Congratulations to the Ray-Pec High School girls swim team on the successes this season that included competing Thursday at the state tournament in two relays and three individual events! The girls did not qualify for the finals, which are today at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters, Mo.
The state swim team: Kayla Cea, Hillary Elrod, Deana Eshleman, Avery Perry, Sydney Sampson, and Hannah York.
The team of Avery Perry, Deana Eshleman, Sydney Sampson, and Kayla Cea finished 24th in the 200 Free Relay and 25th in the 400 Free Relay.
Sophomore Sydney Sampson finished in 26th place in the 100 Freestyle with a personal best of 56.27.
Sophomore Kayla Cea finished 30th in the 200 Freestyle and 31st in the 100 Freestyle.
Alternates were: Hillary Elrod and Hannah York.
(The top 16 places in the preliminary events qualified to advance to the finals.)