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Thrashers tune up for Carthage at Nevada meet

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

With only 32 swimmers in the water, the Monett Water Thrashers placed fifth out of 11 teams at the Nevada Invitational on July 3 and 4. The Joplin Stingrays won the meet with 333.5 points, followed by Nevada, Lamar and Carthage.

Olivia Janssen and Jonah Paszek won two events each, and Emily Swanson earned one gold medal to lead the Thrashers. Paszek tied for first in individual scoring in the boys 11-12 division with 33 points. In the Girls 6-and-under division, Janssen placed first with 14 points and Swanson was third with her 11-point total.
Thrashers who placed in the top three in their individual events included:
* Wesley Abramovitz: second, boys 13-14, 50 back, 31.78.
* Reese Bounous: second, boys 15-18, 50 breast, 30.56.
* Olivia Janssen: first, girls 6-and-under, 25 fly, 33.97; and first, girls 6-and-under 25 breast, 37.59.
* Megan Johnson: second, girls 13-14, 50 fly, 32.65; third, girls 13-14, 100 free, 1:06.28; and second, girls 13-14, 50 breast, 36.35.
* Elise Meyer: second, girls 15-18, 50 back, 31.51.
* Jonah Paszek: first, boys 11-12, 50 free, 29.66; second, boys 11-12, 50 back, 37.81; second, boys 11-12, 100 IM, 1:20.72; third, boys 11-12, 50 fly, 37.41; first, boys 11-12, 100 free, 1:07.85; second, boys 11-12, 50 breast, 41.80.
* Phillip Roller: third, boys 15-18, 200 free, 2:01.31; second, boys 15-18, 50 back, 29.43; third, boys 15-18, 200 IM, 2:20.03.
* Emily Swanson: first, girls 6-and-under, 25 free, 35.53; first, girls 6-and-under, 25 back, 36.47.
The Monett Water Thrashers will return to action on July 10 and 11 at the Carthage Swim Invitational. The meet will be held at the Carthage Municipal Pool on Robert Ellis Young Drive.
Coach Christin Janssen reports that this is a required meet for her team, and that all of the Thrashers will compete.



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