Warren's Hugh Harrison stands atop the podium.

Harrison Smashes D10 Meet Record in 200 Individual Medley to Lead Warren State Swimming Qualifiers

March 6, 2023

GENEVA, OHIO – It was quite a weekend for Warren junior Hugh Harrison at the District 10 swimming championships.

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Harrison won his third-straight District 10 championship in the 200-yard individual medley, setting a meet record in the process.

Harrison’s time of 1:53.38 was more than a second better than the previous record set by Cathedral Prep’s Mitchell Bradford last year at 1:54.67. Bradford finished second in the event to Harrison.

Harrison also qualified for states in the 100 backstroke, finishing second to Bradford 50.61 to 51.04.

The Dragons’ 200-yard freestyle relay team of Harrison, Jacob Retterer, Jarod Peterson, and Drake Nemitz also advanced by a qualifying time of 1:33.53.

Niemetz also qualified for states via qualifying time in the 500 free with a time of 4:54.88, good for third, as well as the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:49.85, an event he finished fourth in.

For the girls, the 200-yard medley relay team finished sixth and is also going to states with a qualifying time of 1:56.83, good for sixth in the event with the team of Kirsten Johnson, Lucy Harrison, Summer Lucks and Leyna Irwin.

Warren finished fifth among 16 teams in the boys’ team race with 137 points, with Cathedral Prep taking first with 440 points.

The girls were also fifth with 192 points, with Prep also taking the girls’ team title at 374 points.

The PIAA championships begin on March 15 at Bucknell University.

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