The swim team did absolutely incredible this weekend at regional swim meet. All personal best times and much more. 6 kids will be going to state this year, 5 boys and 1 girl. The boys 200 Medley Relay with Garrett Dierkhising, Migs Martin, Chris Lindley, and Jacob Hurrel-Zitelman will be able to get the call up. Their relay broke the Region VII meet record, but were unfortunately out touched by Smithson Valley. Also their relay re-broke their record by 2 seconds.The boys took 3rd place overall, the girls 10th overall out of 29 high schools.
The individual qualifiers:
Migs Martin-100 Free(New Taft Record)/100 Breast(Regional Record)
Garrett Dierkhising-100 Back(New Taft Record)
Alison Schillick-50 Free
Additionally the swimmers made the podium in almost all the races they swam.
Boys 200 Medley Relay-2nd Place
Boys 400 Free Relay-2nd Place
Migs Martin-1st and 2nd Place
Garrett Dierkhising-1st and 2nd Place
Alison Schillick-1st and 2nd Place
Jacob Hurrell-Zitelman-3rd Place
Congratulations to Coach Gowen and all the raider swimmers that competed.
The State qualifiers will be competing next at UT February 19th and 20th.
Good luck Raiders