The Newton High School swimming team finished second Friday and Saturday at the Wichita Heights Invitational.


WICHITA — The Newton High School swimming team finished second Friday and Saturday at the Wichita Heights Invitational.

“Once again we had a very good meet,” Newton coach Phillip Schmidt said. “A number of swimmers got personal best times. Josh Scheuermann qualified for state in the 100 free and 100 back. As I said I was very impressed by the performance of the team. I could tell that all of the swimmers tried there hardest and it showed in the times that they were putting up. Scheuermann in particular really stood out. He dropped over two seconds of his personal best in the 100 free, his time at Heights was 49.5 seconds.”

Scheuermann won the 100-yard freestyle.

Newton took second in both the 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay.

John Wilks took second in the 100-yard breaststroke, followed by Ian Clark in third.

Newton competes Saturday at the Wichita Northwest Invitational.

Wichita Heights Invitational

(Newton results; x-exhibitions)

200-yd. medley relay — 2. Newton A (Spreier, Clark, Wilks, J.Scheuermann) 1:46.55, Newton B (M.Scheuermann, Regi, Beumer, Schmidt) 2:06.85-x.

200-yd. freestyle — 15. Beth 2:13.88, 19. M.Scheuermann 2:321.15, 28. Jost 2:26.25.

200-yd. individual medley — 4. Wilks 2:09.85, 10. Beumer 2:23.00, 16. Spreier 2:30.11.

50-yd. freestyle — 14. Owens 24.72, 16. Boniface 24.88, 33. Swartz 26.52.

Diving — not reported.

100-yd. butterfly — 5. Clark 59.63, 12. Beumer 1:05.24, 34. Swartz 1:19.16.

100-yd. freestyle — 1. Scheuermann 49.50, 12. Boniface 55.07, 18. Owens 56.52.

500-yd. freestyle — 5. Spreier 5:47.89, 16. Beth 6:07.95, 27, Zielke 7:18.88.

200-yd. medley relay — 2. Newton A (Clark, Owens, Boniface, Wilks) 1:36.05, Newton B (Jost, Jarrell, Schmidt, Swartz) 1:51.58-x, Newton C (Wiens, Unruh, Regi, Scheuermann) 2:07.45-x.

100-yd. backstroke — 4. J.Scheuermann 59.58, 25. M.Scheuermann 1:12.43, 30. Jarrell 1:16.06.

100-yd. breaststroke — 2. Wilks 1:02.59, 3. Clark 1:04.88, 39. Jost 1:25.84.

400-yd. freestyle relay — 5. Newton A (Spreier, Owens, Boniface, J.Scheuermann) 3:39.28, Newton B (Beth, Jarrell, Swartz, Beumer) 4:02.21-x, Newton C (Wiens, Zielke, Unruh, Schmidt) 4:58.83-x.