July 31, 2019
It was an amazing end to a full year for CLA swimming! A
few highlights on the Long Course State Meets and 8U Regional
The 13&Over Louisiana Long Course STATE MEET was held in Baton Rouge July 11-14th. CLA sent 13 swimmers and finished the meet 9th of 21 teams. Big winners were: Lillie Tichenor (STATE CHAMPION: 200 IM, 100/200 Back, 100 Free); Cailyn Bradford (STATE CHAMPION: 100/200 Fly, 2nd place 100/200 Free, 200 Back); Benjamin Ponder (2nd 200 Breast, 3rd 100 Breast); Christian Booth (2nd 200 Back). The 13-14 Girls finished 2nd in the 200 Free Relay and are STATE CHAMPIONS in the 200 Medley Relay (Dixey Piper Auer, Jenna Key, Bradford, Tichenor).
Lillie Tichenor was the HIGH POINT winner for 13-14 girls and Cailyn Bradford was runner up.
The 12&Under Louisiana Long Course STATE MEET was rescheduled due to Hurriane Barry to Sulphur the weekend of July 26-28th. CLA sent 6 swimmers and finished the meet 9th of 19 teams. The swimmers swam fast and brought home some serious hardware! Avery Aubrey (3rd 50 Free, 100 Fly) and Wesley Wynn (STATE CHAMPION: 100 Back, 2nd 100 Breast) along with a great 3rd place finish in the 10&under Girls 200 Medley Relay (Macy Monday, Grace Googe, Anna Lake Watts, Aubrey)!
Wesley Wynn was runner up to HIGH POINT in the 10&under boys as a 9 year old!!
The 8&Under Regional Meet was held in Baton Rouge on July 27th. CLA sent 2 swimmers - Grace Googe (8yr old) and Riley Barnes (7yr old). Both girls were HIGH POINT winners!