Swimming: Mustang girls finish fifth in Bixby, Yukon Invitational meets

Madison Wilson (So.) swims in an event at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond during a meet earlier this year. (Photographer/Shelly Holinsworth)

Madison Wilson (So.) swims in an event at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond during a meet earlier this year. (Photographer/Shelly Holinsworth)

Mustang’s girls finished fifth twice in three days in the 2016 Bixby Invitational in Bixby Thursday and the 2016 Yukon Invitational at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond Saturday.

The Broncos racked off eight top-10 performances in Bixby, including three top-5 placers. Hannah Hamilton (Fr.) topped the list, finishing fourth in the 100-butterfly and fifth in the 200-freestyle. She was also the third leg on the 200-medley relay, along with Tori Anderson (Sr.), Mazie Garza (Sr.) and Madison Wilson (So.), which finished fifth as well.

Raegan Hilley (So.) played a big part as well, finishing eighth in the 200-freestyle while helping the 200 and 400-freestyle teams finish sixth. Sadie Arwood (Fr.), Dene Saffell (So.) and Wilson swam the first three legs in the 400-freestyle relay.

Garza and Emily Boyd (So.) rounded out Mustang’s final top-10 spots. Garza finished eighth in the 100-breaststroke and Boyd finished ninth in the 400-freestyle.

Mustang finished with 434 points behind meet champion No. 10 Bixby (698.5), runner-up Ft. Gibson (663.5), third-place No. 9 Broken Arrow (585) and fourth-place Bishop Kelley (489).

Emily Boyd (So.) swims during a meet at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond earlier this season. (Photographer/Shelly Holinsworth)

Emily Boyd (So.) swims during a meet at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond earlier this season. (Photographer/Shelly Holinsworth)

YUKON INVITE

Hilley led the way in the Yukon Invitational, picking up her fourth win of the season while finishing in the top-5 in the three events total.

The sophomore finished first in the 200-medley, fourth in the 100-butterfly and swam the first leg of the fourth-place 400-freestyle relay team with Anderson, Wilson and Hamilton. Hilley swam the final leg of the ninth-place 200-freestyle relay as well.

Hamilton finished with a pair of bronze finishes, placing third in the 200-freestyle and the 100-butterfly. She also swam the third leg of the sixth-place 200-medley relay team with Anderson, Garza and Hamilton.

Garza rounded out Mustang’s final top-10 spots, finishing eighth in both the 200-medley and 100-breaststroke.

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