They did the Splash, they did the Monster Splash.
MANHATTAN — The McPherson Aqua Pups were in action Saturday competing in the Manhattan Monster Splash swim meet at the Ahearn Natatorium in Manhattan. According to Pups coach Kyle Banman this was the smallest he'd seen this meet in his six years of coaching but he was pleased with his teams individual performances.
Below are the highlights for McPherson at the Monster Splash meet:
Britton Becker (10) made his Aqua Pups competition debut, featuring a top finish of 4th on the 100 Free.
Ethan Burger (14) earned the short course District time on 100 Breast and a 5th place finish.
Matthew Burger (8) cut double digits on both 100 Free (27.9 off), and 50 Free (13.86 off).
Rachel Fischer (8) dropped on all 4 of her events, and earned her second District qualifier with her 100 Breaststroke swim. She also took 3rd on both 25 free and 25 fly.
Cara Hubenett (13) cut time on all 3 of her races with 9.5 drop on 100 Breast, and 7.52 on 100 Free.
Jordyn and Zoe Jester (both 7) swam just their 2nd meet ever this weekend. Jordyn dropped 5.4 on her 25 Back.
Claire Schmidt (10) improved both her 100 Back and 50 Breast District times.
Roary Whorton (11) had a top finish of 3rd on the 200 Free.
Zoey Whorton (13) took 2nd on the 200 Free, and swam the 200 Breast for the first time.