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Swim team takes on Manchester
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McMinnville Swim Team had its second home meet Thursday, with over 100 local swimmers getting into the action. Pictured are, front to back, Kelsi Caten, Claie Randall, Ava Franson and Ellie Ayers.

McMinnville Swim Team claimed 13 individual top finishes and two relay wins in its matchup with the MAKOS team from Manchester Thursday at Gilley Pool.

Despite some great individual performances, the local team lost the overall meet 379-203.

Jalyn Mart was the top performer for McMinnville, claiming three individual first-place finishes. Mart, 16, won the 50-meter freestyle, 50-meter fly and 100-meter individual medley in the 15-and-over division. He was also part of the top 100-meter freestyle relay team, joining Robert Oaks, JJ Brown and Caleb Caten.

A full list of top performers is listed to the right.

The local swimmers were able to sweep the top-three spots in four events. In the 50 backstroke in the girls 11-12 division, London Caten, Bailey Cooper and Olivia Smartt were the first three to hit the wall.

The same happened in the boys 6U freestyle, with Brody Chisam, Vance Caten and Braxton Wingate racing to the line. Moments later, Wingate edged teammates Vance Caten and Owen Payne in the 25 backstroke. 

The final McMinnville Swim Team sweep came in the 15-and-over breaststroke. Robert Oaks paced the field, while Eric Nguyen and Caleb Caten were right behind.

McMinnville Swim Team is scheduled to be at Gilley Pool again Thurday, June 27 against Fayetteville.



Swim Meet Results


Relay

Boys 13-14 free relay - 1st, 1:13.27 – Jarrod Smartt, Ayden Rogers, Vincent Garrison and Mitchell Caten

Boys 15+ free relay - 1st, 56.13 – Robert Oaks, JJ Brown, Caleb Caten and Jalyn Mart


Boys

6U 25m Free – Brody Chisam, 1st, 30.53, Vance Caten, 2nd, 38.35, Braxton Wingate, 3rd, 39.61

6U 25m back – Braxton Wingate, 1st, 35.05, Vance Caten, 2nd, 43.01, Owen Payne, 3rd, 50.92

8U 25m Free – Luke Caten, 2nd, 23.08

8U 25m Breast – Luke Caten, 3rd, 33.47

8U 25m back – Luke Caten, 3rd, 30.92

8U 25m fly – Hunter Johnson, 1st, 35.12

9-10 50m Free – Joshua Caten, 2nd, 43.35, Campbell Sutton, 3rd, 46.34

9-10 25m breast – Noah Greer, 3rd, 33.09

9-10 25m back – Joshua Caten, 3rd, 25.15

9-10 25m fly – Joshua Caten, 3rd, 27.27

11-12 50m Free – JP Toney, 1st, 34.97

11-12 50m back – JP Toney, 1st, 44.07

11-12 50m fly – JP Toney, 2nd, 45.24

13-14 50m Free – Mitchell Caten, 3rd, 33.65

13-14 50m breast – Raymond Morton, 2nd, 48.66

13-14 50m back – Mitchell Caten, 2nd, 39.49

13-14 50m fly – Mitchell Caten, 2nd, 41.24

15+ 50m Free – Jalyn Mart, 1st, 28.41, Caleb Caten, 3rd, 32.50

15+ 50m breast – Robert Oaks, 1st, 43.39, Eric Nguyen, 2nd, 48.49, Caleb Caten, 3rd, 50.45

15+ 100m IM – Jalyn Mart, 1st, 1:14.68

15+ 50m back – Caleb Caten, 2nd, 43.66, Eric Nguyen, 3rd, 45.04

15+ 50m fly – Jalyn Mart, 1st, 31.27, Robert Oaks, 2nd, 39.00 


Girls

6U 25m Free – Layla-Berrie Guthrie, 1st, 31.21, Finley MacDonald, 2nd, 32.17

6U 25m back – Finley MacDonald, 1st, 36.82

8U 25m Free – Sloan Youngblood, 2nd, 22.00, Lucy Mulligan, 3rd, 22.07

8U 25m breast – Lucy Mulligan, 1st, 27.19, Sloan Youngblood, 3rd, 31.52

8U 25m fly – Kylie Morton, 3rd, 31.32

9-10 50m Free – Natalie Payne, 3rd, 49.56

9-10 25m breast – Ava Franson, 2nd, 26.55, Emme Reed, 3rd, 29.93

9-10 25m back – Ava Franson, 2nd, 24.32, Claire Randall, 3rd, 26.26

9-10 25m fly – Emory MacDonald, 2nd, 26.37

11-12 50m breast – London Caten, 2nd, 1:01.11, Bailey Cooper, 3rd, 1:03.75

11-12 50m back – London Caten, 1st, 47.19, Bailey Cooper, 2nd, 50.55, Olivia Smartt, 3rd, 58.96

11-12 50m fly – Ella Ming, 3rd, 1:02.41

13-14 50m Free – Adalin Franson, 3rd, 37.61

13-14 50m back – Adalin Franson, 3rd, 46.33

13-14 50m fly – Gracie Caten, 2nd, 47.61

15+ 50m breast – Carla Hubert, 2nd, 48.97

15+ 50m fly – Anna Ming, 3rd, 1:48.61