The Eagles Men’s & Women’s Swim & Diving Teams had record setting performances this weekend at the Region 4-6A Championships. Overall, the men’s team finished in 8th place and the women claimed 5th. The Lady Eagles will advance 5 to the State Championships; Jordan Wheeler, Bethany Petersen, Rachel Hicks and sisters Hannah & Sara Wehrmeister. On the mens’ side, senior Matt Kraemer is also advancing to the state championships.
Top finishers for the Eagles include:
In the men’s 200 Medley Relay, Matt Parel, Christian Escamilla, Adam Mooney& TaLor Fairs finished 10th.
In the 200 Freestyle; Rachel Hicks –5th place, and Matt Kraemer – 4th place with a new school record and advancing to the State Championships. Kraemer’s time also earned him All American status.
In the 200 Individual Medley; Sarah Wehrmeister – 4th place and Matt Parel – 14th place.
In the 50 Freestyle; Jordan Wheeler – 2nd place, Bethany Petersen – place, Kenzie May – 5th place, Kamerson Fant – 13th place, and Hunter Trambaugh – 15th place and a new freshmen record. Wheeler’s time earned her a 3rd consecutive state birth, school record and met the All-American time standard.
Kyle Weesner – 4th place in boys diving
Hannah Wehrmeister – 12th place and Matt Kreamer – 4th place, both in the 100 Butterfly. Kraemer also earned All American status in the butterfly as well.
In the 100 Freestyle; Sarah Wehrmeister – 3rd place and Kameron Fant – 16th place
Rachel Hicks – 5th place in the 500 Freestyle
Jordan Wheeler , Rachel Hicks, Bethany Petersen & Sarah Wehrmeister – 1st place in the 200 Freestyle Relay, setting a new school & Region 4 record, advancing to the state championships and earning All American status.
Matt Kraemer, Kameron Fant, Adam Mooney & Hunter Trambaugh– 6th place in the boys 200 Freestyle Relay and a new school record.
In the 100 backstroke; Jordan Wheeler -4th place and second State Qualifying permormance, Kenzie May – 14th place and Hunter Trambaugh – 15th place and a new Freshmen team record
Christian Escamilla – 7th place in the boys 100 breaststroke
And finally, in the 400 Freestyle Relays both the girls team of Jordan Wheeler, Sarah Wehrmeister, Hannah Wehrmeister & Rachel Hicks placed 3rd, earning an All American standard & a State berth.
and the boys team of Hunter Trambaugh, Matt Parel, Kameron Fant & Matt Kraemer finished 8th.
The State Championships will be on February 20th & 21st in Austin. Great job Eagles Swimmers & Divers! Good luck at State!
Jordan Wheeler, Sarah Wehrmeister, Hannah Wehrmeister & Bethany Petersen - 1st place in the 200 Medley Relay
Rachel Hicks & Hunter Trambaugh – both 2nd place in the 50 Freestyle
Rachel Hicks – 3rd place in the 100 Butterfly
Hicks, Kenzie May, Bethany Petersen & Sarah Wehrmeister – 1st in the 200 Freestyle Relay
Hicks, May, Hannah Wehrmeister & Jordan Wheeler – 2nd in the 400 Freestyle Relay
Hunter Trambaugh, Matt Parel, Kameron Fant & Matt Kraemer – 3rd in the 400 Freestyle Relay
The Lady Eagles had outstanding relays, capturing Gold in the 200 Medley Relay –– Sarah Coward, Kristien Newman, Amanda Maker & Lorena Curiel; Gold in the 200 Freestyle Relay with the team of Sara Coward, Lorena Curiel, Kristien Newman & Amanda Maker & Silver in the 400 Freestyle Relay with the team of Hailey LaPoint, Amy Baker, Besty Miller & Essance Cash
Individual medal winners for the women included:
Amanda Maker – 1st Place in the 200 Individual Medley & 2nd Place in the 100 Butterfly
Sarah Coward - 1st Place in the 100 Freestyle & 2nd place in the 100 Backstroke
Lorena Curiel – 3rd Place in the 50 Freestyle
On the boys side, Atascocita captured Bronze in the 200 Medley Relay with the relay of – Kyle Weesner, Cameron Kennison, Zac Geagan & Chris DeLeon & Silver in the 200 Freestyle Relay by Chris DeLeon, Josh Hall, Zac Geagan & TaLor Fairs
Individual medal winner for the men included:
Chris DeLeon - 3rd Place in the 200 Freestyle, & 2nd Place in the 100 Freestyle –
Cameron Kennison - 3rd Place in the 200 Individual Medley & 2nd in the 500 Freestyle
Marshall Shephard – 3rd in the 500 Freestyle
TaLor Fairs captured a pair of gold medals in the 50 Freestyle & 100 Backstroke.