The Cut Bank Sharks started their summer swim season in Shelby for a one-day meet. Fourteen swimmers competed on a chilly Saturday taking 4th place as a team. Although they had just one week of practice, the swimmers all worked hard and there were definite standouts.
Sierra Freedenburg took 3rd place overall for the 9-10 age group. Sierra took first in the 50 back stroke with a time of 43.58 seconds and 3rd in the 50 freestyle with a time of 36.05 seconds.
Stefani Bohmer also placed 3rd overall in the 13-14 age group by racking up 38 points for her 2nd place in both the 50 fly and 100 fly and 1st place in the 200 freestyle, cutting her seed time in the 200 free from last year by four seconds.
Andrew Andersen competed in the Senior 15-19 age division and placed 2nd overall. Andrew took 2nd place in the breaststroke, and he cut times from last year in both the 50 fly and the 50 free, placing 1st in both events scoring 40 points for his team.
Other swimmers who placed high in events were Dalton Estey and Carl Estey, both scoring 31 points for their team in the senior division. Dalton took 2nd place in the 100 backstroke cutting his seed time from last year by five seconds. Carl took 2nd in the 50 fly.
Avonlea Andersen placed 2nd in the 50 breaststroke with a time of 44.02 seconds. Latham Johnson scored 18 points for his team in the 11-12 age division. Latham took 2nd in the 50 backstroke.
The Sharks will travel this weekend to Hamilton for the first two-day meet of the season.
Individual results are as follows.
Seniors: Andrew Andersen: 50 free 1st place, 100 breast 2nd place, 50 fly 1st place; Carl Estey: 50 free 4th place, 100 back 3rd place, 50 fly 2nd place; Dalton Estey: 200 IM 3rd place, 100 breast 4th place, 100 back 2nd place.
Intermediates: Stefani Bohmer: 50 fly 2nd place, 200 free 1st place, 100 fly 2nd place.
Juniors: Avonlea Andersen: 50 free 8th place, 50 breast 2nd place; Dafani Bohmer: 50 breast 4th place, 100 free 4th place; Latham Johnson: 50 free 7th place, 50 back 2nd place; Zachary Pascoe: 50 free 5th place, 100 free 3rd place.
Midgets: Madison Bird: 50 back 9th place; Nateli Bohmer: 50 fly 2nd place; Sierra Freedenburg: 50 free 3rd place, 100 free 5th place, 50 back 1st place; Kori Pascoe: 50 breast 7th place, 100 free 10th place.
Bantams: Mykayla Waller: 25 free 7th place.