Several JHS Swimmers advance to Regionals
Several Joshua High School swimmers are advancing to Regionals after performing well at the District 8-5A meet!
• Donald Palmer placed 1st in both the 200 free and 100 fly and was named the Male Athlete of the Meet.
• Sophia Bustillos placed 4th in the 100 free and 5th in the 100 back.
• Zoe Smith placed 6th in the 200 IM and 5th in the 100 breast.
• The girls' 200 free relay placed 5th. The team consisted of Avery Farrell, Olivia Durfey, Aubree Moore and Sophia Bustillos.
• The girls' 400 freestyle relay placed 3rd and was made up of Avery Farrell, Olivia Durfey, Zoe Smith and Sophia Bustillos.
The Regional 2 swim meet will be held on February 9 and 10 in Mansfield. Both days start a 9 a.m.
Other notable finishes that contributed to the team standings:
• Olivia Durfey placed 7th in the 100 Fly and 8th in the 200 free
• Avery Farrell placed 7th in the 100 Free
• Samantha Link placed 7th in the 200 IM and 8th in the 100 Free
• The girls' medley relay of Aubree Moore, Zoe Smith, Samantha Link, and Anna Creach placed 7th
The girls finished 6th and the boys placed 9th at Districts.
"I am incredibly proud of how well my kids swam this year.," JHS Swim Coach John Grisham said. "I would like to personally thank all of my swim parents, administration, and the community for all of the support that we have received this year."