Barracudas add swimmers, turn in solid showing

from staff reports

   Signing up a few more people this week, the Elizabethton Barracudas took 10 swimmers to the dual meet at Church Hill on Tuesday night, and the team turned in a solid showing.
   Swimming against a team of 22, they lost the meet but won the majority of the races.
   The team is still accepting new swimmers. Come to practice at Elizabethton High School on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 6 pm.
   The following is a breakdown of Barracuda performances at Church Hill:
   * Preston Davis, 8-and-under boy: 2nd place, 25 yd. freestyle; 1st place, 25 yd. backstroke.
   * Briana McManus, 8-and-under girl: 1st place, 25 yd. freestyle; 1st place, 25 yd. breaststroke; 1st place 25 yd. backstroke.
   * Kyle Owens, 12-and-under boy: 1st place, 100 yd. individual medley; 1stplace, 50 yd. freestyle; 1st place, 50 yd. backstroke.
   * Samantha Owens, 12-and-under girl: 1st place, 100 yd. individual medley; 1st place, 50 yd. freestyle; 1st place, 50 yd. breaststoke
   * Cassie Snyder, 12-and-under girl 2nd place, 50 yd. freestyle; 2nd place, 50 yd. backstroke; 1st place, 50 yd. butterfly
   * Amanda Walker, 12-and-under girl: 2nd place, 100 yd. individual medley; 2nd place, 50 yd. breaststroke; 1st place, 50 yd. backstroke.
   * Megan Andrews, 14-and-under-girl: 2nd place, 50 yd. freestyle; 3rd place, 50 yd. breaststroke;1st place, 50 yd. backstroke
   * Ruth Ann Johnson, 14-and-under-girl: 1st place, 100 yd. individual medley; 1st place, 50 yd. freestyle; 1st place, 50 yd. breaststroke.
   * Trish McNeely, open (15-and-older) girl: 3rd place, 50 yd. freestyle; 4th place, 50 yd. breaststroke; 3rd. place, 50 yd. backstroke
   * Allissa Walker-open girl 1st place, 100 yd. individual medley; 1st place, 50 yd. freestyle; 2nd place, 50 yd. breaststroke.
   * 14 and under girls 200 yd. freestyle relay, 1st place (Briana McManus, Cassie Snyder, Megan Andrews, Amanda Walker).
   * Open girls 200-yard freestyle relay: 1st place (Ruth Ann Johnson, Trish McNeely, Allissa Walker, Samantha Owens).