Eleven athletes represented the Fredericksburg High School swim team in the 2016 Tex Robertson Invitational Swim Meet held in Burnet on Friday, Jan. 8.
The meet was attended by more than 300 athletes from fifteen 3A, 4A and 5A schools.
“The competition was stiff, but the Billies placed eighth overall, with the boys’ team finishing eighth and the girls’ team finishing fifth,” head coach Lisa Bullion said.
Swimming for FHS were Emma Dearinger, Katie Habecker, Elianna Ivers, Katya Walker, Allison Young, Trent Bullion, Cabel Crocker, Tait Herbig, Clay Salazar, Jordan Santa and Will Shepard.
Katie Habecker raced past the competition to win the gold medal for her 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:13.75. Other athletes finishing in the top 10 were Elianna Ivers finishing sixth in the 500 freestyle (6:20.41), and Trent Bullion placed eighth in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.15).