The Filly swim team continued to leave records in their wake on senior night Friday against Douglas. 

The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Brylee Allred, Megan Boysen, Ally Boysen and Tara Joyce broke the old record by fractions of a second. 

“We never thought we’d get that record last year,” Allred said. “This year, it was right in our sights and we went after it.”

Joyce broke another school record on her own in the 200-yard individual medley, which puts her name into the record books three separate times after just three meets. On top of that, the 200 IM wasn’t a race she was looking forward to. 

“I was on the blocks and I was so nervous,” the sophomore said. “I just felt like, ‘I have to swim it, I might as well leave everything in the pool.’”

Joyce credits coach Emily Swett and her teammates with getting her to her all-time pace. 

“The girls here are so nice and so positive,” she said. “I couldn’t imagine swimming this fast without the girls on the team. They’re such a big part of this.”

Swett gave some of that credit right back to Joyce. 

“She hasn’t swum the 200 IM in I don’t know how long,” Swett said. “She knows how to race. It shows how much racing is in the mind. When you practice it over and over again, it shows how much hard work pays off.”

Diving got a boost in this meet when Aspen Kalkowski made her first appearance on the board. With only about a week of practice after coming back from an injury, she took second place in her first meet of the season. Nyah Meier also put up a career high. 

“It’s the first season of diving for all of them,” diving coach Cami Jackson said. “So it’s a continual process of trying to learn things and clean them up at the same time. I expect they’ll improve from here.”

The Fillies won seven of the 12 events during the meet, continuing to improve every meet and grow closer as a team.

“I think it’s really cool,” Megan Boysen said of the team dynamic. “It’s not just in practice. They push us a lot in practice to swim a little harder, but in meets, it’s kind of inspiring to watch them do really well… We just have a good team atmosphere.”

During the meet Cody’s five seniors – Allred, Megan Boysen, Meier, Summer Holeman and Emma Cook – were honored.

The swimmers didn’t have much of break, turning around the next day to head to Powell for the Dozah Invite. Powell ended up winning the meet, but the Fillies still put in a good performance, takng seond in the meet and winning eight of the 12 events.

Cody 109, Douglas 62

200 medley relay: 1) Tara Joyce, Emma Cook, Brylee Allred, Ally Boysen, 2:03.54; 2) Paige Bower, Kelly Joyce, Megan Boysen, Elle Ortner, 2:10.53; 3) Taylen Stinson, Zelma Rudd, Summer Holeman, Clara Christensen, 2:49.64

200 free: 4) Kelsey Pomajzl, 2:30.56; 5) Mahayla Allred, 2:30.89; 6) Adrian Wood, 3:15.88; 7) Jillian Eakins, 2:52.01

200 IM: 1) T. Joyce, 2:18.40; 3) Stinson, 2:53.30; 

50 free: 1) B. Allred, 27.49; 3) K. Joyce, 29.73; 4) Ortner, 30.03; 5) Sage Ellsbury, 30.80; 6) Cook, 32.41; 7) Holeman, 34.49; 10) Christensen, 46.11

1-meter diving: 2) Aspen Kalkowski, 140.45; 3) Nyah Meier, 128.45; 4) Joy Woods, 116.10

100 fly: 1) Bower, 1:24.75; 2) Rudd, 1:32.55

100 free: 2) M. Boysen, 1:00.72; 4) Ellsbury, 1:13.49; 5) Wood, 1:15.22; 6) Eakins, 1:15.50; 8) Holeman, 1:21.81

500 free: 1) K. Joyce, 6:14.49; 3) Pomajzl, 6:50.57; 4) Stinson, 5:51.91

200 free relay: 1) B. Allred, M. Boysen, A. Boysen, T. Joyce, 1:44.21; 2) Stinson, Cook, Wood, Pomajzl, 2:06.02; 4) Christensen, Eakins, Ellsbury, Rudd, 2:26.24

100 back: 1) Bower, 1:10.20; 2) M. Boysen, 1:13.27; 4) Ortner, 1:19.95; 5) M. Allred, 1:25.48

100 breast: 1) T. Joyce, 1:15.74; 2) B. Allred, 1:15.93; 3) A. Boysen, 1:20.41; 4) Cook, 1:24.63; 5) Rudd, 1:36.87

400 free relay: 2) Ortner, K. Joyce, Pomajzl, Bower, 4:39.62; 3) Eakins, Ellsbury, Wood, Holeman, 5:11.21

Dozah Invite

Teams: Powell 426, Cody 377.5, Worland 211.5, Riverton 128

Cody

Individuals

200 medley relay: 1) T. Joyce, B. Allred, M. Boysen, A. Boysen, 1:58.37; 3) Stinson, Cook, Pomajzl, Ortner, 2:17.16; 6) Eakins, K. Joyce, Rudd, Wood, 2:32.34

200 free: 1) T. Joyce, 1:59.11; 2) Bower, 2:15.33; 6) M. Allred, 2:30.72; 10) Ellsbury, 2:47.64; 14) Holeman, 3:01.38

200 IM: 2) K. Joyce, 2:36.95; 5) Hopkin, 2:44.22; 7) Pomajzl, 2:47.37; 9) Rudd, 2:58.91

50 free: 1) A. Boysen, 25.86; 7) Ortner, 29.48; 14) Wood, 32.01; 18) Eakins, 34.83; 22) Christensen, 44.09

1-meter diving: 7) Kalkowski, 128.90; 8) Woods, 113.50; 9) Meier, 111.50

100 fly: 1) M. Boysen, 1:10.15; B. Allred, 1:11.37; 7) Pomajzl, 1:17.50; 12) Stinson, 1:31.23

100 free: 2) A. Boysen, 57.61;  7) Ortner, 1:05.35; 11) Ennist, 1:11.56; 12) Cook, 1:11.87; 17) Holeman, 1:19.88; 20) Christensen, 1:38.42

500 free: 1) T. Joyce; 5:20.50;  2) Bower, 6:02.01; 8) M. Allred, 6:53.84; 10) Rudd, 7:26.93

200 free relay: 2) Ortner, K. Joyce, Hopkin, B. Allred, 1:56.11; 5) Ellsbury, Cook, Wood, Bower, 2:05.92; 10) Christensen, Holeman, Eakins, M. Allred

100 back: 1) M. Boysen, 1:07.11; 5) Stinson, 1:19.42; 14) Ennist, 1:30.08; 16) 1:33.74

100 breast: 1) B. Allred, 1:15.79; 3) Hopkin, 1:21.23; 4) K. Joyce, 1:24.52; 5) Cook, 1:25.17; 9) Wood, 1:26.17; 15) 1:39.61

400 free relay: 1) M. Boysen, Bower, A. Boysen, T. Joyce; 6) Pomajzl, Holeman, Ennist, Stinson, 4:52.97

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