Brawley swimmers win again

April 06, 2001

IMPERIAL — The Brawley Union High School boys and girls swim teams both improved to 3-0 in the Imperial Valley League with wins over Imperial High at Imperial Valley College here Thursday.

The Brawley girls (7-0 overall) crushed Imperial 121-50 while the boys cruised to a 91-62 victory.

Leading the Wildcat boys was Mark McConnell, who picked up four wins. McConnell took the 200-yard freestyle in 2 minutes, 24.64 seconds, the 100 backstroke in 1:09.65 and teamed with Jeremy Schmidt, Robbie Overstreet and Joe Coffman to take the 200 medley relay in 2:06.34. McConnell and Overstreet hooked up with Troy Hutchinson and Bradley Huber to win the 400 freestyle relay in 4:33.19.

Overstreet was victorious in the 500 freestyle in 6:01.12.

Coffman won the 50 freestyle (27.38) and teamed with Henry Graham, Jared Stodelle and Schmidt to win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:58.21. Schmidt also won the 100 freestyle in 1:04.13.


Picking up the only wins for Imperial were John Gordon in the 200 individual medley (2:24.64) and Jonathan Dale in the 100 butterfly in 1:18.76.

The Brawley girls were just as dominant, winning every event except the 200 individual medley, won by Imperial's Heather Jackson in 2:46.17.

Leading the Wildcats was Brooke Pace winning the 50 freestyle (27.03), the 100 freestyle (59.63) and teaming with Denae Smith, Jennifer Cardenas and Lauren Roberts to take the 200 freestyle relay in 1:52.86. Pace teamed with Marianne Wenzel, Morgan Smith and Tracey King to win the 400 freestyle relay (4:13.68).

Roberts was victorious in the 200 freestyle winning in 2:14.81 and the 500 freestyle (6:05.58). Roberts hooked up with Stephanie Luckey, Cardenas and Denae Smith to win the 200 medley relay in 2:07.10.

Rounding out the Brawley wins were Smith in the 100 backstroke (1:11.31) and Cardenas in the 100 butterfly (1:05.98).

The Wildcats will host Central Union High at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Imperial will compete against Southwest at Central in El Centro at 4 p.m. Thursday.

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