14 & Under Swimmers with coaches

Back row, from left, are assistant coach Spencer O’Neale, Jake Medley, Luke Gulledge and head coach Charlynn Baldwin. Front row, from left, are Kadey Clonts and Westlynn Epps.

Four swimmers from Three Rivers Swim Club in Rome have proven that they belong among the top competitors in the state by earning qualifying times for the upcoming state championship meet.

Kadey Clonts, 13, Westlynn Epps, 12, Luke Gulledge, 13, and Jake Medley, 12, will be competing against some of the top swimmers in the state in the upcoming 14 and under age group state championships at Cumming Aquatic Center from Feb. 19-21.

Clonts will be competing in her first USA Swimming state championship meet. Clonts has been swimming with TRSC since 2016 and is also a member of the Rome Middle School swim team. She will be competing in the 50-, 100- and 500-yard freestyle and the 100 breaststroke.

Epps and Gulledge will be competing in their second USA Swimming state championship meet. Epps has been swimming with TRSC since October 2017 and is also a member of the Rome Middle School swim team. She will be competing in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle, the 50 backstroke and the 100 individual medley.

Gulledge has been swimming with TRSC since September 2018 and will be competing in the 50 and 100 freestyle, the 100 breaststroke, the 100 and 200 individual medley and the 100 butterfly.

Medley has been swimming since 2016 and will be competing in his sixth USA Swimming state championship meet. He is also a member of the Rome Middle School swim team.

Medley qualified for 12 individual events but will only be competing in nine events, which is the maximum allowed. Medley will be competing in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle, the 50 and 100 butterfly, the 100 individual medley, the 100 breaststroke and the 50 and 100 backstroke. He also earned qualifying times in the 200 individual medley, the 500 freestyle and the 50 breaststroke.

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