Collecting wins

Scottsboro's Kyle Vosen picked up three wins during the North Alabama Swim Sectionals. 

Scottsboro’s Kyle Vosen’s and Tony Pereira’s dominance during the regular season has carried over into the postseason.

Pereira and Vosen both posted multiple victories to earn state meet berths during the North Alabama Swim Sectionals last weekend at the Natatorium in Huntsville.

The AHSAA Swim Championships are Dec. 1-2 at Auburn University.

Their efforts helped Scottsboro finish third in the Class 1A-5A team standings. The Wildcats scored 166 points, trailing only sectional champion Boaz (255) and runner-up Randolph (224).

Vosen remained undefeated in individual events on the season by winning the boys 200-yard Individual Medley (1:55.08) and the 100-yard Breaststroke (59.79 seconds).  Pereira took the top spot in the Boys 50-yard Freestyle (22.22 seconds) and 100-yard Butterfly (55.26).

Scottsboro also got a win in the 200-yard Medley Relay, as the team of Vosen, Juan Gomez, Will Rogers and Por Saengklieng took first with a time of 1:49.08. Meanwhile, Saengklieng, Gomez, Rogers and Pereira teamed up to finish second in the 200-yard Freestyle Relay (1:39.27).

In individual events, Gomez (26.63) and Rogers (28.23) finished 13th and 18th respectively in the 50 Freestyle.

Scottsboro girls finish fourth — Scottsboro posted a fourth-place finish in the 1A-5A girls standings with 172 points.

The Wildcats’ had two top-five finishes in relay races. 

Olyvia Stone, Cheyenne Vincent, Jessica Vincent and Katharyn Sanders teamed up to finish third (1:48.69) in the 200 Freestyle Relay while Mary Cook, Baily McLaughlin, Paige Giles and Claire Megehee teamed up to place fourth (4:08.23) in the 400 Freestyle Relay.

Scottsboro had four of the top-seven finishers in the 100 Backstroke, as Stone finished third (1:08.86), Giles fourth (1:09.82), Jessica Vincent fifth (1:11.09) and Megehee seventh (1:16.43).

In the 50 Freestyle, Sanders posted a fourth-place finish (26.48) while Jessica Vincent was 10th (27.35), Giles (28.70) and Cook was 20th (29.81).

Stone also finished sixth in the 500 Freestyle (5:54.25), Cheyenne Vincent was sixth in the 100 Breaststroke (1:16.60) and ninth in the 200 Individual Medley (2:33.24) and Claire Megehee was eighth in the 100 Butterfly (1:11.20).


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