The Butte High Boys and girls swam in Missoula at the Missoula City Meet

The Butte High Boys and girls swam in Missoula at the Missoula City Meet

The girls took 4th, just out of 3rd by 3 points.  Here are the top 10 finishes. Freshman, Olivia Thurmond took 4th in the 200 free, and 6th in the 100 free. Senior Alex Kovnesky, took 8th in the 100 breast, and 10th in the 200 free.  Senior Cora Rauch took 8th in the 500 free, while her teammate, 8th grader, Nimalka DeAlwis took 9th.  Sophomore, Lily Jaksha, took 6th in the 50 free, and 8th in the 100 back. Freshman, Tatum Trefts, took 5th in the 100 breast, and 8th in the 100 fly.  The 200-medley relay team of: Lily Jaksha; Tatum Trefts; Olivia Thurmond; and Alex Kovnesky took 6th.  The 200 free relay of Nimalka De Alwis, Lily Jaksha, Alex Kovnesky, and Olivia Thurmond too 4th. And the 400 free relay team of Nimalka De Alwis, Joci Petroni, Jerica Hamburg and Cora Rauch took 8th.


The boys took 7th. They had some good top 10 finishes as well.  Sophomore, Ziah Garza, took 6th in the 200 free.  Freshman, Nathan Stone, took 8th in the 200 IM.  Sophomore, Blair Hamry, took 8th in the 200 free.  And 8th grader, Gage Plum, took 5th in the 500 free.  The 200 Medley relay of Ziah Garza, Gage Plum, Nathan Stone, and Ben McAdams took 7th.  The 400 free relay of Ziah Garza, Blair Hamry, Ben McAdams, and Nathan Stone took 6th.


We had some strong swims. A lot of the swimmers have been sick this last week, and still swam great races. We will be practicing over the winter break and getting ready for our next meet in Butte on January 7th.


Lynn Shrader

Butte High Swim Coach

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