The Scottsboro Swim Association swimmers enjoyed a victorious and record-setting day on Saturday.

SSA hosted their 11th annual Valley Radiology Fall Splash at the Rec*Com on Saturday, featuring North Alabama foes Decatur, Florence, Madison, Gadsden, Marshall County, Sheffield and Tennessee teams Murfreesboro, Tullahoma and Manchester.

Even with such talented competition on hand, 10 different Wildcat swimmers combined to win 23 individual races and set six new team records.

Kyle Vosen (five), Maggie Ella Robbins (four) and Cullen Roberts (four) led the SSA victory parade.

Robbins took first place in the 13-14 Girls 25-yard Freestyle, 100 Backstroke, 100 Breaststroke and 100 Individual Medley and set new records in the 25 Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke.

Vosen swept all five of his events in the 15-18 Boys age group and set a new team mark in the 100 Fly. Roberts swept all four of his 11-12 Boys events.

Izzy Nelson won the 8-Under Girls 25 Freestyle and 25 Breaststroke and set new team records in the 50 and 100 Breaststroke.

Ryder Linville posted victories in the 8-Under Boys 25 Backstroke and 25 Breaststroke. Amelia Armour was an upset winner in both the 10-Under 25 and 50 Freestyle races.

SSA’s 11-12 Girls received winning efforts from Grayson Gattis in the 50 Breaststroke and Noelle Lee in the 50 Fly. Yet another dual winner for Scottsboro was Hope Harrell, who took first in the 13-14 Girls 50 and 100 Freestyle. 

Bethany Dugan earned the Wildcats’ final victory in the 15-18 Girls 100 Fly, and also earned a new team record in the 500 Freestyle.

Many other SSA swimmers posted second- and third-place efforts, including Anna Traylor, Trip Nelson, Zach Strogov, Luke Armour, Arlen Parr, Lily Turlington, Daisy Baker and Jessica Vincent. Scoring points with top-eight finishes were Mila Cruz, Drake Linville, Will Porch, Jessica Simpson, Rebekah Riddle, Creed Wooden, Claire Megehee and Paige Megehee. Also swimming well were Eli Armour, Weston Colus, Jacob Fanning, Anna-Grace Cox, Taylor Guttridge, Morgan Guttridge, Sydni Lee, Quent Cox, Samara Cornelison, Zac Cushman and Abram Peek.


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