Weatherford Swim Team sends 19 to Texas State Championship

07/29/2014 11:48 AM

07/29/2014 11:49 AM

This City of Weatherford Parks and Recreation Swim Team competed in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s (TAAF) Region 4 Swimming Championship in Keller on July 19-20.

Of the 49 swimmers who took to the water to represent Weatherford, 42 were able to set a new personal best time in at least one of their events. Claire Dale, Luke Hamilton, Emma Kincaid, Isabel Lawler, Olivia Lawler, Sam Novak, Chloe Rutkowski and Aislyn Wright were among a “very special few” who were able to make it a clean sweep, going three for three in setting a new top time.

Weatherford swimmers setting more than one personal best times include: Raviyah Anderson, Joe Carlson, Marifer Davila, Hunter Donahue, Adision Feriend, Asher Feriend, Matthew Gum, Abbie Lane, Allie Lane, Camille Lapp, Reagan Lee, Mace McGrath, Abby Morrison, Alyssa Oestreich, John Opella, Mclain Rutkowski, Kylei Stewart, Amanda Tague and Rebecca Tague.

Based on their placing during the Regional Championship meet, the following swimmers have been invited to represent Weatherford and Region 4 in their listed events during the State Games of Texas in Bryan, held from July 30-Aug. 3.

*Addison Greenfield (8): 25 Backstroke; Abby Morrision (10): 25 Backstroke, 25 Butterfly; Aislyn Wright (10): 25 Backstroke; Kylei Stewart (14): 50 Butterfly; *Katelyn Cowan (15): 100 Freestyle, 50 Butterfly, 50 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, 15-17 Mixed Relays; Emily Wahlenmaier (16): 50 Backstroke, 50 Freestyle, 15-17 Mixed Relays; *Asher Feriend (7): 100 Free Relay; *Jackson McGlasson (7): 100 Free Relay; *Landry Crickman (8): 100 Free Relay; *Sam Novak (8): 100 Free Relay; *Kaleb Oestreich (8): 100 Free Relay; *Adison Fereind (9): 50 Freestyle, 100 Individual Medley; Luke Hamilton (12): 100 Freestyle, 50 Breaststroke, 200 Freestyle; *Chandler Buchfink (15): 50 Breaststroke, 50 Butterfly, 50 Freestyle, 100 Individual Medley; Jeremiah Carlson (15): 200 Medley Relay, 50 Butterfly, 50 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, 200 Free Relay, and 15-17 Mixed Relays; *Mace McGrath (15): 200 Medley Relay, 100 Freestyle, 100 Individual Medley, 200 Free Relay, 15-17 Mixed Relays; Travis Prince (15): 200 Medley Relay, 50 Backstroke, 50 Freestyle, 100 Individual Medley, 200 Freestyle, 15-17 Mixed Relays; John Russum (15): 200 Medley Relay, 50 Breaststroke, 50 Butterfly, 50 Freestyle, 200 Free Relay, 15-17 Mixed Relays; Tyler Sievert (28): 50 Breaststroke, 50 Butterfly, 50 Freestyle.

*Represents a first time attendee to the State Meet.

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