Delta County's Swim Team was at Colorado Mesa University on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 to compete in the Wildcat Invite Swim Meet. Eight teams participated in the event with Glenwood Springs High School winning the team title with 506 points. Delta County's swim team scored 173 points and finished seventh.
There were eight top 10 finishes for the Delta County Swim Team at last weekend's competition at CMU. Jillian Carlson finished sixth in the 100-yard butterfly in a time of one minute, nine and 39-one-hundreths of a second, with teammate Madyson Hannegrefs placing ninth in 1:14.45. Sarah Bules placed seventh in the 100 breaststroke in a time of 1:20.19. Carlson also had a fourth place finish in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:49.31.
Delta had four relay teams with top 10 finishes including the 200 free relay team which finished seventh with a time of 2:00, the 200 medley relay team which was eighth in a time of 2:10.68, a No. 1 400 free relay team with a ninth place finish in 5:02.24 and a second 400 free relay team which finished 10th in 5:05.66.
Currently, there are two Delta County Team swimmers, according to head coach Karoline Roome, who are qualified for state competition. Carlson has qualified for state in four events: the 200 intermediate medley, 500 free, 100 fly and 100 breast. Bules recently qualified for state in the 100 breast.
Delta is back at CMU for regional swimming competition on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and 8.