August 20, 2014
Marlins’ Swimmers Medal at State
Owensboro Marlins’ 13-14 Age Group swimmers turned in stellar swims at the 13-and-Over Kentucky State Championship Long Course Meters at the Elizabethtown Swim and Fitness Center in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Eli Cooper, Xavier Evans, Emma Fenwick, Grant Luckett, and Landon Rafferty cumulatively qualified for 17 finals and three relays.
Emma Fenwick placed fourth in the Girls 13-14 age group 100 meter free, seventh in the 100 meter breast and 50 meter breast, and 16th in the 200 meter breast. Eli Cooper placed seventh in the 13-14 Boys 1500 meter free and 800 meter free, 13th in the 400 meter free, and 16th in the 200 meter free. Xavier Evans placed eighth in the 50 meter free, 13th in the 400 Meter IM, 14th in 100 meter free, and 16th in the 100 meter breast and 100 meter back. Grant Luckett placed 11th in the 200 meter fly, 15th in the 100 meter fly and 100 meter free, and 16th in the 50 meter free.
The Owensboro Marlins’ Boys 13-14 age group relay team also medaled at the championship meet. Cooper, Evans, Luckett, and Landon Rafferty placed third in the 13-14-year-old 200 meter free relay, fourth in the 400 meter free relay, and eighth in the 400 meter medley relay.