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Lady Eagles win first, Eagles second at meet

By Richard Greene | Published Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The Decatur Lady Eagles won their final tuneup meet Thursday before the District 6-4A swimming championships.

The Lady Eagles scored 95 points to top Wichita Falls Rider and Wichita Falls.

Decatur won a pair of relays. Emily Howdeshell, Baley Phariss, Madison Phariss and Reagan Ralston teamed to win the 200-yard medley in 2:20.5.

Haley Dennard, Kate Grant, Guirnalda Lopez and Katey Rowden swam 4:25.12 to win the 400 freestyle.

Dennard captured the 200 freestyle in 2:10.87. Grant took second in 2:21.73 and Howdeshell fourth in 2:37.76.

Rowden won the 50 freestyle in 26.19. Dennard took second in 26.46. Lopez finished fourth in 31 seconds.

Rowden also won the 100 freestyle in 58.06. Ralston took second in 1:08.94. Baley Phariss was fourth in 1:15.03.

Grant finished second in the 500 freestyle in 6:17.84 and Howdeshell fourth in 7:11.81.

Lopez was second in the 100 backstroke in 1:22.31.

Baley Phariss finished ahead of her teammate Ralston to win the 100 breaststroke in 1:28.25. Ralston swam 1:32.41.

The Decatur Eagles took second at the meet with 56 points.

The quartet of Dosson Lewthwaite, Daniel Smyers, Arin Blaylock and Josh Santos won the 200 medley in 2:02.81.

Smyers, Dale, Lewthwaite and Blaylock took second in the 200 freestyle in 1:25.19.

Lewthwaite won the 200 individual medley in 2:37.06.

Blaylock finished first in the 100 butterfly in 1:04.21.

Smyers was second in the 100 freestyle, swimming 57.75. Dale was sixth in 1:13.9.

Smyers took third in the 50 freestyle in 25.75. Dale was eighth in 31.39.

Lewthwaite swam 1:07.82 to take second in the 100 backstroke.

Blaylock took fourth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:17.95.

One Response to “Lady Eagles win first, Eagles second at meet”

  1. jeff rowden says:

    Way to Go EAGLES!!! ALL year long you have swam great and finished at the top or close to it!! Great job Coach Dennard and Fit-n-Wise! Now go win District!!!

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