The Aledo swim team only has 13 members, but they are making the most of what they have.
Case in point, the recent District 7-5A Swim Meet in which the Ladycats, with six girls participating, finished second with 77 points, and the Bearcats, also with boys swimming, placed third with 70 points.
Swimmers who placed in the top six positions qualified for for the Class 5A Region II Meet and will compete at Mansfield ISD Natatorium on Feb. 2-3. Boys who qualified are Conner Allen, Nicholas Daniels, Justin Lemmons, Drew Pennington, Elijah Sohn, and Kevin Thiemann. Qualifying girls are C.J. Pfeil, Camilla Daniels, Hannah Farmer, Charlotte Lane, Alyssa Oestreich, and Hanah Terrell.
Regional relay qualifiers and medals:
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▪ Girls 200-Yard Medley Relay 2nd 2:01.32
▪ Boys 200-Yard Medley Relay 2nd 1:48.90
▪ Girls 200-Yard Free Relay 2nd 1:51.85
▪ Boys 400-Yard Free Relay 3rd 3:43.85
Individual qualifiers and medalists:
▪ Nick Daniels, second in Boys 200-Yard Freestyle, 1:52.07; first in Boys 100-Yard Freestyle, 50.12.
▪ Hannah Farmer, first in Girls 50-Yard Freestyle, 24.72; first in Girls 100-Yard Breaststroke, 1:08.45.
▪ Charlotte Lane, second in Girls 500-Yard Freestyle, 6:10.57.
▪ Elijah Sohn, first in Boys 50-Yard Freestyle, 23.09; third in Boys 100-Yard Freestyle, 51.04.
▪ Drew Pennington, Boys 100-Yard Breaststroke, Boys 100-yard Butterfly.
▪ C.J. Pfeil, Girls 100-Yard Fly.
▪ Hanah Terrell, Girls 200-Yard Individual Medley, Girls 100-Yard Freestyle.