Logansport senior Brooke Bullard won a sectional title in diving to lead the area representatives Saturday at the Warsaw girls swimming and diving sectional.
Bullard, who won with a score of 343.5, will compete at the Penn Regional on Tuesday, as will Lewis Cass junior Bailey Johnson, who grabbed the fourth and final spot in the regional with a score of 280.35. Cass sophomore Gracie Conwell just missed with a fifth-place finish of 273.4.
No competitors in the swimming events advanced from area schools. A first-place finish or a state standard time was needed.
Warsaw won the sectional title with 352 points, followed by Culver Academies with 345. Cass was third with 256, Logan was fourth with 232 and Pioneer was ninth with 119 in the 13-team field.
Logan’s 200-yard medley relay team of Isabelle Kraud, Jennifer Crafford, Emily Clark and Rebecca Yeoman placed second with a time of 1:56.81, just 0.66 seconds behind the winning team from Warsaw.
Yeoman, a state qualifier a year ago as a sophomore, was second in the 50 freestyle (:25.72) and third in the 100 free (:55.56) on Saturday. Warsaw freshman Brenna Morgan won both events with times of :24.24 and :52.91, respectively.
Crafford, also a junior, was second in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:09.89, finishing behind Warsaw senior Ashley Van Wormer (1:07.86).
Cass’ 400 free relay team of Kirsten Carbaugh, Patrisha Hartley, Megan Mannering and Claire Crum placed second in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:58.12, more than three seconds behind the winning team from Culver Academies. Logan’s Katie Easter, Clark, Crafford and Yeoman placed fourth in the event.
Crum was fourth in the 200 free (2:06) and fifth in the 100 free (:58.34). Hartley was fourth in the 50 free (:27.29) and seventh in the 100 free (1:00.99). Carbaugh was fourth in the 500 free (5:52.12) and seventh in the 200 IM (2:33.62).
Clark, who was also a state qualifier for the Berries a year ago as a junior, placed fourth in the 100 butterfly Saturday with a time of 1:05.99. Cass’ Maddie Karmel was fifth in the 100 fly in 1:08.97 and eighth in the 100 backstroke in 1:10.59.