Amazing swims across the board for the Lady Rebels in sectional prelims on Thursday evening.
200 Medley Relay of Reagan Beard, Allie Rutherford, Jenna Lauer, & Justice Kolley won their heat and moved up a spot from seeded fourth going into finals in the 3 spot.
In the 200 Free senior Sophie Matthews moved up 2 spots to 17 not quite making the cut for Saturday but will be first alternate. Junior Josie Brumfield and sophomore Reagan Lawrence took 1st and 2nd in their heat both dropping big time for PRs. Josie moved up from 26 seed to finish 22nd and Reagan moved up from 28 to 23rd.
Senior Allie Rutherford was the favorite in the 200 IM and is still holding her spot at 1st going into Saturday’s finals. 200 IM senior Lexi Tindle moved up from 21 to 18th putting her as the 2nd alternate for Saturday. Reagan Beard moved up a spot to 11 securing her a spot to swim in consolations on Saturday.
50 Free will see Justice Kolley returning to swim consolations. Skylar Young moved up 2 spots but will be listed as 2nd alternate. Nyah Brumfield got a best time and moved up one spot to finish 28th.
In the 100 Butterfly Allie Rutherford went in seeded 1st and is still holding her spot going into Saturday’s Final. Jenna Lauer had a PR and will be swimming consolations going in as 10th. Lola Matthews moved up a spot to finish at 19th.
In the 100 Free Sophie Matthews swam a PR but finished at 20th where she was seeded. Reagan Lawrence moved up to finish 25th and Allison Decker also moved up to finish 32nd.
In the 500 Free both entries will be returning to swim on Saturday. Justice Kolley will swim in consolations and Skylar Young will swim in the finals heat going in at number 6.
The 200 Free Relay will get to swim in top 8 finals on Saturday. Reagan Beard, Sophie Matthews, Jenna Lauer, & Skylar Young had a best time for their relay.
In Reagan Beard’s final swim of the night she took 2nd in her heat to seed her 6th in the finals heat on Saturday. Josie Brumfield and Nyah Brumfield both had their fastest backstrokes ever moving Josie up to finish at 22nd and Nyah to finish at 30.
In the breaststoke senior Jenna Lauer was 3rd in her heat but barely missed the cut for the finals. She will be swimming in the top spot for consolations on Saturday. Lexi Tindle and Shelby Braun both had personal bests. Lexi moved up to finish 19th. Shelby Braun took first in her heat and moved up from 26th to finish 22nd.
Finally in the 400 Free Relay the lady Rebels, Justice Kolley, Sophie Matthews, Skylar Young, & Allie Rutherford moved up to the 6th place spot securing them a spot in the finals on Saturday.