Swimming: Toreadors keep rolling behind the strength of Greene County swimmers

Boone swim team moves to 4-0 on the year

Staff Report

Several Greene County athletes played instrumental roles in a commanding sweep in the pool Tuesday evening as the Boone High School girls swim team outlasted Perry and Algona. 

The Toreadors crushed Perry by a score of 64-23 and dismantled Algona, 71-23 to push their overall record to 4-0 on the season. 

Greene County’s Ashley Hunter won the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle while Megan Doran won the 100-yard butterfly. 

Ellie Madson, also a student in Greene County, won the 500-yard freestyle and and held down the anchor leg for the 200-yard freestyle relay-winning squad.

Greene County’s Haley Hall helped power the 200-yard freestyle team to victory with a time of 1:47.7 while she also swam a leg for the 400-yard freestyle relay-winning team. 

Hunter didn’t stick to just individual glory with as she was a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay champion as well as the first-place 200-yard medley relay squad along with Doran. 

“We had a great meet shuffling our lineup a bit,” Boone head coach Chris Mann said. “Lauren (Kennedy) and Ashley (Hunter) both had great meets. Megan (Doran) also had a fantastic meet - especially swimming fly.” 

The Toreadors are in the pool again for a dual meet Monday, Sept. 12 in Algona against Spencer and Algona. Start time is set for 6:30 p.m.

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