Babcock, Gibson, Dye earn firsts at swim meet

Colton Babcock of Columbia Falls was a double winner at the Kalispell Invitational swim meet on Saturday at The Summit.

Babcock had winning times in the 50 (22.07) and 500 (4:49.85) freestyle events.

Olivia Gibson of Glacier finished first in the 100 butterfly (1:03.48). She was also third in the 50 freestyle.

Whitefishs Caroline Dye had the winning time in the 50 freestyle (25.75) and was third in the 100 backstroke. Whitefishs Preston Ring was second in the 100 freestyle.

On the team front, Missoula Hellgate easily won the boys and girls titles with 598 and 757 1/2 scores, respectively. The Glacier boys and girls finished second with 235 and 308 totals.

Eight teams were in attendance.

Glaciers Anthony Clason was second in the 100 breaststroke and third in the 200 individual medley. Nate Burnham was second in the 50 and 500 freestyle.

Placing third was Zayne Friar of Columbia Falls in the 200 freestyle.

A ton of best times for both teams, Flathead/Glacier coach David Lillard said.

This was a cut meet. If our swimmers made one state time they could continue on for the next couple weeks.

Lillard said Flathead had 25 best times. Posting those were:

200 freestyle Greta Cole, Hailey Fennell, Clay Skonard

200 individual medley Kaylee Kurkowski, Gustavo deSouza

50 freestyle Kelly Henriksson, Savannah Anderson, Rylie Martin, Gage Magone, Nathan Moon, Brandon Pyron, Makena Tanko (dropped four seconds)

100 butterfly Moon, Skonard

100 freestyle Delanie Eliason, Mikayla Shinn, Anderson, Magone

500 freestyle Maddie Huestis

100 backstroke Roxy Ward, Rebecca Wride, Pyron

100 breaststroke Jenna Skonard

Glaciers best times were posted by:

200 individual medley Tessa Howe (by 12 seconds), Kenna Bemis, Taylor Fortin

50 freestyle Selena Ikeda, Brittyn Olsen, Samantha Drucker, James Dittman, Thomas Crofts

100 butterfly Alex Bertrand, Fortin

100 freestyle Howe, Audrey Despain, Reese Koester, Keegan Mackenstadt

500 freestyle Mackenstadt (dropped 30 seconds), Bemis

100 backstroke Jasmin Gruber, Miguel Generoso, Mackenstadt

100 breaststroke Meg Hornby, Drucker, Brigham Pitts, Travis Wirtala

I was really impressed with the swims, Lillard said for both teams.

They havent swam (competitively) since the second Saturday in December. They have been training for three, four weeks and have really been working hard. I saw huge improvement.

Kalispell Invitational

Saturday

At The Summit

All Distances Yards

Team Totals

Girls

1, Missoula Hellgate, 757.5. 2, Missoula Sentinel, 322. 3, Glacier, 308. 4, Missoula Big Sky/Loyola, 227.5. 5, Flathead, 205. 6, Whitefish, 163. 7, Bigfork, 24. 8, Columbia Falls, 14.

Boys

1, Missoula Hellgate, 598. 2, Glacier, 235. 3, Whitefish, 234. 4, Missoula Sentinel, 231. 5, Missoula Big Sky/Loyola, 184. 6, Columbia Falls, 181. 7, Flathead, 146.

Events

Girls 200 Medley Relay

1, Missoula Hellgate A 1:54.48. 2, Missoula Hellgate B 1:59.91. 3, Missoula Big Sky/Loyola-MT A 2:09.73. 4, Missoula Hellgate C 2:11.97. 5, Flathead A 2:14.02. 6, Whitefish A 2:22.00. 7, Missoula Sentinel A 2:24.02. 8, Missoula Big Sky/Loyola B 2:25.21. 9, Missoula Sentinel B 2:33.80. 10, Glacier A 2:37.76.

