The Burleson Elks swim team competed Saturday in their Regional meet at Mansfield. They did VERY well, setting eight new school records over the two-day competition.
Girls 200 Medley Relay finished 5th and set a new record. This team was Kelly Center, Abigail Brown, Amelia Flug, and Aaliyah Young.
Boys 200 Medley Relay finished 6th and set a new record. This team was James Miller, Payton Brown, Sean Wolfe, and Ethan Brown.
Kelly finished 14th out of 24 in the 200 free and had a personal best.
Payton Brown finished 10th out of 24, and set a new school record.
Aaliyah Young finished 5th in the 50 free, breaking her own school record set earlier this year.
Amelia Flug finished 9th out of 24 in the 100 fly and had a personal best.
James Miller finished 5th out of 24 in the 100 fly, Sean Wolfe finished 11th, and Ethan Brown finished 14th.
Girls 200 free relay finished 4th, breaking the school record in the process. The team was Amelia Flug, Tiffany Graham, Kelly Center, and Aaliyah Young.
Boys 200 free relay finished 6th in the 200 free relay, breaking that school record as well. This team was Payton Brown, Colton Page, Ethan Brown, and James Miller.
Amelia Flug finished 7th in the 100 back, out of 24 swimmers.
Aaliyah Young finished 9th in the 100 breast because she moved up in the B final heat, but actually had the 6th-fastest time of the meet.
Payton Brown finished 7th in the 100 breast, out of 24 swimmers.
Girls 400 free relay finished 11th, with a team of Abigail Brown, Lexi Melia, Tiffany Graham, and Kelly Center.
Boys 400 free relay finished 8th, breaking a school record that has stood since 2013. This team was Colton Page, Sean Wolfe, Jack Hotchkiss, and James Miller.
Overall, the girls finished 9th out of 24 teams and the boys finished 8th. It was a super day at the pool. Every swimmer who swam in the preliminaries advanced to the finals on Saturday, and that was a first for us. The team made great strides, and they’re feeling confident about next year. Coaches are very proud of the swimmers.