Seacat boys finish eighth in Omaha
     2013-01-31      By Staff report   
Photo by Ken Kurtz/Spectrum Photo - Seacat Spencer Lake turned in a time of 1:12:54 in the 100-yard breaststroke last weekend, earning him a ninth place finish at the Omaha Westside Invitational. Lake is pictured competing in the same event at the recent Scottsbluff Invitational meet at Splash Arena.  
OMAHA — The Scottsbluff/Gering Seacat boys’ swim team was in Omaha over the weekend for the Omaha Westside Invitational, finishing in eighth place.

Jon Wiebe was a standout, taking first place in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 50:31 seconds. He also turned in a time of 1:53:05 in the 200-yard freestyle, good enough for fifth place.
Wiebe also teamed with Nick Childs, Spencer Lake and Daniel Shaub for two seventh place finishes.

The first was in the 200-yard medley relay, with the team posting a time of 1:52:03. The second was the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:37:31.

Lake turned in a time of 1:12:54 in the 100-yard breaststroke, good enough for ninth place. And Noah Miller scored 311.55 points in diving to place eighth.

With a total of 66 points, the Seacat boys placed eighth. The Invite winner was Elkhorn, with a total of 301 points.
Although the girls’ team wasn’t able to post a score, Coach Mike Hayhurst said team members Sarah Cloud and Anna Yanke both had excellent performances. Cloud and Yanke turned in their personal best in both the 200 IM and the 100 breaststroke events.

The Seacat boys are in Hastings on Feb. 8 for the GNAC meet. Then they begin preparing for the Nebraska State Meet, scheduled for Feb. 21 – 23 in Lincoln.

Boys Team Scoring
Elkhorn 301, Millard West 255, Omaha Westside 203, Ralston 186, Grand Island 119, Bellevue West 119, Millard North 109, Scottsbluff/Gering 66, Kearney 65, Lincoln Pius X 49.
Seacat Boys Results
Diving – 8, Noah Miller, 311.55; 200 medley relay – 7, Scottsbluff/Gering, 1:52.03 (Nick Childs, Spencer Lake, Daniel Schaub, Jon Wiebe); 200 freestyle – 5, Jon Wiebe, 1:53.05;100 freestyle – 1, Jon Wiebe, 50.31; 200 freestyle relay – 7, Scottsbluff/Gering, 1:37.31 (Jon Wiebe, Nick Childs, Daniel Schaub, Spencer Lake); 100 breaststroke – 9, Spencer Lake, 1:12.54.

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