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Waves’ Atkinson finishes first in 11-12 girls

Staff Reports • Jul 15, 2016 at 12:30 PM

NASHVILLE — Individual results for 50 Willoughby Waves who competed in last weekend’s three-day Nashville City Meet at Centennial Sportsplex:

Jules Atkinson finished first overall in the 11-12 girls as she wins all four meets she entered - the 100 individual medley, 50 breaststroke, 50 fly and 100 freestyle, finishing two seconds off the meet record.

Diana Araque was third overall in the 13-14 girls. She was second in the 50 breaststroke, five seconds out of first place, second in the 100 freestyle and third in the 50 backstroke.

The foursome of Roxie Flesher, Avery Hix, Sarah Heckmann and Julian Atkinson won the 11-12 girls’ relay.

Heckman and Meyer Tinley finished in the top 16 in the 50 breaststroke and 50 back. Tinley also took a top-16 in the 100 IM.

Hix won her 100 breaststroke heat and dropped four seconds to win her heat in the butterfly. She also shed 2.5 seconds to take her 50 free heat out of Lane 1.

Simone Atkinson took top-16 finishes in the 50 fly and 50 back.

Flesher finished in the top eight in the 50 back. She, Heckman and Tinley were in the top 16 in the 100 free.

Hannah Abernathy, the club’s only senior, won her 50 back heat.

Coach Jonathan Perrone turned in the day’s best time with a 54.76 seconds in the 100 free.

Ellie Bonner collected a ribbon for placing in the top 16 in the 50 free.

Niamh Bridgen dropped 13 seconds in the 50 free.

Silas Mcgowan dropped 10 seconds off his time to win his 50 free heat.

Laurel Middleton, Morgan Middleton, Clara Grace Sanders and Ana Winsinger finished fourth in the 9-10 100-yard medley and fifth in the 100 free relay. Sanders also shed 8.61 seconds in the 25 free.

Nic Huitz was in the top 16 in the 25 breaststroke.

Addison McQueen finished eighth in the 25 breaststroke and was 21st out of 127 in the 25 free.

Vincent Huitz dropped 15 seconds to win his heat in the 25 fly.

Zach Otto was 24th out of 102 in the 25 free, breaking 20 seconds. He joined Vincent Huitz, Emerson Haley, Malachi Tinley, Colin Walker and Kohen Bitler, who each dropped at least 10 seconds on the 7-8 25 back.

Emerson Haley had a three-second drop in the 25 free. Malachi Tinley won his heat.

Hadley Cordes, the youngest Wave, shed 20 seconds in the 25 free.

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