Leader Blues

Friday, June 19, 2009

SPORTS >> Piranhas pick up 2 early wins

By JASON KING
Leader sportswriter

The Central Arkansas Swim League kicked off another summer of competitive swimming with three meets on June 6.

Otter Creek hosted Cabot and YMCA on the opening weekend, while Sherwood hosted Bryant and Lakewood hosted Maumelle and Lonoke.

The Cabot Piranhas won their first meet of the summer, collecting 510 points to Otter Creek’s 332 and 49 for YMCA. Cabot won the following weekend at a meet it hosted against Lakewood and Lonoke. The Piranhas had 618 points, while the Waves had 260 points and the Sharkrockets finished with 145 points.

The Sherwood Sharks, who are going for an unprecedented sixth straight CASL title, handily beat the Baracudas 701 to 435. Sherwood hosted Otter Creek and YMCA on June 13, and took the win with 873.5 points.

Maumelle captured the win at the Lakewood meet with 618 points, while the host Waves finished with 260 points. Lonoke was third with 123 points.

Winners are listed on 3B