Boys 200 Medley Relay

1, Missoula Hellgate A 1:40.14. 2, Missoula Big Sky/Loyola A 1:51.41. 3, Missoula Hellgate B 1:51.72. 4, Columbia Falls A 1:58.33. 5, Whitefish A 2:03.27. 6, Missoula Sentinel B 2:14.52. 7, Missoula Hellgate C 2:25.97.

Girls 200 Freestyle

1, Berkoff, Katherine, Hellgate, 1:58.89. 2, Ecklund, Jesse, Hellgate , 2:06.18. 3, Fee, Julian, Hellgate, 2:13.97. 4, DAmico, Ellie, Big Sky/Loyola, 2:16.21. 5, Gibson, Maggie, Glacier, 2:17.26. 6, Cephers, Emily, Flathead, 2:24.78. 7, Du, Ashley, Big Sky/Loyola, 2:28.43. 8, Rutherford, Adina, Hellgate, 2:33.42. 9, Cole, Greta, Flathead, 2:34.15. 10, York, Lauren, Whitefish, 2:36.20.

Boys 200 Freestyle

1, Faust, Dylan, Hellgate, 1:52.62. 2, Westenfelder, Finnian, Hellgate, 1:54.37. 3, Friar, Zayne, CFalls, 2:00.08. 4, Vatoussis, Alex, Sentinel, 2:01.70. 5, Ring, Preston, Whitefish, 2:04.69. 6, Perez, Matthew, Whitefish, 2:06.12. 7, Thomas, Kelton, Whitefish, 2:10.15. 8, Heaton, Austin, Sentinel, 2:18.73. 9, Neilson, Thomas, Sentinel, 2:20.58. 10, Skonard, Clay, Flathead, 2:23.41.

Girls 200 IM

1, Aoki, Mari, Hellgate, 2:11.99. 2, Becker, Ellee, Hellgate, 2:26.73. 3, Fero, Audrey, Sentinel, 2:29.78. 4, Butler, Maddy, Hellgate, 2:30.92. 5, Reynolds, Keidon, Sentinel, 2:33.20. 6, Swan, Antigonee, Sentinel, 2:35.05. 7, Ring, Sonja, Whitefish, 2:39.24. 8, Howe, Tessa, Glacier, 2:46.63. 9, Bernhardt, Alicia, Glacier, 2:56.15. 10, Bemis, Kenna, Glacier, 2:56.92.

Boys 200 IM

1, Zimmer, Adam, Big Sky/Loyola, 2:00.43. 2, Fritz, Matthew, Hellgate, 2:04.55. 3, Clason, Anthony, Glacier, 2:07.96. 4, McMahon, Simon, Hellgate, 2:13.54. 5, Carlson, Cody, Sentinel, 2:14.45. 6, Baldry, Tanner, Hellgate, 2:14.57. 7, Becker, Dane, Hellgate, 2:19.59. 8, De Souza, Gustavo, Flathead, 2:19.82. 9, Midboe, Jorgen, Big

Sky/Loyola, 2:21.30. 10, Jourdonnais, Gabe, Big Sky/Loyola, 2:31.12.

Girls 50 Freestyle

1, Dye, Caroline, Whitefish, 25.75. 2, Amon, Lydia, Hellgate, 25.95. 3, Gibson, Olivia, Glacier, 26.01. 4, Seagrave, Bella, Hellgate, 26.41. 5, Rizzuto, Mari, Hellgate, 27.11. 6, McCormick, Caroline, Sentinel, 27.17. 7, Vernon, Avery, Hellgate, 27.30. 8, Porch, Andrea, Sentinel, 27.72. 9, Anderson, Maiti, Hellgate, 28.08. 10, Harmon,

Lauren, Glacier, 28.34.

Boys 50 Freestyle

1, Babcock, Colton, CFalls, 22.07. 2, Burnham, Nate, Glacier, 22.57. 3, Campbell, Brendan, Hellgate, 23.31. 4, Szekely, Joseph, Big Sky/Loyola, 24.66. 5, Dicks, Denver, Whitefish, 25.34. 6, Wolgamot, Jack, Sentinel, 25.78. 7, Macrow, Ben, Hellgate, 26.26. 8, Tanko, Makena, Flathead, 26.98. 9, Mazur, Gabe, Sentinel, 27.05. 10, Moon, Nathan, Flathead, 27.33.

