Mexico YMCA Mid-Mo Marlins participate in the 2017 Heartland Area Championships on March 17-19, 2017

Twenty Mexico YMCA Mid-Mo Marlins swimmers participated in the 2017 Heartland Area Championships March 17-19, 2017, at the Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center in Edwardsville, Illinois. The Marlins placed 13th out of 25 teams.

March 17-19, 2017 Heartland Area Championships
Back Row: Coach McManus, Matthew Huemann, Jake Bell.
Third Row: Victoria Fugaro, Aaliyah Jaramillo, Cecilia Fugaro, Riley Thurman.
Second Row: Ethan Freyer, Avin Hernandez, Katie Gooch, Madison Baker, Morghan Rowe.
First Row: Julia Goerne, Trey Burle, Amber Mears, Brixton Goerne,.
Not pictured: Abbigale Cloven, Ruthie Duncan, Drew Hibbs, Austin Loyd, and Hannah Williams.

Results:

Julia Goerne (5), received a sixth-place medal in the 200 Medley Relay, and a ninth place ribbon in the 200 Freestyle Relay both in the 9-10 age group.

Trey Burle (7), received a sixth place medal in the 200 Freestyle Relay in the 9-10 age group.

Ethan Freyer (8), received a sixth place medal in the 200 Freestyle Relay in the 9-10 age group. In the 8 and under age group he received an eleventh place ribbon in the 25 freestyle, and a thirteenth place ribbon in the 25 butterfly. He also placed twenty-second in the 50 freestyle, and twenty-third in the 100 individual medley.

Brixton Goerne (9), received a sixth place medal in the 200 Freestyle Relay in the 9-10 age group. He also received an eleventh place ribbon in the 50 butterfly, and a twelfth place ribbon in the 100 butterfly. He also placed twenty-third in the 100 individual medley,

Madison Baker (9), received a sixth place medal in the 200 Medley Relay, and a ninth place ribbon in the 200 Freestyle Relay in the 9-10 age group.

Abbigale Cloven (10), received a sixth place medal in the 200 Medley Relay, and a ninth place ribbon in the 200 Freestyle Relay in the 9-10 age group.

Amber Mears (10), received a sixth place medal in the 200 Medley Relay, and a ninth place ribbon in the 200 Freestyle Relay in the 9-10 age group.

Avin Hernandez (10), received received a sixth place medal in the 200 Freestyle Relay in the 9-10 age group.

Victoria Fugaro (11), received tenth place ribbons in the 200 Medley Relay, and the 400 Freestyle Relay. She also received eleventh place ribbons in the 200 Freestyle Relay, and the 400 Medley Relay in the 13-14 age group.

Katie Gooch (11), received tenth place ribbons in the 200 Medley Relay, and the 400 Freestyle Relay. She also received eleventh place ribbons in the 200 Freestyle Relay, and the 400 Medley Relay in the 13-14 age group.

Riley Thurman (12), In the 11-12 age group the received a twelfth place ribbon in the 50 backstroke; a fourteenth place ribbon in the 100 backstroke; and a fifteenth place ribbon in the 50 breaststroke. She also placed eighteenth in the 100 breaststroke; twenty-second in the 50 freestyle; twenty-sixth in the 50 butterfly; and thirtieth in the 200 individual medley. In the 15-21 age group she received a ninth place ribbon in the 400 Freestyle Relay. She also received eleventh place ribbons in the 200 Freestyle Relay, the 400 Medley Relay, and the 200 Medley Relay.

Drew Hibbs (13), In the 13-14 age group he received a fifth place medal in the 100 breaststroke; and a seventh place medal in the 200 breaststroke. He also received a ninth place ribbon in the 500 freestyle; an eleventh place ribbon in the 200 individual medley; and thirteenth place ribbons in the 100 backstroke; and the 200 backstroke. He also placed seventeenth in the 50 freestyle. In the 15-21 age group he received sixth place medals in the 400 Medley Relay, the 400 Freestyle Relay, the 200 Medley Relay, and the 200 Freestyle Relay.

Matthew Huemann (14), In the 13-14 age group he received a second place medal in the 100 backstroke; a seventh place medal in the 100 freestyle; and an eighth place medal in the 50 freestyle. He also received a tenth place ribbon in the 400 individual medley; an eleventh place ribbon in the 200 backstroke; and a thirteenth place ribbon in the 100 breaststroke. In the 15-21 age group he received sixth place medals in the 400 Medley Relay, the 400 Freestyle Relay, the 200 Medley Relay, and the 200 Freestyle Relay.

Ruthie Duncan (14), In the 13-14 age group she received a fourteenth place ribbon in the 100 breaststroke, and a sixteenth place ribbon in the 400 individual medley. She also placed eighteenth in the 200 breaststroke, twenty-second in the 1000 freestyle, and twenty-fourth in the 200 backstroke. In the 15-21 age group she received a ninth place ribbon in the 400 Freestyle Relay; and eleventh place ribbons in the 400 Medley Relay, the 200 Medley Relay, and the 200 Freestyle Relay.

Cecilia Fugaro (14), received tenth place ribbons in the 200 Medley Relay, and the 400 Freestyle Relay. She received eleventh place ribbons in the 200 Freestyle Relay and the 400 Medley Relay in the 13-14 age group.

Aaliyah Jaramillo (14), received tenth place ribbons in the 200 Medley Relay and the 400 Freestyle Relay. She received eleventh place ribbons in the 200 Freestyle Relay and the 400 Medley Relay in the 13-14 age group.

Jake Bell (17), received a first place medal in the 100 breaststroke; a fourth place medal in the 200 breaststroke. He also received sixth place medals in the 400 Medley Relay, the 200 Freestyle Relay, the 200 Medley Relay, and the 400 Freestyle Relay. He also received a tenth place ribbon in the 50 freestyle; a thirteenth place ribbon in the 200 individual medley; and a sixteenth place ribbon in the 100 freestyle, all in the 15-21 age group.

Austin Loyd (17), received sixth place medals in the 400 Medley Relay, the 200 Freestyle Relay, the 200 Medley Relay, and the 400 Freestyle Relay in the 15-21 age group.

Morghan Rowe (17), received a fourteenth place ribbon in the 200 butterfly; a ninth place ribbon in the 400 Freestyle Relay; eleventh place ribbons in the 200 Medley Relay, the 400 Medley Relay, and the 200 Freestyle Relay in the 15-21 age group.

Hannah Williams (17), received a ninth place ribbon in the 400 Freestyle Relay; and eleventh place ribbons in the 200 Freestyle Relay, the 400 Medley Relay, and the 200 Medley Relay in the 15-21 age group.

* Swimmers’ ages as of December 1, 2016.