Dino swimmers finish off season
The Carbon Dino swim team hosted duel meets last week. On Wednesday Jan. 13 Emery came to town. Carbon dominated the meet with the girls winning 104-38. The Dino boys also were victorious 109-44. In their last home meet of the season Carbon swam against Delta. The girls lost a close one. It was Carbon 71, Delta 84. The boys won with the score of Carbon 93 and Delta 64.
Starting the Emery meet off in a big way Carbon's 200 medley relay took first by over 12 seconds. In the 200 free the Carbon girls took it all. First went to Megan Barnett, second was Jenae Wilhelm, and third to Ashley Noyes. In the boy's 200 free the Carbon boys also secured the top three places. In first was Toby Prettyman, second Brandon Gibson and third Jade Powell.
The girl's 200 IM was a close and exciting race when Carbon traveled to Emery. Emery's IM swimmer won the race last time. The race came down to the last two lengths, and the spectators were all on their feet cheering. Touching first was Carbon's Aysha Black. In the IM for the boys it was Brett Davis in first. The next opponent was 11 seconds behind him. Third place went to Lance Riche and in fourth was Dakota Powell.
In the girls 50 free there were eight swimmers. The Carbon girls finish five out of the top six. Capturing first was Jill Malone, second freshman Paula Gibson, third Kim Callaway, fourth Heather Bone, and sixth was Lizethe Pendleton. The boys 50 free had Carbon taking with Vaughn Garff, second Ozzy Pullan, Daulton Nelson, fifth Dylan Jarrett, sixth Zach Prettyman, seventh Landon Barr, eighth Jordan Pinedo, ninth Jethrow Jeong, 10th Sam Perkins, 11th Jake Carpenter, 12th Jake Allred 13th Julian Fowler 14th, Austin Martinez 15th, Kenny Carmack 16th.
In the 100 butterfly Black finished first for the girls. Dallen Garvin grabbed first for the boys with Nick Torres in second. Girl's 100 free had Mantz with her best time in first, Kim Callaway was third and Chrissy Cox fourth also swimming her best. The boy's 100 free Brett Davis was first, Brandon Gibson second, Garff fourth, Jade Powell fifth, Nelson sixth, Jarrett seventh, Barr ninth, Jeong 10th, Fowler 11th, Carpenter 12th, Perkins 13th, Carmack 14th, and Martinez 15th.
In the 500 free Malone swam her best time this season, finishing second. Wilhelmi third, Noyes fourth. For the boys Toby Prettyman first and Pullan was second. In the girls 200 free relay Carbon A team placed first with the B team taking second. The boys had the same great results; A team first, B team second, C team third, and D team fifth.
In a close race Barnett out touched her competition in the 100 back. In the boys 100 back freshman Lance Riche was first, Powell fourth and Pinedo fifth. Kenzie Mantz out touching her closes competitor in the one hundred breaststroke by eight seconds, Lizethe Pendleton took fourth and Paula Gibson got sixth. In the men's one hundred breast, another close race,Torres was second, Zach Prettyman came in third. The last event was the four hundred free relay withthe team team taking it all. The girls A team finished first, and the B team was second. The boys A team was first and, B team was second C team fourth, and D team fifth.
The following day against Delta the Carbon's girls medley relay teams grabbed second and third. The boy's relay teams finished in a very close race with Carbon's A team in first and B team third. In the 200 free Jill Fincher was third, Mantz fourth, and Malone fifth. The boy's Toby Prettyman took first, Dakota Powell third, and Pullan fifth. In the 200 IM Black ended in second and Cox was third. Davis was first in the 200 IM for the boy's with Tim Neilson coming in third.
The girl's 50 free had Gibson in second, Callaway third, and Pendleton fifth. In the boys 50 free it was Garvin second, Brandon Gibson third, Garff fourth, Nelson fifth. Also finishing was Jade Powell in sixth, Jarrett at ninth, Pinedo 10th, Zach Prettyman eleventh, Perkins 13th, Jake Carpenter in 14th, Fowler 15th, Jake Allred 16th, Martinez 17th, and Carmack 19th.
100 fly saw Black take second and Barnett with her best time in third. The boy's 100 fly had Garvin in second, freshman Dakota Powell third and Nick Torres fourth.
For the 500 hundred free Malone improved her time from Wednesday and took five more seconds off. She was second with Wilhemi third.
The boy's 500 had Toby Prettyman in first, Pinedo came in third. For the 100 back Barnett ended in second and Tim Neilson was second for the boys. The girl's 100 breast Mantz captured first, Pendleton in third, and Gibson in fourth. For the boy's Torreswas second, Zach Prettyman third and Jake Allred in fourth.
The last event was the boy's 400 free relay.
The team improved their time by four second and moved into ninth place for 3A in the state of Utah.
The region meet will be held Jan. 23 in Park City Feb. 5 and 6. The team will travel to BYU for the State swim meet where all three girls and boys relays will be competing.
Coach Kamera Davis wanted to add, "Thanks to all the parents who helped with the meets. Without you we could not host these meets."