Rec Center hosts inaugural swim meet

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Rosa Middaugh, Jessie Heck, and Natalie Cook warmup before their meet Thursday at the Rec Center in Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Recreation Center hosted their inaugural high school swim meet Thursday when swimmers from Marshall County High School, Forrest, and Cornersville continued their season by competing against Lincoln County, Lawrence County, and Fayetteville.

It was the second meet of the season for the swimmers, who comprise the Marshall County Swim Team. The squad continued their winning ways with several top times.

Cameron Middaugh, a sophomore at MCHS won first in the200 meter freestyle with a time of 2:48.00. Natalie Cook, also a sophomore at MCHS also placed 1st in the 400 meter freestyle with a regional qualifying time of 6:34.12 and a 2nd place time in her 100 meter butterfly at 1:34.75.

Ashley Parker, a sophomore at MCHS came in 2nd in the 200 meter freestyle with a time of 3:24.01. Representing Forrest was Alyssa Elliot, a senior, placing 2nd in the 200 meter individual medley and Kayla Richter, a sophomore, swimming for Cornersville came in 2nd in the 100 meter backstroke with an impressive time of 1:21.98.

Lewisburg Middle School 7th-graders Joseph Mulliniks and Macey Pickle were chosen to be managers for the team. They both swam for Coach Borne in the summer league. Coach Borne and assistant coach Allison Mulliniks are looking forward to the next meet Thursday, November 20, at the Rec Center with start time slated for 5:30 p.m.

MCHS's Veronica Kanka swims in the 100 meter freestyle, finishing with a time of 1:21.98.

MCHS Results:

Jenny Nordland-Adams 12th 50 meter freestyle 16th 100 meter freestyle

Natalie Cook 1st 400 meter freestyle 2nd 100 meter butterfly

Noah Curran 5th 50 meter freestyle 6th 100 meter freestyle

Cameron Middaugh 1st 200 meter freestyle 5th 100 meter freestyle

Rosa Middaugh 8th 50 meter freestyle 15th 100 meter freestyle

Ashley Parker 2nd 200 meter freestyle 13th 100 meter freestyle

FHS Results:

Seth Beard 6th 50 meter freestyle 7th 100 meter freestyle

Alyssa Eliot 2nd 200 meter IM 4th 100 meter freestyle

Caroline Heck 8th 100 meter freestyle 4th 100 meter breaststroke

Jessie Heck 6th 50 meter freestyle 11th 100 meter freestyle

Raven Reyes 9th 50 meter freestyle 14th 100 meter freestyle

Kayla Richter (red swim cap) finished second in the 100 meter backstroke.

CHS Results:

Alexis Burns 12th 50 meter freestyle

Kayla Richter 2nd 100 meter backstroke 5th 100 meter freestyle