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Morgantown-Butler County Swim Team picks up another victory

On June 28th the Morgantown-Butler County Swim Team traveled to Glasgow for a tri-meet between Glasgow, Portland, and MBCST. The meet had a very rough start as Portland had the meet on their schedule as being hosted at Morgantown and showed up at the Morgantown City Pool. Once all teams made it to Glasgow the meet ran very smoothly. MBCST was able to come out ahead of both teams making the season thus far a 5-1. When Coach Erin announced that the team had won the meet the swimmers cheered with excitement and a parent, Marty Jones, screamed, "Push the coach in!" Coach Erin quickly pointed to Coach Josh who was collecting the ribbons for the swimmers and said, "The coach is over there."  By the end of the night both coachs were thrown in the pool by the swimmers, a tradition when a team wins a meet.

There were several swimmers who had time improvements from the meet:

Austin Burden, pictured above, improved his time in the 50 meter Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, and the 100 meter IM.

Colten Glass, above, improved his time in the 25 meter Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Freestyle.

Conner Glass improved his time in the 100 meter IM.

Darian Thomason improved her time in the 25 meter Butterfly.

Dawson Deel improved his time in the 25 meter Backstroke, Butterfly, Freestyle, and the 100 meeter IM.

Erin Tyree improved her time in the 25 meter Backstroke, and Breaststroke.

Hannah Winchel improved her 25 meter Butterfly time.

Kiana Coleman improved her times in the 50 meter Freestyle, Breaststroke, and Butterfly.

Martin Brown improved his times in the 25 meter Backstroke, and Freestyle.

Mattie Smith, above, improved on all of her individual events, 25 meter Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, and 100 meter IM.

Olivia Jones improved her 50 meter Breaststroke time.

Parker Smith improved on all 3 of his individual events, 25 meter Breaststroke, Freestyle and Backstroke.

Patton Allen, above, improved on his 50 meter Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Butterfly times.

Taylor Burden improved her 25 meter Breaststroke and Butterfly times

Triton Morris improved his 25 meter Breaststroke time

Coach Josh and Coach Erin are very proud of the accomplishments the swimmers have made so far this year.

The next meet is a home meet on Thursday, July 12th against the Scottsville Seadragons.  The team invites everyone out to show their support and who knows you may get to watch the coaches be thrown in.

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