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Boys take third at Juan Diego meet

A Carbon High swimmer shows her speed during the breast stoke portion of the teams relay run against Richfield at home last month.
The Carbon girls did well at the region eight meet placing fifth overall.

By TERRY WILLIS
Sun Advocate reporter

On Dec. the Carbon swim team traveled to Juan Diego for a meet against four other region eight teams. Carbon only had nine girls and nine boys participate, but they still did well. The Carbon boy's placed third with 257 points.

The Dino girl's placed fifth with 199 points. Delta just edged them out by two points. The Carbon girls had one DQ. If they wouldn't have gotten the DQ for an early take off, the outcome would have been different.

In the first event of the day the Carbon girl's relay took sixth. In the 200 IM, Dallen Garvin placed sixth with Randy Slane grabbing seventh and Tim Neilson taking eighth. All three improved their times.

The 50 free had Carbon's Nannie Lowe in eigth. And for the boy's 50 free,Kyle Hicken also placed eighth.

Megan Barnett finished seventh in the girls 100 fly. Katie Torres ,who had never swam this stroke before ,placed eighth. Dallen Garvin landed fourth and Randy Slane grabbed seventh in the boy's 100 fly.

Boy's 100 free saw Brett Davis in fifth, Kyle Hicken in seventh and Jed Prettyman taking ninth. Davis and Hicken both improved their time.

In the 500 free Jill Malone finished fourth and Nannie Lowe finished sixth.Ryan Slane finished fifth in the 500 even with his goggles completely filled with water and unable to see the wall.

Carbon's boys 200 free relay finished fifth. There was not even a second difference between fourth and fifth place finishers.

In the 100 back Megan Barnett took fifth while in the boy's 100 back Tim Neilson was fourth and Kaeden Kulow finished sixth. In the 100 breast was Kenzie Mantz and Aysha Black. They didn't place for points but but still improved their times.

Boy's breast stroke had Dino Brett Davis finishing sixth and Jed Prettyman right behind in seventh

Finishing out the meet in the 400 free relay the girls took sixth and boys placed fourth.

Coach Kamera Davis was happy with her small squad that competed. "This was a great meet and the swimmers are doing well this season. Every meet we go to there are always best times and that's what counts."

The team travels to Tooele on Dec.19 and 20 for their next meet.




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