The Lady Jays dove back into the pool Wednesday for the start of the winter swim season.

Ft. Zumwalt North was the winner of the tri-meet, scoring 130 points to top Hannibal’s 100 and Washington’s 88.

Clairese Kluba was Washington’s lone event winner in the meet. She won the 200 freestyle race in 2:41.6.

The Lady Jays’ 200 freestyle relay team finished second, but notched Washington’s first state consideration time of the season in 2:40.7. Aubrie Moreland, Maddy Tchiblakian, McKenzie Dohm and Abby Loesing swam that race for Washington.

“Tough meet, but a good first outing for the girls,” Washington Head Coach Lane Page said.

In addition to her first-place race, Kluba took second in the 100 backstroke in 1:23.65.

Moreland placed second in two races, finishing the 200 individual medley in 2:37.92 and the 500 freestyle in 6:11.2.

Dohm also recorded two individual second-place finishes. She completed the 50 freestyle in 28.4 and the 100 freestyle in 1:04.9.

Loesing finished second in the 100 butterfly in 1:24.2.

Third-place finishes for Washington included:

• 200 medley relay team of Moreland, Tchiblakian, Loesing and Dohm in 2:14.56;

• Loesing in the 200 individual medley in 3:06.01;

• Tchiblakian in the 100 freestyle in 1:09.94; and

• Tchiblakian in the 100 breaststroke in 1:25.77.


Eureka own a home dual against Washington Thursday, 203-92.

“This was a very powerful team,” Page said of the Lady Wildcats.

The Lady Jays won the 200 freestyle relay.

Individual results of this meet were not available as of print deadline.

Washington next swims Tuesday in a tri-meet at McCluer North that will also include McCluer.