The Wharton Tiger Sharks recently competed in a meet held Saturday, June 8 at the Lake Jackson Recreation Center.

The Tigers Sharks were one of three teams who participated, including Lake Jackson and West of the Brazos. 

The highest Wharton swimmers fared was second, respectively. Preston Johnson competed in the boys 8 and under division. He finished with a time of 51.58 in the 50-yard freestyle, and a 24.75 time in the 25-yard freestyle. Third-place finishes were earned by Kendall Kocian (girls 9-10 division) and Preston Roberts (boys 9-10 division). Kocian had a time of 32.60 in the 25-yard breaststroke and a 20.23 time in the 25-yard freestyle. Roberts finished with a time of 44.12 in the 50-yard freestyle. Tiger Sharks teammate Kaden Armstrong finished sixth at 49.92.

Among the other swimmers to compete and their results are as follows:

• Event 15 Girls 9-10 50 Yard Freestyle 

5th place Kendall Kocian 44.83;  

• Event 22 Boys 15-18 100 Yard Freestyle

5th place Damian Kocian 1:23.66;

• Event 32 Boys 7-8 25 Yard Backstroke

4th place Johnson, Preston Johnson 29.97;

• Event 34 Boys 9-10 25 Yard Backstroke

12th place Kyler Johse 32.08;

• Event 40 Boys 15-18 50 Yard Backstroke

5th place Damian Kocian 47.13;

• Event 50 Boys 9-10 25 Yard Breaststroke

6th place Kyler Johse 36.11;

• Event 84 Boys 9-10 25 Yard Freestyle

4th place Kaden Armstrong 19.74, 6th place Kaden Armstrong 20.89, 12th place Kyler Johse 27.87;

• Event 88 Boys 13-14 50 Yard Freestyle

5th place Travis Bearrick 43.92;

• Event 90 Boys 15-18 50 Yard Freestyle

7th place Damian Kocian 37.30.


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