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Emma Prettyman won five events in the 13- 14-year-old division for the Louisburg Barracuda swim team Saturday at Butler, Mo. 

 

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BUTLER, Mo. – The Louisburg Barracuda swim team completed one goal Saturday as it competed in its final regular season meet of the season.

The Barracudas finished their season undefeated as it defeated Butler (Mo.) on the road, 403-70, to end it with a 4-0 record. There is still one big goal for the Barracudas to accomplish, however, as they will try for their 10th straight South Suburban Swim League title this Saturday when it hosts the league meet at the Louisburg Aquatic Center.

Louisburg had several competitors leave Butler with first-place ribbons as the Barracudas had nine swimmers win four or more events.

Ella Dischinger (9-10 girls), Claire Brown (11-12 girls), Emma Prettyman (13-14 girls), Madelyn Prettyman (15-and-over girls), Casey Carpenter-Ross (9-10 boys) and Cole Brown (13-14 boys) all left Butler with five first-place victories. Samuel Johnson (11-12 boys), Bridger Baus and Christopher Tyson (15-and-over boys) each picked up four wins.

In the 9-10 division, both Dischinger and Carpenter-Ross each led the younger Barracuda swimmers.

Dischinger won the 50 freestyle (40.44 seconds), 50 breaststroke (58.0) and 100 individual medley (1:51) and then later joined Jesse Faulkner, Cricket McIntire and Janie Harth to win the 100 medley relay (1:39) and 100 freestyle relay (1:26).

Carpenter-Ross had the same success as he teamed up with Connor Aadland, Colin Brown and Andrew Jamison to win the 100 freestyle relay (1:20), while Brown, Aadland and Brayden Vohs joined Carpenter-Ross to win the 100 medley relay (1:33). Carpenter-Ross also won the 50 freestyle (38.28), 50 butterfly (46.59) and 100 IM (1:40).

Claire Brown and Johnson had a big day for the 11 to 12-year-old group. Brown won the 50 butterfly (40.19), 50 breaststroke (45.47) and 200 IM (3:12) on the girls side. She then won the 200 medley relay (3:10) with Hannah Farrington, Ashley Branine and Haley VanGilder and the 200 freestyle relay (2:45) with Ally Brown, Branine and Farrington.

Johnson took first in the boys 50 freestyle (35.37), 50 butterfly (39.91) and 50 backstroke (40.53). He also joined Josiah McCaskill, Reid McCaskill and Josh Holtzen to win the 200 freestyle relay (2:36).

In 13-14 age group, Cole Brown and Emma Prettyman dominated their respective divisions. Brown won the boys 50 freestyle (32.28), 50 breaststroke (43.72) and 200 individual medley (3:12). He also helped Connor Aadland, Braden Branine and Braxton Koechner to a win in the 200 medley relay (3:07).

Cole Brown won the 50 breaststroke Saturday in Butler. Brown won five events on the day.

On the girls side, Prettyman won the 50 freestyle (34.06), 50 butterfly (35.71) and 200 IM (3:07) to sweep her individual races. In the relays, Prettyman teamed up with Ally Brown, Mary Grace McElyea and Emma Johnson to win the 200 medley relay (3:00). She also joined Haley VanGilder, Johnson and McElyea to win the 200 freestyle relay (2:44).

Madelyn Prettyman, Tyson and Baus each won several events to lead the 15-and-over group.

Prettyman teamed up with Isabelle Holtzen, Kadisyn Kircher and Avery Graham to take the 200 medley relay (2:20), while Prettyman, Holtzen, Kircher and Melia Rice won the 200 freestyle relay (2:12). Prettyman also captured the 50 freestyle (29.84), 50 butterfly (31.25) and 50 backstroke (34.19).

Tyson, Bridger Baus, Gareth Baus and Drake Burdine won the boys 200 medley relay (2:35), while Tyson, Bridger, Gareth and Cole Brown won the 200 freestyle relay (2:15). Tyson captured the 50 freestyle (32.31) and 50 breaststroke (43.62), while Bridger won the 50 backstroke (37.90) and 200 IM (3:08).

