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Seals have strong showing at Benton meet

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BENTON -- Audrey Simons, Emma Crowe and Aubrey Schmitt dominated the pool for the Hot Springs Family YMCA Seals at the Go Pink Benton swim meet on Oct. 27.

The trio were the high-point winners for the team with Schmitt leading the eight-and-under girls, Simons the 9--10 girls and Crowe the 11--12 girls.

Schmitt won all six of her events in her age bracket at the meet: the 50-meter and 100-meter freestyle, 50-meter breaststroke, 50-meter butterfly, and the 100-meter and 200-meter individual medley. She also competed in the 50-meter and 100-meter breaststroke and 100-meter IM in the 9--10 division, claiming seventh in the 50-meter breaststroke and the IM and eighth in the 100-meter breaststroke.

Simons won the 100-meter freestyle and 200-meter IM while taking second in the 50-meter backstroke and butterfly and 100-meter IM. She was fourth in the 50-meter freestyle, fifth in the 100-meter butterfly, sixth in the 50-metere butterfly and eighth in the 500-meter freestyle.

Crowe won eight events at the meet: the 50-meter freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke, 100-meter freestyle, breaststroke and IM and 200-meter backstroke and IM. She finished second in the 100-meter butterfly.

Lily Cook also competed in the 9--10 girls division, finishing fifth in the 50-meter breaststroke and eighth in the 100-meter freestyle.

Ying Jiang and Abigail Steele also competed in the 11--12 girls division. Jiang was second in the 50-meter backstroke, fourth in the 100-meter IM, fifth in the 50-meter backstroke, 100-meter and 200-meter IM and eighth in the 50-meter butterfly. Steele was eighth in the 50-meter breaststroke.

The 200-meter freestyle relay team of Crowe, Simons, Schmitt and Jiang finished third in the 11--12 girls division.

Noah Robnett competed in the 11--12 boys division, finishing fifth in the 100-meter IM and 50-meter backstroke and breaststroke, sixth in the 50-meter butterfly, 100-meter freestyle and 200-meter IM, and seventh in the 50-meter freestyle.

Hao Jiang, Sawyer Simpson and Colten Barentine were the team's competitors in the 13--14 boys division. Jiang finished fifth in the 200-meter butterfly and eighth in the 200-meter IM.

Simson was fifth in the 200-meter backstroke and seventh in the 100-meter breaststroke, and Barentine was seventh in the 200-meter backstroke.

Sports on 11/07/2018

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