Dolphins act like polar bears in winter season
KINGMAN - It may be November, but the Kingman Dolphins Swim Team's die-hards have kept going for dips in the pool.
The Dolphins captured 20 wins out of 57 events at the Ingrid Kaleta Invitational age-group meet Oct. 24-25 in Anthem. As a team, the Dolphins dropped 4 minutes, 56.56 seconds from their times.
Matthew Bathauer, 8, led the Dolphins with the most time dropped in a single event. He swam the 100-meter freestyle in 1:39.11 to take second place in Anthem, a 26.38 drop from his previous best. He also took first in the 50 breaststroke for the Dolphins.
Alexis Bathauer took first place in all eight events she swam. She dropped 6.62 in her preferred event, the 100 backstroke.
Jacob Miyauchi earned first place in three of the eight events he entered. He won the 50 backstroke, 100 backstroke and the 200 individual medley.
Jacob Aviles, 15, Michael Bathauer, 8, and Diego Narvarte, 8, each won two events. Aviles won the 50 freestyle and 200 individual medley, Bathauer was victorious in the 50 backstroke and 100 freestyle, and Narvarte took the 50 butterfly and freestyle.
Brady Cowin, 10, won the 100 freestyle and finished in the top three in seven of his eight events. Victoria Depner, 10, took the 200 individual medley for the Dolphins.
KDST is back in action for the Gobble The Bubbles Meet Friday - Sunday in Goodyear.