SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE
COLLEGE STATION — The Marble Falls Special Olympics team recently competed in the state aquatics meet at Texas A&M University.
The team picked up 10 first places.
Devin Wuest, the Special Olympics coach and a life skills teacher at Marble Falls High School, said the team “did an outstanding job.”
“We saw a lot of courage out there. We are so proud of our athletes,” he said.
- Jonathan Estrada — 1st, 50-meter butterfly; 2nd, 4×50-meter freestyle relay
- Austin James — 1st, 15-meter walk; 2nd, 15-meter flotation race; 3rd 10-meter assisted swim
- Taylor Johnson — 2nd, 25-meter freestyle; 3rd, 4×25-meter relay; 3rd, 25-meter flotation race
- Kim Morrow — 1st, 15-meter unassisted swim; 1st, 15-meter walk; 2nd, 25-meter flotation race
- Jairo Otiz — 1st, 25-meter freestyle; 2nd, 25-meter backstroke; 2nd, 25-meter breaststroke; 3rd 4×25-meter freestyle relay
- Andrew Phillips — 2nd, 25-meter backstroke; 3rd, 25-meter breaststroke; 3rd, 25-meter freestyle; 3rd, 4x25M-meter relay
- Jacob Phillips — 1st, 50-meter freestyle; 3rd, 50-meter backstroke
- Trevor Phillips — 1st, 25-meter backstroke; 1st, 25-meter breaststroke; 1st, 25-meter freestyle; 2nd, 4×50-meter relay; 3rd, 4×25-meter relay
- Karena Rios — 1st, 50-meter backstroke; 2nd, 4×50-meter relay; 3rd, 50-meter freestyle
- Mike Thixton — 2nd, 50-meter backstroke; 2nd, 100-meter freestyle; 2nd, 4×50-meter relay; 4th, 50-meter breaststroke