11/23/19- The Jasper Viking Swim Team competed in the 2019 AHSAA Central Sectionals Swim Meet Finals at the Birmingham Crossplex today to try claim their lane in the AHSAA State Swim Meet that will be held at Auburn University on Dec 6-7. The Girls Team took home their highest finish in the Sectional Meet in Jasper High School history by claiming the 2019 AHSAA Central Sectional 1A-5A Runner Up Trophy, narrowly missing the top spot by 2 points. The Viking Boys Team held their own and finished as the 3rd place team in their division.

The Viking Girls qualified in 5 individual events and all 3 relays for the 2019 AHSAA State Meet. The highlight of the meet for the Girls’ was winning the 400 Free Relay, with true teamwork. In the Prelims, the team of Anna Grace Lee, Sophia Poolos, Lila Oliver and Madison Moore qualified as the 2nd seedand in the Finals the team of Sophia Poolos, Lila Oliver, Ella Lynn and Madison Moore brought home the 1st place finish.

The Viking Boys qualified in 6 Individual events and all 3 relays and used their own form of teamwork magic in the 200 Free Relay. In the Prelims, Eli Ford helped the group of John Abner Nicholson, Murphy Lee and Luke Oliver to earn the top seed and then in the Finals Ethan West joined the group as they swam their way to the top spot.

Both teams look forward to ending the season with a big splash in Auburn at the AHSAA State Meet as they compete in a school record 17 events! #TheVikingWay

Jasper Viking Swim Team 2019 AHSAA Team Qualifiers and Sectional Finish:

Girls Medley Relay- Megan Fanin, Madison Moore, Ella Lynn, Sophia Poolos (2nd Place)

Boys Medley Relay- Lawson Lee, Eli Ford, Luke Smith, Murphy Lee (3rd Place)

Boys 200 Free- Luke Smith (2nd Place)

Boys 200 IM- Luke Oliver (5th Place)

Girls 100 Butterfly- Ella Lynn (4th Place)

Boys 100 Butterfly- Luke Oliver (4th Place)

Girls 100 Free- Madison Moore (6th Place)

Boys 100 Free- Ethan West (3rd Place)

Girls 500 Free- Lila Oliver (3rd Place)

Boys 500 Free- Luke Smith (3rd Place)

Girls 200 Free Relay- Megan Fanin, Lila Oliver, Zoey-Kait Mitchell, Sophia Poolos, Amelia Poolos (4th Place)

Boys 200 Free Relay- Murphy Lee, John Abner Nicholson, Ethan West, Luke Oliver, Eli Ford (1st Place)

Girls 100 Backstroke- Megan Fanin (2nd Place)

Boys 100 Backstroke- Ethan West (5th Place)

Boys 100 Backstroke- John Abner Nicholson (6th Place)

Girls 100 Breaststroke- Ella Lynn (2nd Place)

Girls 400 Free Relay- Lila Oliver, Sophia Poolos, Ella Lynn, Madison Moore, Anna Grace Lee (1st Place)

Boys 400 Free Relay- Luke Smith, John Abner Nicholson, Luke Oliver, Ethan West, Lawson Lee, Murphy Lee (2nd Place)

Girls Sectional Scorers:

Ella Lynn- 32 pts

Megan Fanin-28 pts

Madison Moore- 26 pts

Lila Oliver- 16 pts

Sophia Poolos- 11 pts

Boys Sectional Scorers:

Luke Smith- 33 pts

Ethan West- 30 pts

Luke Oliver- 29 pts

John Abner Nicholson- 26 pts

Eli Ford- 12 pts