Barringer breaks own pool record, Conrad 3rd

Barringer breaks own pool record, Conrad 3rd
HITTIN’ THE WATER — As Allison Broesder touches home, Angel Dugan dives in to swim a leg of the Girls’ A team 100m Free relay race in Cut Bank. The A team swam to a first place in the race. Photo courtesy of Amy Salois
   The Conrad swim team was in Cut Bank for an Invitational meet over the weekend.
   Senior swimmer Melissa Barringer, swimming in the 100 breast, broke her own record on Saturday set in 2002 at 1:25:86, knocking it down to 1:24.87 in the qualifying round. In the finals on Sunday, she just smashed that record again, clocking in at 1:22.94.
   She and her sister Makayla (Intermediate swimmer) each brought home High Point honors, helping Conrad to a third place finish.
   The overall team places for the meet went like this: 1. Bitterroot, 2. Shelby, 3. Conrad, 4. Cut Bank, 5. Columbia Falls, 6. Fort Benton, 7. Chester, Fairfield, 9. Plains, 10. Sunburst and 11. Choteau.
   Individual results for the swimmers in their divisions went like this:
BANTAMS
   Dania Jones 3rd-100IM, 3rd-50 free, 2nd-25 fly; Blake Larson 2nd-25 free, 2nd-50 free, 3rd-25 back; Jette Pruttis 6th-25 free, 8th-50 free,  2nd-25 back; Angel Dugan 11th-25 free, 6th-25 back; Maggie Baldwin 5th-25 free, 5th-50 free, 10th-25 back; Jessica Kinamon 4th-25 free, 6th-50 free; Brooke Mycke 9th-50 free, 10th-25 fly; Roper Mycke  9th-50 free, 10th-25 back; Allison Broesder 9th-50 free, 5th-25 back, 5th-25 fly; Naomi Yeager 9th-25 fly.
   In the Girls 100 Free relay, the A team of Baldwin, Kinamon, Broesder and Dugan placed 1st. The B team of Morgan Skinner, Tyla Kimball, Yeager, and Nyssa Welker took 9th, and the C team of Jalynn Krause, Hayden Dugan, Riley Larson, and Rachel Skinner were in 10th place.
   The Girls’ 100m relay team of Kinamon, Dugan, Broesder and Baldwin placed 4th.
MIDGETS
   Nolan Dugan 6th-100IM, 7th-50 back; Ivy Kinamon 11th-100IM, 9th-50 Free; Nicole Erickson 6th-100IM, 4th-100 free, 5th-50 fly; Andrea Russell 4th-100IM, 2nd-50 back, 8th-50 fly; Minda Baldwin 3rd-100IM, 1st-50 breast, 3rd-50 fly; Talia Stephens 2nd-100IM, 1st-50 free, 2nd-100 free; Sheridan Johnson 12th-50 free, 12th-50 breast, 9th-50 back; Raelynn Jones 4th-50 free, 6th-50 back; Hunter Nesbo 8th-100 free, 4th-50 back; Parker Larson 9th-100 free; Hunter Mycke 10th-50 back, 5th-50 fly, 6th-50 free.
   In the Boys’ 100m Free relay, the A team of Mycke, Nesbo, Larson and Dugan placed 4th The B team of Kale Larson, Pruttis, Blake Larson and Parker Larson placed 8th.
   The Girls’ 100 A free relay of Stephens, Jones, Russell and Baldwin came in 1st, and the B team of Johnson, Mycke, Ivy Kinamon, and Raelynn Jones were in 2nd.
JUNIORS
   Kyleigh Salois 2nd-200IM, 7th-50breast,5th-50fly; Lacey Jones 2nd-50 breast, 8th-100 free, 4th-50 back; Hailey Yeager 10th-50 back, 11th-50 breast.
   In the Girls’ 200 Free relay, the team of Jones, Yeager, Erickson and Salois placed 3rd and the 200 Medley team of Jones, Yeager, Salois and Erickson were in 3rd.
INTERMEDIATE
   Makayla Barringer 1st-200IM, 1st, 100 back, 1st-50 fly; Kelci Watterud 3rd-200IM, 11th-100 breast, 8th-50 fly; Jayde Richardson 2nd-50 free, 4th-100 breast, 3rd-100 free; Taryn Erickson 5th-100 breast, 3rd-100-fly, 7th-100 back; Jerry Swan 7th-100 free, 9th-50 free; Tony Swan 6th-100 free, 2nd-100 back, 8th-50 free.
SENIORS
   Laura Linn 5th-200IM, 4th-100 fly, 3rd-50 fly; Jenny Silvernale 2nd-200IM, 3rd-100 breast, 1st-100k back; Shelby DeVries 7th-50 free, 7th-100 free, 5th-100back; Melissa Barringer 1st-50 free, 1st-100 breast, 2nd-50 fly; Kylee Schlepp 6th-100 breast, 5th-100 fly, 9th-50 fly.
   The weekend the team goes to Shelby for competition.