SHAWNEE – Both the Shawnee boys' and girls' swim teams won their home opener against Moore Schools Thursday night at the Troy and Dollie Smith Family YMCA.
First-place finishes in all three team relays led the Lady Wolves to a decisive win with a team score of 648, well ahead of Moore with 487 points. The Shawnee boys also finished first in the team competition with 354 points while WestMoore came in second with 263.
Brenna Grein, Peyton Wilson, Kylie Catton and Dottie Lee gave the girls team its first points of the night with a win in the 200-yard medley relay in a time of two minutes, 06.23 seconds. Catton, Wilson and Lee joined senior Bridgette Longest to continue their dominance in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:50.67. The final relay of the night – with Longest and Grein joining Avery Hadley and Jordan Fontenot – capped the women’s win over the Moore schools.
Individually, the girls' team took the top spots in several races.
Catton and Grein took first and second, respectively, in the 200 free, and Longest and Wilson finished first and second in the 50 free. Catton, Longest and Lee took the top three spots in the 100 free. Grein and Hadley finished one and two in the 100 backstroke, and Wilson and Lee followed with the top two in the 100 breast. Two second-place finishes, Fontenot in the 200 IM and Hadley in the 500 free, sealed the girls’ win.
Other team members contributing to the girls’ win were Julie Diethrich and Koran Harvey who finished in the top 10 in the 50 free. Diethrich also added a fourth-place time in the 100-yard breaststroke.
McLoud senior Rachel Hubbard took third in the 50 free.
The Shawnee boys’ 200-yard medley relay team of Dustin Ortiz, Darren Pennington, Will Gibson and Garret Cheek began the Wolves’ night with a second-place finish in a time of 2:10.06 behind Moore High School. Pennington, Ortiz and Gibson, along with Brodie Morris, took first in the 200 free relay. The Wolves ended the relays with two teams finishing second and third in the 400 free. Morris, Cheek, Kiergan Gibson and Austin Wiewel took second with a time of 4:41.66, while Silas Jones, Khonner Moody, Namer Holbert and Landon Elliott finished third.
The boys added strong individual finishes and personal bests to seal their win.
Morris and Moody took second and fourth in the 200 free, Will Gibson and Cheek swam third and fourth in the 500 free and Pennington and Kiergan Gibson finished third and fourth in the 100- breast. Will Gibson, Pennington, and Wiewel finished in the top 10 in the 50 free. Morris and Ortiz placed third and fourth in the 100 free.
Tecumseh senior Hunter Etchieson finished first in the 50 free with a time of 23.96 and the 100 free in 53.81. Savages senior James Furstenwerth added his own win in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:16.86.
The Wolves teams will travel to Duncan next week.