Several Rhinelander swimmers competed at the Badger State Games earlier this month in Wausau.
Results in the 8 and under category:
Zachariah King, 8, brought home a second place finish and silver medal in the 100 IM, two bronze medals in the 25 breast and 25 fly and a 4th place ribbon in the 25 free.
Sarah Marshall, 8, earned a bronze medal in the 25 back along with ribbons for her 5th place in the 100 IM and 6th place in the 25 Fly. Although only 8, Marshall swam in an open age category for the 100 free, swimming against 13-16 year olds. She placed 36th in that event.
9-10 age group:
Jack Antonuk, 10, brought home one gold medal in the 100 fly and six second place finishes and silver medals for those events which include the 100 free, 100 breast, 100 IM, 50 fly, 50 breast and 200 IM . He also broke two previously held records in the boys 9-10 category for Rhinelander Swim Club with a new record time of 1:18.61 in the 100 fly and 1:30.98 in the 100 breast.
11-12 age group:
Noelle St. Pierre, 11, finished 21st in the 100 free, 14th in the 100 breast, 22nd in the 50 free, 14th in the 100 IM, 15th in the 200 free, 20th in the 50 breast, 17th in the 200 IM.
David King, 12, brought home ribbons for his 7th place in the 100 free, 6th place in 100 breast, 4th place in the 100 back and 6th place in the 50 free.
15 and over:
Ethan Brown, 17, had six gold medals for his first place finishes in the 200 medley relay, 100 back, 100 fly, 200 free relay, 200 back and 200 fly. He earned a silver medal in the 100 free and a bronze medal for in the 200 free.
Alex Gaber, 17, brought home two gold medals for his part in the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay, two bronze medals in the 200 IM and the 50 free. Gaber also placed 4th in the 200 free, 9th in the 100 free and 10th in both the 100 back and the 100 fly.
Kirby Kuehn, 17, was also a factor in the relays earning gold medals in the 200 medley and the 200 free relay. He had one silver medal in the 50 free, one bronze medal in the 100 breast. He had two 6th place finishes in the 100 fly and the 200 free and 8th place in the 100 free.