SwimCats have strong outing at Trojan Invitational

Published 3:50 pm Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The SwimCats had a fantastic showing at the Lee Country Trojan Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 12.  The Lady Cats placed 5th of 14 teams beating the region 5A teams who were in attendance.  The Male SwimCats placed 7th of 16 teams and the combined team placed 6th of 17 teams.

Relays who scored points for the SwimCats were the team of Branch Butler, John Willis Maples, David Long and Austin Aldridge who placed 10th and the team of Blake Lowe, Hayden Martin, Stokes Moore and Joe Emmons who placed 16th in the Medley Relay; the team of David Long, Stokes Moore, Joe Emmons, and Austin Aldridge who placed 9th and the team of Griffin Perkins, Hayden Martin, Tom Emmons and Branch Butler who placed 15th in the 200 Freestyle Relay; the team of David Long, Branch Butler, Stokes Moore, and Austin Aldridge who placed 5th and the team of Griffin Perkins, John Willis Maples, Joe Emmons, and Blake Lowe who placed 7th in the 400 freestyle relay.

Relays who score points for the Lady SwimCats were Sandy Baker, Paige Overman, Katie Campbell and Emily Chambers who placed 8th in the Medley Relay; Madison Mills, Paige Overman, Sarah Kaylee Wynn and Emily Chambers who placed 8th in the 200 Freestyle Relay; Emily Chambers, Sandy Baker, Madison Mills and Katie Cambell who placed fifth, Alex Riche, Madalyn Yancey, Viviana Schuyler, and Sarah Kaylee Wynn who placed ninth, and Ashlyn Brock, MacKenzie Thomas, SarahGrace Ferrell, and Malloree Inlow who placed tenth in the 400 freestyle relay.

In Individual events, the following SwimCats scored points:  Blake Lowe placed 11th in the 200 free and 13th in the 500 free; Griffin Perkins, placed 13th in the 200 free and 13th in the 100 fly; Stokes Moore placed 8th in the 200 IM, and John Willis Maples placed 8th in the 100 breaststroke.

For the Lady SwimCats, Sandy Baker placed 7th in the 200 freestyle and 10th in the 100 backstroke; Ashlyn Brock placed 10th in the 200 freestyle; Maloree Inlow placed 13th in the 200 freestyle; Paige Overman placed 5th in the 200 I.M. and 6th in the 500 freestyle; Viviana Schuyler placed 8th in the 500 free; Katie Campbell placed 6th of 75 swimmers in the 100 free; Emily Chambers placed 13th of 89 swimmers in the 50 free, and Madison Mills placed 15 of 89 swimmers in the 50 free.

The SwimCats will be swimming in Thomasville this Thursday and Friday.