The Bulldogs wrapped up a 4-1, almost perfect season, by defeating the Red Devils of Richmond on Tuesday evening. Personal records abound, 2 CJHS record setting finishes, and even more award winning performances, the Bulldogs culminated their season as the peak of their ability thus completing the ultimate design. Some highlights are below:
200 Medley Relay:
Beginning the evening, the girls team of Rowan Mathews, Tristen Marshall, Tabatha Moore, and Evie Morgan took 2nd place while the boys team of Jack Sewell, Sebastian Dam, Levi Morgan, and Jonah Cornett took 3rd
Levi Morgan captures 2nd place for the boys while Tabatha Moore and Rowan Mathews secure 2nd and 3rd respectively.
200 Individual Medley:
This event was a slugfest, in the end Kenna Hemmerling claimed 2nd place for her team and Sebastian Dam 3rd for the boys
Per usual, the girls absolutely dominate the 50 Free with yet another sweep from Avery Dickerson (1st), Alex Moore (2nd), and Paxtyn Elsrod (3rd) while the boys took 1st and 3rd with Devon Whaley (1st) and Jonah Cornett (3rd)
Uncontested Rowan Mathews takes 1st and Tristen Marshall 2nd. It was indeed an eventful evening for the boys as both Grayson Jarvis and Devon Whaley surpassed the CJHS 4-Dive record. However, Devon Whaley is the current record holder with a score of 122.85…beating the previous record by an astonishing 14.1 points…simply unheard of. Grayson Jarvis took 2nd with another record breaking performance at the time with a 112.80 and Eli West with a strong showing in 3rd.
Anna Nevels, once again, takes home a first place finish in the grueling 100 Butterfly while Nick Kenny took 2nd for the boys.
Continuing their sprinting dominance among all of their opponents on the year, the girls sweep yet another event with Avery Dickerson (1st), Alex Moore (2nd) and Anna Nevels (3rd). For the boys, Levi Morgan took an impressive 2nd place amongst a group of talented speedsters.
Kenna Hemmerling and Evie Morgan finish 2nd and 3rd respectively and Grayson Jarvis and Eli West take 2nd and 3rd respectively.
200 Freestyle Relay:
Uncontested in the girls event the team of Avery Dickerson, Alex Moore, Kenna Hemmerling, and Paxtyn Elsrod takes first with Anna Nevels, Tabatha Moore, Evie Morgan, and Isadora Motta taking 2nd. The boys also took home 1st and 2nd but with their competitor rounding out the group in 3rd. First place went to the team of Devon Whaley, Grayson Jarvis, Eli West and Nick Kenny while 2nd place was captured by Sebastian Dam, Jack Sewell, Jonah Cornett, and Levi Morgan
Paxtyn Elsrod takes 1st place in the event for the girls with a great time.
Tabatha Moore and Tristen Marshall go 2-3 respectively while the boys Sebastian Dam squeaks out perhaps one of the more intense events of the night routing his opponent for 1st place honors.
400 Freestyle Relay:
Wrapping up the evening was an impressive 1-3 finish by the girls. Avery Dickerson, Alex Moore, Kenna Hemmerling, and Paxtyn Elsrod post grab first, finishing nearly a minute before 2nd place. 3rd place was secured by the team of Anna Nevels, Tristen Marshall, Rowan Mathews, and Isadora Motta. The boys wrapped up their evening coming in a strong 2nd place with the team of Devon Whaley, Grayson Jarvis, Eli West, and Nick Kenny
Personally, I couldn’t have asked for a better group of kids. Hardworking doesn’t begin to describe them in their pursuit of their goals. The Bulldogs pull off a nearly flawless season with room still to grow. Tune in next year for another winning season of CJHS Swimming and Diving.