 

Other Barracuda results are:

GIRLS

8-and-under

25 freestyle: Reese Smith, first, 22.22; Macy Hughes, second, 25.34; Merritt McIntire, third, 25.28

25 butterfly: McIntire, first, 29.72

25 breaststroke: Smith, first, 28.12; Hughes, second, 34.50

25 backstroke: Smith, first, 26.53; McIntire, second, 29.21

100 IM: Hughes, first, 2:27

 

9-10

100 medley relay: Breck Nielson, Lola Dubas, Meg Johnson, Piper Shaffer, second, 1:46

50 freestyle: Janie Harth, second, 43.85; Jesse Faulkner, third, 44.19; Dubas, fourth, 47.87; Nielson, fifth, 51.00; Cricket McIntire, sixth, 51.50

50 butterfly: McIntire, first, 55.87; Faulkner, third, 56.59; Johnson, fifth, 1:08

50 breaststroke: Dubas, second, 1:04

50 backstroke: Faulkner, first, 53.94; Nielson, second, 57.0; Harth, third, 57.54; Elizabeth Stevens, fourth 1:03; Brooklyn Davey, fifth, 1:05; Johnson, sixth, 1:05

100 IM: McIntire, third, 2:12; Dubas, fourth, 2:13

100 freestyle relay: Nielson, Shaffer, Dubas, Stevens, second, 1:33

 

11-12

50 freestyle: Hannah Farrington, third, 42.47; Ally Brown, fourth, 42.50; Haley VanGilder, fifth, 47.71

50 butterfly: VanGilder, third, 1:00

50 backstroke: Ashley Branine, second, 45.91; Farrington, third, 49.16; Brown, fourth, 54.68; VanGilder, fifth, 58.56

200 IM: Branine, second, 3:41

 

13-14

50 freestyle: Emma Johnson, second, 43.35

50 butterfly: Mary Grace McElyea, second, 36.13

50 breaststroke: McElyea, first, 41.66; Johnson, second, 52.19

50 backstroke: Johnson, first, 54.47

 

15-and-over

50 freestyle: Kadisyn Kircher, second, 30.25; Isabelle Holtzen, third, 32.31; Avery Graham, sixth, 34.47

50 butterfly: Graham, second, 35.93

50 breaststroke: Holtzen, second, 40.74; Kircher, third, 41.21; Melia Rice, fifth, 47.88

50 backstroke: Graham, fourth, 43.22

200 IM: Kircher, first, 2:41; Holtzen, second, 3:00; Rice, fourth, 3:32

 

BOYS

8-and-under

25 freestyle: Lincoln Nielson, first, 19.47; Sylas Weichart, third, 29.09; Matthew Farrington, fourth, 29.59

25 butterfly: Nielson, first, 25.03; Farrington, third, 41.50

25 backstroke: Nielson, first, 28.0; Farrington, third, 33.77

 

9-10

25 freestyle: Connor Aadland, second, 40.65; Colin Brown, third, 42.75; Brayden Vohs, fourth, 45.90; Braxton Koechner, sixth, 1:01

50 butterfly: Aadland, second, 48.56; Brown, third, 48.75

50 breaststroke: Holtzen, first, 46.03; Josiah McCaskill, second, 46.03; Reid McCaskill, third, 54.12

100 IM: Brown, second, 1:50; Jamison, third, 1:53

100 freestyle relay: Lincoln Nielson, Brayden Vohs, Matthew Farrington, Koechner, second, 1:47

 

11-12

50 freestyle: Josiah McCaskill, second, 35.80; Josh Holtzen, third, 37.59; Reid McCaskill, fourth, 40.44

50 butterfly: McCaskill, second, 45.97

50 breaststroke: Holtzen, first, 46.03; Josiah McCaskill, second, 46.03; Reid McCaskill, third, 54.12

50 backstroke: Holtzen, second, 46.59; R. McCaskill, third 50.72

200 IM: McElyea, second, 3:16

 

13-14

50 freestyle: Drake Burdine, third, 37.75

50 butterfly: Burdine, first, 41.12

50 breaststroke: Braden Branine, second, 43.81

50 backstroke: Branine, second, 46.81; Burdine, third, 47.34

 

15-and-over

50 freestyle: Gareth Baus, second, 33.22

50 butterfly: Baus, first, 36.78

50 breaststroke: Bridger Baus, second, 47.34

50 backstroke: Christopher Tyson, second, 42.10

200 IM: Gareth Baus, second, 3:13

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