The Effingham Red Tide swim team welcomed Shelbyville at Kluthe Pool on June 15, and the home team notched an impressive 780-170 win. There were a number of strong performances on the boys side, starting with KJ Kellam's first-place finish in the freestyle and backstroke in the 6 and under division.
In the 8 and under division, Eli Aden finished first in the freestyle and was one leg of the winning freestyle relay. Aiden Braunecker took home top honors in the 50 free, breaststroke and participated in the winning medley relay.Kage Line had a strong showing in the 9-10 age division, taking first in the butterfly, and was a part of the winning freestyle relay and the medley relay. Tyler Stuckemeyer won the freestyle and individual medley.For 11-12 age boys, Spencer Demers took first in the freestyle, backstroke and was a strong leg in the winning freestyle relay. Drew Perry was a first-place performer in the breaststroke.Holden Arthur was a force in the 13-14 age division, taking down the competition in the freestyle, backstroke, individual medley, as well as taking part in the winning medley relay and freestyle relay. Tyler Homann won the breaststroke and butterfly.Andrew Lagerhausen closed the big day for the Red Tide, winning the 15-18 division freestyle.
Girls meet results for June 15 against Shelbyville will be in tomorrow's paper.
6 and Under Boys:KJ Kellams - 1st in Freestyle, 2nd in Breaststroke, 1st in Backstroke, 1st in 8 and under Medley Relay, 1st in 8 and Under Freestyle RelaySamuel Link - 5th in Freestyle, 6th in Backstroke, 2nd in 8 and Under Freestyle RelayTyler Sparks - 3rd in Freestyle, 2nd in Backstroke, 1st in 8 and under Medley Relay, 2nd in 9-10 Freestyle RelayJoseph Tegeler - 2nd in Freestyle, 3rd in Backstroke, 2nd in 8 and Under Freestyle Relay
8 and Under Boys: Eli Aden - 1st in Freestyle, 3rd in Breaststroke, 3rd in Backstroke, 1st in Freestyle RelayAiden Braunecker - 1st in 50 Freestyle, 1st in Breaststroke, 1st in Medley Relay, 1st in 9-10 Freestyle RelayCody Demers - 2nd in Freestyle, 5th in Breaststroke, 4th in Backstroke, 1st in 8 and Under Freestyle RelayAustin Siemer - 3rd in Freestyle, 4th in Breaststroke, 6th in Backstroke, 2nd in Freestyle RelayCalvin Sudkamp - 6th in Freestyle, 1st in Backstroke, 2nd in Freestyle Relay Kolten Tabbert - 4th in Freestyle, 1st in Medley Relay