Maggie Campbell
Pictured: Maddie Campbell, Arnold High School sophomore, was one of two event winners from Bay County at the PCB Invitational

Submitted by Annette Gobel

The Panama City Beach Invitational high school swim and dive meet took place October 1st at the Panama City Beach Aquatic Center, hosting 19 teams and more than 500 swimmers from across the panhandle.

Niceville and Chiles (Tallahassee), both deep and experienced 3A teams, finished at the top of the team rankings for girls and boys, respectively. Bay County’s high schools, however, provided solid competition. In the girls division, Mosley finished 2nd, Arnold 7th, North Bay Haven 9th, Rutherford 16th, and Bay 19th. In the boys division, Arnold finished 2nd, Mosley 3rd, North Bay Haven 10th, Rutherford 18th, and Bay 19th.

Event winners were Maddie Campbell (Arnold), 100 backstroke; and Shane Williams (Mosley), 50 freestyle. Twenty-three Bay County swimmers finished Top 8 in individual events:

-Sophee Beall, Mosley, 200 IM (4th), 100 breaststroke (2nd)
-Molly Grace Bradford, Mosley, 100 backstroke (6th)
-Maddie Campbell, Arnold, 200 IM (2nd), 100 backstroke (1st)
-Haley Davenport, Mosley, 500 freestyle (5th)
-Elizabeth Fisher, Mosley, 50 freestyle (4th), 100 butterfly (4th)
-Isa Gobel, Arnold, 100 freestyle (6th)
-Jessica Hosea, NBH, 500 freestyle (7th)
-Natalie McKenzie, NBH, 100 backstroke (4th)
-Maddie McKim, Mosley, 200 IM (5th), 100 freestyle (3rd)
-Reagan Swindler, NBH, 200 freestyle (8th)
-Kari Troia, Arnold, 100 breaststroke (8th)
-Taylor Warren, Arnold, 200 freestyle (6th), 100 backstroke (3rd)

-Kai Allred, Mosley, 200 IM (4th), 500 freestyle (7th)
-Chase Bolding, Arnold, 100 butterfly (4th), 100 breaststroke (5th)
-Nico Gobel, Arnold, 200 freestyle (6th), 500 freestyle (6th)
-Mason Legg, Mosley, 100 backstroke (6th)
-Chad McGuire, Arnold, 100 backstroke (8th), 100 breaststroke (2nd)
-Alex Phlegar, Arnold, 200 IM (2nd), 100 backstroke (2nd)
-Spencer Sehlhorst, Mosley, 200 freestyle (3rd), 500 freestyle (4th)
-Cole Tillman, Arnold, 100 freestyle (5th)
-Lee Tuggle, Mosley, 200 IM (8th)
-Keenan Williams, Arnold, 100 breaststroke (7th)
-Shane Williams, Mosley, 50 freestyle (1st), 100 freestyle (4th)