Photo courtesy of Allie Chamberlain
The Region 14 Swim Championships were held on Thursday.
Carbon opened the meet strong with a first place finish in the girls’ 200 medley relay. The Dinos found success with other relay teams in the girls’ 200 and 400 free events, finishing on top in both. The Dinos also had separate relay teams end in second and third in the 200 free event.
Sofia Crompton won the 100 butterfly while Tyrca Jaramillo took the 100 breaststroke. Crompton and Jaramillo were the only two Dinos to win in an individual event.
There were various podium finishes for Carbon throughout the competition. Kacee Barrett and Thalyn Lyman finished second and third, respectively, in the 100 free. Jaramillo and Nicole Swasey followed suit in the 200 IM, taking second and third. Then, Megan Swasey and Crompton ended in second and third in the 50 free. Megan Swasey was runner-up in the 100 backstroke while Nicole Swasey finished in second in the 100 breaststroke behind Jaramillo. Barrett also had a third place finish in the 200 free.
Camden Chamberlain and Kinnon Lyman were the only Carbon boys’ swimmers to reach the podium. They did so by placing third in the 500 free and 100 free, respectively.
After the 22 events, the Carbon girls’ team blew out the competition with 538 points, compared to 324 by second place Millard, to become the Region 14 Champions. The boys’ team ended up a few points behind Delta to finish fourth.
The top five schools were as follows:
Girls’ Division – Carbon (538), Millard (324), Union (254), Maeser Prep (191) and ALA (190)
Boys’ Division – Millard (378), Union (323), Delta (246.5), Carbon (241) and Telos Academy (192)
Up next, the Dinos will compete in the state competition, which will take place at Brigham Young University on Feb. 7.