The Pierre Swim Team kicked off the 2019 long course season with meets in Sioux Falls, Brookings and Watertown.
Ella Ward-Zeller competed at the 2019 Sioux Falls Swim Team Ready for Long Course meet in Sioux Falls. She swam three first place finishes and three second place finishes. Ward-Zeller also finished the meet with five AA times and two A times.
Presley Frost competed at Watertown’s Too Cool For The Pool meet. She swam SD State Meet Qualifying times in every event she competed in. Frost also placed first in the 200 yard Individual Medley in the Girls 7-8 Division. She finished with a time of 3:47.02.
At the 2019 Brookings High Point Swim Meet, Jaycee Bauer swam a SD State Meet Qualifying time in the 50 meter backstroke. She finished with a time of 41.09. Bauer also finished the meet with fourth place finishes in the Girls 11-12 Division. Mason Berg also competed in the Girls 11-12 Division. She ended the meet with a top finish of ninth place in the 50 meter breaststroke. She finished with a time of 50.67. Layne Heasley competed in the Girls 8 and Under Division. Her top finish was a 17th place finish in the 100 meter freestyle. She finished with a time of 2:34.69. Ann Tjeerdsma’s top finish in the Girls 9-10 Division was in the 50 meter butterfly. She finished 10th with a time of 56.52.
In the Boys 9-10 Division, Brody Heasley swam to a ninth place finish in the 100 meter breaststroke. His time was 2:31.44.
Nine athletes will compete at the 2019 Aberdeen Summer High Point Swim Meet on this upcoming weekend.