Dolphins rack up wins in Dual of the Pools
KINGMAN - The Bullhead City Barracudas and the Kingman Dolphins Swim Team wrapped up their two-day Midnight Dual of the Pools Wednesday at Centennial Pool. Tuesday's half of the meet took place in Bullhead, and the Dolphins left with a 194-96 lead.
The final team score of the meet was unavailable by press time, but the Dolphins took a two-day total of 41 first-place finishes and 27 second-place showings.
The boys had 22 and 14, respectively, and led the Barracudas 103-47 after Tuesday's races. Diego Narvarte, in the 7-8-year-old division, continued his stellar summer by winning all six of the events he swam.
Included in Diego's wins was the 200-meter individual medley when he dropped 40.46 seconds off his time for a personal best of 3:51.92.
Brady Cowin (9-10) was next for the boys with five wins. His triumph in the 100 backstroke in 1:28.03 qualified him for the Far Western Regionals.
Giancarlo Narvarte (11-12) finished in the top two in all six of his events with four wins and two seconds. He dropped 2.76 seconds off his personal best in the 100 backstroke that he won in 1:38.48.
Jacob Miyauchi (13-14) and Shane Hall (15-18) each had three firsts. Miyauchi won the 100 backstroke, 200 IM, and the 400 freestyle. Hall took the 50 butterfly, freestyle and breaststroke.
Hunter Workman (15-18) won two events for the Dolphins in the 100 freestyle and 200 IM.
Aden Dunton (9-10) won the 400 freestyle, Kael Juelfs (9-10) took first in the 50 breaststroke and placed second in the 200 IM.
Nic Depner (8-and-under) had five second-places, Narcesse Fox (11-12) and Kade Juelfs (8-and-under) each had one, Marco Narvarte (9-10) two, Patrick Tribbett (15-18) one and Chris Workman (15-18) one.
The other boys who competed were Matthew Bathauer, Michael Bathauer, Dallyn Chapman, Dalton Fichter, Rhett Hodges, Garrett Newberry, Gabriel Otero, Christopher Volk and Noah Weiler.
The KDST girls team had 19 firsts and 13 second-place finishes led by Emerson Martin (8-and-under) with four firsts. Emerson also finished second twice to reach the top two in all six of her events.
Alexis Bathauer (13-14) finished first three times and second twice. Victoria Depner (11-12), Avery Moon (9-10), Emma Olney (8-and-under), Heather Weninger (13-14) and Mandi Workman (15-18) all had two firsts for the Dolphins.
Emma also had one second-place finish and Heather had three for KDST.
Sophia Depner (11-12) took first in the 200 IM and Shelia Ramirez (9-10) won the 100 backstroke. Shelia also finished second in the 200 IM.
Makayla Newberry (13-14) was second in the 100 backstroke, Becca Ramirez (8-and-under) had two seconds, and Rosanna Volk (8-and-under) was second in the 100 freestyle.
The other girls who swam for the Dolphins were Tiara Bukaske, Schyler Eikenbary, Kayla Foster, Chelsea Heitman, Gisele Jablonski, Macey Shafer, Bryce Shuffler, Olivia Tribbett, Sydney Tribbett, Megan Victory, Kalyse Whitehead and Makenzie Wood.
The senior members of the Dolphins who have qualified will be in Phoenix Thursday-Sunday for the Senior State Championship Meet. The rest of the team will host the non-sanctioned Dick Tomlin Invitational Saturday at Centennial Pool.