The Boaz Barracudas proved themselves to be Marshall County’s parks and recreation swim team of the decade.

The Barracudas ended the 2010s by extending their streak of county championships to eight by crushing Arab and Guntersville in the 2019 county meet June 29 at the Boaz Recreation Center.

Boaz sailed to 984.5 points, winning by an astounding margin of more than 600 points. Runner-up Arab compiled 368.5 points while Guntersville took third with 342.

Albertville chose not to participate this year. The Gators are without a home pool due to construction of the new Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater.

“I think from a depth perspective, this is the best team we have ever had,” Boaz head coach Patrick Williams said. “For us to be able to win eight of these in a row speaks to the commitment from our staff and our swimmers.

“I appreciate Guntersville and Arab coming to swim the meet. The Marshall County Meet is a championship meet format, and it gives all of our teams a chance to compete in that situation. It’s a great preparer for District, which comes up next week.”

Cullman will host the ARPA District II Meet on July 12-13. The ARPA State Meet is scheduled for July 26-27 in Opelika.

“The county meet is a great event, and I hope it doesn’t ever go away,” Williams said. “Our people should not take this streak for granted because some day, it will be broken, and another county team will take home the trophy. You have to keep working hard and keep being committed.

“We had great success across the board in all age groups. The reason we were able to be so successful was because of our depth. We hope our depth is a factor in the District and State meets.

“I’m very proud of our swimmers, coaches, parents, recreation staff, lifeguards and others for making it a very successful meet.”

Boaz closed out its regular season with victories over Centre and Decatur on Tuesday. The Barracudas take an 11-0 record into the District II event.

Swimmers who finished in the top three in each event of the Marshall County Meet were:

INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY

8-and-under boys: 1. Griffin Johnston, Boaz; 2. Will Weathers, Boaz; 3. Samuel Willoughby, Boaz

8-and-under girls: 1. Finlee Foxx, Boaz; 2. Addison Vaughn, Boaz

9-and-10-year-old boys: 1. Brady McInerney, Boaz; 2. Kyle Zeisset, Guntersville; 3. Andrew Duke, Boaz

9-and-10-year-old girls: 1. Layla Jung, Boaz; 2. Lauren Lambert, Arab; 3. Sierra Brom, Arab

11-and-12-year-old boys: 1. Peyton Troxtel, Boaz; 2. Camden Ellis, Guntersville; 3. Oscar Perez, Boaz

11-and-12-year-old girls: 1. Katy Grace Willoughby, Boaz; 2. Ella Milligan, Guntersville; 3. Ashley Zeisset, Guntersville

13-and-14-year-old boys: 1. Reese Cobb, Boaz; 2. Brian Sibaja, Boaz; 3. Jude Burlison, Boaz

13-and-14-year-old girls: 1. Addie Smith, Guntersville; 2. Julia Scott, Arab; 3. Emma Cornutt, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old boys: 1. Mark Payne, Guntersville; 2. James Patton, Boaz; 3. Caden Huffman, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old girls: 1. Lilly Beth Morrison, Boaz; 2. Kayleigh King, Arab; 3. Cherish Burlison, Boaz

SHORT FREESTYLE

6-and-under boys: 1. Tyson Teal, Boaz; 2. Jaxon Jones, Boaz; 3. Joshua Shumate, Arab

6-and-under girls: 1. Cora Lang, Boaz; 2. Kendall Quinn, Boaz; 3. Allie Vaugh, Boaz

8-and-under boys: 1. Owen Lambert, Arab; 2. Samuel Willoughby, Boaz; 3. Kai Walker, Boaz

8-and-under girls: 1. Finlee Foxx, Boaz; 2. Brianna Sanchez, Boaz; 3. Sara Spears, Boaz

9-and-10-year-old boys: 1. Jonathan Giddens, Boaz; 2. Kyle Zeisset, Guntersville; 3. Jackson Ellis, Guntersville

9-and-10-year-old girls: 1. Karsyn Walker, Boaz; 2. Anderly Shumate, Arab; 3. Jill Stapler, Arab

11-and-12-year-old boys: 1. Camden Ellis, Guntersville; 2. Peyton Troxtel, Boaz; 3. Joel Gray, Boaz

11-and-12-year-old girls: 1. Sarah Sularin, Arab; 2. Maddie Nunley, Arab; 3. Julie Stapler, Arab

13-and-14-year-old boys: 1. Adam Holbrook, Boaz; 2. Jack Whitmire, Boaz; 3. Brian Sibaja, Boaz

13-and-14-year-old girls: 1. Israel Smart, Boaz; 2. Icela Sanchez, Boaz; 3. Emily Jones, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old boys: 1. Mark Payne, Guntersville; 2. Heath Isom, Arab; 3. Nicholas Williams, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old girls: 1. MaKole Chamblee, Boaz; 2. Kylie Franklin, Arab; 3. Lauren Wilborn, Boaz

BREASTSTROKE

8-and-under boys: 1. Griffin Johnston, Boaz; 2. Will Wharton, Guntersville; 3. Kai Walker, Boaz

