Blue Tide sensation, Alison Bell, makes waves in Columbus Fall Classic

Published 1:07 pm Monday, October 31, 2016


COLUMBUS – The Americus Blue Tide (ABT) Swim Team recently rolled into the Columbus’ Aquatics’ Hurricane Fall Classic, the first test en route to their biggest meets of the season. According to a recent press release from the ABT, “The results were awesome. “
Blue Tide sensation, Alison Bell, led the way for the team in the competition by scoring 241 points, and earning the meet’s high point honor. Bell’s assault on the illustrious Blue Tide record books continues as she set new marks in the 11-12 girls 200 freestyle, the 200 butterfly, and the 200 and 400 individual medley events.
The Blue Tide sprinting tradition endures with Bell also winning the 11-12 year-old girls’ 50 freestyle (26. 67), and Antony DeMott recording a personal non-championship best in the 13-14 boys’ 50 Free (22.57).
In addition, these swimmers achieved new time standards: Lynnsey Bell, Daniel Iordanov, and Mariana De Titta. Personal bests were recorded by Jordon Brown, Madelyn Carnes, Lanna Bell, Taylor Humphrey, Aidan Wu, Cole Parkinson, Kelliondrea Hill, Austin Rudd, Emma Elliott, Landry Liston, Curtissa Evans, Luke McKie and Lydia Freeman.
The Blue Tide offers a free week of training for interested swimmers at the GSW pool Monday through Thursday 4:00-5:00pm, and in Albany at the Darton State College pool from 5:00-6:00 pm. You can also visit or call (229) 924-3863 for more information.