Jayettes divide set with host Tigers, Bulldogs

Perry's Sophia McDevitt speeds to victory in the 100 butterfly Tuesday at Carroll against the host TIgers and Algona. Photo courtesy Jim Dowd.

CARROLL, IA — The Perry swimmers capped off another strong regular season with a split decision inĀ  a double-dual Tuesday.

Host Carroll defeated both Perry (61-43) and Algona (72-36), with Perry slipping by Algona (54-52).

Perry was first overall in the 400 free relay in 4 minutes, 12. 76 seconds, with Lilly Riley, Sophia McDevitt, Jenna Nelson and Quin Mahler-Moreno in the pool for the Jayettes.

The foursome of Riley, McDevitt, Mahler-Moreno and Emily Dowd were 2-1 (against Caroll/Algona) in 1:52.39, with Riley setting a personal best by 1.83 seconds while leading off the relay with a leg of 25.94

The other relay — the 200 medley — was 3/2. Down, Nelson, Maddie McDevitt, and Hailey Peterson hit the wall in 2:33.58.

Mahler-Moreno was 1-1 and Dowd 3-3 in the 200 free in 2:01.67 and 2:25.97, respectively, the later a PB for Dowd by .26 seconds.

Sophia McDevitt was 2/1 in the 200 IM in 2:30.14, with Riley 2/1 in the 50 free in 28:14 while Peterson was 1/1 in the JV 50 in 37.03.

Riley dropped 1.65 ticks to reset her personal best in the 100 free. She ws 1/2 in 1:00.97. A double-win by Sophia McDevitt in the 100 butterfly helped the Perry cause, the win coming in 1:06.05.

Nelson touched 2/1 in the 500 free in 6:26.08, with Dowd trimming 5.58 ticks to finish 3/2 in a PB of 6:27.32.

Mahler-Moreno was 2/1 in the 100 breaststroke in 1:08.59, the Nelson third against Algona in 1:29.3 while Maddie McDevitt was second to Algona in the 100 backstroke with a clocking of1:23.87.

Perry will compete at Waukee Saturday in a regional final to determine which teams will send relays and individual events to the state meet in Marshalltown.


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