Richter qualifies for state in swim; Bosselman named best coach in sectional

WARSAW — For the first time in a few years, a Columbia City girls swimmer for the IHSAA state swim meet.Senior Andrea Richter took home first place in the 100-yard butterfly in the sectional in a time of 1:00.53.With the win, Richter received one of the 20 automatic berths to the state meet that goes to each sectional’s champion.The honors kept coming for the Lady Eagles. Head Coach Debi Bosselman was named coach of the year for the sectional. She piloted Columbia City to a fifth-place finish, with the Lady Eagles rolling up 225 points. Warsaw captured first place with 352 team points.Columbia City also had two second-place finishes. Sophomore Rylee Hackworth was second in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:22.48. To read the rest of this story, see the Feb. 10 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.