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Barracudas Devour Competition During Mena Swim Meet

SUBMITTED BY WESLEY BATES

The Mena Barracudas hosted their annual swim meet on Saturday, June 13th at the Mena City Pool in McMillan Park. The Barracudas performed in each of their events. The following are the results of the June 13th meet:

6 & under boys: Auden Woods placed 1st in 25m Backstroke and 3rd in 25m Freestyle. Austin Fields placed 4th in 25m Freestyle.

8 & under girls: Jaeli Fields placed 1st in 25m Freestyle and 2nd in 25m Backstroke. Savannah Levering placed 1st in 25m Butterfly, 4th in 25m Breaststroke, and 6th in 25m Freestyle. Gianna Fagan placed 2nd in 25m Freestyle, 1st in 25m Breaststroke, and 1st in 25m Backstroke. Kate Wilson placed 3rd in 25m Backstroke and 4th in 25m Freestyle. Moriah Lea placed 7th in 25m Freestyle, 5th in 25m Breaststroke, and 6th in 25m Backstroke.

8 & under boys: Brendon Ricker placed 1st in 25m Backstroke, 1st in 25m Breaststroke, 2nd in 25m Freestyle, and 1st in 100m Individual Medley. Ty Thacker placed 3rd in 25m Freestyle.

10 & under girls: Ranessa Ricker placed 1st in 50m Breaststroke, 1st in 50m Freestyle, 1st in 100m Individual Medley, and 1st in 200m Freestyle. Abigail Nance placed 4th in 50m Backstroke, 5th in 50m Freestyle, and 4th in 100m Individual Medley. Taylor Thacker placed 4th in 50m Freestyle.

10 & under boys: Lucas Levering placed 1st in 50m Butterfly, 2nd in 50m Breaststroke, 5th in 50m Freestyle, and 3rd in 100m Individual Medley. Nevin Furr placed 6th in 50m Freestyle.

12 & under girls: Allison Bates placed 2nd in 50m Butterfly, 5th in 50m Breaststroke, 3rd in 50m Freestyle, and 2nd in 100m Individual Medley. Tabitha Levering placed 3rd in 50m Butterfly, 3rd in 50m Breaststroke, 2nd in 400m Freestyle, and 4th in 100m Individual Medley. Rachel Wilson placed 4th in 50m Breaststroke, 4th in 50m Freestyle, and 3rd in 100m Individual Medley.

12 & under boys: John Fagan placed 1st in 50m Breaststroke and 1st in 50m Freestyle.

14 & under girls: Emiley Sorge placed 1st in 50m Backstroke, 1st in 100m Freestyle, 1st in 200m Individual Medley, and 2nd in 50m Freestyle. Eden Furr placed 2nd in 50m Backstroke, 2nd in 100m Freestyle, and 1st in 50m Freestyle. Katy Caldwell placed 3rd in 50m Freestyle, 3rd in 100m Freestyle, and 3rd in 50m Backstroke. Tateli Thacker placed 3rd in 50m Breaststroke and 5th in 100m Freestyle.

14 & under boys: Brandon Bartow placed 1st in 50m Butterfly, 2nd in 50m Breaststroke, and 1st in 100m Freestyle. Ian Garrett placed 2nd in 50m Butterfly, 1st in 50m Breaststroke, 2nd in 100m Freestyle, and 1st in 50m Freestyle. Caleb Bowers placed 3rd in 50m Freestyle, 4th in 100m Freestyle, 1st in 50m Backstroke, and 3rd in 50m Butterfly. Matthew Nance placed 4th in 50m Breaststroke and 3rd in 100m Freestyle.

Senior girls: Lilly Garrett placed 1st in 100m Breaststroke, 1st in 100m Freestyle, and 1st in 50m Freestyle. Cierra Metcalf placed 3rd in 50m Freestyle, 3rd in 100m Freestyle, and 4th in 100m Breaststroke. McKinzy McGee placed 2nd in 100m Breaststroke and 1st in 200m Individual Medley.

Senior boys: Mac Caldwell placed 1st in 50m Freestyle, 2nd in 100m Freestyle, and 1st in 100m Backstroke. Brad Bates placed 2nd in 100m Butterfly, 3rd in 100m Breaststroke, 3rd in 100m Freestyle and 3rd in 200m Freestyle.

Year-round swimmers, Josie Scott and Taylor Heifner also placed in the meet. Scott placed 1st in 50m Butterfly, 50m Breaststroke, 50m Freestyle, and 100m Individual Medley. Heifner placed 1st in 200m Individual Medley, 1st in 100m Freestyle, and 1st in 100m Breaststroke.

The Barracudas will travel to Monticello for their next meet on Saturday, June 20.

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