Tigers Bring Home Evanston Invite Title


EVANSTON – After freezing temperatures kept the Rock Springs Tigers out of the pool of Friday, the returned with a vengeance Saturday bringing home the title at the Evanston Invitational.

The Tigers paced the field scoring 303 points followed by Lyman who finished in the second spot with 277. Rawlins, Kemmerer and Evanston rounded out the top five.

Tigers topped almost every event bringing home a total of eight individual titles. Darwin Anderson continued to lead the way with titles in both the 100 and 200 free. Team Captain Ron DeFauw finished in first in the 500 free while Parker Newberg finished in first in the 200-yard individual medley. Kade Thomas brought home a title in the 100-yard breaststroke. The 400 free, 200 free and 200 IM relay teams also paced the field at the Evanston Invite.

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Tigers with top-five finishes included Kade Thomas (second in 200 IM), James Spicer 24.31 (second in 100 fly and third in 50 free), Bryan Monzon (third in 100 free and fourth in 50 free), Parker Newberg (second in 500 free), Ron DeFauw (third in 100 back) and Johnathan Even (fourth in diving).

Evanston Results

Team Scores

1—Rock Springs 303
2—Lyman 277
3—Rawlins 223
4—Kemmerer 184
5—Evanston 160

Individual Results

200 Yard Medley Relay

1—Rock Springs 1:48.87

(Ron DeFauw, Kade Thomas, James Spicer, Parker Newberg)
2—Lyman 1:49.45
3—Rawlins 2:02.70

200 Yard Free

1—Darwin Anderson 1:53.10 (4A)

200 Yard IM

1—Parker Newberg 2:14.08 (4A)
2—Kade Thomas 2:19.58 (4A)
10—Conley Searle 2:44.48

50 Yard Free

1—Cooper Haycock (Lyman) 23.37 (4A)
3—James Spicer 24.31 (4A)
4—Bryan Monzon 24.72
10—Zakary Ross 29.11
15—Trevor Landsberry 32.85
19—Bradyn Conover 36.63


4—Johnathan Even 264.60

100 Yard Butterfly

1 Carl Krell (Kemmerer) 53.07 (4A)
2—James Spicer 100.20 (4A)
8—Conley Searle 1:20.17

100 Free

1—Darwin Anderson 51.00 (4A)
3—Bryan Monzon 54.19 (4A)
15—Sam Smith 1:14.01
19—Bradyn Conover 1:28.09

500 Yard Free

1—Ron DeFauw 5:21.18 (4A)
2—Parker Newberg 5:32.55 (4A)

200 Yard Free Relay

1—Rock Springs 1:36.89

(Bryan Monzon, Kade Thomas, Parker Newberg, Darwin Anderson)
2—Lyman High School 1:38.02
3—Kemmerer 1:44.78

100 Yard Backstroke

1—Carl Krell (Kemmerer) 56.75 (4A)
3—Ron DeFauw 59.30 (4A)
7—Zakary Ross 1:12.19

100 Yard Breastroke

1—Kade Thomas 1:08.24 (4A)
7—Trevor Landsberry 1:35.70
8—Sam Smith 1:47.38

400 Yard Free Relay

1—Rock Springs 3:36.77

(James Spicer, Ron DeFauw, Bryan Monzon, Darwin Anderson)
2—Kemmerer 3:55.84
3—Rawlins 3:59.34

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