Filly Swim, 3rd at 3A North Conference Regional
Written by Cole Havens on October 25, 2021
In some other post-season action, the Cody Filly Swim and Dive team was in Worland over the weekend competing in the 3A North Conference swim meet.
Filly Swim would have an excellent showing in Worland, finishing the conference meet in 3rd place.
Individually, Tara Joyce would lead the way for the Fillies breaking three state records in the 50, 100 and 200 free. (50 Free – 24.05, 100 Free – 52.02, 200 Free – 1:52.82).
Joyce would be named 3A North Conference Swimmer of the Meet & Swimmer of the Year.
Some more individual highlights to pass along, courtesy of Head Coach Emily Swett:
3rd place finish in the 200 Medley Relay (Paige Bower, Mahayla Allred, Kelly Joyce & Greta Morgenweck)
1-2 Finish in the 200 free, Tara won with a new state/conference/team record of 1:52.82, Paige Bower 2nd with 2:08.25 (season best), Jillian Eakins dropped 15 seconds to finish 13th
200 IM: Kelly Joyce lifetime best of 2:29.69 (finished 7th but would have finished 3rd overall if she had been in the final heat), Mahayla Allred big lifetime best time of 2:36.66, Greta Morgenweck – NEW State qualifier with a time of 2:40.73 in prelims, finished 12th
50 Free: Kelsey Pomajzl finished 5th — went lifetime best of 26.97 in prelims, Elle Ortner – lifetime best of 27.35 in prelims, finished 9th, Joy Woods finished 18th with a lifetime best of 30.64, Clara Christensen finished 29th
Diving: Hailey Holeman finished 7th, Joy Woods finished 8th
100 Fly: Kelsey Pomajzl – lifetime best of 1:09.20 in prelims, unfortunately got DQed for a false start in finals
100 free: Tara Joyce – new state/conference/team record of 52.02, Elle Orner finished 13th, Sage Ellsbury finished 18th with a lifetime best, Clara Christensen finished 28th
500 free: Paige Bower had an amazing race — jsut getting touched out to finished 2nd with a big season best of 5:45.27. Greta Morgenweck finished 8th with an amazing lifetime best of 6:34.38, Eliza Spencer finished 12th with a time of 7:12.83
200 Free Relay: in Prelims, Tara led the relay off in a new state/conference and team record of 24.05, in finals she ANCHORED (so the time doesn’t officially count but was incredible) of 23.09, finished 2nd to Douglas (Tara, Kelsey, Kelly & Elle)
100 Back: Sage Ellsbury finished 10th with a lifetime best of 1:18.50, Lily O’Connell finished 17th
100 Breast: Mahayla Allred – HUGE lifetime best and finished 3rd with a time of 1:16.59, Kelly Joyce lifetime best and finished 7th in 1:17.73, Eliza Spencer finished 16th
400 Free Relay – first place: Paige Bower, Elle Ortner, Kelsey Pomajzl, Tara
Up Next: Cody Swim will be competing in the Class 3A State Swim meet.