Tigers qualify 15 for state swim meet
Led by Annie Kramer’s two third place finishes in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke, the Broken Arrow Lady Tiger swimmers placed fourth in the Class 6A East Regional and qualified nine swimmers for the Feb. 16-17 State Swim Meet at the Edmond Aquatic Center.
The Broken Arrow Boys qualified six swimmers for the state meet, led by brothers Nik and Joe Natale, who qualified in a total of seven events. Nik, a senior, qualified in the 50-yard freestyle, 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay. Joe, a sophomore, qualified in the 100-yard backstroke, 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay. Overall, Broken Arrow boys places sixth in the regional meet.
The Natales are not the only BA Tiger siblings to qualify for state as freshman Rachel Kramer will join sister, Annie, in Edmond. Rachel qualified in the 200 and 500 freestyle and the 200 freestyle relay.
Here is a complete list of Broken Arrow swimmers who qualified for state.
50 & 100 Free - Abby Meador
50 Free - Katylyn Magnusson
100 free & 100 Back - Courtlyn Dawson
200 IM & 100 Fly - Kate Garner
200 IM & 100 Back - Kayla Vaughn
200 IM & 500 Free - Erica Frescott
100 Fly & 100 Back - Annie Kramer
200 & 500 Free - Rachel Kramer
200 & 500 Free - Sareena Barker
200 Medley Relay - A. Kramer, Meador, Dawson, Barker
200 Free Relay - R. Kramer, Dawson, Meador, A. Kramer
400 Free Relay - Frescott, Barker, Vaughn, R. Kramer
50 free - Nik Natale
100 Back - Joe Natale
200 Medley - J. Natale, Hodges, Reyes, N. Natale
200 Free Relay - J. Natale, Cunningham, Reyes, N. Natale
400 Free Relay - Reyes, Knowels, N. Natale, Cunningham