Seahorses seasons ends swimmingly

Iola swimmers raked in a boatload of medals and ribbons with their season-ending particapation at the SEK League Meet in Chanute. Humboldt swimmers also did well.



July 20, 2021 - 9:26 AM

Iola swim team members show off the trophy they received for taking third at the Southeast Kansas League Swim Meet in Wichita Saturday. Team members are, front row from left, Anna Klubek, Brigham Smith, Ruby Thompson and Easton Higginbotham; second row, Lee Wanker, Moira Springer, Molly Thompson, Adam Klubek, Noah Schowengerdt and Rohan Springer; third row, Owen Thompson, Mariah Mathis, Nora Thompson and Evie Schooler; fourth row, Coach Marcia Davis, Evan Powe, Joshua Wanker, Ben Fager, Madeleine Wanker, Audrey Powe, Bethany Miller, Griffin Westervelt, Lainey Oswald, Wyatt Westervelt and Coach Ali Peters. Not pictured were Aaliyah Dancer, Eliana and Emersyn Higginbotham, Jarrod Powe, Wilder Schooler, Bella Schowengerdt, Caroline and William Toland and Isabelle Winner. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

CHANUTE — Iola’s swim team ended the 2021 season on a high note Saturday.

The Seahorses collected scores of medals and ribbons for their proficiency in the water, taking third place as a team at the Southeast Kansas League Swim Meet.

Leading the charge was 13-year-old Noah Schowengerdt, who won five of his six individual races in the 13-14 years division, and received a trophy for being the top points winner in his division.

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