Waugh making third straight trip to state

Posted on Feb 7, 2011
Waugh making third straight trip to stateErika Waugh

PORTLAND – South Adams senior Erika Waugh claimed a pair of sectional title Saturday at Jay County, winning both the 500-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke to advance to the IHSAA swimming state finals for the third consecutive season.
Waugh blasted the field in the 500 free, taking first in 5:24.20, just missing her sectional record set a year ago. Her nearest competition in the event finished over 31 seconds behind.
She then scored a sectional title in the 100 backstroke, winning in 1:00.85, setting a new South Adams school and sectional record in the process.
“Her 500 free was good,” said South Adams coach Janelle Gresla. “She held at ...

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