Great turnout at Barracuda Community Swim
On May 9, the Barracuda swim team held their first community swim meet at the Price city pool. Despite it being Mother's Day weekend there was a great turn out. 26 swimmers participated in the event with swimmers ranging in age from seven to 55. The event gave the adults a chance to show off their talents.
Six year old Hunter Heath took first place in both the back and doggie paddle. Seven year old Naomi Mantz participated in her first ever swim meet and placed second in the doggie paddle. Eight year old Taycie Davis finish first the free, fly and doggie paddle.
There was some tough competition in the nine to 10 year group. Finishing first the 50 free, 25 back, doggie paddle and breaststroke was Grace Mantz. She also placed second in the duck push, and fourth in the fly. Abigail Krum finished first in the duck push, second in the breaststroke, third in the doggie paddle, second in the fly,and third in the free.
Veronica Ibanez finished second in the free, third in the fly, and second in the back. Eliza Krum finished fourth in the free, first in the fly, second in the doggie paddle, third in the breast, and fourth in the duck push. Sadie Crompton's first time competing earned her a fifth in the free, fourth in the back and third in the duck push. Macade Davis finished first in all his events. He competed in the free, back and doggie paddle.
For the 11 and 12 year olds; Ali Heath came in first in the duck push, back and IM and second in the free, doggie paddle and finished with a third in the fly. Tati Larsen Swimming first in both 50 and 100 free and fly. Heidi Prettyman swam third in the free, second in the fly, back and IM.
In the 13-14 age group there were two competitors. Brittney Willson took first in every event. Joset finishing second in free breaststroke and fly.
Kenzie Mantz took first in all the events for the15-18 group. In the boys 15-18 Brandon Gibson won first in the free and Nick Torres won the breaststroke.
There was great competition in the 19-29 group between Jacob Mantz and Jason. Both men swam every event and switched back and forth between first and second.
Four women competed in 30-39 group. Gina Crompton finished first in the fly, and 100 free, second in the breast and IM. Shelly Heath was second in the 50 free, third in the 100 free and breaststroke, Jennifer Cluff first in the 50 free, second in the fly and 100 free and fourth in the breaststroke. Kamra Davis was first in the back, breast and IM.
For the men, Richard Larsen was first in the 100 free, breast and second in the IM. Scott Crider took first in the 50 free and IM. Brad Crompton also swam.
Linda Prettyman was first for the 40 year old group placing first in the free, back, doggie and duck push. Last, but certainly not least in the group of 50-59 with Mike Glasson swimming free and breaststroke.
Kamra Davis summed up the first annual event, "I had a lot of add ons (at the last minute) so I know I left some people out for that and am sorry. And for the adults that did the doggie paddle, it was great. We laughed so hard, I missed who won. To see adults barking like dogs made the whole day great! I can't wait until next year!"