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Parsons, Martin both seeded second for District Meet
Ephrata’s Kylee Parsons and Sawyer Martin of Cocalico earned the highest seedings among local swimmers heading into the District Three AAA Swim Championships Mar. 2-3.
Both local swimmers are seeded second in one event and are top six in another heading into the championships to be held at Cumberland Valley High School. Parsons (1:53.19) is seeded second behind Hershey’s Meaghan Raab (1:50.34) in the girls 200 free. She is also seeded fourth in the 500 free with a time of 5:08.21.
As for Martin,the lone person seeded ahead of him in the boys 200 free is Dan Ross of Manheim Township, who has a top seeding with a time of 1:44.18. Martin’s time in that event is 1:44.72.
In addition, Martin will also compete in the 500 free where he is seeded sixth going in with a time of 4:47.52.
In addition to Parsons and Martin, other swimmers from Cocalico and Ephrata, along with their events and seedings, are as follows:
Girls- Sidney Evans, Cocalico, seeded 12th in the girls 200 I.M. (2:14.93) & 23rd in the girls 100 back (1:03.41); Katie Zell, Ephrata, seeded 16th in the girls 200 I.M. (2:16.15) & 24th in the girls 100 breast (1:11.60); Samantha Marino, Cocalico, seeded 14th in the girls 100 fly (1:01.10) & 13th in the girls 100 back (1:02.07); Olivia Evans, Cocalico, seeded 15th in the girls 100 fly (1:01.15) & 7th in the girls 100 back (1:00.49); Layne Gable, Cocalico, seeded 21st in the girls 100 fly (1:02.91); and Tara Rakiewicz, Cocalico, seeded 19th in the girls 100 breast (1:11.18).
Boys- Collin Haines, Cocalico, seeded 7th in the boys 200 I.M. (2:05.23) & 15th in the boys 100 back (57.07); and Jon Husson, Ephrata, seeded 23rd in the boys 50 free (22.92).
In addition, the Cocalico girls 200 medley relay (11th, 1:55.65), the Ephrata girls 200 free relay (14th, 1:44.99), the Cocalico girls 400 free relay (10th, 3:46.64), the Cocalico boys 200 free relay (16th, 1:34.61), and the Cocalico boys 400 free relay (15th, 3:30.89) also will compete. More SWIMMING, page B-3