The Sublette County combined
girls’ swim team placed fourth overall
at the two-day Conference Championships
hosted in Riverton on Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 with
203 points. Friday’s action opened with preliminary
races, followed by the top 12 battling
it out in the finals on Saturday.
Junior Isabella Romasko made the All-
Conference list with a first-place win in the
1-meter diving finals, tallying up a total of
359.95 points. Sophomore Sierra Hattan won
the 100-yard butterfly finals, clinching her
spot on the All-Conference roster with a time
of 1 minute, 3.31 seconds.
The 200-yard medley relay team of senior
Israel Seemann, Hattan, junior Emma Rogers
and senior Natalie Hunt finished in second
place in the finals on Saturday. Their time of
1:59.91, however, broke the Pinedale pool record.
Adalyn Bennett and Hunt received the
Sportsmanship Award at the event.
Sophomore Mia Buchanan punched her
ticket to State when she qualified in the 50-
yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle at the
Conference Championships. Junior Jennifer
Wheeler will also join the team at State after
qualifying in the 100-yard backstroke over the
weekend. Freshman Morgan Grossman added
the 200-yard freestyle to the list of events that
she has qualified for.
Additional final results:
• 200-freestyle finals: Bennett in sixth place
with a time of 2:14.52, Kaylee Day in seventh
at 2:15.38, Hayden Thoman in 10th at 2:18.54
and Grossman in 12th at 2:21.37.
• 200-yard individual medley finals: Hattan
in seventh place at 2:29.10, Paige Nielson in
12th at 2:45.65.
• 50-yard freestyle finals: Rogers in fourth
place at 26.21 seconds and Hunt in fifth at
• 1-meter diving finals: Jennifer Wheeler in
12th place with 215.85 points.
• 100-yard butterfly finals: Hunt in fourth
place at 1:05.78, Seemann seventh at 1:08.57
and Thoman in 11th at 1:11.61.
• 100-yard freestyle finals: Rogers in
third place at 58.64 seconds, Bennett 10th at
1:01.37 and Buchanan in 12th at 1:04.21.
• 500-yard freestyle finals: Day in fifth place
at 6:07.86 and Grossman eighth at 6:20.40.
• 200-yard freestyle relay finals: Thoman,
Rogers, Bennett and Hunt in third place at
• 100-yard backstroke finals: Seemann in
third place at 1:05.66 and Wheeler 12th at
• 100-yard breaststroke finals: Nielson in
eighth place at 1:19.58 and Ceili Fallon 11th
The swim team has two weeks to prepare
for the Wyoming State Girls’ Swimming
Tournament hosted by Gillette this year on
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and Nov. 8. Before
state, the team competes at a non-qualifying
meet hosted in Lyman on Thursday, Oct.
31. The races begin at 4:30 p.m.
Below is a list of the Sublette County
swimmers that qualified for State this year:
Hunt and Rogers qualified in all eight individual
events this year, earning the Adam
Denton Award for their achievements.
Seemann: 5-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle,
200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle,
100-yard backstroke, 100-yard butterfly and
200-yard individual medley.
Bennett: 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle,
200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle.
Thoman: 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle,
200-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly.
Grossman: 100-yard freestyle, 500-yard
freestyle and 200-yard freestyle.
Day: 200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle
and 100-yard backstroke.
Nielson: 100-yard breaststroke and 200-
yard individual medley.
Hattan: 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard
Buchanan: 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard
Wheeler: 100-yard backstroke.
Romasko: 1-meter diving.
Ruby: 1-meter diving.
Auradou: 1-meter diving.