Rex Cooper leads the way by winning three races

The Taft Tigersharks swim team closed out the B meet portion of their schedule Tuesday evening when seven swimmers found a little bit of success at the Aqua Aces B meet.

Rex Cooper led the charge by winning all three races that he competed in. Cooper started his run by winning the 10-year old boys 50-yard butterfly with a time of 56.78. Cooper followed by finishing first in the 50-yard freestyle and the 50-yard breaststroke with respective times of 38.38 and 56.81.

Cooper was not the only Taft swimmer to win a race.

John Van Roekel won the 12-year old boys 50-yard breaststroke in a time of 49.50. Van Roekel also had a pair of fourth place finishes in the 50-yard butterfly and the 50-yard freestyle in respective times of 48.82 and 36.65.

Alexandria Valenti had a pair of second place finishes in the 12-year old girls 50-yard butterfly and 50-yard breaststroke with respective times of 51.18 and 54.00. Valenti also had a fourth fourth place result in the 50-yard backstroke with a time of 56.78.

Juan Lopez matched nearly matched Valenti's performance by finishing second in the 10-year old boys 50-yard butterfly and the 50-yard breaststroke with times of 1:04.07 and 1:03.97. Lopez also was third in the 50-yard freestyle by finishing in a time of 52.95.

Gabriel Lopez was third in the 12-year old boys 50-yard backstroke with a time of 48.03. Lopez was also fifth in the 50-yard butterfly and the 50-yard freestyle with respective times of 48.88 and 36.85.

Reese Hopkins was seventh in the six and under girls 25-yard freestyle with a time of 32.65 while Emily Fedewa was eighth in the eight year old girls 25-yard backstroke with a time of 36.84. Fedewa was also ninth in the 25-yard breaststroke with a time of 41.57.