Laker Swim and Dive opens season with Laker Fall Preview

The Laker Swim and Dive team opened its season hosting the annual Laker Fall Preview meet on Saturday.

A total of 24 teams competed in the swim meet with Russell County finishing 4th on the day, behind Elizabethtown, Scott High School, and Central Hardin High School.

The varsity dive team consisting of freshmen Allie Wilkerson and Ella Pierce, along with 7th graders Olivia Robertson and Raegann Stephens, finished 5th on the day.

Freshman Jacob Phillips led all swimmers with 77 points with wins in the 50 butterfly, 50 breaststroke, and 100 individual medley, and a runner-up finish in 50 freestyle.

Sophomore Alexa Stephens was the top Lady Laker swimmer with 40 points earned on the day with a 6th place finish in the 50 freestyle, 8th place finishes in 50 backstroke and 50 breaststroke, and 12th in 100 IM.

Jameson Webb was the 8th grade swimmer of the meet.

The Laker Swim team will travel to Monroe County on Thursday for the first dual meet of the season, which is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. CT at the Monroe County Family Wellness Center.

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