The Antigo Penguins ended their 2017-2018 swim season at the Central Wisconsin Swim Conference meet held in Antigo at the Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center this past weekend. 34
Antigo Penguins qualified and competed along with 484 swimmers from Central Wisconsin.
The Penguins took 11th place out of 16 teams.
The age 10 and under competed on Saturday, February 3rd. Participating swimmers included Tristin Arlen, Dawson Behm, Max Bolder, Mya Burt, Rutger Busse, Alexis Federman, Brion Koszarek, Evie Lucht, Nolan Lucht, Maggie Neufeld, Zander Reetz, Chloe Tainer, Holland Tainer, Layla Tainter, Nate Wild and Josh Zanayed.
The 11 and older competed on Sunday, February 4th. Participating swimmers included Heather Arlen, Maggie Baginski, Myah Bolder, Olivia Braun, Karl Busse, Lola Evans, Avery Federman, Emily Gravitter, Erika Gravitter, Gordy Lucht, Gretchen Lucht, Meredith Meidl, Molly Nelson, Molly Neufeld, Morgan Rank, Adie Smith, Alyssa Tincher and Makayla Tischendorf. The top 6 in each event received medals.
Mya Burt broke a Conference record in the Girls 9-10 50 SC Meter Breaststroke with a time of
45.39. She broke her own club records in the 50 Freestyle, 100 IM and 100 Backstroke. Tristin Arlen had a state qualifying time in the 50 Freestyle. Mya Burt had state qualifying times in all of her individual events: 50 Freestyle, 100 IM, 50 Breaststroke and 100 Backstroke
Heather Arlen, Tristin Arlen, Mya Burt, Chloe Tainter and Holland Tainter qualified for Midwest Regionals.
Heather Arlen age 15
50 SC Meter Freestyle 29.94- 6th place*
100 SC Meter Butterfly 1:17.63- 6th place
100 SC Meter Backstroke 1:17.81- 4th place
Swimming age group 13-14
Molly Nelson age 13
100 SC Meter Backstroke 1:20.34- 6th place
Swimming age group 9-10
Tristin Arlen age 10
50 SC Meter Freestyle 34.93- 3rd place* Qualified for State
100 SC Meter IM 1:32.04- 3rd place*
100 SC Meter Freestyle 1:20.14- 2nd place*
Mya Burt age 10
50 SC Meter Freestyle 32.94- 1st place* Qualified for State and Club Record
100 SC Meter IM 1:26.12- 1st place* Qualified for State and Club Record
50 SC Meter Breaststroke 45.39- 1st place* Qualified for State and Conference Record
100 SC Meter Backstroke 1:25.96- 1st place* Qualified for State and Club Record
Brion Koszarek age 10
100 SC Meter IM 2:00.47- 6th place
Zander Reetz age 10
50 SC Meter Butterfly 1:01.36- 6th place
Chloe Tainter age 10
50 SC Meter Freestyle 36.76- 5th place*
50 SC Meter Butterfly 41.20- 1st place*
100 SC Meter Butterfly 1:37.61- 1st place*
Swimming age group 8 & under
Holland Tainter age 8
25 SC Meter Freestyle 18.59- 3rd place* State Time
25 SC Meter Butterfly 23.48- 3rd place
25 SC Meter Backstroke 23.22- 2nd place*
Josh Zanayed age 7
100 SC Meter IM 2:12.43- 3rd place
Girls 10 & under 200 SC Meter Medley Relay- Tristin Arlen, Mya Burt, Chloe Tainter and Holland
Tainter 2:50.71- 1st place
Throughout their 2017-2018 season, the Penguin swimmers received great instruction and support from coaches Janelle Bolder, Evelyn Olson, Betsy Neufeld, Tonya Trabant-McKenna, Michelle Arlen, Ryne Levis, Levis, Amy Zanayed, Brett Farmer, Mary Ponasik, Andrew Tainter and Austin Arlen.