Butte hosts Swim Meet

Butte hosts Swim Meet

The Butte High Swim team swam In the Montana Classic meet at the Butte YMCA.  There were 13 girls’ teams and 12 boys’ teams with over 200 athletes.  The girls took 7th while the boys took 10th.

The top 16 places earned points for the team while the top 8 relays did.  Here are the top 10 butte high place winners.


Freshman, Olivia Thurmond took 5th in the 500 free. Junior, Lily Jaksha, took 7th in the 100 fly. While Senior, Alex Kovnesky, took 8th in the 500 free.

The 200 Medley relay of: Olivia Thurmond, Tatum Trefts, Lily Jaksha, and Alex Kovnesky had a best time by 3 seconds to capture 8th.  The 200 free relay of: Lily Jaksha, Nimalka DeAlwis, Alex Kovnesky, and Olivia Thurmond had a 2second drop to take 7th.


Sophomore, Ziah Garza had a best time in the 100 back by 7 seconds to take 9th.

Freshman, Nathan Stone, too 7th in the 500 free.

The 200 free relay of: Ziah Garza, Blair Hamry, Ben McAdams, and Nathan Stone took 7th.  The 400 free relay of Gage Plum, Blair Hamry, Nathan Heibert, and Levi Balentine, took 7th.

We are swimming good and getting stronger.  Our next meet is next weekend in Great Falls.

Lynn Shrader

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