troubleshooting Question

Modifying Data In Query To Sort

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Bob SchneiderFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL ServerASP
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I have a results query that gets sent to finishers of a race shortly after they finish.  They have two times, a chip time and a gun time.  They are usually a little bit different.  I want to be able to sort the data based on one of the two times listed (chip or gun).  Currently I sort by event place get the data using ReDim Preserve, and then do a bubble sort after the fact.  Is there a better way?  The root problem is that the times are in there as text ("00:12:34.567").  In order to do a good sort I convert them to seconds as I pull them out and then sort.  I am looking for a better approach.  Here is my code:

		x = 0
		ReDim ThisArr(2, 0)
		Set rs = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
		sql = "SELECT ParticipantID, FnlTime, ChipTime FROM IndResults WHERE RaceID = " & lRaceID & " ORDER BY EventPl"
		rs.Open sql, conn, 1, 2
		Do While Not rs.EOF
			ThisArr(0, x) = rs(0).Value
			ThisArr(1, x) = ConvertToSeconds(rs(1).Value)
            ThisArr(2, x) = ConvertToSeconds(rs(2).Value)
			x = x + 1
			ReDim Preserve ThisArr(2, x)
		Set rs = Nothing
		're-order results
		For y = 0 To UBound(ThisArr, 2) - 2
		    For m = y + 1 To UBound(ThisArr, 2) - 1
                If sRsltsSort = "chip" Then
		            If CSng(ThisArr(2, y)) > CSng(ThisArr(2, m)) Then
		                For n = 0 To 2
		                    TempArr(n) = ThisArr(n, y)
		                    ThisArr(n, y) = ThisArr(n, m)
		                    ThisArr(n, m) = TempArr(n)
		            End If
		            If CSng(ThisArr(1, y)) > CSng(ThisArr(1, m)) Then
		                For n = 0 To 2
		                    TempArr(n) = ThisArr(n, y)
		                    ThisArr(n, y) = ThisArr(n, m)
		                    ThisArr(n, m) = TempArr(n)
		            End If
                End If
		For x = 0 To UBound(ThisArr, 2) - 1
			iMyOverallPl = CInt(iMyOverallPl) + 1
			If CLng(ThisArr(0, x)) = CLng(lPartID) Then Exit For
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