3rd Junior Chris Simmons
4th Freshman Jack Jackson
5th Junior Patrick Cecola
Boys 200 Yard Freestyle 2nd Junior Michael Conrad
5th Senior Conway Bellone
Boys 500 Yard Freestyle 1st Junior Michael Conrad
3rd Senior Brian Burvant
4th Freshman Seth Gunnels
5th Sophomore Stephen Owers
Boys 100 Yard Backstroke 2nd Junior Francis Plough
4th Freshman Noah Wilkens
Boys 100 Yard Breaststroke 2nd Junior Sam Johnson
3rd Sophomore Felix Rabito
4th Junior Sam Johnson
5th Senior Brett Dipuma
Boys 100 Yard Butterfly 2nd Senior Brett Dipuma
4th Senior Eduard Spinu
5th Senior Blake Robert
Boys 200 Yard IM 1st Junior Chris Simmons
4th Sophomore Patrick Finegan
5th Freshman Noah Wilkens
Boys 200 Yard Freestyle Relay 2nd Junior Chris Simmons
Sophomore Cade Fuxan
Senior Brett Dipuma
Junior Patrick Cecola
Boys 400 Yard Freestyle Relay 1st Junior Chris Simmons
Junior Patrick Cecola
Sophomore Cade Fuxan
Junior Francis Plough
Boys 200 Yard Medley Relay 1st Junior Francis Plough
Junior Sam Johnson
Senior Brett Dipuma
Freshman Jack Jackson
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TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com – Jesuit captures the District 9-5A swimming championships

Full District Championships Results (pdf)


Photos are courtesy of R. Stewart Johnson.