8-and-under girls: 1. Ella Campbell, Guntersville; 2. Addison Vaughn, Boaz; 3. Daniela Perez, Boaz

9-and-10-year-old boys: 1. Kyle Zeisset, Guntersville; 2. Dallas Hammons, Boaz; 3. Brady McInerney, Boaz

9-and-10-year-old girls: 1. Anderly Shumate, Arab; 2. Karsyn Walker, Boaz; 3. Elizabeth Willoughby, Boaz

11-and-12-year-old boys: 1. Aiden Troxtel, Boaz; 2. Joel Gray, Boaz; 3. Brayden Sims, Boaz

11-and-12-year-old girls: 1. Maddie Nunley, Arab; 2. Adison Carnes, Boaz; 3. Ashley Zeisset, Guntersville

13-and-14-year-old boys: 1. Colby Franklin, Arab; 2. Jude Burlison, Boaz; 3. Reese Cobb, Boaz

13-and-14-year-old girls: 1. Annabel Ausley, Guntersville; 2. Liza Edwards, Guntersville; 3. Emma Cornutt, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old boys: 1. Mark Payne, Guntersville; 2. Sahavi Shiekh, Boaz; 3. James Patton, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old girls: 1. MaKole Chamblee, Boaz; 2. Kylie Franklin, Arab

MIXED MEDLEY RELAY

8-and-under: 1. Boaz A, Samuel Willoughby, Griffin Johnston, Crocker Stewart and Finlee Foxx; 2. Boaz B, Will Weathers, Kai Walker, Brianna Sanchez and Sara Spears; 3. Guntersville A, Ryker Wood, Will Wharton, Michael Alred and Jessa Ellis

9-and-10-year-olds: 1. Boaz A, Andrew Duke, Karsyn Walker, Layla Jung and Jonathan Giddens; 2. Arab A, Sierra Brom, Anderly Shumate, Jill Stapler and Hayden Williams; 3. Boaz B, Marissa Lang, Brady McInerney, Caroline Cofield and Dallas Hammons

11-and-12-year-olds: 1. Boaz A, Peyton Troxtel, Adison Carnes, Katy Grace Willoughby and Chloe O’Bryant; 2. Guntersville A, Ella Milligan, Ashley Zeisset, Camden Ellis and Benjamin Delacey; 3. Boaz B, Kailee Jung, Joel Gray, Kenedi Price and Taylor Simpson

13-and-14-year-olds: 1. Boaz A, Reese Cobb, Jude Burlison, Israel Smart and Adam Holbrook; 2. Boaz B, Icela Sanchez, Angel Contreras, Jack Whitmire and Brian Sibaja; 3. Arab A, Sarah Sularin, Colby Franklin, Maddie Nunley and Sara Grace Pittenger

15-to-18-year-olds: 1. Boaz A, Caden Huffman, Sahavi Shiekh, Lilly Beth Morrison and Nicholas Williams; 2. Boaz B, Colby Croghan, James Patton, Michael Kerr and MaKole Chamblee; 3. Arab A, Kayleigh King, Caleb Franklin, William Compton and Heath Isom

BACKSTROKE

6-and-under boys: 1. Tyson Teal, Boaz; 2. Jaxon Jones, Boaz; 3. Reid Harper, Arab

6-and-under girls: 1. Landry Griep, Guntersville; 2. Cora Lang, Boaz; 3. Kendall Quinn, Boaz

8-and-under boys: 1. Will Weathers, Boaz; 2. Samuel Willoughby, Boaz; 3. Will Wharton, Guntersville

8-and-under girls: 1. Finlee Foxx, Boaz; 2. Sara Spears, Boaz; 3. Ella Campbell, Guntersville

9-and-10-year-old boys: 1. Andrew Duke, Boaz; 2. Eli Creech, Boaz; 3. Jackson Ellis, Guntersville

9-and-10-year-old girls: 1. Marissa Lang, Boaz; 2. Lauren Lambert, Arab; 3. Kara Yates, Arab

11-and-12-year-old boys: 1. Peyton Troxtel, Boaz; 2. Camden Ellis, Guntersville; 3. Brayden Sims, Boaz

11-and-12-year-old girls: 1. Sarah Sularin, Arab; 2. Ella Milligan, Guntersville; 3. Kailee Jung, Boaz

13-and-14-year-old boys: 1. Reese Cobb, Boaz; 2. Jack Whitmire, Boaz; 3. Harrison Cummings, Boaz

13-and-14-year-old girls: 1. Addie Smith, Guntersville; 2. Julia Scott, Arab; 3. Icela Sanchez, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old boys: 1. Nicholas Williams, Boaz; 2. Caden Huffman, Boaz; 3. Heath Isom, Arab

15-to-18-year-old girls: 1. Lilly Beth Morrison, Boaz; 2. Kayleigh King, Arab; 3. Rebecca Kovac, Guntersville

BUTTERFLY

8-and-under boys: 1. Kai Walker, Boaz; 2. Crocker Stewart, Boaz; 3. Will Weathers, Boaz

