Kyle Lee earns Gold Medal at Southeastern Swimming Championships
March 20, 2005……The top swimmers from the Florida Panhandle,
Lee, participating in the Boy’s 17&Older category took home a SES Championship in the 1,000 Yard Freestyle, turning in a 9:54.01. Lee also placed in the 200 Yard Individual Medley (
Messinger placed in the Top 16 in 5 of her 6 17&Older events during the meet, despite pitching 6 games during the weekend for her High School Softball Team. “Chelsa pitched on Thursday night, swam Friday morning, pitched Friday afternoon, swam Saturday morning, pitched Saturday afternoon, and swam Sundary morning.” Coach Barnes noted. “I could tell that she was exhausted, but she gutted it out and still gave it all she had. I’m proud of that effort, not too many people now a days are mentally strong enough to do that.”
Among other Top 16 Finishers in the meet from Excel/Sumner County was Katie Mize placing 4th in the 15&16 Girls 200 Yard Butterfly, 13th in the 400 Yard Individual Medley, and 10th in the 200 Yard Individual Medley. Zobl placed 10th in the 11&12 Girls 100 Yard Backstroke. Fulps placed 12th in the 11&12 Girl’s 50 Yard Breaststroke. Kathryn George placed 13th in the 11&12 Girl’s 200 Yard Individual Medley, and 10th in the 100 Yard Butterfly. Binkley placed 14th in the 17&Older Girl’s 500 Yard Freestyle.
“As coaches we’re proud of all of these kids, all of them have worked hard this season to get to this Championship meet.” Coach Barnes stated. “Bryce and Haley dropped times in their events, and Hannah was participating in her first SES Championship meet. Hannah swam well in her individual event and then had a remarkable performance in her relay leg. All of our kids from
Excel Aquatics will be offering a Spring Tune Up for swimmers from the local Summer League swim teams located in