Wavemakers Top Team at Quad

The Lindsborg swim team hosted a quad meet over the weekend at the municipal pool in Riverside Park. The aquatic festival was a chance for families to gather and watch a medley of 80 events as competitors from ages 5 to 18 hit the water and raced for the gold.

Our feature by Olivia Garretson takes you pool side with a splash of color and black and white photography from the day. 

Combined Team Scores - Through 80 Events                    

 1. Lindsborg WaveMakers    646   

2. Hillsboro Swim Team        534

3. Solomon Swim Team         185   

4. Marion Swim Team            174

The Wavemakers swim at Council Grove on July 6th, and then on Saturday, July 13 Lindsborg will host the Mid-Kansas league meet.

6-year old Jersey Gardner talks about her 25-yard Freestyle race finish of 38.28 with a friend.

6-year old Jersey Gardner talks about her 25-yard Freestyle race finish of 38.28 with a friend.

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Watermark. Racers pen race schedules on their arm so they won’t miss a heat.

Watermark. Racers pen race schedules on their arm so they won’t miss a heat.

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Swimming Smiles. Navaeh Spitler (L) and Isabelle Fanning share a laugh on Saturday.

Swimming Smiles. Navaeh Spitler (L) and Isabelle Fanning share a laugh on Saturday.

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Pool Plan. Taygen Rathlef (L) and Braxton House share some racing strategies.

Pool Plan. Taygen Rathlef (L) and Braxton House share some racing strategies.

Water’s Edge. Caroline King and her mom Morgan King soak in the day.

Water’s Edge. Caroline King and her mom Morgan King soak in the day.

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13-year-old Makenzie Heline powers through the water to win the Girls 50-yard Butterfly with a time of 41.27.

13-year-old Makenzie Heline powers through the water to win the Girls 50-yard Butterfly with a time of 41.27.

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Wavemakers enjoy some shade before the next race.

Wavemakers enjoy some shade before the next race.

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Hugs, encouragement and family time are always part of the recipe for a Wavemakers’ swim meet.

Hugs, encouragement and family time are always part of the recipe for a Wavemakers’ swim meet.

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