The Mustang Broncos entered Christmas break last week riding high after a dominant performance at the 2022 Duncan meet.
The Bronco girls and boys teams each won the meet going away, combining for 932 points with eight event wins. Mustang cruised past Canadian County rival Yukon, who finished second, and the host Duncan Demons, who placed third.
Jacee Jimeson, Brenda Nguyen, and Katelyn Capp helped lead the girls to a 475-point performance, each taking home individual wins while also leading a relay victory.
Jimeson placed first in two events, including the 200-medley with a time of 2:51.97. She also finished first in the 100-backstroke with a time of 1:13.31.
Jacee Jimseson helped lead Mustang’s girls to first place at the 2022 Duncan meet on Dec. 15. Jimeson placed first in the 200-medley and the 100-backstroke. (Photo by Shelly Holinsworth / Freelance Action Photography)
Nguyen placed first in the 100-butterfly with a time of 1:18.62 and Capp placed first in the 100-breaststroke with a time of 1:31.97, rounding out the team’s individual wins. The trio, along with Zoey Clark, also placed first in the 200-medley relay with a time of 2:23.56.
Nguyen and Capp nearly placed first in two other events. Nguyen placed second in the 400-freestyle with a time of 5:44.06 while Capp placed second in the 100-freestyle with a time of 1:14.16.
Clark also placed inside the top-five in two events, including fourth in the 100-freestyle (1:14.72) and fifth in the 50-freestyle (:33.72).
Cori Phelan placed fourth in the 100-butterfly with a time of 1:43.91 while Lucy Hogan placed fifth with a time of 1:45.12. Keaton Brown rounded out the squad’s top-five finishes by placing fifth in the 200-medley with a time of 3:45.62.
The girls 400-freestyle relay team of Makenah Klepsise, Jimeson, Capp, and Nguyen placed second with a time of 5:04.75 while the 200-freestyle relay team of Adamaris Padilla Ascoy, Joycee Brown, Phelan, and Lillian Pinkerton finished fifth with a time of 2:31.90.
The Mustang girls finished with 475 points, clearing second-place Yukon (317), and third-place Elgin (251) by a wide margin.
Mustang’s boys were led by Brody White and Ace Seck, who each placed first in separate events.
White won the 200-medley with a time of 2:42.10 while Seck won the 100-butterfly with a time of 1:12.94. White also placed second in the 100-backstroke (1:12.78).
Four other individuals added runner-up finishes, including Dalton Le in the 100-butterfly (1:14.19), Gavin Davis in both the 100-freestyle (1:01.81) and the 100-breaststroke (1:16.97), Austin Price in the 400-freestyle (5:39.97).
Price also finished fourth in the 200-medley with a time of 2:51.47 while Skyler Fair finished fourth in the 100-butterfly (1:23.00), and Parker Campbell finished fourth in the 200-freestyle (2:34.03). Dominic Tonn finished fourth in the 100-freestyle (1:02.84) and fifth in the 100-breaststroke (1:20.65) to round out the team’s top-five finishes.
The Bronco boys also swam well in the relays, including a first-place finish in the 400-freestyle by Seck, Campbell, Tonn, and White with a time of 4:26.53.
The 200-medley relay team of White, Davis, Seck, and Brayden Price Wiestner placed second (2:06.87) while the 200-freestyle relay team of Campbell, Price Wiestner, Tonn, and Davis placed third with a time of 1:57.90.
The Mustang boys scored 457 points total, edging second-place Yukon (409) by just under 50 points. Duncan placed third with 216 points.