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VHS Catfish Win First Ever Region Championship

Congratulations to the girls team for their part in the historic win. The following swimmers finished in the top 3 of the region in their individual events:
  • Ann Harrell Blevins - 1st in 200 freestyle and 2nd in 100 breaststroke
  • Stella Blevins - 1st in 200 IM and 3rd in 50 freestyle
  • Mary Kate Sanderson - 2nd in 100 butterfly and 3rd in 200 IM
  • Sarah Barham - 3rd in 100 backstroke
  • Fiora Shen - 3rd in 100 freestyle
  • Kerry Smith - 3rd in 500 freestyle
Girls' team events:
  • 200 Medley Relay team finished 1st
  • 200 Free Relay finished 2nd
  • 400 Free Relay finished 3rd
 
Individual point contributors were Ann Harrell Blevins (37), Stella Blevins (36), Mary Kate Sanderson (33), Fiora Shen (31), Kerry Smith (31), Lindsey Marshall (28), Yezi Prieto (27), and Sarah Barham (16).
 
The boys team also performed very well, contributing to the overall championship. The following swimmers finished in the top 3 of the region in their individual events:
 
  • Nate Ellison - 1st in 100 freestyle and 2nd in 50 freestyle
  • Thomas Moseley - 2nd in 200 IM and 2nd in 100 butterfly
  • Sawyer Lehman - 2nd in 100 freestyle and 3rd in 50 freestyle
  • Montgomery Fann - 3rd in 500 freestyle
  • Hamilton Lacey - 3rd in 100 backstroke
Boys' team events:
  • 200 Free Relay finished 1st (state qualifying time)
  • 400 Free Relay finished 3rd
Individual point contributors were Nate Ellison (37), Thomas Moseley (34), Sawyer Lehman (33), Montgomery Fann (31), Hayden Coggins (28), Caden Edwards (26), Hamilton Lacey (16), Devan Bush (13), and Thomas Roberts (13).
 
Special shout out to the boys 200 free relay team of Thomas Moseley, Hamilton Lacey, Sawyer Lehman, and Nate Ellison for qualifying for State!