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Catching the wave: Brewton Tiger Sharks swim team ends season

The Brewton Local Area “Tigersharks” Swim Team recently took part in the City Championship Swim Meet in Gulf Shores on July 16 and 17.

The team won the second place team trophy at the Gulf Coast Area Aquatics League scoring a total of 754.5 points combined by all teammates.

The G.C.A.A.L. League is comprised of teams from Jackson, Gulf Shores, two teams from the Daphne area, Fairhope, Monroeville, Foley, Spanish Fort, and Brewton.

Individual awards include Nolan Atkinson: 6-year-old boys high point winner, sweeping the boys 6-and-under events, Mac Baxter: 7-year-old boys high point winner placing first in four out of five individual events.

Colby Morris was the 9-year-old boys high point winner, also placing first in four out of five individual events.

Elizabeth Glass was the 8-year-old girls high point winner runner up and Cole Jernigan was the 8-year-old boys high point winner runner up.

Anna Brown claimed the 13-year-old girls high point winner runner up. Other medalists and ribbon winners include Makenzie Thomas, Kyle Blevins, Caleb Kent, fourth place overall 6-year-old boys, J.B. Rhodes, Jocelyn Carpenter and Sara Scott, the seventh place overall 7-year-old girls.

Jaden Crosby, Hayden Atkinson, and Payton Baxter also medaled with Baxter being the fifth place overall 11-year-old girls.

The Tigersharks competed as the smallest swim team at this years meet, but won the largest percentage of high point winners over any other team represented at the City Meet. The Tigersharks Swim team is coached by Angel Boyd and Brandee Morris.

The Tigersharks held their end of season party on Thursday, July 29, with an awards ceremony. Summer Award Winners included: Girls 6-and-under “Wonder” – Makenzie Thomas and boys 6-and-under “Wonder” – Nolan Atkinson

Boys Overall Swimmer of the Year was Colby Morris and Girls winner was Elizabeth Glass.

The Fastest Man Summer 2010 was Mac Baxter and the Fastest Woman Summer 2010 was Anna Brown.

The Most Improved male Swimmer was Cole Jernigan and the Female winner was Sara Scott. The 2010 “Tigershark award” went to Payton Baxter.

The team is currently taking registrations for the fall session.

Contact Boyd at 334-303-1171 to come join us and have a B.L.A.S.T. (Brewton Local Area Swim Team).

Special to the Standard | The Brewton Standard The Brewton Area YMCA Tiger Sharks swim team recently completed a successful year. The team recently took part in the City Championship Swim Meet in Gulf Shores on July 16 and 17 and won the second place team trophy at the Gulf Coast Area Aquatics League.