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Chinook in Sidney, Harlem in Choteau, Divisionals in Lewistown this Weekend

 

July 21, 2021

Chinook Lions Swimmers Katie Tilleman, Brockton Elliot and Daniel Tilleman all brought home High Point Trophies from their swim meet in Sidney. Katie won all three of her individual events to win top honors in the 11-12 age group. Brockton and Daniel were part of a three way tie atop the boys 13-14 division with each winning two events while finishing third in the other.

The regular season of the Montana Federation of Swimmers summer schedule concluded this past weekend with the Chinook Lions Swim Team competing in Sidney and the bulk of the Harlem Swim Team in Choteau. Both teams now turn their attention to the Eastern Divisional Swim Meet in Lewistown this coming weekend. The top 12 swimmers in each event will then qualify for the state swim meet in Columbia Falls July 31 - August 1.

Harlem's Shayne Stiffarm has had a spectacular season, winning the boys 13-14 High Point trophy all but one week. That being said, sometimes the best are really, really good. This past Saturday and Sunday in Choteau Stiffarm proved just how good.

Stiffarm won the 200 Meter Individual Medley in pool record setting time, completing the four disciplines in 2:44.05. Sunday began with stiffarm adding his second pool record of the weekend, winning the 50 Meter Butterfly with a time of :31.17. He capped his weekend swim off with yet another pool record, this time in the 100 Meter Butterfly, clocking in at 1:11.14.

In Sidney the Chinook Lions had a trio of swimmers bring home High Point Trophies. Katie Tilleman captured the girls 11-12 top honor while Brockton Elliot and Daniel Tilleman finished in a three way tie for the boys 13-14 High Point.

Katie won all three of her individual swims, each in dominate fashion. She began her Sunday final swims with a first place finish in the 50 Meter Freestyle, touching the wall in :29.81. Her second win of the day came a short time later when she won the 50 Meter Breaststroke with an effort of :39.03. In her third and final swim, Katie captured gold in the 50 Meter Backstroke with a time of :37.28.

Daniel and Brockton each won two events while earning a runner up finish in the third in the boys 13-14 age group. Daniel won the 100 Meter Freestyle, completing the four lengths of the pool in 1:01.94. Later he added a first place finish in the 200 Meter Freestyle with a time of 2:20.31. In the 50 Meter Freestyle Tilleman finished second with an effort of :27.26. Brockton won the 50 Meter Butterfly hitting the touch pad in :31.51 to win the event. Later Elliot added a win in the 100 Meter Butterfly clocking in at 1:15.31. Brockton finished second in the 200 Meter Freestyle with an effort of 2:23.32.

Tyler Stephens won the boys 8 and Under 25 Meter Freestyle (:18.30) for the Lions in Sidney. Harlem's Ciana Johnson won the girls 9-10 100 Meter Freestyle (1:21.81) and the 50 Meter Backstroke (:46.51) in Choteau.

Harlem Results - Choteau Swim Meet

Girls

Ciana Johnson, (9-10): 3.) 50 Meter Freestyle - :37.12; 1.) 100 Meter Freestyle - 1:21.81; 1.) 50 Meter Backstroke - :46.51.

Precious Stiffarm, (11-12): 6.) 50 Meter Breaststroke - :52.74; 9.) 100 Meter Freestyle - 1:32.76; 10.) 50 Meter Butterfly - :54.65.

Baily Johnson, (11-12): 3.) 50 Meter Freestyle - :36.57; 100 Meter Freestyle - 3.) 1:21.06; 50 Meter Butterfly - 6.) :50.59.

Mara Cochran, (13-14): 4.) 50 Meter Freestyle - :35.28; 2.) 100 Meter Freestyle - 1:18.49; 100 Meter Backstroke 5.) 5:00.00.

Boys

Kyle Hudon, (11-12): 5.) 50 Meter Backstroke - :50.75.72; 6.) 50 Meter Butterfly - 1:09.71; 5.) 200 Meter Freestyle - 3:25.40.

Landon Gray, (15-19): 6.) 50 Meter Freestyle - :29.24; 5.) 100 Meter Freestyle - 1:07.08; 3.) 50 Meter Backstroke - 1:17.10.

Shayne Stiffarm, (13-14): 1.) 200 Meter Individual Medley - 2:44.05 *Pool Record; 1.) 50 Meter Butterfly - :31.17 *Pool Record; 1.) 100 Meter Butterfly - 1:11.14 *Pool Record.

Andrew Rasmussen, (15-19): 2.) 50 Meter Freestyle - :26.91; 2.) 100 Meter Freestyle - 1:01.20; 2.) 100 Meter Butterfly - 1:12.22.

Landen Gray, (15-19): 5.) 50 Meter Freestyle - :29.75; 7.) 100 Meter Freestyle - 1:07.48.

Harlem Results - Sidney Swim Meet

Girls

Lillian Cochran, (11-12): 11.) 50 Meter Freestyle - :37.88; 7.) 50 Meter Butterfly - :43.85.

Chinook Lions - Sidney Swim Meet

Girls

Junior (11-12)

200 Meter Individual Medley: 4.) Lori Mord - 3:32.57.

50 Meter Freestyle: 1.) Katherine Tilleman - :29.81; 3.) Rachel Stephens - 32.87.

50 Meter Breaststroke: 1.) Katherine Tilleman - :39.03; 8.) Lori Mord - :48.54.

100 Meter Freestyle: 3.) Rachel Stephens - 1:13.39; 7.) Lori Mord - 1:20.06.

50 Meter Backstroke: 1.) Katherine Tilleman - :37.28; 3.) Rachel Stephens - :41.94.

Intermediate (13-14)

100 Meter Freestyle: 7.) Jeni Mord - 1:21.57.

100 Meter Backstroke: 8.) Jeni Mord - 1:40.17.

200 Meter Freestyle: 7.) Jeni Mord - 3:05.02.

Boys

Bantam (8 & Under)

Harlem's Shayne Stiffarm was a record breaker in Choteau this past weekend. Stiffarm broke the pool record in each of his three events in winning the boys 13-14 Hi-Point Award.

25 Meter Freestyle: 1.) Tyler Stephens - :18.30.

50 Meter Freestyle: 2.) Tyler Stephens - :41.52.

25 Meter Backstroke: 2.) Tyler Stephens - :25.20.

Intermediate (13-14)

50 Meter Freestyle: 2.) Daniel Tilleman - :27.26.

100 Meter Freestyle: 1.) Daniel Tilleman - 1:01.94.

50 Meter Butterfly: 1.) Brockton Elliot - :31.51;

200 Meter Freestyle: 1.) Daniel Tilleman - 2:20.31; 2.) Brockton Elliot - 2:23.32.

100 Meter Butterfly: 1.) Brockton Elliot -1:15.31.

 
 

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