Baldwin County High swim team opens new season


BAY MINETTE, Ala. - Baldwin County High School’s swim team made a big splash at its first meet, finishing in second place with 639 points. The Swim Team has a record number of swimmers this year and got off to a great start at the Lake Forest meet in Daphne

The Tigers competed against Daphne, Foley, Robertsdale, and Bayshore Christian School and placed a strong second.

The Boys 200-Yard Medley Relay team (Hamp Weatherford, Justus Poiroux, Alec Morris, and Kenny Weatherford) placed second in the event and scored 34 points for the Tigers. The Girls 200-Yard Medley Relay Team (Makayla Mounixany, Emma Stuart, Olivia Lamb, and Kristen Phillips) placed 4th in the event and scored 30 points.

BCHS had several swimmers finish in the Top 5 of their events including Olivia Lamb, Madelyn McKinley, Kenny Weatherford, Hamp Weatherford, Carter Hall and Justin Brunson.

Top 10 Finishers included Anna Parker, Emma Stuart, Alec Morris, John David Weatherford, Kenny Weatherford, Hamp Weatherford, William Hastings, Makayla Mounixany, Olivia Lamb, Coleman Dove, Brady Seals, Joseph Ferguson, Justus Poiroux, and Tyler Siggers.

Coach Zeb Hilburn is very proud of the dedication and hard work of the swimmers and is looking forward to a record breaking year.