The Columbia Falls swim team has already been in action three times this summer, swimming at meets in Shelby, Hamilton and Chester.
The team started off the season with a fifth-place finish in Shelby June 9-10 as Kensley Cheff led the way with a pair of first-place finishes. Cheff earned her top finishes in the 25-yard breaststroke (8&U) with a time of 31.81 seconds and in the 25-yard backstroke with a time of 25.79 seconds. Cheff was also second in the 25-yard freestyle.
Tristan Crane was first in the 50-yard breaststroke (11-12) with a time of 44.38 seconds and Camille Cronk was first in the 100 freestyle (9-10) with a time of 1:30.75.
Cronk was also second in the 50-yard freestyle while Thane Borgen was second in the 200-yard individual medley (11-12) and the 50-yard butterfly, Avery Role was second in the girls 200-yard individual medley (11-12), Connor Cheff was second in the 100-yard breaststroke (13-14) and Molley Bagely was second in the 50-yard butterfly (9-10)
Cronk was the top finisher for the team at the Bitterroot Invitational in Hamilton June 16-17 as she earned three first-place finished as the team came in second overall.
Cronk’s first-place finishes came in the age 9-10 division in the 50-yard freestyle (35.39 seconds), 100-yard freestyle (1:18.67) and the 50-yard backstroke (42.18 seconds).
Remmington Bussard was first in the 100-yard freestyle (9-10) with a time of 1:33.22 while Teagan Bates was second and Christopher Carlin was third.
Kaylee King also had a top finish in the 200-yard freestyle (11-12) with a time of 2:43.70 and was second in the 50-yard butterfly.
Borgen was second in the 200-yard individual medley, Crane was second in the 50-yardfreestyle (11-12), Kensley Cheff was second in the 25-yard breaststroke, Jeremiah Venegas was second in the 100-yard freestyle and the 50-yard butterfly (13-14), Tyler Venegas was second in the 50-yard backstroke (11-12), Talon Borgen was second in the 25-yard butterfly (8&U) and Eddy Foster was second in the 50-yard butterfly (9-10),
The team was in action at a meet in Chester over the weekend.
Results were not yet available.
The team will be on the road again Friday and Saturday in Cut Bank.