Sublette swim wins 2nd at ‘last chance’ meet

Jenifer Proud photo Freshman Rhonda Auradou also qualified to compete at the State Tournament in the 1-meter diving event.

Members of the Sublette

County girls’ swim team took second place

at the “Last Chance Meet” hosted by Lyman

on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Several members of

the team took advantage of the last chance to

qualify in additional events for the upcoming

State Tournament in Gillette this weekend on

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 7-8.

Senior Kaylee Day added the 200-yard individual

medley and the 100-yard freestyle

to the three events she is already qualified

to swim in at State. Junior Hayden Thoman

qualified in the 200-yard individual medley

at Lyman on Wednesday. Fellow junior

Jennifer Wheeler added two events to chose

from at State – the 200-yard individual medley

and the 1-meter diving event.

Sublette County picked up several firstplace

medals at Lyman. Senior Adalyn Bennett

swept the competition in the 500-yard

freestyle relay. She finished the race in 6

minutes, 30.95 seconds. Junior Emma Rogers

won the 200-yard freestyle, clocking in

at 2:21.29.

Seniors Natalie Hunt, Israel Seemann and

Bennett and Rogers took first in the 400-yard

freestyle relay, edging out the Lyman team

by less than a 10th of a second. Their final

time stood at 4:24.42.

Additional results:

• 200-yard freestyle: Seemann in fifth

place at 2:28.91, Paige Nielson in eighth at

2:34.73, Kinlee Green 11th at 2:39.10 and

Lilly Joseph 12th at 2:50.73.

• 200-yard individual medley: Hunt in second

place at 2:34.17, Day third at 2:38.60,

Jennifer Wheeler fourth at 2:42.45, Thoman

fifth at 2:42.93, Rayne Wheeler sixth at

2:43.14 and Bennett eighth at 3:03.29.

• 50-yard freestyle: Hailey Noble in 10th

place at 30.22 seconds, Julia Lajer 12th at

30.45, Rosie Corlett 14th at 31.36, Rachael

Essington 15th at 31.54, Miriam Avila 17th

at 32.14 and Adriaunna Myers 23rd at 5:44.

• 1-meter diving: Adrianna Ruby in second

place with 167.00 points and Jennifer

Wheeler fourth place with 148.75 points.

• 100-yard freestyle: Hunt in second place

at 1:01.85, Day third at 1:03.63, Noble fifth

at 1:05.53, Rayne Wheeler sixth at 1:06.16,

Nielson seventh at 1:06.89, Autumn Wright

10th at 1:09.25, Lajer 11th at 1:10.59, Green

13th at 1:12.57, Avila 18th at 1:14.61 and

Madelynn Deeds at 1:15.40.

• 500-yard freestyle: Sierra Hattan in

fourth place at 6:49.34 and Corlett fifth place

at 7:00.03.

• 200-yard freestyle relay: Deeds, Ceili

Fallon, Green and Hattan in third place at

2:03.97; Caterina Lione, Nielson, Jennifer

Wheeler and Rayne Wheeler fourth at

2:04.16.

• 100-yard backstroke: Wright in fourth

place at 1:15.46, Ruby eighth at 1:18.30,

Thoman ninth at 1:19.21, Essington 12th at

1:21.46 and Buchanan 13th at 1:24.29.

• 100-yard breaststroke: Fallon in fourth

place at 1:30.30, Lione fifth place at 1:30.67

and Joseph seventh at 1:38.47.

• 400-yard relay: Noble, Rayne Wheeler,

Thoman and Buchanan in third at 4:30.96;

Day, Fallon, Green and Hattan fourth at

4:37.88; Jennifer Wheeler, Lajer, Avila and

Lione sixth at 4:51.20 and Corlett, Wright,

Nielson and Ruby eighth at 4:54.95.

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the swim team

will travel to Gillette for the Wyoming Girls’

State Swimming and Diving Championship

Meet. Events start at 2 p.m. on Thursday,

Nov. 7, with 3A preliminaries. Finals for 3A

teams are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Friday,

Nov. 8.

Below is a list of the Sublette County

Robert Galbreath photo

Sublette County combined girls’ swim team members going to the State Tournament from Pinedale are pictured, front row, from left, Isabella Romasko, Natalie

Hunt and Sierra Hattan; back row, from left, Israel Seemann, Morgan Grossman, Emma Rogers and Mia Buchanan.

Jenifer Proud photo

Freshman Rhonda Auradou also qualified to compete at the State Tournament

in the 1-meter diving event.

swimmers that qualified for State this year:

Hunt and Rogers qualified in all eight individual

events this year, earning the Adam

Denton Award for their achievement.

Seemann: 5-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle,

200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle,

100-yard backstroke, 100-yard butterfly and

200-yard individual medley.

Bennett: 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle,

200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle.

Thoman: 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle,

200-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly

and 200-yard individual medley.

Grossman: 100-yard freestyle, 500-yard

freestyle and 200-yard freestyle.

Day: 200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle,

100-yard backstroke, 200-yard individual

medley and 100-yard freestyle.

Nielson: 100-yard breaststroke and 200-

yard individual medley.

Hattan: 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard

individual medley.

Buchanan: 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard

freestyle.

Jennifer Wheeler: 100-yard backstroke,

200-yard individual medley and 1-meter diving.

Romasko: 1-meter diving.

Ruby: 1-meter diving.

Auradou: 1-meter diving.

Myers: 50-yard freestyle.

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