Panthers 4th at Panther Invite

The UTHS Panther Boys Swim Team finished in a strong 4th place at the 11 team 36th Annual UTHS Panther Invitational.  The Panthers were lead by top three finishes by Eddie Sierra-Lee in Diving (2nd-320.15 pts), Ian Johnson in the 50 Free (3rd-22.45), Jacob Johnson in the 100 Back (3rd-57.29), and the 200 Free Relay (Ian Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Derek Mottet, Diego Hernandez-2nd-1:33.51).  Other top six finishes were swam by 200 Medley Relay (Jacob Johnson, Evan Juarez, Ian Johnson, Mottet (4th-1:46.08), Evan Juarez (200 IM-2:14.07-6th), Ian Johnson (100 Free-50.31-4th), and the 400 Free Relay (Juarez, Jacob Sommer, Jakob Lybarger, Hernandez-3:38.35-6th).  “We swam a really good meet.  The kids got their races out hard and were very good at finishing them.  We were very competitive in a very deep meet.  Jacob Johnson and Jacob Sommer were very, very good today.  Diego Hernandez is bringing down his 500 Free finally, Ian Johnson and Derek Mottet were very consistent in the sprints, and Max Finley and Evan Juarez were right at best times.  We are looking forward to a very strong end of the year finish.”

Next Meet  vs Rock Island     Thursday-February 2, 2017  @ UTHS    5:00 pm

Our seniors will be recognized at the beginning of the meet and a taco dinner will be held for all UTHS swimmers and families after the meet in the cafeteria.