Barracudas begin to peak at just the right time

Is the new Worland pool really fast? The new personal bests posted by the Barracudas showed that it’s either the Worland water or … hard work?

10-year-old Colby Doughty shows that no matter what stroke it is, you’re always under at least a little water in competitive swimming. Colby earned second place in the 200 IM at the Big Horn Basin Conference meet last weekend and will compete at Wyoming Swimming’s State ‘A’ meet in Laramie March 1-3. Pat Parmer photo

10-year-old Colby Doughty shows that no matter what stroke it is, you’re always under at least a little water in competitive swimming. Colby earned second place in the 200 IM at the Big Horn Basin Conference meet last weekend and will compete at Wyoming Swimming’s State ‘A’ meet in Laramie March 1-3. Pat Parmer photo

When the last swimmers climbed out of that pool knowing they gave all they had, the results showed just how far the Barracudas have come this season. While not in the team running this year, local swimmers proved once again that they can compete with the bigger teams in the conference. The Big Horn Basin Conference meet gives swimmers a chance to compete against local teams from Powell, Cody, Riverton, Worland, Greybull/Basin, Lander and local unattached swimmers. With bragging rights up for grabs, the meet takes on a championship aura and everyone pushes themselves and teammates to previously unattainable times.

The Barracuda swimmers notched 12 more State ‘A’ qualifying times at the meet, and those who didn’t quite make a q-time took more time off their personal bests. New q-times were posted by: Emily Doughty 200 Back and 100 Back; Anna Fuller 200 IM; Seth Fuller 200 Back, 200 Free, 200 IM, 100 Back; Aly Schneider 200 Back, 500 Free and 100 Back.

Posting first and second place finishes at the meet were Colby Doughty, 2nd, 200 IM. Anna Fuller 2nd, 200 IM. Seth Fuller 1st: 200 Back, 200 Free, 200 IM, 2nd: 50 free, 100 Free, 100 Back. Aly Schneider 1st: 400 IM, 100 Breast, 2nd: 50 free, 200 Back, 100 Free, 200 Free, 500 Free, Richard Spann: 2nd, 100 Fly.

Results

Boys 08&U – 25 Free: 14th Nathan Fuller, 25.30Y. 50 Back: 11th N. Fuller, 1:00.96Y. 50 Free: 11th N. Fuller, 1:03.66Y.

Girls 09-10 – 50 Free: 4th, Anna Fuller, 36.73Y. 50 Fly: 12th A. Fuller, 51.71Y. 100 Back: 6th A. Fuller, 1:35.63Y. 100 Breast: 3rd A. Fuller, 1:45.03Y. 200 IM: 2nd A. Fuller, 3:30.11Y.

Boys 09-10 – 50 Free: 3rd Colby Doughty, 36.55Y. 100 Free: 3rd C. Doughty, 1:25.18Y. 200 IM: 2nd C. Doughty, 3:31.48Y. 50 Breast: 4th C. Doughty, 49.82Y. 100 IM: 4th C. Doughty, 1:38.79Y. 50 Back: 4th C. Doughty, 48.76Y.

Boys 11-12 – 50 Free: 9th Jared Fuller, 33.69Y. 10th Justin Dausman, 35.97Y. 50 Fly: 5th Richard Spann, 40.12Y. 8th J. Fuller, 43.70Y. 100 Back: 4th R. Spann, 1:28.00Y. 5th J. Fuller, 1:30.21Y. 7th Justin Dausman, 1:38.29Y. 100 Free: 6th J. Fuller, 1:16.12Y. 9th Dausman, 1:22.98Y. 100 Breast: 6th R. Spann, 1:46.53Y. 200 IM: 4th R. Spann, 3:13.99Y. 5th J. Fuller, 3:16.03Y. 200 Free: 5th R. Spann, 2:43.42Y. 100 Fly: 2, R. Spann, 1:31.45Y. 50 Breast: 6th R. Spann, 48.61Y. 100 IM: 7th R. Spann, 1:30.42Y. 50 Back: 6th R. Spann, 42.32Y.

Girls 13-14 – 50 Free: 2nd Alyssa Schneider, 28.81Y. 8th Katelyn Doughty, 29.99Y. 100 Fly: 3rd Emily Doughty, 1:16.82Y. 5th K. Doughty, 1:21.88Y. 200 Back: 2nd Schneider, 2:41.65Y. 3rd E. Doughty, 2:42.04Y. 4th K. Doughty, 2:43.73Y. 100 Free: 2nd Schneider, 1:04.51Y. 4th E. Doughty, 1:05.12Y. 6th K. Doughty, 1:05.72Y. 400 IM: 1st Schneider, 5:57.45Y. 200 Free: 2nd Schneider, 2:24.24Y. 100 Breast: 1st Schneider, 1:26.02Y. 5th E. Doughty, 1:31.17Y. 8th K. Doughty, 1:35.56Y. 500 Free: 2nd Schneider, 6:39.51Y. 3rd K. Doughty, 6:40.36Y. 100 Back: 4th Schneider, 1:15.16Y. 5th E. Doughty, 1:16.08Y. 6th K. Doughty, 1:16.73Y.

Boys 13-14 – 50 Free: 2nd Seth Fuller, 27.16Y. 200 Back: 1st S. Fuller, 2:33.02Y. 100 Free: 2nd S. Fuller, 1:01.11Y. 200 Free: 1st S. Fuller, 2:17.98Y. 200 IM: 1st S. Fuller, 2:38.02Y. 100 Back: 2nd S. Fuller, 1:11.06Y.

Girls 15-Ov – 50 Free: 11th Angela Spann, 30.15Y. 100 Free: 12th A. Spann, 1:11.29Y. 100 Breast: 8th A. Spann, 1:27.94Y. 200 IM: 8th A. Spann, 3:08.74Y. 100 Back: 11th A. Spann, 1:33.01Y.

Boys 15-Ov – 50 Free: 6th Ross Fuller, 25.98Y. 100 Breast: 2nd R. Fuller, 1:15.65Y.

State meets

Have a break at regional basketball this weekend? Shuffle on over to the Wyoming Swimming ‘B’ championship meet at the Riverton HS pool and get a dose of competitive swimming. Attending are Jared Fuller, Justin Dausman and Richard Spann. The ‘A’ championship meet is set for March 1-3 in Laramie. Meeting qualifying times and attending the meet are Colby, Emily and Katelyn Doughty, Anna, Nathan, Seth and Ross Fuller, and Alyssa Schneider.

By Pat Parmer

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