Audrey Harris earned Hurricane Swimmer of the Meet honors Saturday during the Jacksonville YMCA Pentathlon.
The Hannibal Hurricanes brought 36 swimmers to compete at the Jacksonville YMCA Pentathlon on Saturday where they raced to 43 percent personal records.
Earning Hurricane Swimmer of the Meet honors was 6-year-old Audrey Harris, who swam PRs in four individual events including a 2.4-second drop in the 25-yard breast (35.51). Harris won three of her five events including a scorching 22.88 in the 25 free, and was the high-point winner in the girls 6-and-under division. Racing with a smile on her face and a nothing-to-lose attitude, Harris also swam on the girls 13-and-older 200 free relay, blistering a 52.9 split, 13 seconds faster than her previous best.
Other high-point placers for the Hurricanes included Ainsley Bennett (first in girls 11-12), Eli Wiley (first in boys 6-and-under), Abby Lewton (second in girls 9-10), Dawson Behl (second in boys 11-12), and Thatcher Johnson (third in boys 6-and-under).
Other Hurricane achievements include the following:
Completing new events: Lydia Campbell, Titus Campbell, Erin Clark, Sarah Curry, Hawa-Larai Harruna, Caleb Kurz, Mackenzie Livesay, Eli Wiley
Swimming 60 percent or higher PRs: Addie Ball, Mahdi Behniaye, Josiah Campbell, Erin Clark, Jenna Clark, Eric Forney, Audrey Harris, Julia Lee, Andie Lowney, Ella Ricker, Atticus Sternke, Eli Wiley
New Heartland Area Championships qualifying times: Ella Ricker
New USA Swimming “A” times: Dawson Behl
Event wins: Ainsley Bennett, Audrey Harris, Eli Wiley
Other Hurricane award winners include:
Spirit Award — Erin Clark
Sportsmanship Award — Ella Ricker
Gargantuan Swim Award — Eli Wiley, who dropped over 5 seconds in his 25 free (19.68) to win the boys’ 6-and-under race
RelayBig Award — Lydia Campbell, who anchored the girls 13-and-over 200 free relay in a sizzling 57.41, a 30-second improvement over her previous best
The Hurricanes next compete Nov. 17-19 in Edwardsville at the Ozark Swimming A Championship meet, where they will field a team of five.