For the Antigo Times
The Antigo Penguins Swim Club, along with Rhinelander, Lakeland, Phillips, Tomahawk, Merrill and Medford competed in the East Divisionals meet held in Phillips this past weekend. The 10 and under age group competed on Saturday, January 28th. Participating swimmers included Tristin Arlen, Shambo Wienke, Molly Neufeld, Mya Burt, Zone Wienke, Tre Wienke, Kemal Wienke, Gordon Lucht, Nolan Lucht, Evelyn Lucht, Chloe Tainter, Holland Tainter, Layla Tainter, Brion Koszarek, Lauren Lenzner, Zander Reetz, Rutger Busse and Lola Evans.
The 11 and older group competed on Sunday, January 29th. Participating swimmers included Heather Arlen, Ella Wienke, Sanya Wienke, Ryan Zima, Karl Busse, Myah Bolder, Morgan Rank, Emily Gravitter, Grace Baginski, Sydney Meidl, Alyssa Tincher, Meredith Meidl and Maggie Baginski. The top nine in each individual event and the top six relay teams qualified for Conference which will be held in Rice Lake this weekend.
The swimmers received great instruction and support from coaches Janelle Bolder and Austin Arlen.
Mya Burt, age nine, broke the age 9-10 club record in the 50Y Butterfly with a time of 37.57. Zone Wienke, 8, broke the eight and under club record in the 50Y Freestyle with a time of 37.11. He also broke his own club record in the 25Y Breaststroke with a time of 21.24.
Qualifying for Midwest Regionals (denoted by * ) were Heather Arlen, Mya Burt, Zone Wienke and Tristin Arlen.
Swimming Age Group 15-19
Emily Gravitter, age 15: 200Y Breaststroke 3:41.24- 6th place; 200Y IM 3:43.01- 7th place; 100Y Butterfly 1:42.41- 7th place; 100Y Freestyle 1:30.82- 8th place.
Swimming Age Group 13-14
Ryan Zima, age 13: 500Y Freestyle 6:36.57- 1st place; 200Y Freestyle 2:25.72- 1st place; 100Y Butterfly 1:26.38- 1st place; 100Y Freestyle 1:05.42- 4th place.
Grace Baginski, age 14: 200Y Freestyle 2:48.45- 8th place.
Ella Wienke, age 13: 100Y Backstroke 1:14.72- 5th place; 200Y IM 2:50.09- 6th place; 500Y Freestyle 6:38.20- 6th place; 100Y Butterfly 1:26.79- 8th place.
Heather Arlen, age 14: 100Y Butterfly 1:07.43- 1st place*; 100Y Breaststroke 1:23.68- 3rd place; 200Y IM 2:37.95- 4th place; 100Y Backstroke 1:10.70- 4th place*.
Sydney Meidl, age 14: 100Y Butterfly 1:21.92- 6th place.
Swimming Age Group 11-12
Karl Busse, age 12: 100Y Backstroke 1:33.04- 3rd place; 200Y Freestyle 3:11.94- 3rd place; 50Y Butterfly 46.90- 6th place; 100Y Freestyle 1:22.60- 8th place.
Alyssa Tincher, age 12: 200Y IM 2:59.77- 3rd place; 50Y Butterfly 36.03- 3rd place; 200Y Freestyle 2:35.11- 4th place; 100Y Freestyle 1:09.19- 7th place.
Sanya Wienke, age 12: 200Y IM 3:05.38- 4th place; 100Y Butterfly 1:46.07- 4th place; 100Y Backstroke 1:25.23- 5th place; 100Y Breaststroke 1:33.22- 7th place.
Morgan Rank, age 12: 200Y IM 3:28.42- 6th place; 200Y Backstroke 3:37.10- 7th place; 200Y Freestyle 3:08.85- 8th place.
Myah Bolder, age 12: 100Y Butterfly 2:01.10- 5th place; 200Y IM 3:36.11- 7th place.
Swimming Age Group 9-10
Tre Wienke, age 9: 200Y Freestyle 3:18.39- 1st place; 50Y Breaststroke 49.23- 2nd place; 100Y Breaststroke 1:47.40- 2nd place; 50Y Backstroke 48.44- 3rd place.
Brion Koszarek, age 9: 50Y Freestyle 50.15- 6th place; 50Y Backstroke 56.68- 8th place.
Gordon Lucht, age 10: 100Y IM 2:25.34- 4th place; 50Y Breaststroke 1:09.05- 5th place; 100Y Freestyle 1:47.04- 5th place.
Molly Neufeld, age 10: 50Y Backstroke 43.83- 4th place; 50Y Butterfly 46.09- 5th place; 50Y Freestyle 38.23- 7th place.
Shambo Wienke, age 10: 100Y Butterfly 2:09.48- 4th place; 100Y Breaststroke 1:50.91- 5th place.
Mya Burt, age 9: 50Y Freestyle 33.14- 2nd place*; 100Y IM 1:25.92- 2nd place*; 50Y Butterfly 37.57- 3rd place* (club record); 50Y Backstroke 38.71- 3rd place*.
Tristin Arlen, age 9: 500Y Freestyle 7:30.68- 1st place; 50Y Freestyle 33.60- 3rd place*; 100Y IM 1:33.50- 3rd place; 100Y Butterfly 1:39.23- 3rd place.
Chloe Tainter, age 9: 200Y Freestyle 3:02.43- 5th place; 50Y Butterfly 47.65- 6th place; 50Y Freestyle 38.27- 8th place; 100Y IM 1:44.26- 9th place.
Swimming Age Group 8 & Under
Zone Wienke, age 8: 100Y Freestyle 1:19.06- 1st place*; 50Y Freestyle 37.11- 1st place* (club record); 25Y Breaststroke 21.24* (club record).
Nolan Lucht, age 8: 50Y Freestyle 1:00.71- 9th place; 25Y Freestyle 24.23- 9th place.
Kemal Wienke, age 7: 25Y Butterfly 24.15- 1st place; 50Y Freestyle 51.90- 4th place; 25Y Freestyle 21.63- 5th place; 25Y Backstroke 25.35- 8th place.
Rutger Busse, age 7: 25Y Butterfly 36.29- 4th place; 100Y Freestyle 2:23.89- 5th place.
Holland Tainter, age 7: 25Y Freestyle 19.75- 3rd place; 50Y Freestyle 47.52- 4th place; 100Y IM 2:07.04- 5th place; 25Y Butterfly 28.40- 5th place.
Evelyn Lucht, age 7: 25Y Butterfly 45.99- 9th place.
Girls 10 & Under 200Y Medley Relay- Molly Neufeld, Shambo Wienke, Mya Burt and Tristin Arlen 2:43.84- 2nd place.
Boys 10 & Under 200Y Medley Relay- Gordon Lucht, Tre Wienke, Zone Wienke and Kemal Wienke 3:13.04- 2nd place.
Boys 10 & Under 200Y Freestyle Relay- Brion Koszarek, Rutger Busse, Nolan Lucht and Zander Reetz 3:57.83- 4th place.
Girls 14 & Under 200Y Medley Relay- Ella Wienke, Sydney Meidl, Heather Arlen and Grace Baginski 2:16.85- 1st place.
Girls 12 & Under 200Y Medley Relay- Alyssa Tincher, Sanya Wienke, Morgan Rank and Myah Bolder- 2:37.41- 3rd place.
Open Girls 200Y Freestyle Relay- Emily Gravitter, Grace Baginski, Myah Bolder and Morgan Rank 2:24.28- 4th place
The Antigo Penguins took fourth place at the East Divisionals.