Redwine Rays swim to area championship

Tue, 07/31/2007 - 12:52pm
By: The Citizen

Redwine Rays

The Redwine Rays, a swim team from Fayetteville’s Lakeside on Redwine subdivision, won the first place trophy at the Southern Crescent Swim League championship meet held on July 14, 2007 at the Clayton County Recreation Pool. The Redwine Rays earned the first place title over six other teams from Fayette, Henry and Clayton counties.

The Southern Crescent Swim League was formed in 2001, and this is the second year in a row the Redwine Rays have taken the first place title. The Redwine Rays won first place with 700 points, while Lakemont Lightning took second place with 349 points and Fairfield Area Swim Team placed third with 330 points.

The First Place Gold Medal winners from the Redwine Rays included:

Kiaran Beckwith, Kiley Bidelman, Taylor Birkhead, Zachary Birkhead, Lauren Boag, Claire Bohrer, Kristen Bohrer, Daniel Bowler, David Bowler, Sam Carillo, Ansley Cawley, Davis Cawley, Rachel Challman, Michael Cuneo, Erin DeCicco, Jamie DeCicco, Andre Farnet, Jeanne Farnet, Margot Farnet, Josh Fedorchak, Danny Forero, Sarah Geise, Madison Heflin, Jack Hendry, Roger Jewell, Toby King, Albert Lambert, Charlotte Lambert, Eleanor Lambert, Virginia Lambert, Patrick Loeffler, Brandon Mason, Kelsey Mason, Patrick Mason, Noelle Parker, Cortney Rainer, Cade Schwarz, William Simons, Ryan Smith, Brock Taylor, Liam Tucker, Jack Turnage, Crystal Warner, Derek Warner, Jordan Watson, Trevor Watson, Mackenzie Westfield, Sophie Westfield, Kyle Wilcox, Drew Yeager, Grant Yeager and Zachary Yeager.

Below are the team records set by the Redwine Rays swimmers at this year’s Championship Swim Meet:

• Charlotte Lambert, 6 & Under Girls 25 Yard Backstroke, 25.72 seconds
• Erin DeCicco, 7-8 Girls 25-Yard Breaststroke, 25.25 seconds
• David Bowler, 11-12 Boys 50-Yard Butterfly, 36.97 seconds

• Kristen Bohrer, 13-14 Girls 50-Yard Butterfly, 31.91 seconds

• Patrick Mason, 13-14 Boys 50-Yard Freestyle, 26.60 seconds

• Danny Forero, 13-14 Boys 50-Yard Breaststroke, 37.86 seconds

• Megan Bidelman, 15-18 Girls 100-Yard Freestyle, 1 min 9.18 sec

• Patrick Loeffler, 15-18 Boys 50-Yard Backstroke, 30.32 seconds

• Patrick Loeffler, 15-18 Boys 100-Yard Individual Medley, 1 min 7.62 sec

To see records held by other Redwine Rays swimmers from prior events, you can check out their website at The Redwine Rays had a fabulous season, and owe many thanks to head coach Staci Watson, and assistant coaches Cathy Birkhead and Bridget Lambert.

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