BATON ROUGE -- Denham Springs High and Walker High wrapped up the regular swim season with their respective Capital City Swim League meets on Oct. 9 and Oct. 15.

Both teams are now preparing for the league’s annual City Meet to be held Oct. 29-30 at the LSU Natatorium.

In the most recent meet, Walker’s Jered Poland took third in the 200 free (2:06.07) and fourth in the 50 free (25.33). Kaye-Loni Bowden led the girls team with a fifth place in the 500 free (7:42.78).

Denham Springs was led by Chris Panks, fifth in the 500 free (6:31.74), and Malorie Langlois, fifth in the 500 free (6:52.98) and eighth in the 200 individual medley (2:48.55).

Also in its meet on Oct. 15, Walker’s Dean Carlton took sixth in the 100 breaststroke (1:21.86) and Stephen Foster took seventh in the 200 free (2:31.48). Nick Barry was eighth in the 200 free (2:38.43) and ninth in the 100 back (1:20.90).

For the Wildcat girls, Miranda Rickey was sixth in the 200 free (2:40.09) and 11th in the 100 breast (1:32.50). Natalie Day was 14th in the 100 back (1:38.72) and 15th in the 100 free (1:20.82). Hannah Bridevaux also was 11th in the 100 back (1:30.62).


Walker's Nick Barry took eight place in the 200 freestyle and ninth in the 100 backstroke on Oct. 15 at the team's Capital City Swim League meet.

In the relay events for the Wildcats, the boys 400 free relay team took third (4:20.60) and the girls 400 free relay also took third (5:31.40).

In its meet on Oct. 9, DSHS’ Brandon Turcotte placed sixth in the 50 free (26.96) and ninth in the 200 free (2:17.36). Trace Hollier also finished sixth in the 100 butterfly (1:13.03) and eight in the 100 back (1:15.39).

Tristan Ilgenfritz took 10th in the 100 back (1:30.26), while David Norton was seventh in the 100 free (1:7.75). Joel Martinez was 12th in the 200 free (2:25.15).

For the Denham girls, Amber Hodges took ninth in the 50 free (31.16) and 14th in the 100 breast (1:37.77). Alex Olinde was 10th in the 200 free (2:53.42) and Laurel Junda was 10th in the 100 back (1:24.40).

In the relay events for the Yellow Jackets, the boys 200 free relay team took (1:50.25) and the girls 200 free relay was ninth (2:16.80).

The DSHS boys finished fourth with 195 points. Episcopal won the boys division with 356. The girls team was sixth with 100 points, whole Episcopal also won that division with 399 points.

Walker’s boys finished fifth with 135 points in their meet, which Baton Rouge Magnet won with 321 points. The Walker girls took seventh place with 109 points, with BRMHS winning with 466.

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