Girls 100 Butterfly

1, Gibson, Olivia, Glacier, 1:03.48. 2, Amon, Lydia, Hellgate, 1:05.01. 3, Becker, Claire, Hellgate, 1:06.29. 4, Fee, Julian, Hellgate, 1:10.28. 5, Jourdonnais, Hannah, Big Sky/Loyola, 1:11.25. 6, Fagg, Katie, Big Sky/Loyola, 1:11.90. 7, Thompson, Shayenn, Flathead, 1:25.42.

Boys 100 Butterfly

1, Berkoff, Cale, Hellgate, 54.79. 2, Mahns, Darragh, Hellgate, 56.93. 3, Becker, Dane, Hellgate, 59.38. 4, Generoso, Miguel, Glacier, 1:00.60. 5, Vatoussis, Alex, Sentinel, 1:01.84. 6, Bertrand, Alex, Glacier, 1:03.65. 7, Moon, Nathan, Flathead, 1:04.00. 8, Perez, Matthew, Whitefish, 1:06.12. 9, Skonard, Clay, Flathead, 1:11.24. 10, Fortin, Taylor, Glacie, 1:11.41.

Girls 100 Freestyle

1, Ammons, Kelsey, Hellgate, 58.66. 2, McCormick, Caroline, Sentinel, 1:00.02. 3, Archibald-Wilson, Sydney, Hellgate, 1:00.03. 4, Smith, Bailey, Glacier, 1:01.74. 5, Sullivan, Annie, Whitefish, 1:01.86. 6, Eliason, Delanie, Flathead, 1:01.98. 7, Rutherford, Adina, Hellgate, 1:03.35. 8, Gibson, Maggie, Glacier, 1:03.78. 9, Harmon, Lauren, Glacier, 1:04.72. 10, Douglass, Kinsey, Sentine, 1:06.34.

Boys 100 Freestyle

1, Westenfelder, Finnian, Hellgate, 50.18. 2, Ring, Preston, Whitefish, 54.68. 3, Herzog, Mark, Hellgate, 56.15. 4, Thomas, Kelton, Whitefish, 57.79. 5, Mackenstadt, Keegan, Glacier, 58.91. 6, Wolgamot, Jack, Sentinel, 59.25. 7, Neilson, Thomas, Sentinel, 59.57. 8, Mohorcich, Luke, Hellgate, 59.81. 9, Heaton, Austin, Sentinel, 1:00.50. 10, Mazur, Gabe, Sentinel, 1:02.15.

Mixed 500 Freestyle

1, Babcock, Colton, CFalls, 4:49.85. 2, Burnham, Nate, Glacier, 5:11.10. 3, Aoki, Mari, Hellgate, 5:17.87. 4, Baldry, Tanner, Hellgate, 5:33.61. 5, Becker, Claire, Hellgate, 5:43.12. 6, Midboe, Jorgen, Big Sky/Loyola, 5:50.24. 7, Fagg, Katie, Big Sky/Loyola, 5:56.72. 8, Stein, Alex, Whitefish, 6:13.17. 9, Eliason, Delanie, Flathead, 6:22.09. 10, Huestis, Maddie, Flathead, 6:28.02.

Girls 200 Freestyle Relay

1, Missoula Hellgate A 1:46.46. 2, Missoula Hellgate B 1:49.90. 3, Missoula Sentinel A 1:53.02. 4, Glacier A 1:54.31. 5, Whitefish A 1:55.13. 6, Missoula Hellgate C 1:59.89. 7, Missoula Sentinel B 2:00.76. 8, Glacier B 2:02.17. 9, Missoula Big Sky/Loyola A 2:02.96. 10, Bigfork A 2:11.18.

