For district championships friday afternoon.
I was at the visd aquatic center as west and east swam for district medals.
First to the boys.
West gets off to a fast start by winning the 200 medley relay with its best time of the season.
Branton rainey, starting off his big day for the warriors by winning the 200 freestyle.
He would later win the 500 free and swam a leg on west's first place 400 freestyle relay.
Jackson crocker of the warriors, winning the 200 im by almost six seconds over teammate trey aschenbeck, and crocker was on two winning relays.
Tanner luke wins 50 free, ross nunley takes the hundred butterfly, as the west boys successfully repeat as district team champs over el campo.by 70 and a half points.
East boys finish fourth.
A pair of sisters, coming up big for west at the district swim meet.
Vivian shepherd, a sophomore, takes gold in the 200 freestyle and in the hundred breaststroke.
Gwen shepherd, a freshman, taking first in the 200 im and the 500 free.
Those two also took second in two relays apiece.
Cristina cervantes, anchoring the west girls' 200 medley relay.
The warrior girls would take second behind el campo.
Both would set school recordt times for that event in that race.
In the second race of the day for cervantes, the 50 free.
She would take second in her heat with a personal best time of 26.41 seconds.
Cristina wins the hundred butterfly.
West girls take second in the team score behind el campo.
The regional swim meet starts february first in sugarland.
Joe swimmers will compete at regionals on saturday.
Joe swimming coach victoria stawik-raven says five of the lady flyers are their best bets to qualify for state.
They include kyleigh netherly in the 50 freestyle, lindsay mckinney in the hundred breaststroke, brittany malaer in the 200 im, avery sparkman in the hundred backstroke and kaitlyn herman in the hundred butterfly.
I talked with two of the lady flyer swimmers.
I'm pretty excited for regionals and the rest of the team is too.
We have a pretty good shot at making state for most of us.
I'm very confident we can send some kids to state.
To go to state you have to place top three at regionals.
Right now we are seeded second and we're a second off from first place.
I'm very confident.
Joe swim team competes at regionals saturday at the university of houston.
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