AVON PARK - The Avon Park and Sebring swimmers preformed well under the pressure of competing in the Class 2A-District 9 swim meet on Tuesday at the Red Devils pool.
Lemon Bay won the boys competition with 465 points, Sebring placed second with 384, Hardee had 292, Avon Park was fourth at 246, Sarasota Booker scored 189 and Bradenton Southeast finished with 125.
Sebring sophomore Tevin Bullard won the boys 100-yard freestyle in a time of 52.43, while Avon Park junior Steven New was fourth in 54.81.
Bullard combined with Samuel Smith, Jack Edgemon and Jacob Livingston to finish third in the 200-yard medley relay in 1:56.16. The same foursome won the 400-yard freestyle relay in a time of 3:42.04.
Bullard also finished fourth in the 50-yard freestyle in 24.13. New was fifth at 24.54.
Smith was second in the 50 free in 24.05.
Edgemon came in fourth in the 200-yard individual medley in a time of 2:27.55. Livingston was third in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:05.05.
Smith was also second in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:02.12.
Avon Park's Domonic Hutchins teamed up with Josh Williams, Weston Thompson and Koy McGrath to finish fifth in the 200 medley relay in 2:01.22.
New teamed up with Williams, McGrath and Zack Hutchins to place second in the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:39.19.
The same talented quartet finished second in the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:39.24.
Sebring's versatile Edgemon was third in the 500-yard freestyle event in 5:41.62.
Blue Streak Sam Smith placed second in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:02.12.
In the girls competition, Lemon Bay cruised to first place with a total of 465 points, Sebring came in second place with 384, Hardee was third at 292, Avon Park claimed fourth with 246, Booker totaled 189, Bayshore had 130 and Southeast finished with 125.
Sebring junior Kaitlyn Smith finished second in the 100-yard freestyle in 1:04.69 and Blue Streak junior Cassady Hitt was fourth at 1:07.12.
Smith also came in fourth in the 50 free in 29.94.
Avon Park's Hannah Farr was fourth in the 500-yard freestyle with a 6:38.09. Farr was also fourth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:23.24.
Red Devils Talley and Farr combined with Kasey Starling and Tammy Hutchins to finish third in the 200 medley relay in 2:16.99. Dion teamed up with Simpson, Juliano and Rachel Todd to finish fourth in 2:18.03.
Sebring's Alexandria Blackman, Dominique Juliano, Clara Simpson and Smith teamed up to finish third in the 200 free relay in 2:01.31.
Sebring junior Gabbriella Dion was third in the 100 backstroke in 1:14.35, and Avon Park junior Mikaela Talley came in fifth at 1:17.02.
Dion was third in the 100 backstroke with a 1:14.35 and Dion, Hitt, Todd and Smith also won the 400 freestyle relay in 4:27.82.
The regional swim met will be on Nov. 1 in Clearwater.