News · OA Swim Team Enjoying Early Success


The OA swim team has enjoyed some early season success. In the past week, the boys broke to 200 free relay school record. Freshman Charlie Furlow has also made a big splash in the pool (pun intended). He broke the 100 backstroke record.

On Thursday, December 10th, both the boys and girls headed to Switzerland County to compete alongside Rising Sun and South Ripley. The girls came in first, and the boys fell to South Ripley by 1 point. During this meet the follow swimmers took first place:

  • Paris Raab – 200M IM; 100M backstroke
  • Elizabeth Gigrich – 50M freestyle
  • Tyler Wuestefeld – 50M freestyle
  • Amelia Austin – 100M butterfly
  • Peter Lewis – 100M freestyle
  • Charlie Furlow – 100M backstroke
  • Girls relay – 200M freestyle
  • Boys relay – 200M freestyle

The swim team will head to Milan on Thursday, December 17th for a meet with Milan and Batesville.