Trigg swimmers win first event
by Scott Brown, Sports Editor Email Scott
Dec 20, 2005 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Trigg County’s swim team continued to make progress in the pool, tying for third at the Paducah Tilghman Invitational Dec. 13 and bringing home the school’s first-ever first place finish.

The boys’ 400-yard freestyle relay team took first place at the meet, which was Trigg’s second since beginning the program this fall.

The boys’ 200-yard freestyle relay team and the 200-yard medley relay team also had strong showings, finishing fourth.

In the individual events, Tony Bryant took second place in the 100-yard freestyle and seventh place in the 50-yard freestyle.

Corey Harrison finished second in the 200-meter individual medley and was fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Trigg County’s other top-five finishes came from Robert Gibson (fifth in the 100-yard freestyle) and John Reinick (fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke).

Other swimmers who placed for the Wildcats were Ben Choate, who was eighth in the 100-yard backstroke; Chris Jenkins, who was 11th in the 50-yard freestyle; and Garrett Clark, who took 14th in the 50-yard freestyle.

Over on the girls’ side, Trigg County took ninth place overall, with the 400-yard freestyle relay team recording the top finish of the day in third place.

Both the 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay teams finished ninth.

Individually, Ashton Fuller had Trigg County’s best finish of the day, coming in ninth place in the 200-yard freestyle.

Fuller also finished 13th in the 50-yard freestyle event.

Other swimmers who placed for Trigg County were Sarah Woodall (12th in the 200-yard individual medley and 18th in the 100-yard backstroke); Ashley Wiegand (10th place in the 50-yard freestyle and 11th place in the 100-yard backstroke); Emaly Birdsong (10th place in the 100-yard backstroke); Courtney Harrison (17th in the 50-yard freestyle); and Codie Flood (19th in the 100-yard backstroke).
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