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Barracudas Compete Again At Home This Week
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The only swimming event that starts in the water, the backstroke, can be a single event or one leg of the medley race. In the Individual Medley, swimmers start in the water, with the backstroke, then move on to butterfly, breaststroke and freestyle laps. Competitors on the Riverbank swim team range in age from 6 to 18. The Barracudas will host their second and final home meet on Friday, July 15 at the Riverbank Community Pool. Ric McGinnis/The News

The Riverbank Barracudas swim team was successful in their first home meet this season. Last week, scores were reported past sports deadline for The News, but Riverbank won with a team total of 152-117 over the Patterson Pirates.

Scorers record five points for a first place finish, three points for second and one point for third.

Meet highlights show in the 16-18 year old category, John Nunnally recorded a first in the 100-yard Breaststroke at 1:31.09, a first in the 100-yard Individual Medley at 1:15.81, and a first in the 100 Freestyle at 1:04.37.

In the 13-15 group, Jonathan Burgarin scored a first in the 100 Breaststroke at 1:54.89. In the 11-12-year-olds, Sarah Nunnally swam for a first in the 25-yard Butterfly and Aiden Pink came in first in the 100-yard IM at 1:42.75.

Of the 9-10 year-olds, Scarlet Freshwater scored a first place finish in the 25-yard Butterfly. Under-10 saw Kaikynn Munoz come in first in the 100-yard IM.

Under-8, Vikrum Kahlon came in first in the 25-yard Breaststroke with a 38.19.

Also in the 16-18-year-olds bracket saw Maddie Peeler finish in first in the 100-yard Butterfly, at 1:39.25, while Andrew Haverdink came in first in the 50-yard Backstroke at 43.41, in the 11-12 group, and Katherine Magana scored a first in the 25-yard Freestyle, at 21.16 in the under-8-year-old category

The Barracudas traveled to Patterson for a meet last Friday, July 8, but scores have not been reported. They are scheduled to be back at home to host their second swim meet against the Pirates this Friday, at the Riverbank Community Pool.