St. Joseph's Academy


Swim Team Wins 19th City Championship

Posted On: 10/30/2018

The St. Joseph’s Academy swim team captured its 19th consecutive Capital City Swim League Championship on October 27-28. The two-day meet was held at Crawfish Aquatics.

The Redstickers tallied 468 points to outdistance the 21-team field. Rounding out the top five were University (271 points), Baton Rouge High (255 points), Episcopal (210 points) and Parkview Baptist (205 points). 
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“What an exciting meet,” said head coach Rebecca Gilbert. “Everyone on our team had a job and executed their duties perfectly. Whether it was in the pool or out, the team worked together and accomplished their goal. Next stop: State!”

The following swimmers scored points towards the team’s total. 

200-yard Medley Relay: Kirby Black, Gabby Joffrion, Isabel Webre and CeCe Werth, 4th place

200-yard Freestyle: CeCe Werth, 4th place; Kirby Black, 5th place; Victoria Godso, 10 place; Caroline Tucker, 12th place

200-yard Individual Medley: Anna Webre, 5th place; Gabby Joffrion, 6th place; Camden Hull, 9th place; Kate Russell, 10th place

50-yard Freestyle: Julia Brinson, 1st place; Amanda Andrews, 2nd place; Claire Bass, 6th place; Madi Ogra, 16th place

100-yard Butterfly: Amanda Andrews, 2nd place; Isabel Webre, 3rd place; Cameron Accardo, 4th place; Anna Webre, 6th place

100-yard Freestyle: Julia Brinson, 3rd place; Gabby Joffrion, 4th place; Claire Bass, 5th place; Lily Martin, 9th place

500-yard Freestyle: CeCe Werth, 1st place

200-yard Freestyle Relay: Julia Brinson, Claire Bass, Anna Webre and Amanda Andrews, 1st place

100-yard Backstroke: Kirby Black, 2nd place; Cameron Accardo, 4th place; Camden Hull, 6th place; Victoria Godson, 10th place

100-yard Breaststroke: Isabel Webre, 3rd place; Kate Russell, 5th place; Mary Stuckey, 11th place

400-yard Freestyle Relay: Julia Brinson, Claire Bass, Kirby Black and Amanda Andrews, 1st place

The Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Swimming State Meet will be held November 16-17 at the SPAR Aquatic Center in Sulphur. 
Mindy Brodhead Averitt
Communications Director
Photos courtesy of Nan Murtagh and Katherine Scully


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