Wednesday, August 11, 2004

WR Dolphins strike gold in Jackpot

Big winners at Sagebrush Championships

The Wood River Dolphin swim team capped off the 2004 season in championship form on Saturday, July 31 in Jackpot, Nev. at the Sagebrush League Championships.

The nine-team meet was a show of dominance for the Dolphins as they earned three times the points as the runner up and finished first overall in the championships. The meet gathered teams from most of southern Idaho and Jackpot.

In the 54 individual events, the Dolphins garnered 15 golds.

They were:

6-and-under girls: Eve Preucil backstroke. 6-and-under boys: Jake Whitlock backstroke and freestyle.

8-and-under girls: Kaedi Fry backstroke, Jillian Shay breast stroke, Audrey Brassil butterfly and free-style.

9-10 girls: Tori Emerick freestyle. 9-10 boys: Sean Sutton breast stroke, James Sutton butterfly.

11-12 girls: Kelly Chapman freestyle. 11-12 boys: Gene Fairbrother butterfly.

13-14 girls: Laura Elgee backstroke, Lacy Werley breast stroke.

15-18 boys: Scott Bartlett freestyle.

Not only did the Dolphins excel as individual swimmers, but the team outperformed all competition in the relays.

In the medley relays, the Dolphins earned eight first place finishes, one second-place, and one third-place finish. In the freestyle relays, these Wood River racers had 10 first-place finishes.

?To say I?m proud of what our Wood River Dolphins accomplished this season would be an understatement,? said head coach Chris Jafay. ?Wood River Swimming has always been a great tradition, a winning tra-dition!? Jafay said.

Final team results and Dolphin high-point swimmers for each class follow:

Team Results:

1?Wood River 1,618 points (1,108 individual, 510 relays).

2?Wendell 302 individual. 3?Jerome 296. 4?Twin Falls 289. 5?Shoshone 198. 6?Burley 142. 7?Jackpot 116. 8?Rupert 52. 9?Zenergy Orcas at Thunder Spring 43.


Girls: 1?Eve Preucil. 3?Saman-tha Goitiandia. 5?Delanie Brassil.

Boys: 1?Jake Whitlock. 3?Dylan Urbany. 3?Josh Crowther. 4?Dayne Urbany.


Girls: 1?Audrey Brassil. 2?Jillian Shay. 3?Samantha Sutton. 4?Kaedi Fry. 5?Tayler Bates. 6?Chrystal Tullis. Relays: 1?Medley and free-style.

Boys: 6?Joel Rinckwald. Relays: 1?Freestyle. 2?Medley.


Girls: 1?Elizabeth Fry. 2?Tory Emerick. 4?McKenna Chase. 6?Annetta Taylor. Relays: 1?Medley and freestyle.

Boys: 2?Sean Sutton. 3?JT Sutton. 4?Broadie Burrell. 5?Chris Preucil. 6?Adam Potts. Relays: 1?Medley and freestyle.


Girls: 1?Kelly Chapman. 5?Jessica Pennington. 6?Hannah Lynch. Relays: 1?Medley and freestyle.

Boys: 3?Gene Fairbrother. 4?Nick Chase. 5?Brendan Freund. 6?Nick Dobie. Relays: 1?Medley and freestyle.


Girls: 2?Allison Freund. 3?Lacy Werley. 6?Megan Hayes. Relays: 1?Medley and freestyle.

Boys: 5?Scott Isaacs. Relays: 1?Medley and freestyle.


Girls: Relays: 1?Freestyle. 3?Medley.

Boys: 2?Scott Bartlett. 3?Chris Chapman. 5?Cooper Lee. Relays: 1?Medley and freestyle.

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