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2020-21 ML/LCL/MLHS Co-Op Swim Team

By John Ellenberger 10/23/2020, 8:20am CDT

LCL’s Abby Grittinger won the 500 Freestyle

ML’s Alice Chen won the 200 IM and the 100 Breaststroke

The relay of Abby Grittinger, Briana Schram (LCL) and Ada Brown, Alice Chen (ML) won the 400 Free Relay

There are no more swim events this week !  Good Luck ladies as you prepare for the Varsity Conference Meet at Shorewood HS on October 31!

The MLHS Co-op team recently partook in the Woodland Conference Championships.  They beat 3 conference teams, which might sound like a large accomplishment, until you realize they did so with just 8 swimmers total!

Alaina May (LCL) came in 11th in the 100 Free, with a 1:01.31 earning the team 6 points and Chloe Beckman (LCL)  came in 13th with at 27.39 in the 50 free, earning the team 4 points. Also finishing in the top 16 were two of our relays. The 200 Medley Relay of MayMaya Hewitt (LCL), Beckman, and Laura Quigley (Martin Luther) took 14th, scoring 6 points. And  most importantly, the 400 Free Relay of May, Hewitt, Quigley, and Beckman chased down West Allis to come in 11th, scoring 12 points and breaking the standing Milwaukee Lutheran record with at 4:10.49. Alaina May brought in 10.5 points to become the Conference Meet MVP for the team.

This is an incredibly competitive conference for our small team, and to have finished so strong is a testament to their hard work and effort all season.

Great Job Ladies!!!

The Milwaukee Lutheran Co-op looks to continue their success this Saturday Nov. 9th at Sectionals at Cedarburg High School.

The Lutheran Schools Co-Op defeated St. Francis/Thomas Moore 56-36 last night at home.

Standout swims were the 200 Medley Relay consisting of Alaina May (LCL), Zara Dixon (Milwaukee Lutheran), Chloe Beckman (LCL), and Maya Hewitt (LCL) as well as the 400 Freestyle Relay of Alaina May, Laura Quigley (Martin Luther), Maya Hewitt, and Chloe Beckman. Chloe Beckman led the team in points, scoring a total of 11 points in her events, including the 200 Individual Medley (1st place) and the 500 Freestyle (1st place).

Laura Quigley brought in 9 points, taking 1st in the 200 freestyle and 2nd in the 100 freestyle. Alaina May took 2nd in the 200 freestyle and 1st in the 100 freestyle which, combined with her relays got the team 10 points. Zara Dixon took first in the 50 free and the 100 freestyle, and earned the team 10.5 points total. Maya Hewitt came in 2nd in the 50 free, and she swam on 3 relays, earning the team 7 points. Janelle Johnson (LCL) came in 2nd in the 100 fly and 100 backstroke to seal the win before the final two events of the evening.

Great job to all the girls!