October 7, 2018
Seven Manta Ray Aquatics swimmers recently traveled to Spokane to compete in the IMX Challenge Meet. The IMX involves swimmers competing in a series of specific events for their age group to earn points for a national score. Lennox Leeder, competing in only his second meet, placed 5th in his 50 freestyle and took 2nd place in the 25 butterfly. Kendall Vance took 5th place in the 100 individual medley and then dropped an amazing 11 seconds to take 5th place in the 200 individual medley as well. Marcus Quezada placed 6th in the 100 butterfly and 7th in the 50 freestyle. Sydnee Campos dropped over 13 seconds in her 200 individual medley. Cole Lindberg placed 4th in the 200 butterfly and 5th in the 100 butterfly. He also cut 13 seconds from his 500 freestyle, placing 6th. Jessica Williams placed 5th in the 200 breaststroke and 6th in the 400 individual medley. Zachary Washburn took first place in the 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly and dropped 6 seconds in his 500 freestyle to take home a 2nd place finish in that event.