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Riverlands Rallies In Relays To Defeat Belle Terre, 289-264

Michael Kiral / L’Observateur / June 29, 1998

LAPLACE – When the Belle Terre Piranhas and Riverlands Stingrays meet up in the swimming pool, the meets also seem to come down to who can win the most relays.

Wednesday night’s meet in front of a packed house at Belle Terre Country Club was no different as Riverlands won 12 of the 20 relays for a 289- 264 victory in River Parish Swim League action.

Riverlands trailed by 208-205 heading into the relays. Belle Terre andRiverlands split the 8 and under age group with the Stingrays winning the boys competition and the Piranhas taking first in the girls. Riverlandsthen surged ahead by sweeping the 9-10 age group.

Belle Terre regained the lead by taking both the events in the 11-12 age group but Riverlands went ahead to stay by sweeping the 13-14 group and taking first in the 15-18 boys race by a close margin. Belle Terre closedout the medleys with a victory in the 15-18 girls age category.

The teams opened the freestyle relay by splitting the 8 and under age group with Riverlands taking the boys and Belle Terre the girls competition. The Stingrays increased their lead with a sweep in the 9-10age group before Belle Terre took the 11-12 boys. After Riverlands wonthe 11-12 girls relay and Belle Terre took first in the 13-14 boys, the Stingrays clinched the victory with wins in the 13-14 girls and 15-18 boys races. Belle Terre ended the meet with a victory in the 15-18 girlsrelay.

Belle Terre jumped out early, leading 55-53 after the freestyle. Winnersfor the Piranhas were Joel Gonzales, Blake Gillies and Richard Lyons in the boys competition and Madeline Ruiz and Corey Laborde in the girls. Firstplace finishers for the Stingrays were Neil Schexnayder, Shannon Graver and Robbie Paydo for the boys and Lindsey Eichhorn, Lyndsey Torres, Jeanne Guillot and Bethany Cottingham for the girls.

The Piranhas opened up their lead in the backstroke, taking a 118-98 lead after 24 events. First place winners for Belle Terre were Adam Carter,Blake Gillies, Josh Ford and Jake Laborde for the boys and Madeline Ruiz, Alexis Bailey and Monica Scioneaux in the girls’ events. Taking first placefor the Stingrays were Neil Schexnayder and Robbie Paydo in the boys competition and Lyndsey Torres, Jeanne Guillot and Kristen Abbondante in the girls.

Riverlands closed the gap in its best event, the breaststroke, cutting the margin to 165-158. The Stingrays were led by first place finishes by NeilSchexnayder, Steven Graver, Andrew Cohen and Shannon Graver in the boys competition and Karen Bordelon and Bethany Cottingham for the girls.

Winners for Belle Terre were Justin Theriot and Adam Gros for the boys and Candace McGaff, Chelsea Temple and Corey Laborde for the girls.

The Stingrays would pull still closer in the butterfly, outscoring Belle Terre, 47-43 in the event. Winners for Riverlands were Pierre St. Martinand Shannon Graver in the boys events and Jeanne Guillot and Bethany Cottingham in the girls. Taking first for the Piranhas were Blake Gillies,Richard Lyons and Jeffery James for the boys and Alexis Bailey, Laura Bailey and Corey Laborde for the girls.

