The R-MA swim team traveled to Fredericksburg Academy on Friday, December 13th to participate in their first meet of the swim season. In the four-team meet, the Yellow Jacket boys finished first while the girls finished in third.
Highlighted in the meet were the boys medley relay team of Tyler Stanford, Reilly Schweigert-Opas, Tian Tan, and Jacob Gehly who finished in second by only .54 seconds. Their time of 2:09:64 qualified them to compete in States!
In the 50-meter freestyle, Jacob Gehly and Tire Bayo-Adeyemo finished 1-2 respectively and R-MA swimmers took four of the five top spots in that event. Tian Tan took 2nd in the 100 Butterfly and in the boy's 400-meter freestyle relay R-MA took first (Tyler Stanford, Tire Bayo-Adeyemo, Tian Tan, and Jacob Gehly) and second (Harry Deng, Ethan Park, Josiah Herring, and Riley Schweigert-Opas).
On the girls' side, Leeza Norton finished second overall in both the 50 free and the 100 meter breaststroke.
It was a great first meet and all the swimmers are looking to improve for their next meet on January 17, 2020.