Wednesday, Mar 26 2014 06:00 AM

Water Warriors dispatch South; THS records Rebel wipeout in non-league meet

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Kylee Blackburn competes in the backstroke against South, helping Tehachapi to a dominating 124-46 team win. Blackburn won the backstroke event with a time of 1:18.35, while also helping her team to first place finishes in the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay. Photo by Michael Duffy

Megan Barnes competes in the 100 breastroke, taking third place overall in the event with a time of 1:37:00. Barnes also won fist place in the 400 Freestyle Relay. Photo by Michael Duffy

Swimming newcomer Ethan Teare competes in the breaststroke against South High last week in Bakersfield. Teare earned a first place finish in the 200 medley relay to help Tehachapi to a 95-55 team win. Photo by Michael Duffy

Mountain Swimming rolled to victory last week at the McMurtrey Aquatic Center in Bakersfield, defeating South 95-55 in the boys competition and 124-46 in the girls competition.

Finishing the afternoon in first place in the individual events for the Warriors was Andrew Bartels (200 freestyle -- 2:17.00), Josh Sparling (200 individual medley -- 2:28.17), Alan Michael Ayers (50 freestyle -- 24.00, 100 butterfly -- 1:02.41), Brayton Teare (100 freestyle -- 58.44, 100 breaststroke -- 1:11.19), Andrew Bartels (500 freestyle -- 6:10.00) and Zachary Gaylord (100 backstroke -- 1:10.21).

Taking victories in the relay events was Gaylord, Ethan Teare, Josh Sparling and Ayers (200 medley relay -- 2:01.56), Teddy Diefenderfer, Brayton Teare, Andy Smith, Andrew Bartels (200 freestyle relay -- 1:45.66) and Bartels, Gaylord, Josh Sparling, Ayers (400 freestyle relay -- 3:58.03).

Taking first place honors for the Lady Warriors in the individual races was Megan Stout (200 freestyle -- 2:36.53, 400 freestyle -- 7:00.50), Vanessa Neang (200 individual medley -- 2:52.99, 100 breaststroke -- 1:26.12) and Kylee Blackburn (100 backstroke -- 1:18.35).

In the relay races, Tehachapi swept the first place finishes in the three events, with Blackburn, Megan Stout, Vanessa Neang and Jasmine Delgadillo (200 medley relay -- 2:29.69), Delgadillo, Amanda Stout, Megan Stout and Neang (200 freestyle relay -- 2:07.32) and Megan Stout, Megan Barnes, Amanda Stout, Blackburn (400 freestyle relay -- 5:01.20) representing Tehachapi.

In the junior varsity race, Ashley Bishop won the 100 freestyle (1:23.00).

Up next for Mountain Swimming is a league dual at Jefferson Pool in Bakersfield against Foothill. The swim meet will by this Friday starting at 4 p.m.

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