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Eleven Cocke County Wet Roosters have qualified for the prestigous
KIL Championship meet slated for this Saturday at the University of
Tennessee Aquatic Center in Knoxville. Front row, from left, are
Peytan Ogle (2 events), Jennifer Ball (3), Garon Bateman (2) and
Megan Suggs (1). Back row, from left, are Elizabeth Evans (1),
Caitlin Robertson(1), Karie Duncan (2), Jordan Lloyd (4), Grant Haag (1),
Emily Shults (1) and Jacob Holt (1).
|Published: 8:00 AM, 01/25/2011
||Last updated: 8:00 AM, 01/25/2011
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-The Cocke County Wet Roosters' swim team wrapped
up their regular season this past Thursday night in their home pool by
splitting with Alcoa and Grace Christian.
The Wet Roosters began the evening by honoring their
three seniors, Alex Adkins, Emily Shults and Grant Haag.
Once in the pool, the Wet Roosters won big over Grace
Christian but fell to Alcoa by a mere five points.
The Wet Roosters had one double winner on the night.
Jennifer Ball took top honors in the 100-yard Fly and 100-yard Backstroke.
Other first-place finishers for the Wet Roosters were
Haley Ivey in the 500-yard Free, the Girl's 200-yard Medley Relay squad of
Karie Duncan, Elizabeth Evans, Jennifer Ball and Caitlin Robertson, and the
Girl's 400-yard Free Relay squad of Emily Shults, Emily Costner, Haley Ivey and
Second-place finishers for the Wet Roosters included
Caitlin Robertson in the 200-yard IM, Alex Adkins in the 50-yard Free, Karie
Duncan in the 100-yard Fly and 100-yard Backstroke, Jordan Lloyd in the
100-yard Fly, Peyta Ogle in the 500-yard Free, John Huskey in the 500-yard Free,
Garon Bateman in the 100-yard Breaststroke, the Boy's 200-yard Medley and
200-yard Free Relay squads of Alex Adkins, Jacob Holt, Jordan Lloyd and Garon
Bateman, and the Girl's 200-yard Free Relay squad of Karie Duncan, Peytan Ogle,
Jennifer Ball and Caitlin Robertson.
Third-place finishers for the Wet Roosters were John
Huskey in the 200-yard Free, Elizabeth Evans in the 200-yard IM, Garon Bateman
in the 200-yard IM, Alex Adkins in the 100-yard Free, Jordan Lloyd in the
100-yard Backstroke and Caitlin Robertson in the 100-yard Breaststroke.
Other points were scored by the Wet Roosters' Maria
Huskey, Emily Shults, Jacob Holt, Emily Costner and Megan Suggs.
A record number of Wet Roosters qualified to
compete in the prestigious KISL High School Swimming Championship, slated for
this Saturday, Jan. 29, at the University of Tennessee Aquatic Center in
Knoxville, including Peytan Ogle (two events), Jennifer Ball (three events),
Garon Bateman (two events), Megan Suggs (one event), Elizabeth Evans (one
event), Caitlin Robertson (one event), Karie Duncan (two events), Jordan Lloyd
(four events), Grant Haag (one event), Emily Shults (one event) and Jacob Holt
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