BHS Swim Cats off to the races this season

Published 4:58 pm Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The BHS SwimCats have had a strong start to the season. 

On Wednesday, Nov. 29, Bainbridge hosted a tri-meet with Thomasville High School and Thomas County Central.  The Lady SwimCats placed first and the Men SwimCats placed second, falling behind TCC by only two points. The combined team scores won the meet. 

According to Coach Heidi Chambers, every swimmer who participated for BHS earned at least one point for the team total. Top scores for the SwimCats were Haydn Griffin who won both of his individual events, the 50 free and the 200 free, Katie Campbell who won the 100 free and placed a close second in the 100 butterfly, Emily Chambers who won the 50 free, and Dalton Savage who placed third in both his individual events, the 200 free and the 100 butterfly. 

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Several relays also took first place honors at the meet:  The Mens’ 400 Freestyle relay of Branch Butler, John Willis Maples, Jack Burke, and Austin Aldridge placed first, and the Ladies’ 400 freestyle relay of Madison Mills, Viviana Schuyler, Samantha Worthinton, and Madalyn Yancey also placed first

The SwimCats also had an impressive showing at the Dean Ferrell Invitational on Dec. 1. The Lady SwimCats placed second and the combined team placed third. 

Individual high scorers were Haydn Griffin who won the 200 free and placed a close second in the 50 free, Dalton Savage who placed third in the 500 free, the Women’s 200 free relay of Sandy Baker, Emily Chambers, Sarah Kaylee Wynn and Katie Campbell placed third, and the Women’s 400 free relay of Alaiya Schuyler, Ashlyn Brock, Mary Mercer Reynolds, and Madison Toole placed third.  This was a larger meet and Coaches Chambers and Campbell are very proud of how well the team did.  The SwimCats’ next meet is Dec. 15 in Thomasville.