The Belton swimmers swam very fast in the prelims of the 10-6A District Championships held at the Roy and Jean Potts Belton Swim Center. Combined the Tigers had 80% lifetime best times and are seeded very well going into the finals on Saturday. One of the highlights of the day was when three girls broke the oldest Belton High Girls Team record in the 100 Fly. The record was 59.40. Sophmore Jaynie Ferguson and freshman Liana Planz tied at 59.35, and freshman Olivia Maddux swam a 58.87. They are seeded 1st, 2nd, 3rd going into finals. In the girls 500 free Belton is seeded 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th with Thea Lancaster, Maddie Vacula, Madden Baggerly, and Kristin Rodak. In the girls 100 back Belton is seeded 1st, 2nd, 3rd with Olivia Maddux, Liana Planz, and Maddie Vacula. In the girls 100 breast, Belton finished 1st, 2nd, 4th, 6th with Kaci Moore, Madden Baggerly, Caroline Moehlenbrock, and Madison Dang. Thea Lancaster is seeded 1st in the 200 free. Jaynie Ferguson is seeded 1st in the 200 IM. Kaitlin Kunz is seeded 1st in the 100 free. The girls team has 24 individual swims and 3 relays swimming in the finals.
The guys swam very fast as well. In the 200 IM Mason Sanders is seeded 1st and Jackson Reasoner is 2nd. Ethan Rodriguez is seeded 3rd in the 200 free.Mason Sanders and Ethan Rodriguez are seeded 3rd and 4th in the 100 fly. Matt Snyder is seeded 3rd in the 100 free and 2nd in the 100 back. In the 100 breast the Tigers are seeded 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 7th with Damon Tran, Derek Tran, and Jackson Reasoner, and Jacob Peebles. The guys have 18 individual swims and 3 relays swimming in the finals.
The Finals of the 10-6A District Swimming Championships will start tomorrow at 2:00pm at the Roy and Jean Potts Belton Swim Center. The girls team are in good position to win their 7th straight District Championship. The guys are in a tight battle with Waco Midway and Killeen Ellison for the District Championship. In the guys meet it will come down to whichever team can win the close races.