SUBMITTED BY WESLEY BATES –
Eight Mena Barracudas traveled to Monticello Saturday, June 20, to compete in a swim meet. In the boys’ age 8 and under division, Brenden Ricker placed 3rd in the 50m Breaststroke and 2nd in the 200m Individual Medley.
In girls’ 10 & under, Ranessa Ricker placed 7th in the 50m Breaststroke, 4th in the 50m Freestyle, and 3rd in the 200m Individual Medley. Allison Bates competed in the girls’ 12 & under division and placed 3rd in the 50m Butterfly, 8th in 50m Breaststroke, 7th in 50m Freestyle, and 7th in 100m Individual Medley.
In girls’ 14 & under, Emiley Sorge placed 2nd in 50m Backstroke, 2nd in 100m Freestyle, and 3rd in 50m Freestyle.
Caleb Bowers competed in the boy’s 14 & under division and placed 8th in 50m Butterfly, 7th in 100m Breaststroke, and 8th in 50m Backstroke. Ian Garrett placed 6th in 50m Butterfly, 1st in 50m Breaststroke, 7th in 100m Freestyle, and 7th in 50m Freestyle.
Senior Brad Bates placed 5th in 100m Butterfly, 4th in 100m Freestyle, 7th in 100m Breaststroke, and 2nd in 200m Freestyle.
Year-round swimmer, Taylor Heifner, placed 2nd in 100m Freestyle and 1st in 200m Individual Medley.
The Barracudas will be traveling to Magnolia this Saturday for their next meet.