Boys Six and Under Freestyle 1. Neil Schexnayder, Riverlands2. Dillan Kippes, Riverlands3. Evan Richardson, Belle TerreBackstroke 1. Neil Schexnayder, Riverlands2. Joseph Ory, Riverlands3. Conor Ryan, Belle TerreBreaststroke 1. Neil Schexnayder, Riverlands2. Joseph Ory, Riverlands3. Evan Richardson, Belle Terre7-8 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Joel Gonzales, Belle Terre2. Pierre St. Martin, Riverlands3. Ryan Balser, Belle TerreBackstroke 1. Adam Carter, Belle Terre2. Ryan Balser, Belle Terre3. Andrew Billon, RiverlandsBreaststroke 1. Steven Graver, Riverlands2. Jonathan Montz, Belle Terre3. Kyle Wilkin, Riverlands8 and Under Butterfly 1. Pierre St. Martin, Riverlands2. Steven Graver, Riverlands3. Jarred Graffagnino, Belle TerreMedley Relay 1. RiverlandsFreestyle Relay 1. Riverlands9-10 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Blake Gillies, Belle Terre2. Casey Graver, Riverlands3. Cody Chapetta, RiverlandsBackstroke 1. Blake Gillies, Belle Terre2. Derek Waguespack, Riverlands3. Casey Graver, RiverlandsBreaststroke 1. Andrew Cohen, Riverlands2. Cody Chapetta, Riverlands3. Casey Graver, RiverlandsButterfly 1. Blake Gillies, Belle Terre2. Andrew Cohen, Riverlands3. Derek Waguespack, RiverlandsMedley Relay 1. RiverlandsFreestyle Relay 1. Riverlands11-12 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Richard Lyons, Belle Terre2. Josh Ford, Belle Terre3. Jeremy Gross, RiverlandsBackstroke 1. Josh Ford, Belle Terre2. Justin Theriot, Belle Terre3. Jeremy Gross, RiverlandsBreaststroke 1. Justin Theriot, Belle Terre2. Richard Lyons, Belle Terre3. Chas McGaff, Belle TerreButterfly 1. Richard Lyons, Belle Terre2. Josh Ford, Belle Terre3. Justin Theriot, Belle TerreMedley Relay 1. Belle TerreFreestyle Relay 1. Belle Terre13-14 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Shannon Graver, Riverlands2. Derek Scontrino, Belle Terre3. Jeffery Billon, RiverlandsBackstroke 1. Jake Laborde, Belle Terre2. Travis Billings, Riverlands3. Jeffery Billon, RiverlandsBreaststroke 1. Shannon Graver, Riverlands2. Travis Billings, Riverlands3. Jake Laborde, Belle TerreButterfly 1. Shannon Graver, Riverlands2. Jeffery Billon, Riverlands3. Jake Laborde, Belle TerreMedley Relay 1. RiverlandsFreestyle Relay 1. Belle Terre15-18 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Robbie Paydo, Riverlands2. Adam Gros. Belle Terre3. Jeff Carcich, RiverlandsBackstroke 1. Robbie Paydo, Riverlands2. Jeffrey James, Belle Terre3. Jeff Carcich, RiverlandsBreaststroke 1. Adam Gros, Belle Terre2. Chad Laborde, Belle Terre3. Robbie Paydo, RiverlandsButterfly 1. Jeffery James, Belle Terre2. Adam Gros, Belle Terre3. Chris Owens, RiverlandsMedley Relay 1. RiverlandsFreestyle Relay 1. RiverlandsGirls Six and Under Freestyle 1. Madeline Ruiz, Belle Terre2. Jamie Roussel, Belle Terre3. Jennifer Broussard, Belle TerreBackstroke 1. Madeline Ruiz, Belle Terre2. Jennifer Broussard, Belle Terre3. Jami Carter, Belle TerreBreaststroke 1. Candace McGaff, Belle Terre2. Madeline Ruiz, Belle Terre 7-8 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Lindsey Eichhorn, Riverlands2. Richelle Lyons, Belle Terre3. Lauren Broussard, Belle TerreBackstroke 1. Alexis Bailey, Belle Terre2. Lauren Broussard, Belle Terre3. Brittany Schoen, Belle TerreBreaststroke 1. Karen Bordelon, Riverlands2. Alexis Bailey, Belle Terre3. Lindsey Eichhorn, Riverlands8 and Under Butterfly 1. Alexis Bailey, Belle Terre2. Katherine Bordelon, Riverlands3. Richelle Lyons, Belle TerreMedley Relay 1. Belle TerreFreestyle Relay 1. Belle Terre9-10 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Lyndsey Torres, Riverlands2. Laura Bailey, Belle Terre3. Emily Gurdian, RiverlandsBackstroke 1. Lyndsey Torres, Riverlands2. Laura Bailey, Belle Terre3. Emily Gurdian, RiverlandsBreaststroke 1. Megan, Riverlands2. Emily Gurdian, Riverlands3. Kaylen Pursick, RiverlandsButterfly 1. Laura Bailey, Belle Terre2. Lindsey Torres, Riverlands3. Kaylen Persick, RiverlandsMedley Relay 1. RiverlandsFreestyle Relay 1. Riverlands11-12 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Jeanne Guillot, Riverlands2. Chelsea Temple, Belle Terre3. Ally Torres, RiverlandsBackstroke 1. Jeanne Guillot, Riverlands2. Alex Torres, Riverlands3. Allison Fisher, RiverlandsBreaststroke 1. Chelsea Temple, Belle Terre2. Jeanne Guillot, Riverlands3. Elizabeth Bordelon, RiverlandsButterfly 1. Jeanne Guillot, Riverlands2. Alex Torres, Riverlands3. Danielle Billon, RiverlandsMedley Relay 1. Belle TerreFreestyle Relay 1. Riverlands13-14 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Bethany Cottingham, Riverlands2. Kristen Abbondante, Riverlands3. Jessica Eschette, Belle TerreBackstroke 1. Kristen Abbondante, Riverlands2. Lauren Roussel, Belle Terre3. Jessica Eschette, Belle TerreBreaststroke 1. Bethany Cottingham, Riverlands2. Whitney Torres, Riverlands3. Niki Wilkin, RiverlandsButterfly 1. Bethany Cottingham, Riverlands2. Kristen Abbondante, Riverlands3. Whitney Torres, RiverlandsMedley Relay 1. RiverlandsFreestyle Relay 1. Riverlands15-18 Year Olds Freestyle 1. Corey Laborde, Belle Terre2. Monica Scioneaux, Belle Terre3. Morgan Roussel, Belle TerreBackstroke 1. Monica Scioneaux, Belle Terre 2. Morgan Roussel, Belle Terre3. Lisa Abbondante, RiverlandsBreaststroke 1. Corey Laborde, Belle Terre2. Monica Scioneaux, Belle Terre3. Shirley Catoire, Belle TerreButterfly 1. Corey Laborde, Belle Terre2. Morgan Roussel, Belle Terre3. Lisa Abbondante, RiverlandsMedley Relay 1. Belle TerreFreestyle Relay 1. Belle Terre

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