DON KETCHUM is a native of Phoenix. He was a sportswriter for The Arizona Republic/The Phoenix Gazette for nearly four decades. He covered high school sports on several occasions as well as the Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Cardinals and Arizona State sports. From 2008-14, he was a staff writer for, the web site of the Arizona Interscholastic Association.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Worrall wins title in 100 free, XCP swimmers 4th

Senior Allie Worrall won the 100-yard freestyle (51.79 seconds), helping Xavier Prep to a fourth-place finish in the Division I state swimming and diving meet on Saturday (Nov. 7) at the Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa.
Xavier scored 204 points, trailing winner Scottsdale Chaparral (359), No. 2 Phoenix Desert Vista (234) and No. 3 Phoenix Pinnacle (219.50).
Worrall also finished second in the 50-yard freestyle at 23.85, and senior Elise Roediger finished fifth at 24.04.
The Gators’ 200-yard medley relay team was second behind Chaparral with a time of 1:46.64. Swimmers in that event were sophomore Kaitlyn McCoy, junior Jocelyn Jones, Roediger and Worrall.
Roediger finished second in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 55.55. Senior Madeline Rapp was 12th overall at 58.79.
Senior Alice Hick was 15th in the 200-yard freestyle. Hick also was 12th in the 100 free at 54.21, and senior Lisbet Maldonado was 16th at 54.82.
Xavier’s 200-yard freestyle relay team was fourth at 1:38.99. The group of four were Roediger, junior Quinn Blake, Hick and Jones.
McCoy finished fourth in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.27, and was ninth in the 200-yard individual medley at 2:06.43.
Sophomore Mary Roediger was 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke at 1:09.94.
XCP was fifth in the 400-yard freestyle relay. The swimmers were McCoy, Hick, Rapp and Worrall.
The Xavier divers also had a respectable showing. Senior Elizabeth Decker was 13th with 336.50 points. Freshman Alyssa Largay was 21st at 146.50, and freshman Talle Donley was 32nd at 122.70.

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