Eaton swimmers continue with ‘firsts’

February 4, 2014

Eaton’s swimmers continue to do many firsts for this season.

At the recent SWBL swim meet, the boys finished 2nd, the girls finished 3rd, the boys/girls combined score placed them 3rd.

And, the swimmers had a first-time SBWL champion with the 200 freestyle relay of Mason McCargish, Drew Pool, Trey Gregory and Mickey McCargish breaking the record set in 2012 with a time of 135.99.

On the girls’ side, Kelsey Gregory finished 4th in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:03.78. Kyra Houle took 4 seconds off her 100 breaststroke for a time of 1:30.11. Brooke Kiracofe took 1 second off her 50 free with a time of 36.82. Courtney Lunsford took 12 seconds off her 100 free to a time of 1:25.22. Emma McKinney took off 6 seconds in her 200 freestyle to a time of 2:45.05 and finished 8th.

Brooklyn Montgomery swam the 100 freestyle in a time of 59.60 and finished 2nd. Grace Reynolds swam the 200 IM for the first time this year and had a time of 2:58.83. Mackenzie Waxler took off 20 seconds on her 100 freestyle down to a time of 1:20.33. The girls’ medley relay of Emma McKinney, Brooklyn Montgomery, Kelsey Gregory and Grace Reynolds finished 3rd with a time of 2:10.87.

On the boys’ side, the relay of Mason McCargish, Drew Pool, Mickey McCargish and Trey Gregory finished 2nd with at time of 1:47.02. Trey Gregory finished 3rd in both the 50 free with a time of 23.81 and the 100 free with at time of 52.25. Zach Hawley took 4 seconds off his 200 free to a time of 2:34.13. Jacob Liddy took his 100 butterfly down to 1:14.84. Joshua Liddy took off 3 seconds in his 100 back to a time of 1:24.69. Mason McCargish set a new school record in the 200 IM with a time of 2:11.99 and finished 4th. Mickey McCargish finished 4th in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:00.45. Andy Newport took 2 seconds off his 100 back to a time of 1:46.86. Drew Pool finished 2nd in both the 200 free and 100 breast with the times of 1:55.72 and 1:07.41. Colton Sims took his 500 freestyle down to 6:35.58 for the season. The 400 freestyle relay of Jacob Liddy, Andrew Ferguson, Colton Sims and Blake Clabaugh finished 3rd, with at time of 4:06.13.