8-and-under girls: 1. Brianna Sanchez, Boaz; 2. Karington Harper, Arab; 3. Abby Martinez, Boaz

9-and-10-year-old boys: 1. Brady McInerney, Boaz; 2. Jackson Ellis, Guntersville; 3. Andrew Duke, Boaz

9-and-10-year-old girls: 1. Jill Stapler, Arab; 2. Layla Jung, Boaz; 3. Caroline Cofield, Boaz

11-and-12-year-old boys: 1. Oscar Perez, Boaz; 2. Jesus Martinez, Guntersville; 3. Aiden Troxtel, Boaz

11-and-12-year-old girls: 1. Maddie Nunley, Arab; 2. Katy Grace Willoughby, Boaz; 3. Julie Stapler, Arab

13-and-14-year-old boys: 1. Adam Holbrook, Boaz; 2. Jack Whitmire, Boaz; 3. Brian Sibaja, Boaz

13-and-14-year-old girls: 1. Israel Smart, Boaz; 2. Emily Jones, Boaz; 3. Ana Mendoza, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old boys: 1. James Patton, Boaz; 2. Michael Kerr, Boaz; 3. Jabe Duncan, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old girls: 1. Lilly Beth Morrison, Boaz; 2. MaKole Chamblee, Boaz; 3. Rebecca Kovac, Guntersville

LONG FREESTYLE

8-and-under boys: 1. Griffin Johnston, Boaz; 2. Owen Lambert, Arab; 3. Bentley Bowling, Arab

8-and-under girls: 1. Brianna Sanchez, Boaz; 2. Daniela Perez, Boaz; 3. Sara Spears, Boaz

9-and-10-year-old boys: 1. Jonathan Giddens, Boaz; 2. Dallas Hammons, Boaz; 3. Hayden Williams, Arab

9-and-10-year-old girls: 1. Karsyn Walker, Boaz; 2. Layla Jung, Boaz; 3. Lauren Lambert, Arab

11-and-12-year-old boys: 1. Oscar Perez, Boaz; 2. Jesus Martinez, Guntersville; 3. Mason Timberlake, Boaz

11-and-12-year-old girls: 1. Sarah Sularin, Arab; 2. Ella Milligan, Guntersville; 3. Katy Grace Willoughby, Boaz

13-and-14-year-old boys: 1. Adam Holbrook, Boaz; 2. Harrison Cummings, Boaz; 3. Jude Burlison, Boaz

13-and-14-year-old girls: 1. Addie Smith, Guntersville; 2. Israel Smart, Boaz; 3. Julia Scott, Arab

15-to-18-year-old boys: 1. Heath Isom, Arab; 2. Michael Kerr, Boaz; 3. Colby Croghan, Boaz

15-to-18-year-old girls: 1. Kayleigh King, Arab; 2. Cherish Burlison, Boaz; 3. Lauren Wilborn, Boaz

MIXED FREE RELAY

6-and-under: 1. Boaz A, Tyson Teal, Sam Weathers, Cora Lang and Jaxon Jones; 2. Guntersville A, Landry Griep, Mathew Alred, Knox Everett and Grayson Wood; 3. Boaz B, Levi Smith, Walker Smith, Allie Vaughn and Kendall Quinn

8-and-under: 1. Boaz A, Samuel Willoughby, Kai Walker, Finlee Foxx and Griffin Johnston; 2. Arab A, Bentley Bowling, Colt Yates, Karington Harper and Owen Lambert; 3. Boaz B, Sara Spears, Crocker Stewart, Will Weathers and Brianna Sanchez

9-and-10-year-olds: 1. Boaz A, Jonathan Giddens, Brady McInerney, Layla Jung and Karsyn Walker; 2. Arab A, Lauren Lambert, Jill Stapler, Hayden Williams and Anderly Shumate; 3. Boaz B, Dallas Hammons, Lilly Cornutt, Marissa Lang and Andrew Duke

11-and-12-year-olds: 1. Boaz A, Katy Grace Willoughby, Adison Carnes, Chloe O’Bryant and Peyton Troxtel; 2. Boaz B, Oscar Perez, Kailee Jung, Taylor Simpson and Kenedi Price; 3. Guntersville A, Ella Milligan, Benjamin Delacey, Ashley Zeisset and Camden Ellis

13-and-14-year-olds: 1. Boaz A, Brian Sibaja, Israel Smart, Jack Whitmire and Adam Holbrook; 2. Boaz B, Reese Cobb, Icela Sanchez, Harrison Cummings and Jude Burlison; 3. Arab A, Maddie Nunley, Sara Grace Pittenger, Colby Franklin and Sarah Sularin

15-to-18-year-olds: 1. Boaz A, Michael Kerr, MaKole Chamblee, Colby Croghan and Nicholas Williams; 2. Boaz B, Caden Huffman, Lilly Beth Morrison, Sahavi Shiekh and James Patton; 3. Arab A, William Compton, Caleb Franklin, Kayleigh King and Heath Isom

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