The Friendswood High School Swimming and Diving teams hostedtheir first invitational on October 18 and 19 with the following teams participating: Friendswood, George Ranch, Foster, Terry, Lamar Consolidated,Clear Brook, and Texas City.
The Lady Mustangs dominated the competition taking firstplace in every event and winning the overall team competition with 511 points. The Richmond George Ranchgirls placed second with 418 points.
The Mustangs also won the team competition with 488 points. The Mustangs took firstplace in every individual swimming event. The Richmond George Ranch boys placed second with 459 points.
Friendswood overall took first place in 13 out of 16 events,second place in 11 events and third place in 9 events. Both the boys and girls teams are off to a great start to what hopes to be a record breaking season, according toSwim Coach John Little.
First place finishes for the Mustangs and Lady Mustangs werethe following:
Girls 1 Meter Diving – Rachel Wright; Girls 100 Yard Medley Relay: Cassie Nagle, Erin Darnauer, GinaFossati, Heidi Henricks; Girls 50 Yard Freestyle – Gina Fossati; Boys 50 Yard Freestyle – JustinBertelsman; Girls 50 Yard Backstroke – Cassie Nagle; Boys 50 Yard Backstroke – Jack Maloy; Girls 100 Yard Freestyle – Gina Fossati; Boys 100 Yard Freestyle – Justin Bertelsman; Girls 50 Yard Breaststroke – Sydney Gurry; Boys 50 Yard Breaststroke –Daniel Theall; Girls 50 Yard 50Fly – Gina Fossati; Boys 50 YardFly – Justin Bertelsman; and
Girls 100 Yard Freestyle Relay – Sadie Wilson, Heidi Henricks, Erin Darnauer, Gina Fossati.
Second place finishes for the Mustangs and Lady Mustangs were the following: Girls 100 YardMedley Relay: Brittany Ratliff, Sydney Gurry, Hannah Jacobson, Sadie Wilson;Boys 100 Yard Medley Relay: JackMaloy, Michael Fowler, Justin Bertelsman, Daniel Theall; Girls 50 YardFreestyle – Sadie Wilson; Girls 50Yard Backstroke – Sadie Wilson; Boys 50 Yard Backstroke – Justin Bertelsman; Girls 100 Yard Freestyle – Sadie Wilson; Boys 100 Yard Freestyle – DanielTheall; Girls 50 Yard Breaststroke – Erin Darnauer; Girls 50 Yard Butterfly –Sadie Wilson; Boys 50 Yard Butterfly – Jack Maloy; and Boys 100 Yard Free Relay – Jack Maloy, Justin Bertelsman, Michael Fowler, Daniel Theall.
Third place finishes for the Mustangs and Lady Mustangswere:
Boys 50 Yard Freestyle – Jack Maloy; Girls 50 Yard Backstroke – GinaFossati; Boys 50 Yard Backstroke – Michael Fowler; Girls 100 Yard Freestyle –Sydney Gurry; Boys 100 Yard Freestyle – Jack Maloy; Girls 50 Yard Breaststroke– Gina Fossati; Girls 50 Yard Butterfly – Cassie Nagle; Boys 50 Yard Butterfly– Daniel Theall; and Girls 100 Freestyle Relay – Sydney Gurry, Cassie Nagle,Ashley Taylor, Ashley Yates.
SwimCoach is John Little.