Dino Swimmers Beat Grand in Dual Meet


Saturday, the Carbon swim team pulled out a win over Grand in a home meet. Carbon girls easily beat Grand 87-49. The Carbon boys just came out on top 69-68.

Coach Kamera Davis said that at this meet, she mixed it up and had her swimmers in different events than they usually swim.

The meet started off slow for the Dinos with second place finishes in both girl’s and boy’s 200 medley relays. Carbon boy’s relay finished with a personal record time. Brittney Willson captured first in the 200 free to spark some life into the squad.

Joseph Keller took on the 200 free for the first time this season and finished second place. Garrett Marsing also swam his best time and placed fourth.

In the girl’s 200 IM, Veronica Ibanez garnered first and Lauren Engar took second. In the boy’s 200 IM, Joel Garff easily swam to a win over his next competitor by 18 seconds.

The girl’s 50 free saw Addy Olson leading the pack with a first, posting her best time. Teammate Ali Heath grabbed the second spot. Also with PR’s for the Dinos were Anna Bryner in fifth, Tavery Larsen in sixth, Bailee Martinez in seventh, Andie Hofer in eighth and Francesca De Angelis in ninth.

The boys also finished strong in the 50 free with Ryan Atwood in second, Kaden Earl in third, Connor Holyoak with fifth, Harry Torgerson in sixth, Josh McCourt in seventh, Will Laursen in eighth, Gabe VanDyke in ninth, Oscar Jeppson in tenth and Kyson Anderson in eleventh.

Carbon fell short in its fly events with Engar in second for the girls and Atwood in second for the boys.

In the 100 free, Willson stayed strong, garnering first with Olson in second, Prettyman in third, Martinez in sixth, De Angelis in seventh and Bryner in eighth. Kaden Earl grabbed second in the 100 free with McCourt in third and Dalton Latimer in sixth.

Sadie Crompton shaved two seconds off her 100 breaststroke in a second place finish. Heidi Prettyman came in fourth. Keller improved with six seconds off his best and placed second the 100 breaststroke. Marsing was third, Holyoak in fourth, VanDyke grabbed fifth, Torgerson was seventh and Laursen ended in eighth.

For the 200 free relay, both girls and boys placed first. Ibanez took second in the 100 back with Larsen in third and Hofer in forth. Heath stole first from her competitor at the very end of the 500 free.

Carbon girls swam to victory in the 400 free relay. While going into the last event, the Carbon boys trailed Grand by three points. They finished strong in the 400 relay and sealed their first win of the season, 15 seconds in front of their competition.

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