Boys 200 Freestyle Relay

1, Missoula Hellgate A 1:33.70. 2, Glacier A 1:36.58. 3, Whitefish A 1:41.86. 4, Missoula Sentinel A 1:42.15. 5, Missoula Big Sky/Loyola A 1:42.61. 6, Missoula Hellgate B 1:45.75. 7, Columbia Falls A 1:48.65. 8, Flathead A 1:50.97. 9, Missoula Sentinel B 1:56.00. 10, Whitefish B 2:01.27.

Girls 100 Backstroke

1, Berkoff, Katherine, Hellgate, 57.68. 2, Ecklund, Jesse, Hellgate, 1:02.03. 3, Dye, Caroline, Whitefish, 1:03.57. 4, Becker, Ellee, Hellgate, 1:05.93. 5, Ammons, Kelsey, Hellgate, 1:08.58. 6, DAmico, Ellie, Big Sky/Loyola, 1:09.81. 7, Fero, Audrey, Sentinel, 1:09.83. 8, Porch, Andrea, Sentinel, 1:11.49. 9, Butler, Maddy, Hellgate, 1:12.95. 10, Gerhart, Nikki, Sentinel, 1:13.65.

Boys 100 Backstroke

1, Berkoff, Cale, Hellgate, 51.63. 2, Zimmer, Adam, Big Sky/Loyola, 53.84. 3, Faust, Dylan, Hellgate, 54.96. 4, McMahon, Simon, Hellgate, 57.42. 5, Generoso, Miguel, Glacier, 1:02.94. 6, Herzog, Mark, Hellgate, 1:04.76. 7, De Souza, Gustavo, Flathead, 1:05.17. 8, Dicks, Denver, Whitefish, 1:05.90. 9, Moe, Bridger, Sentinel, 1:16.30. 10, Mackenstadt, Keegan, Glacier, 1:16.70.

Girls 100 Breaststroke

1, Vernon, Avery, Hellgate, 1:11.96. 2, Seagrave, Bella, Hellgate, 1:14.23. 3, Smart, Gabby, Hellgate, 1:15.00. 4, Rizzuto, Mari, Hellgate, 1:18.66. 5, Reynolds, Keidon, Sentinel, 1:20.37. 6, Thompson, Shayenn, Flathead, 1:21.86. 7, Swan, Antigonee, Sentinel, 1:22.01. 8, Nowak, Madelynn, Big Sky/Loyola, 1:27.07. 9, Ring, Sonja, Whitefish, 1:30.58. 10, Fennell, Hailey, Flathead, 1:30.85.

Boys 100 Breaststroke

1, Mahns, Darragh, Hellgate, 1:04.37. 2, Clason, Anthony, Glacier, 1:04.64. 3, Fritz, Matthew, Hellgate, 1:06.14. 4, Carlson, Cody, Sentinel, 1:07.53. 5, Bertrand, Alex, Glacier, 1:09.40. 6, Szekely, Joseph, Big Sky/Loyola, 1:14.27. 7, Jourdonnais, Gabe, Big Sky/Loyola, 1:14.76. 8, Macrow, Ben, Hellgate, 1:14.83. 9, Tyree, Zack, Big Sky/Loyola, 1:14.94. 10, Pierce, Sam, CFalls, 1:20.58.

Girls 400 Freestyle Relay

1, Missoula Hellgate A 3:44.54. 2, Missoula Hellgate B 3:57.78. 3, Missoula Sentinel A 4:13.24. 4, Glacier A 4:15.09. 5, Missoula Big Sky/Loyola A 4:15.63. 6, Flathead A 4:27.84. 7, Whitefish A 4:36.41. 8, Glacier B 4:52.29. 9, Glacier C 4:53.15. 10, Missoula Sentinel B 5:00.45.

Boys 400 Freestyle Relay

1, Missoula Hellgate A 3:19.70. 2, Glacier A 3:42.19. 3, Missoula Hellgate B 3:45.12. 4, Columbia Falls A 3:57.31. 5, Flathead A 4:21.40. 6, Whitefish A 4:27.09.

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