Region Action Underway for Dino Swim Team


Carbon High swimmers competed in a tough region match up on Nov. 26 against Richfield. The Wildcats are the Dinos toughest region competition. The Carbon girls pulled out a close 81- 80 win over Richfield, while the boys fell short by the final score 99-68.
The Lady Dinos started the meet strong with a win in the 200 medley relay. The team consisted of Addy Olson, Sadie Crompton, Veronica Ibanez and Susannah Ohlwiler.
In the 200 freestyle, Brittney Willson took second place with her best time of 2:20.63. Lauren Engar came in third place cutting her best time by 12 seconds by clocking in at 2:22.90.
In the boy’s 200 freestyle race, Joel Garff finished in first place with his best time of 2:09.07.
Ibanez shaved off seven seconds from her best time in the girl’s 200 individual medley. She pulled out a second place win with the time of 2:41.58.
Fourteen girls competed in the girls 50 freestyle event. Carbon placed six swimmers in the top seven. Olson lead the way with a second place finish.
In the boys 50 freestyle race, Joseph Keller topped off Carbon’s effort with a second place finish with his best time of 25.89.
Ibanez continued swimming great with a first place win in the 100 butterfly with her best time of 1:11.84. Engar finished right behind her teammate with a time of 1:15.29 and a second place finish.
Ryan Atwood competed in the 100 butterfly for the first time and garnered a first place win with a time if 1:17.22. Willson dominated the 100 freestyle with a first place finish with a time of 1:02.65. Garff also grabbed a first place win in the 100 freestyle with a personal best time of 54.16.
“In the longest event of the night, the 500 freestyle, I put swimmers that have never done this event before and we had second place finishers in both girls and boys,” explained coach Kamara Davis. “Olson swam a 6:59.54 for the girls and Will Laursen swam a 7:41.55 for the boys.”
Despite loosing her goggles at the start, Ohlwiler finished strong with a second place win in the 100 backstroke. Teammate Keller took home a first place victory with an outstanding time if 1:08.20 in the same event.
Garrett Marsing is still new to the sport, but proved he is picking up fast by finishing second place in the 100 breaststroke.
Even though the boys were losing Keller, Atwood, Earl and Garff finished strong in the 400 freestyle relay.

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