WCA swim relay team on the podium at state meet

Swimmers (from left) Ben Armstrong, Rilyn Savage, Mark Blodgett, Elliot Offner, Caleb Armstrong, and Aaron Armstrong celebrate their swim season after a great showing at the Canyon Athletic Association state swim meet last week.

Wickenburg Christian Academy swim team took the bronze medal position on the CAA podium for the boys 200 yard freestyle relay on Saturday in Chandler for the 2019 State Swim Meet.  With a time of 1:52.11, swimmers Aaron Armstrong (12), Ben Armstrong (11), Mark Blodgett (9) and Elliott Offner (9), were the only medalists from WCA of the day, helping the team place seventh overall.

Official times and events:

Rilyn Savage, freshman: girls 50 yard freestyle, eighth place, 30.07 (personal best); girls 100 yard freestyle, ninth place 1:10.85 (personal best); girls 100 yard backstroke, eighth place, 1:25.61.

Aaron Armstrong, senior: boys 50 yard freestyle, 10th place, 25.91; boys 50 yard butterfly, eighth place, 28.71 (personal best); boys 100 yard freestyle, ninth place, 57.52.

Ben Armstrong, junior: boys 50 yard freestyle, 28.32 (personal best); boys 100 yard breaststroke, ninth place, 1:22.26.

Mark Blodgett, freshman: boys 100 yard backstroke, 12th place, 1:20.43 (personal best); boys 50 yard freestyle, 25.91 (personal best); boys 100 yard freestyle, 1:04.46 (personal best).

Elliot Offner, freshman: boys 50 yard freestyle, 28.86 (personal best).

Caleb Armstrong, seventh grade: boys 14 and under 50 yard freestyle, 37.83; boys 14 and under 50 yard breaststroke, 47.69 (personal best); boys 14 and under 100 yard individual medley, 14th, 1:35.76.

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