Dutchtown girls win weekend swim meet

Kyle Riviere
kriviere@weeklycitizen.com

The Dutchtown girl's swim team earned themselves a first-place finish in this weekend's Capital City Swim League meet at the Crawfish Aquatics Pool.

The Lady Griffins won the second meet by narrowly edging out Lutcher 418-401. Parkview Baptist, Plaquemine and St. James rounded out the top five.

Dutchtown dominated the individual events. Sarah Kudijaroff had two first-place finishes--one in the 200 freestyle and another in the 100 backstroke.

Jordan Slater also had a good day. She finished second in the 50 freestyle and third in the 500 freestyle.

Lillian May got Dutchtown's final win with her first-place finish in the 200 individual medley with a time of two minutes and 29.95 seconds.

Other highlights for the Lady Griffins were Whitney Aucoin finishing second in the 200 freestyle and Kaitlyn Larzelere finishing third in the 200 individual medley.

In the relays, Dutchtown finished third in the 200 medley relay, and they won the 400 freestyle relay.

The Dutchtown boys also had a strong showing at the meet. They finished second as Lutcher dominated the competition to take the top spot.

Samuel Miller got the best finish for the Griffins as he finished second in the 500 freestyle with a time of five minutes and 17.65 seconds.

Dutchtown was very strong in the relays as they finished second in the 200 medley and third in the 400 freestyle.

In the first meet, the East Ascension girls finished third, and St. Amant finished sixth. Episcopal won the meet by a landslide.

Caroline Core led the way for East Ascension as she finished second in the 50 freestyle with a time of 29.17 seconds. St. Amant was led by Taylor Champagne; she finished second in the 100 backstroke with a time of one minute and 12.17 seconds.

For the boys, St. Amant finished fourth, and East Ascension landed at No. 6 with Episcopal winning that meet as well.

The Gators got their best finish from Justin Perck as he finished third in the 500 freestyle with a time of six minutes and 10 seconds. The Spartans were led by Cole Legrange--who won the 200 individual medley with a time of two minutes and 28.39 seconds.