June 28, 2013
Four members of the Carroll Wellness Center Tigersharks came away with three first-place finishes against the Dobson Dolphins in a swim meet on June 13.
Ashton Richardson got the hat-trick in girls’ 7-8 age group action with victories in the 25-meter freestyle (20.76 seconds), 25-meter breaststroke (30.43) and the 25-meter backstroke (27.44).
In boys’ action, CWC was dominant in the 9-10 competition with Jackson Nester and Gabriel Robertson. Nester’s wins came in the 100-meter individual medley (1:15.47), 50-meter freestyle (30.34) and 25-meter butterfly (14.0), and Robertson won the 25-meter freestyle (16.64), 25-meter breaststroke (22.09) and 25-meter backstroke (23.32).
Also collecting three victories was Forest Webb, who topped the boys’ 11-12 100-meter individual medley (1:12.67), 100-meter freestyle (1:04.40) and 50-meter butterfly (32.24). Kaleb Payne came close to matching Webb, winning the boys’ 11-12 50-meter freestyle (38.04) and the 50-meter backstroke (47.90), and placing second in the 50-meter butterfly.
Ben Whittle picked up wins in the boys’ 13-14 individual medley (1:25.88) and 50-meter breaststroke (46.03) and placed second in the 50-meter freestyle, and Ethan Richardson was first in the boys’ 6-under 25-meter freestyle (28.25).
In other boys’ action, Zane Montgomery placed second in the 9-10 25-meter breaststroke and 25-meter backstroke and finished third in the 25-meter freestyle, while Carson Dalton was second in the 11-12 50-meter backstroke, fourth in the 50-meter breaststroke and fifth in the 50-meter freestyle. Rounding out the individual scoring for CWC were Brett Bowman with a second in the 11-12 50-meter breaststroke and a third in the 50-meter backstroke, and Brett Bowman with a second in the 11-12 50-meter freestyle.
The only girl beside Richardson to claim an individual victory was Ellie Webb, who won both the girls’ 9-10 100-meter individual medley (1:21.44) and the 25-meter butterfly (18.81).
Six girls did, however, place in three events each. Morgan Surratt took seconds in the 13-14 50-meter breaststroke and backstroke and third in the 50-meter freestyle, while Tina Stoneman was second in the 7-8 25-meter backstroke and third in both the 25-meter freestyle and 25-meter breaststroke. Dixie Jones placed second in the 7-8 25-meter freestyle, fourth in the 25-meter backstroke and fifth in the 25-meter breaststroke.
Faith Huff was second in the 9-10 25-meter backstroke, fourth in the 25-meter freestyle and sixth in the 25-meter breaststroke, while Adrienne Hall was third in both the 11-12 50-meter breaststroke and 50-meter backstroke and third in the 50-meter freestyle. Natalie Harris was third in the 7-8 25-meter backstroke, fifth in the 25-meter freestyle and sixth in the 25-meter breaststroke. Frankie Jones placed fifth in the 15-18 50-meter backstroke.
In relay action, CWC’s boys took two firsts in three events. Robertson, Richardson, Montgomery and Nester won the 9-10 100-meter freestyle with a time of 1:25.87, while Payne, Dalton, Bowman and Webb captured first in both the 11-12 200-meter freestyle and the 200-meter medley.
CWC’s girls’ team of Stoneman, Harris, Richardson and Jones took first in the 7-8 100-meter freestyle, and the team of Webb, Harris, Surratt and Jones placed second in the 15-18 200-meter medley and third in the 200-meter freestyle.