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July 2, 2014

Weatherford swimmers net 75 medals in giant slay

— From City of Weatherford Press Release

In its final home meet of the season, the City of Weatherford Parks and Recreation Swim Team successfully defended home water against cities more than twice its size.  

On Friday, Lewisville, Denton and Grapevine visited Cherry Park Pool for the first meet to kick off the second half of the swim season. Of the 53 swimmers in the water representing Weatherford, 48 members of the team were able to set new personal best times in at least one of their respective events. Officially, no team scores are kept, but the medal count results are provided herein.

Weatherford swimmers look to continue trimming times in their respective events when they return to the water on July 12 in a Granbury meet. The competition will provide the final regular season tune-up before heading to Regionals on July 19-20, in Keller.

The Region 4 Championship meet will determine the swimmers who will represent Weatherford at the State Games of Texas in Bryan. The state-wide competition will be held at the end of July. 

The Weatherford Swim Team is coached by Linda Williams and Tyler Sievert.

 

Medal-count results for Weatherford Meet - June 27

Team           Gold     Silver   Bronze             Total

Weatherford  47         15         13                     75

Grapevine       15         18         10                     43

Denton             11         13         14                     38

Lewisville         10         12          7                      29

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