A total of six new records were marked in the books for five Perry swimmers who helped guide the Jayettes to a 1-1 overall record at the McCreary Center.
Last night the Jayettes took care of business against the Oskaloosa Indians with a 57-35 victory but fell to the Newton Aquagirls 64- 30. The Aquagirls also defeated the Indians 83-11.
Perry seniors Breanna Penenger, Vivian Gonzalez, sophomore Sarah Vaughn, and freshman Abby Herman and Shekynah Haworth accounted for six personal bests with Herman tallying two.
Against the Indians Herman dominated both the 50 and 100-freestyle events with times of 29.41 (50) and 1:06.48 (100). Her time in the 50 was third best versus the Aquagirls and she placed second in the 100.
Penenger flew threw the water in the 200 freestyle with a first place finish against both teams with a time of 2:13.56. Her time was seven seconds better than the next finisher.
In the 100 butterfly, Gonzalez’s stretched arms reduced her previous mark by four-tenths of a second with a time of 1:25.31.
Vaughn continued to see improvement in the 500 freestyle when she swam a 6:13.61 improving on her previous mark of 6:15.58 set just three days ago.
Rounding out the squad was Haworth who finished the junior varsity 100-yard backstroke event at 1:44.69, a full 27-hundredths of a second better than her previous time.
Other notable finishers:
Dannah Karolus (sophomore) was first against Indians and second against Aquagirls in the 200 IM. Same results for her in the 100 butterfly.
Anna Ridnour (junior) finished first to the Indians and second to the Aquagirls in the 100 breaststroke.
As a team in the 200-freestyle relay team of Ridnour, Karolus, Holwegner and Herman finished first versus the Indians and second to Newton.
In the 400-freestyle relay, Karolus, Vaughn, Gonzalez and Penenger placed first against the Indians and second versus the Aquagirls.
The Jayettes next meet is Tuesday, Oct. 3 when they travel to Grinnell to compete against Grinnell, Vinton-Shellsburg, and Oskaloosa.