The Sublette County
girls’ swim team had another busy weekend
with two meets. On Friday, Sept. 6, the
team defeated rival Jackson in a duel with 99
points to 81 for Jackson. On Saturday, Sept.
7, the team was back in the water to compete
against 4A schools at the Green River Invite.
Sublette County finished fourth out of eight
schools with 173 points.
Two Big Piney athletes joined the list of
swimmers headed to state. Junior Adrianna
Ruby qualified in the 1-meter diving event
at the Jackson duel. Senior Paige Nielson
punched her ticket to state in the 100-yard
Several athletes that have already qualified
in the first week of competition added
several new events this weekend. Senior
Kaylee Day qualified in the 500-yard freestyle
and 100-yard backstroke. At the Jackson
duel, Israel Seemann qualified in the
200-yard individual medley and Natalie
Hunt added the 500-yard medley to her list
Adalyn Bennett qualified in the 100-yard
freestyle, Emma Rogers in the 100-yard
breaststroke and Hunt in the 200-yard individual
medley at Green River.
Pinedale Jackson duel results
• 200-yard medley relay: Seemann, Rogers,
Sierra Hattan and Hunt won first place,
clocking in at 2 minutes, 03.24 seconds.
Day, Nielson, Hayden Thoman and Hailey
Noble took second place at 2:14.42.
By Robert Galbreath, [email protected]
Robert Galbreath photo
Big Piney freshman Rayne Wheeler swims into her eighth lap of the grueling
500-yard freestyle on Friday. Pinedale junior Emma Rogers cheers her on and
helps keep count of the laps.
Robert Galbreath photo
The Sublette girls’ swim team does
a victory cheer after winning the
dual against Jackson. In the spirit
of sportsmanship, the girls gave a
shout-out to their opponents in the
Rachel Essington, Ceili Fallon, Isabella Romasko
and Autumn Wright placed fourth at
• 200-yard freestyle: Day took second
at 2:19.71, followed by Bennett in third at
2:21.31, Rayne Wheeler in sixth at 2:41.86,
Noble in seventh at 2:48.81, Dana Wilson
in 10th at 3:01.30 and Essington in 11th at
• 200-yard individual medley: Hunt won
at 2:38.14. Jennifer Wheeler came in third
at 2:49.80, followed by Thoman in fourth
at 2:50.90, Morgan Grossman in sixth at
2:53.81 and Nielson in seventh at 2:55.65.
• 50-yard freestyle: Emma Rogers won
the event at 26.23 seconds. Seemann came
in second at 28.10, followed by Buchanan in
third at 30.47, Kinlee Green in fifth at 32.02,
Wright in sixth at 32.64, Keela McDaniel in
eighth at 33.01, Madelynn Deeds in ninth
at 36.45, Emily Fox in 13th at 42.11 and
Adriaunna Myers in 15th at 11:07.47.
• 1-meter diving: Romasko won the event
with 193.30 points. Ruby placed fourth at
151.90 points and Lilly Joseph came in sixth
at 127.95 points.
• 100-yard butterfly: Hunt won first place
at 1:08.91. Hattan finished in third at 1:13.56
with Grossman in fourth at 1:27.66.
• 100-yard freestyle: Bennett won second
place at 1:03.64, followed by Buchanan in
fifth at 1:08.21, Noble in sixth at 1:12.73,
Fallon in eighth at 1:18.99, Joseph in ninth
at 1:20.17, Rosie Corlett in 10th at 1:20.94,
Wilson in 11th at 1:22.22, Deeds in 12th at
1:26.35 and Fox in 14th at 1:34.82.
• 500-yard freestyle: Seemann won the
event at 6:40.18. Thoman came in third at
7:06.79, followed by Green in fifth at 7:32.53
and Rayne Wheeler in sixth at 7:54.19.
• 200-yard freestyle relay: Jennifer
Wheeler, Nielson, Bennett and Grossman
won second place at 2:03.24. Rayne
Wheeler, Sydney Wise, Essington and
Corlett placed third at 2:14.50. Noble, Buchanan,
Joseph and Deeds came in fourth at
• 100-yard backstroke: Day won with a
time of 1:12.43. Jennifer Wheeler placed
second at 1:18.38 followed by Wright in
third at 1:19.42 and Essington in seventh at
• 400-yard freestyle: Joseph, Green, Fallon
and Essington clocking in at 5:24.75.
Green River Invite results
• 200-yard medley relay: Seemann,
Rogers, Hattan and Hunt placed fourth at
• 200-yard freestyle: Day in ninth at
2:23.35, followed by Rogers in 10th at
2:23.88, Thoman in 12th at 2:25.84, Grossman
in 16th at 2:32.39, Wright in 20th at
2:46.69 and Buchanan in 21st at 2:48.69.
• 200-yard individual medley: Hunt finished
in sixth at 2:37.44, followed by Seemann
in seventh at 2:40.33, Hattan in 11th at
2:48.31 and Wise in 28th at 3:17.85.
• 50-yard freestyle: Bennett in eighth at
28.92 seconds, followed by Rayne Wheeler
in 22nd at 30.93, Rhonda Auradou in 27th
at 321.51, Essington in 28th at 32.70, Green
in 31st at 33.56, Corlett in 32nd at 34.16,
McDaniel in 36th at 35.27, Joseph in 44th
at 35.91, Wilson in 47th at 36.41, Deeds in
51st at 37.60 and Fox in 64th at 42.53.
• 1-meter diving: Joseph in 12th with
135.85 points, Romasko in 13th at 133.65
points and Auradou in 22nd at 89.70 points.
• 100-yard butterfly: Thoman in third at
1:11.57, Nielson in 11th at 1:29.73 and Buchanan
in 12th at 1:29.88.
• 100-yard freestyle: Rogers in fourth at
1:03.87, Green in 18th at 1:11.08, Rayne
Wheeler in 20th at 1:11.73, Wise in 28th at
1:17.73, Fallon in 30th at 1:19.21, Corlett in
31st at 1:19.52 and Deeds in 45th at 1:32.21.
• 500-yard freestyle: Day in sixth at
6:18.72, Hunt in seventh at 6:23.33, Bennett
in 13th at 6:38.32, Grossman in 17th at
7:12.37 and Noble in 24th at 7:48.59.
• 100-yard freestyle relay: Nielson, Jennifer
Wheeler, Bennett and Grossman in third
• 100-yard backstroke: Seemann in fifth at
1:12.06, Wright in 10th at 1:22.31, Essington
in 18th at 1:33.15 and Jennifer Wheeler
in 30th at 2:57.95.
• 100-yard breaststroke: Nielson in fifth at
1:23.65, Hattan in 11th at 1:27.71, Fallon in
17th at 1:33.79, McDaniel in 25th at 1:39.07
and Wilson in 28th at 1:43.34.
• 400-yard freestyle relay: Hunt, Seemann,
Thoman and Rogers in second at