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Published in Sports on December 10, 2010 1:47 PM

Wayne Country Day's Ama Zabarcea, Oliver Reimer and Thomas Elmore each recorded a pair of top-five finishes during a four-team, swim meet contested at the B.G. Darden Natatorium on Thursday evening.

Zabarcea finished fifth in the girls' 50 freestyle in 33.85 seconds and third in the 100 breaststroke (1:35.34).

Reimer touched the wall fourth in 28.77 in the 50 free and earned a fifth-place effort in the 100 free. Elmore placed second in the 100 free (59.29) and second in the 100 backstroke (1:12.84).

Zabarcea swam the anchor leg on the Chargers' 200 free relay, which finished third behind Parrott and Faith Christian-Rocky Mount. Zabarcea, Kennedy Dalton, Charlotte Yarboro and Elizabeth Schappell logged a time of 2:26.53.

WCDS also got a solid performance from Robert Glass, who placed eighth in the 50 free. Schappell, Yarboro, Rebecca Buchanan, Anna Rains and Bethany Stoutamire all battled in the 50 free.

Middle schools

* Girls' basketball: Norwayne 26, Greenwood 16 -- Taylor Daniels led Norwayne with 11 points. The Cobras improved to 4-1 overall. Norwayne visits Eastern Wayne on Monday.

* Boys' basketball: Wayne Christian 34, Parrott Academy 25 -- Austin Howell led the Eagles with 11 points. Chandler King added seven points. Wayne Christian improved to 4-2 overall.

* Boys' basketball: Wilson Christian 44, Wayne Christian 23 -- Cody Howell and Seth Harrell each scored eight points for Wayne Christian. The Eagles will play Community Christian on Jan. 6.